Evaluations by Outside Institutions

Inclusion in Indexes (Socially Responsible Investment)

FTSE Russell

The index was designed by FTSE Russell to measure the relative ESG-responsive performance of Japanese companies in each sector. To facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy, companies are selected using their climate governance and climate change initiatives in the rating.

FTSE Russell confirms that Toyota Boshoku Corporation 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.
https://www.ftserussell.com/products/indices/blossom-japan

Japan Exchange Group, Inc., Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. and Nikkei Inc.

This stock index is jointly developed and operated by Japan Exchange Group, Inc., Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. and Nikkei Inc. The index is composed of “companies that are highly appealing as investments from the standpoint of investors.”

Sompo Asset Management Co., Ltd.

This stock index was established independently by Sompo Asset Management Co., Ltd. Constituent companies are selected based on evaluations of their corporate ESG (environmental, social and governance) initiatives.

Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ)

The Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ) assigns scores to businesses for environmentally responsible management, selecting and ranking superior companies while setting conditions for financing according to those scores. Toyota Boshoku has received the bank’s highest rating, and is recognized as “particularly innovative in its environmental efforts.”

Evaluations

CDP

This NGO requires disclosure of strategies to address climate change and information on greenhouse gas emissions, and publishes an evaluation score worldwide. Toyota Boshoku received an A- rating in the Water Security category and the Supplier Engagement Rating.

Excellent Enterprise of Health and Productivity Management 2021

Toyota Boshoku was certified as an Excellent Enterprise of Health and Productivity Management 2022 (White 500) jointly selected by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nippon Kenko Kaigi.