Major Recognition in the CSR and Environmental Fields

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Panasonic Corporation was named again in 2016 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World), one of the world's most renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes. This is the 12th consecutive year that the company was named to DJSI World since 2005. The indexes evaluate company's sustainability in terms of environment, social, and governance criteria. 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 WorldPanasonic Corporation was named again in 2016 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World), one of the world's most renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes. This is the 12th consecutive year that the company was named to DJSI World since 2005. The indexes evaluate company's sustainability in terms of environment, social, and governance criteria. 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.

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

FTSE4Good Index Series

Panasonic Corporation has again been selected for the FTSE4Good Index, one of the world's leading socially responsible investment (SRI) indices. The index was created by FTSE Russell a part of London Stock Exchange Group in 2001, and Panasonic has been included for 17th consecutive years since its launch.
And Panasonic has become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index since July 2017 when FTSE launched it.

FTSE4Good
FTSE Blossom Japan

MSCI ESG Indexes

Panasonic Corporation has been a constituent of the MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes (formerly MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes), one of the world’s leading indexes for ESG investment that values enterprises focusing on environmental, social and governance factors, for 7th consecutive years. The company has been also named to the MSCI SRI Indexes (formerly MSCI Global SRI Indexes) for 6th consecutive years. These are the indexes of MSCI Inc. of the United States.
In addition to the above, Panasonic has become a constituent of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index and the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) since their inception in July 2017.

2017 Constituent MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
2017 Constituent MSCI SRI Indexes
2017 Constituent MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
2017 Constituent MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index [WIN]

RobecoSAM Sustainability Rating

Panasonic was awarded the Bronze Class distinction in the Sustainability Yearbook 2017 by RobecoSAM, one of the most highly recognized asset management companies for sustainability investments.

ROBECOSAM

CDP 2016

In CDP2016, a survey by the U.K.-based non-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) which evaluates companies around the world in regard to measures against climate change and information disclosure, Panasonic gained a Leadership score (A–), the second highest among eight grades.

CDP

Nikkei Environmental Management Survey

Panasonic was ranked 7th in the manufacturer category of the 20th Nikkei Environmental Management Survey announced
in January 2017. The company scored particularly high marks in the resources recycling category.

Environmental Brand Survey by Nikkei BP Eco Management Forum

Panasonic ranked 3rd in the ranking of the 17th Environmental Brand Survey conducted in 2016 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.

Environment-related Awards

Environmental activities by Panasonic gained recognition again in fiscal 2017, with various awards received globally.

Major Awards in the Environmental Field (Fiscal 2017)

Category

Presenter and awards

Specific prize

Recipient companies and details

CO2Reduction
Products & services

Energy Conservation Center (Japan)
Energy Conservation Grand Prize
2016

Minister’s Prize, the Ministry of
Economy, Trade and Industry
((Home) Product and Business
Model Category)

Panasonic Corporation, Appliances Company
Air Conditioner Company, Air Conditioner Business Division
Room air conditioner WX Series with Double-Temperature
Airflow System

Chairman’s Prize of ECCJ

Panasonic Ecology Systems Co., Ltd.
Home ventilation system with IAQ controller

Ministry of the Environment (Japan)
2016 Environment Minister’s Award
for Global Prevention Activity

Technology Development &
Commercialization Category

Panasonic Corporation
CO2 emissions reduction by freezers using CO2 refrigeration
system

Countermeasure Technology
Introduction and Dissemination
Category

Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (SST) Council
Realization of a smart town with a an independent and
symbiotic energy management system

The U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA)
Energy Star Partner of the Year

Sustained Excellence Award

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America
Ventilation fans

Reader’s Digest (Taiwan)
Trusted Brands Asia 2016

Platinum Awards, and others

Panasonic Corporation
Refrigerators, washing machines, microwave ovens and others

2016 Japan Institute of Energy’s
Award

Evolution Award (Technology
Category)

Panasonic Corporation
Development of super-high-efficiency GHP air conditioner XAIR II
(jointly awarded with Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. and others)

Heat Pump & Thermal Storage
Technology Center of Japan
2016 Demand Side Management
Award

Chairman’s Awards

Panasonic Corporation
GHP XAIR II, Electricity and Energy-Saving Gas Heat Pump Air Conditioner
(jointly awarded with Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. and YANMAR ENERGY SYSTEM CO., LTD.)

Japan Institute of Design Promotion
2016 Good Design Award

Good Design Long Life Design
Award, and others

Panasonic Corporation
Ni-MH Rechargeable Pre-charged Batteries [eneloop (AA,
AAA: non-Japanese designs)】 and others

iF International Forum Design
(Germany)
iF Design Award 2016

Product Design Category, and
others

Panasonic Corporation
eneloop tones Ocean, and others

Water Resource Conservation
Products & services

International Association for
Universal Design (japan)
IAUD Award 2016

Category of Housing Equipment,
and others

Panasonic Corporation
Range hood, and others

Air Quality Improvement
Products & services

Kids Design Association(Japan)
Kids Design Award 2016

Designs that Develop Children’s
Creativity and Shape Their Future
Category
Special Jury Award

Panasonic Corporation/PanaHome Corporation
Hepafilter Equipped Ventilation System with ECO NAVI, and
others

Environmental Education

Ministry of the Environment /
Environmental Consortium for
Leadership Development (Japan)
The Environmental Human
Resources Development Business
Awards 2016

Award for Excellence

PanaHome Corporation

Environmental communication

Cannes Lions International Festival
of Creativity (France)

Grand Prix

Panasonic Corporation
”Life is electric”campaign

The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd.,
(Japan)
51st Japan Industry Advertisement
Award

Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Advertising
Grand Award

Panasonic Corporation
Light Can Be Solution for Global Issue—series of three advertisements

Dentsu Advertising Awards
Screening Committee(Japan)
69th Dentsu Advertising Awards

Prize for Excellence in Newspaper
Advertising, and others

Panasonic Corporation
Reliable Quality to Japan and to the World – Japan Quality
(Warm-water washing toilets, Men’s shaver, and Air purifier

Nikkei Inc. (Japan)
65th Nikkei Advertising Awards

Award for Excellence in the
Electronics, Telecommunications,
and IT Category

Panasonic Corporation
Nanoe technology solution and others

BtoB Advertisement Association
Japan
2016 BtoB Advertising Awards

Gold Award in the Magazine
Advertisements Category, and
others

Panasonic Corporation
Panasonic business solutions series, and others

League of American
Communications Professionals LLC
2015/16 Vision Awards Annual
Report Competition

First Place of Technology Class
Best Report Narrative

Panasonic Corporation
Annual Report 2015

Ministry of the Environment / Global
Environmental Forum (Japan)
20th Environmental Communication
Awards

Award for Excellence

Panasonic Corporation
Sustainability Data Book 2015

Note: Company names are given as of the time of award.