Evaluation and certification by major certifying organizations

4 indices marked with an asterisk* were adopted by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) to promote ESG investment.

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 21 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

The MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes is one of the world’s leading indexes selected by MSCI Inc. of the United States, and Panasonic has been a constituent member for 11 consecutive years. In addition to the above, Panasonic has been a constituent member of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index* since its inception in July 2017, and it was also selected to be a constituent member in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women (WIN) Select Index* in 2021.

2021 MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes Constituent 2021 CONSTITUENT MSCI JAPAN ESG SELECT LEADERS INDEX 2021 CONSTITUENT MSCI JAPAN EMPOWERING WOMEN INDEX (WIN) 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 6th 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 200 purchasing categories and 160 countries. The Gold Rating places Panasonic among the top 5% of eligible corporations worldwide for sustainability performance.

CDP 2020

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 2021. Panasonic Corporation received the third rating of “B” 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

ESG Brand Survey by Nikkei ESG Management Forum

Panasonic Corporation was ranked 6th in the ranking of the ESG Brand Survey conducted in 2020 by Nikkei ESG Management Forum. The company received high evaluations in the areas such as effective utilization of resources and responses to climate change, in addition to the traditional energy-saving home appliances.

Fiscal 2021 Awards in the Environmental Field

Environmental activities by Panasonic gained recognition again in fiscal 2021, with various awards received globally.

Major Awards and Achievements in the Environmental Field (Fiscal 2021)

Category

Presenter and awards

Award title

Recipient companies and details

Products & Services

Japan: Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ)
Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2020

Minister's Prize, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in the Product Category/Business Model Category (Architecture field)

Housing System Business Division, Panasonic Corporation

Natural Resources and Energy Agency Commissioner’s prize in the Product Category/Business Model Category (Business field)

Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation
(Joint award with Toho Gas Co., Ltd., Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., Yanmar Energy System Co., Ltd., Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.)

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

Heating and Cooling Solutions Business Division, Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation

Japan: Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association (JEMA)
The 69th (2020) Electrical Industry Technical Achievement Awards

Excellent award in the Home Electrical Appliances category

Incentive award in the Home Electrical Appliances category

Incentive award in the Home Electrical Appliances category

Japan: Association for Resilience Japan The 7th Resilience Award

Highest award in the Corporate industry sector

Japan: Ministry of the Environment
FY2020 Environment
Minister's Award for Promotion of a Recycling-Based Society

Corporation with Excellent 3R Activities

Panasonic Corporation
(Joint award with Asahi Breweries, Ltd.)

Vietnam: Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (MOIT) Most Energy Efficient Products 2020 Award

Most Energy Efficient Products

Japan: Japan Institute of Design Promotion 2020 Good Design Award

Good Design Award

Production Activities

Japan: Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ) Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2020

Natural Resources and Energy Agency Commissioner’s prize the Energy Conservation Best Practices Category
(CGO, Corporations, etc. field)

Kato Factory, Kitchen Appliances Business Division, Appliances Company, Panasonic Corporation

ECCJ Chairman's Prize in the Energy Conservation Best Practices category

Japan: Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association (JEMA)
The 69th (2020) Electrical Industry Technical Achievement Awards

Excellent award in the Manufacturing category

Manufacturing Innovation Division, Panasonic Corporation

Environmental Communication

Japan: Fujisankei Communications Group The 49th Advertising Award

Excellent award in the Media category
Panasonic Corporation

Excellent award in the Creative category

Japan: BtoB Advertising Association Japan
The 41st (2020) Japan BtoB Advertising Awards

METI Minister's Award in the Poster category

Panasonic Corporation

Gold Award in the Magazine Advertisement category

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