The Group has been highly recognized by institutions in Japan and around the world, and Sompo Holdings is included in several socially responsible investment (SRI) indices and funds. The following is a list of some of the recent awards and recognition received by the group.
Recognized with prestigious A score for Climate Action by CDP (Sompo Holdings)
Sompo Holdings was selected as “The Climate A List” for the seventh time by global environment non-profit CDP. CDP is a collaborative initiative by the world’s leading institutional investors to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt climate change strategies and disclose their GHG emissions.
Regarding the certification of “Information Technology Federation of Japan (IT-renmei) Cyber Index Enterprise Survey 2023”
In December 2023, Sompo Holdings was awarded a one-star rating as an outstanding company in the Information Technology Federation of Japan (IT-renmei)'s survey on corporate cybersecurity initiatives and information disclosure.
Sompo Holdings, Inc. was highly commended for its proactive disclosure of information on cyber security in annual securities reports and other documents, active dissemination of information at external seminars, implementation of comprehensive and cross-sectional cyber security measures across the SOMPO Group, and establishment of specialized security bases overseas.
Information Technology Federation of Japan (IT-renmei)
Received the Highest “S” Rating in the Registered and Certified Institution Evaluations for the Tokyo Cap and Trade Program (Sompo Risk Management)
Sompo Risk Management received the highest ranked "S" rating for the 10th consecutive year among the registered and certified institutions in the Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program.
Certified as a 2023 Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization (White 500) (Sompo Holdings)
For the seventh consecutive year, we have been selected as one of the 2023 Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations (White), which is jointly awarded by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in recognition of companies that excel in health and productivity management*. In addition, 22 SOMPO Group companies were certified as 2023 Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations in the Large Enterprise Category and Small and Medium Enterprise Category by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi (Japan Health Council), with eight of these companies being certified as 2023 Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations in the Large Enterprise Category (White 500).
- “Health and productivity management” is a registered trademark of the Workshop for the Management of Health on
Company and Employee.
Inclusion in ESG Related Indices
The Sompo Holdings is included in the following ESG Related Indices (as of February 1, 2024).
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (Sompo Holdings)
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) is a stock index developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices, Inc. in the U.S. It is a leading global ESG index that evaluates corporate sustainability from three aspects: economic, environmental, and social, and selects companies that are making progressive efforts. The index is the world's leading ESG index, which evaluates corporate sustainability from three perspectives: economic, environmental, and social. We have been selected for inclusion in DJSI Asia Pacific, which covers the Asia-Pacific region, since 2020.
- We had selected for inclusion in DJSI World for a total of 21 times until 2021, since Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. was first included in 2000.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
FTSE4Good Index Series (Sompo Holdings)
The FTSE4Good Index Series is a group of SRI indexes that evaluate the performances of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards, including such ESG issues as aspects on environment and human rights.
FTSE4 Good Index Series
FTSE Blossom Japan Index ／ FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
The FTSE Blossom Japan Index and the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index are created by the global index provider FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) and are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.
The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index reflects the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate outstanding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices relative to their respective sectors and is designed to be sector neutral. To promote the transition to a low-carbon economy, it also features an assessment of corporate climate change initiatives and governance.
FTSE Blossom Japan Index Series
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes (Sompo Holdings)
These indexes comprise companies from various industries that have earned high evaluations in relation to the environment, society, and governance.
The inclusion of Sompo Holdings 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 Sompo Holdings 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.
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index (Sompo Holdings)
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index is designed to select companies with high evaluation in ESG (Environment, Society, Governance) aspects from among the MSCI Japan IMI Top 500 Index.
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)(Sompo Holdings)
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) is designed to select companies with high evaluation in gender diversity from among the MSCI Japan IMI Top 500 Index.
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index (Sompo Holdings)
This is an index that weights constituent stocks by focusing on the status of disclosure of environmental information and the level of carbon efficiency (carbon emissions per unit sales) within TOPIX, a representative stock index reflecting the trend of the Japanese market.