External Evaluations/Participation in External Groups
Status of Inclusion in SRI Indices
In addition to financial considerations, Lion works to address environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Lion has been selected for inclusion in leading socially responsible investing (SRI) indices in and outside Japan, namely the FTSE4Good Global Index (based in the UK) and the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index (U.S.A. and Switzerland). We are also included in the ESG indices used by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF): the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index and MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN). Inclusion in these indices indicates that Lion is recognized globally as a highly trustworthy company that meets high standards of corporate ethics and corporate social responsibility.
THE INCLUSION OF LION CORPORATION IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICEMARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF LION 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[C1].
Evaluation and Certification
Our environmental, logistics and human resources initiatives have been highly evaluated by governmental and other external institutions.
Lion Receives the Excellence Award in the 23rd Environmental Communication Awards
The Environmental Communication Awards are an award system aimed at encouraging businesses’ environmental communication initiatives and improving their quality by recognizing outstanding reporting on environmental data and activities.
The Lion Sustainability Report 2019 received the Excellence Award (the Judging Committee Chairman’s Award ) in the environmental reporting category of the 23rd Environmental Communication Awards, organized by the Ministry of the Environment and Global Environmental Forum. This particular award is given to reports that demonstrate a certain level of excellence and serve as a model for other companies in the same industry or other companies of similar size.
Participation in External Organizations
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