Major Recognition in the CSR and Environmental Fields

FTSE4Good Index Series

Panasonic Corporation has again been selected for the FTSE4Good Index Series, 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 20 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 10 consecutive years. In addition to the above, Panasonic has become a constituent of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index since its inception in July 2017. These are the indexes of MSCI Inc. of the United States.

2020 MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes Constituent 2020 CONSTITUENT MSCI JAPAN ESG SELECT LEADERS INDEX THE INCLUSION OF Panasonic Corporation IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF Panasonic Corporation BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES. THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES.

GPIF S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

Panasonic Corporation has been a constituent of S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index, one of the environmental stock indices of the world's largest pension fund, the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) since 2018.

EcoVadis

Panasonic has again been awarded a Gold Recognition Level in sustainability performance in a survey conducted by EcoVadis for a 4rd consecutive year. EcoVadis operates a collaborative platform that allows companies to monitor sustainability performance within their global supply chain to improve the environmental and social performance of their global suppliers, with coverage for 190 purchasing categories and 150 countries. The Gold Rating places Panasonic among the top 5% of eligible corporations worldwide for sustainability performance.

CDP 2019

The results of the iteration of 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 were announced in January 2020. Panasonic Corporation received the highest rating of “A (Leadership)” out of the eight grades in recognition of its efforts for climate change such as reducing CO2 emissions and setting medium- to long-term targets, and its information disclosure.

CDP DISCLOSURE INSIGHT ACTION A LIST 2019 CLIMATE

Environmental Brand Survey by Nikkei BP Eco Management Forum

Panasonic Corporation was ranked 5th in the ranking of the Environmental Brand Survey conducted in 2019 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.

Fiscal 2020 Awards in the Environmental Field

Environmental activities by Panasonic gained recognition again in fiscal 2019, with various awards received globally.

Major Awards and Achievements in the Environmental Field (Fiscal 2020)

Category

Presenter and awards

Award title

Recipient companies and details

Products & Services

Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ)
Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2019

ECCJ Chairman's Prize in the Product/Business Model category

Smart Energy Systems business division, Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation
(Joint award with NORITZ Corporation, and GASTER Co., Ltd.)

ECCJ Chairman’s Prize in the Product/Business Model category

Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association (JEMA)
The 69th (2019)
Electrical Industry Technical Achievement Awards

Excellent award in the Heavy Electric Equipment category

Automotive & Industrial Systems Company, Panasonic Corporation

Incentive award in the Heavy Electric Equipment category

Excellent award in the committee activity

Eco Solutions Company (current Life Solutions Company), Panasonic Corporation (Joint award with other organization)

Japan: Association for Resilience Japan The6th Resilience Award

Highest award in the Corporate industry sector

United States:
Environmental Protection Agency
Energy Star Awards

Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence

United States Green Electronics Council (GEC)
EPEAT

Bronze certification

Japan Institute of Design Promotion
2019 Good Design Award

Good Design Award, and so forth

Production Activities

Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ)
Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2019

Natural Resources and Energy
Agency Commissioner’s prize in the Examples of Energy Savings category (Joint implementation field)

Panasonic Environmental Systems & Engineering Co., Ltd. (Joint award with Primearth EV Energy Co., Ltd., MAEKAWA MFG. Co., Ltd., Toyota Tsusho Corporation., and Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd.)

ECJJ Director award in the Examples of Energy Saving category

Japan: Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun Smart Factory AWARDS 2019

Smart Factory AWARD 2019

Niigata factory, Lighting Division, Life Solutions Company, Panasonic Corporation

Japan: Shikoku Bureau of Economy Trade and Industry (ET) under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Award for 2019 Energy Efficient Month in Shikoku region

Best factory for Efficient Energy Management award

Tokushima Factory, Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Japan: Tokushima prefecture
2019 Climate Change Award

Climate Change Award

Tokushima Factory, Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Environmental activities

Japan:
The 1st Japan
Sustainable Seafood Award

Initiative Award

Japan: Ministry of Environment The 1st ESG Finance Award

Bronze award in the Environment
Sustainable Industry field

Environmental Communication

Japan: FUJISANKEI COMMUNICATIONS Group
The 46th Advertising Award

Grand Prix in the Media Mix field

Japan: Dentsu Advertising Award Council
The 72th Dentsu Advertising Award

Sogo sho (Best Award)

Panasonic Corporation

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