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 19 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 9 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.

2019 Constituent MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes 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.
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

The world's largest pension fund, the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), selected Panasonic as part of the portfolio for its S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index, one of the fund's environmental stock indices it adopted in September 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 150 purchasing categories and 110 countries. The Gold Rating places Panasonic among the top 5% of eligible corporations worldwide for sustainability performance.

CDP 2018

The results of the 16th 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 2019. Panasonic earned a Leadership score (A–), the second highest among eight grades.

CDP

Environmental Brand Survey by Nikkei BP Eco Management Forum

Panasonic was ranked 4rd in the ranking of the 19th Environmental Brand Survey conducted in 2017 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 2019 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 2019)

Category

Presenter and awards

Specific prize

Recipient companies and details

Products & Services

Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ)
Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2018

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

Smart Energy Systems business division, Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation
(Shared with Shizuoka Gas Co., Ltd., and Toray Construction Co., Ltd.)

Judging Committee's Special Prize in the Product/Business Model category

Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation
(Shared with Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.; Yanmar Energy System Co., Ltd.; Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.; Daikin Industries, Ltd.; Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.; and Toho Gas Co., Ltd.)

Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association (JEMA)
The 67th (FY2018)
Electrical Industry Technical Achievement Awards

Honorable Mention in the Home Appliances category

Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation

First Prize in Committee Activities

Second Prize in Committee Activities

Quality & Environment Division, Panasonic Corporation
(Shared with other organizations)

Japan Gas Association (JPA)
JPA Technology Awards

Technology Award

2018 Japan
Demand-Side Management Awards

Heat Pump and Thermal Storage Center Promotion Award

Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation

United States Environmental Protection Agency
Energy Star Awards

Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence

United States Green Electronics Council (GEC)
EPEAT

Bronze certification

Panasonic Systems Solutions Company of North America

Japan Institute of Design Promotion
2018 Good Design Award

Good Design Awards

Production Activities

Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ)
Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2018

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Prize in the Examples of Energy Savings category (energy efficiency division)

Manufacturing Innovation Division, Innovation Promotion Section, Panasonic Corporation

Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Commissioner Prize in the Examples of Energy Savings category (industrial division)

Niigata Plant, Lighting Division, Eco Solutions Company, Panasonic Corporation

Environmental activities

2018 Japan
Biodiversity Action Award

Let's Select Award

Honorable Mention

Japan River Association
21st Japan River Awards

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Prize

Lake Biwa Eco Idea Club
(A private volunteer organization led by employees of the Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation)

Environmental communication

Japan Magazine Advertising Association
61st Japan Magazine Advertising Award

Gold Medal and others

Panasonic Corporation

Dentsu Advertising Awards Screening Committee (Japan)
71st Dentsu Advertising Awards

First Prize in the First Division, Magazine Advertising

Panasonic Corporation

First Prize in the Second Product Division, Film Advertising

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