Panasonic Corporation was named again in 2015 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World), one of the world's renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes. This is the eleventh consecutive year that the company was named to DJSI World since 2005. The indexes evaluate the sustainability of companies in terms of the economy, environment, and society. Each year, about 2,500 of the world's largest companies are evaluated, and only the top 10 percent of these companies are named to DJSI World.
Panasonic Corporation has again been selected for the FTSE4Good Index Series, one of the world's leading socially responsible investment (SRI) index series. The series was begun by the London-based FTSE Group in 2001, and Panasonic has been included for 16 consecutive years since the series was launched.
Panasonic was awarded the Bronze Class distinction in the 2016 CSR category by RobecoSAM (Sustainable Asset Management), one of the most highly recognized asset management companies for sustainability investments.
The U.K.-based non-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) announced its thirteenth survey results on the world's largest companies in regard to greenhouse gas emissions and strategies for climate change in the fall of 2015. Panasonic has been highly scored for its disclosure, and was listed in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index in the CDP Japan 500 Climate Change Report.
Panasonic was ranked 7th in the manufacturer category of the 19th Nikkei Environmental Management Survey announced in January 2016. The Company scored particularly high marks in the resources recycling category.
Panasonic ranked 3rd, moved up 1 place from the previous year, in the ranking of the 16th Environmental Brand Survey conducted in 2015 by Nikkei BP Eco Management Forum. The Company received high evaluations in the areas such as energy saving, creation, and storage; resources recycling; as well as environmental communication.
Environmental activities by Panasonic gained recognition again in fiscal 2016, with various awards received globally.
Note: Company names are given as of the time of award.