FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
CDP

Climate change: A-

Supplier Engagement  Leader

Water Security: A-

Climate change: A

Supplier Engagement  Leader

Water Security: A

TBD

FTSE Selected/3.7 Selected/3.6 Selected/4.3
MSCI AA AA AA
DJSI Response/53 points*1 Response/63 points*1 Response/66 points*1
S&P   The Sustainability Yearbook Member TBD
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index Fifth decile Sixth decile Sixth decile
Toyo Keizai CSR Ranking 53rd of 1,631 companies 52nd of 1,702 companies TBD
SOMPO Sustainability Index Selected Selected Selected
Survey on Health and Productivity Management Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations TBD

 

TBD: to be determined

*1 As of the end of November in each fiscal year

ESG index

FTSE4Good Index Series

An index by FTSE Russell (UK) designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices.

https://www.ftserussell.com/products/indices/FTSE4Good (external website)

FTSE Blossom Japan Index*2

An index by FTSE Russell (UK) designed as an industry neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices in Japan. 

https://www.ftserussell.com/products/indices/blossom-japan (external website)

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index*2

An index by FTSE Russell (UK) designed as a sector neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices in Japan. The index selects companies with higher ESG Ratings within the top 50% of each sector and supports climate transition to a low carbon economy by evaluating companies’ climate governance and climate change efforts via the TPI Management Quality Score1).

1) Scores assessing the quality of management of opportunities and risks associated with a company's greenhouse gas emissions and transition to low carbon by the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI)

https://www.ftserussell.com/products/indices/blossom-japan (external website)

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes

An index by MSCI (USA) that selects companies with the highest ESG rated performance in each sector from around the world.

https://www.msci.com/msci-esg-leaders-indexes (external website)

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index*2

An index by MSCI (USA) that selects companies with relatively high ESG ratings in each sector from among the top 700 Japanese companies by market capitalization.

https://www.msci.com/our-solutions/japan-esg-select-leaders-index (external website)

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)*2

An index by MSCI (USA) that selects companies with excellent gender diversity practices in each sector from among the top 700 Japanese companies by market capitalization. It is based on the Workforce Gender Diversity Score created by MSCI.

https://www.msci.com/our-solutions/indexes/japan-empowering-women-select-index (external website)

S&P The Sustainability Yearbook Member

S&P Global (USA) evaluates the efforts of the world's leading companies in the fields of economy, environment, and society, and publishes the top 15% of companies in each industry as companies with excellent sustainability in the Yearbook.

https://www.spglobal.com/esg/csa/yearbook/ (external website)

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index*2

An index jointly developed by the S&P Dow Jones Indices (USA) and the Japan Exchange Group (Japan). It is designed to measure the performance of companies in the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) based on the level of environmental information disclosure and carbon efficiency (carbon emissions per unit of revenue).

https://www.jpx.co.jp/english/markets/indices/carbon-efficient/ (external website)

Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Index*2

An index based on an evaluation that Morningstar Inc. (USA) utilizes the data and scoring methodology of Equileap (Netherlands). It is designed to select Japanese companies that have strong gender diversity policies embedded in their corporate culture and that ensure equal opportunities to employees, irrespective of their gender.

https://indexes.morningstar.com/gender-diversity-indexes (external website)

SOMPO Sustainability Index

An active index by Sompo Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Japan) by combining ESG evaluation with equity valuation (fundamental value). It is composed of approximately 300 companies with outstanding ESG-related initiatives.

https://www.sompo-hd.com/en/csr/action/ir/content1/ (external website)

SOMPO Sustainability Index 2023 logo

iSTOXX MUTB Japan Platinum Career 150

An index jointly developed by the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (Japan) and STOXX (Switzerland). It is composed of 150 Japanese companies that actively contribute to employee career development based on evaluating three aspects of the company: "long term view", "active learning" and "social contribution". 

https://qontigo.com/index/imjppcyn/ (external website)

*These ESG indices are adopted by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), and Shionogi & Co., Ltd. is included in all six ESG indices for the Japanese equities adopted by GPIF.

GPIF is one of the world's largest pension funds that manages and invests the reserve funds of the National Pension and the Employees' Pension Insurance, both of which are public pension plans in Japan. For more information about initiatives of ESG investment of GPIF, please visit the below.

https://www.gpif.go.jp/en/investment/esg/ (external website)

External Recognition related to IR and Sustainability

CDP a list 2022 climate water

Results of surveys conducted by CDP.

A  (FY2022, FY2020 and FY2019) and A- (FY2021) LIST company for "Water security”.

A (FY2022), A- (FY2021, FY2020 and FY2019) LIST company for "Climate Change".

CDP SUPPLIER ENGAGEMENT LEADER 2022 logo

SUPPLIER ENGAGEMENT LEADER in surveys conducted by CDP (three consecutive years since FY2020)

logo of 2022 ESG Finance Awards Japan Special

Special Award in Environment Sustainable Corporate Category of the 3rd ESG Finance Awards Japan (FY2021)

Health and productivity 2023 logo

Outstanding Health & Productivity Management (seven consecutive years since FY2017)

D&I Award 2022  BEST WORKPLACE

D&I Award

BEST WORKPLACE (FY2023)

kurumin logo

Award of Kurumin mark (Three years: FY2013,FY2015,FY2018)

New diversity management selection logo

New Diversity Management Selection 100 project (FY2015)

A leading company for women’s advancement in Osaka City (FY2015) logo

A leading company for women’s advancement in Osaka City (FY2015)

Corporate Governance of the Year 2019 logo

Corporate Governance of the Year (FY2019)

Corporate Value Improvement Award logo

Corporate Value Improvement Award by the Listed Company Award: Grand Prix (FY2017)

Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure 2020 logo

Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure Ranked first in the pharmaceuticals sector (Four consecutive years since FY2017)

Companies with Greatest Improvement in IR logo

Companies with Greatest Improvement in IR (FY2018)

2018 All-Japan Executive Team logo

2018 All-Japan Executive Team: Ranked first in the pharmaceuticals sector (Two consecutive years: FY2017, FY2018)

IR Grand Prix logo

IR Grand Prix (FY2017)

Others

  • Won Silver Award in the WICI Japan Integrated Report Award (FY2022)
  • Won Second Prize in NIKKEI Integrated Report Award (FY2022)
  • Included by the Government Pension Investment Fund among a selection of companies with “Excellent Integrated Reports” (FY2020-FY2022)
  • Included by the Government Pension Investment Fund among a selection of companies with “Most-Improved Integrated Reports” (FY2017-FY2019)

FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Shionogi & Co., Ltd. has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.”

 

FTSE Russell confirms that Shionogi & Co., Ltd. has been independently assessed according to the index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. Created by the global index and data provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

 

FTSE Russell confirms that Shionogi & Co., Ltd. has been independently assessed according to the index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

 

The inclusion of Shionogi & Co., Ltd. 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 Shionogi & Co., Ltd. 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.