For the ninth year in a row, we were recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices (DJSI World), one of the highly recognized global indexes for socially responsible investment (SRI), as a DJSI World Nominee. The DJSI World recognizes the top 10 percent of the leading 2,500 companies in the world for their economic, environmental, and social performance. Further, in fiscal 2014, Panasonic was named as the Industry Leader of the Leisure Equipment & Products and Consumer Electronics Industry, and as one of the 24 Industry Group Leaders selected from among the other industry leaders in the industry group (Panasonic as the leader of the Consumer Durables & Apparel Industry Group).
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 14 consecutive years since the series was launched.
Panasonic was awarded the Gold Class distinction, as well as the Industry Leader of the Leisure Equipment & Products and Consumer Electronics Industry in the 2014 CSR category by RobecoSAM (Sustainable Asset Management), one of the most highly recognized asset management companies for sustainability investments.
The result of the Best Global Green Brands 2013 Ranking was announced on June 12, 2013 by Interbrand, a U.S. brand consultant company. Panasonic has moved up 2 places from the last year, 6th to 4th, and ranked top among electronics companies for the first time.
The U.K.-based non-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) announced its eleventh survey results on the world's largest companies in regard to greenhouse gas emissions and strategies for climate change in the fall of 2013. Panasonic has been highly scored for its disclosure, and was listed in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index by CDP Japan.
Panasonic was ranked 3rd in the manufacturer category of the 17th Nikkei Environmental Management Survey announced on January 26, 2014.The Company scored particularly high marks in the resources recycling, global warming prevention, pollution control and biodiversity categories.
Panasonic ranked 5th in the ranking of the 14th Environmental Brand Survey conducted in 2013 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 2014, with various awards received globally.
|Category||Presenter and awards||Specific prize||Recipient company and details|
|Environmental sustainability management||International Alternative Investment Review (Singapore) IAIR Award 2014||Best Company for Sustainability Electronics Global||Panasonic Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd.|
|Deloitte China/UNDP (China) First Deloitte China Sustainability Award||Best Environmental Performance||Panasonic Corporation of China|
|Business Next, Taiwan Eco Brand Ranking||Super Green Brand Grand Award||Panasonic Taiwan Co., Ltd.|
|CO2 reduction||Products & services||Energy Conservation Center, Japan
Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2013
(Products and Business Models category)
|ECCJ Chairman’s Prize||Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic
CFC-free freezer system
|ECCJ Chairman’s Prize||Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Appliances Company
Tilted-drum washing machine/dryer
|Japan Electrical Construction Association JECA FAIR 2013||Minister’s Prize (Ministry of the Environment)||Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Eco Solutions iD Series integrated LED base light system|
|New Energy Foundation (Japan) New Energy Grand Prize||NEF Chairman’s Prize||PanaHome Corporation CASART ECO CORDIS & FICASA ECOSOLEIL|
|Japan Center for Area Development Research
House of the Year in Energy 2013
|Special Grand Prize, Excellent Corporation Prize||PanaHome Corporation CASART ECO CORDIS|
|Environmental Protection Agency (USA)
Energy Star Award
|Sustained Excellence||Panasonic Eco Solutions North America
Kitchen ventilation fan
|Japan Environment Association
Eco Mark Award 2013
|Silver Prize||Panasonic Corporation, AVC
DIGA Blu-Ray disc recorder
|Energy conservation activities & facilities||Energy Conservation Center, Japan
Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2013
(Energy-Saving Activities category)
|ECCJ Chairman’s Prize||Panasonic Ecology Systems Co., Ltd.
Cutting-edge energy conservation maintained with full employee participation activities, including senior management Factory activities
|ECCJ Chairman’s Prize||Panasonic Corporation, Appliances Company
CO2 reduction through development of non-heating adhesion method for IH heater top unit
|Environmental communication||Fuji Sankei Group 42nd Fuji Sankei Group Advertising Award||Mixed Media Category Grand Prix||Panasonic Corporation Panasonic Smart Appliances campaign|
|Japan Advertisers Association Inc.
53rd Advertising Competition for Ads
Benefiting Consumers Awards
|Newspaper Category Silver Prize||Panasonic Corporation
Artificial photosynthesis technology
|The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd., Japan
48th Japan Industry Advertisement Awards
|Newspaper Category Group 1, 2nd place||Panasonic Corporation Artificial photosynthesis technology|
Note: Company names are given as of the time of the award.