MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
Developed by Morgan Stanley Capital Investment (MSCI), the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index is adopted by GPIF as a tracking benchmark for its passive ESG investment. The index is a selection of Japanese companies from each industry that represent high gender diversity. Mitsui fulfilled the criteria of the index and was selected in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index.
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Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
The CDP is an ESG evaluation program that urges leading companies (in terms of market capitalization) in major countries to disclose their climate change strategies and greenhouse gas emissions. Replies from such companies, together with their scores, are provided to institutional investors. Mitsui has been responding to the questionnaire since the fiscal year ended March 2012. In the fiscal year ended March 2020, Mitsui was granted the rating "Management Level B" in relation to both climate change and water security.
Competitive IT Strategy Company Stock Selection
The Competitive IT Strategy Company Stock Selection is designated by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) from among the companies listed on the TSE on the basis of outstanding IT utilization initiatives. Mitsui has been selected for five consecutive years since the launch of the award in 2015. For the selection in 2019, high evaluation was given to: development of IT utilization from Mitsui's wide-ranging business to sport, entertainment, and other various areas, including the initiatives to establish digital twins for improving productivity of large business assets, such as energy facilities, power plants, vessels, and manufacturing lines, and to utilize collected data, as well as the establishment of a dynamic pricing company; and company-wide measures to realize work-style innovation through utilization of IT tools.
Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program
Through this program, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi jointly recognize large companies and small- to medium-sized enterprises that have been implementing excellent health management, based on measures in line with local health problems and the health promotion initiatives pursued by the Nippon Kenko Kaigi. Mitsui has been recognized as one of the Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations under the initiative "White 500" for four consecutive years.