This award, conferred jointly by the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Ministry of Economics, Trade, and Industry each year, recognizes listed companies which excelled at empowering women in the workplace. Sojitz has been selected as a Nadeshiko Brand company for three consecutive years (March 2017, March 2018, and March 2019).
The Kurumin certification is awarded by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in recognition of companies that provide excellent support for child-rearing in accordance with the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children. Sojitz has received this distinction four consecutive times, for every assessment since 2010.
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
This index was created by U.S. company MSCI. The index figures are calculated using data disclosed under the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace, with constituents comprised of those companies which earn a high gender diversity score. Sojitz was selected as a constituent of the index consecutively in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
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“White 500” Company
The NPO Nippon Kenko Kaigi issues this certification in recognition of companies that implement superior health management based on criteria set by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. Sojitz was designated a White 500 company in February 2019 for taking a strategic, management-oriented approach to improving its employees’ health.
DBJ Employee Health Management Rating
A rating issued by the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ). DBJ evaluates and rates companies based on the company’s consideration for its employees’ health, and sets financing conditions based on the evaluated company’s results. Sojitz received a rating in 2018.