Panasonic Corporation was named again in 2014 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World), one of the world's renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes. This is the tenth 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 15 consecutive years since the series was launched.
Panasonic was awarded the Bronze Class distinction in the 2015 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 twelfth survey results on the world's largest companies in regard to greenhouse gas emissions and strategies for climate change in the fall of 2014. Panasonic has been highly scored for its disclosure, and was listed in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index by CDP Japan.
The result of the Best Global Green Brands 2014 Ranking was announced in June 2014 by Interbrand, a U.S. brand consultant company. Panasonic ranked 5th, which was the top among electronics companies for two consecutive years.
Panasonic was ranked 10th in the manufacturer category of the 18th Nikkei Environmental Management Survey announced in January 2015. The Company scored particularly high marks in the global warming prevention category.
Panasonic ranked 4th, moved up 1 place from the previous year, in the ranking of the 15th Environmental Brand Survey conducted in 2014 by Nikkei BP Eco Management Forum. The Company received high evaluations in a wide range of areas such as energy saving, creation and storage as well as resources recycling.
Environmental activities by Panasonic gained recognition again in fiscal 2015, with various awards received globally.
Note: Company names are given as of the time of the award.