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External Evaluation & Awards

Inclusion in ESG Indexes

The Resona Group has received strong praise from institutions around the world that evaluate ESG, and has been selected for inclusion in ESG indexes both in Japan, as well as outside of Japan.
We will continue working to enhance corporate value and to create a sustainable society, by helping to resolve the social issues represented in the SDGs.
(As of October 31, 2019)

Index Content
FTSE4Good Index Series
FTSE4Good Index Series
  • An index of companies that meet global standards in terms of environmental, social, and governance developed by FTSE Russell, a London Stock Exchange Group company.
  • FTSE4Good Index Series
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
  • An index created by FTSE Russell, a global index provider, to measure the performance of Japanese corporations with excellent responses to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.
  • FTSE Blossom Japan Index
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
  • An index created by the US index provider MSCI that is composed the stocks of companies with a relatively high ESG rating for each industry from among the top 500 Japanese companies by market capitalization.
  • MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
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MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
  • An index created from a selection of companies with excellent gender diversity practices for each industry from among the top 500 Japanese companies by market capitalization.
  • MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
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MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
  • An index that focuses in particular on companies within MSCI's global indexes with highly regarded ESG practices.
  • MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
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S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
  • An index of companies that is designed based on disclosures of environmental information and carbon efficiency (carbon emissions per sales) with the TSE stock index (TOPIX) as the universal standard.
  • S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
SNAM Sustainability Index
SNAMサステナビリティ・インデックス
  • An ESG management index developed by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd. (SNAM)

Awards Regarding Sustainability

Received the Danjo Ikiiki Award under Osaka Prefecture’s Danjo Ikiiki Business Commendation Program

Resona Bank actively promotes diversity so that all people can play an active role in society by fully contributing their skills and abilities. In recognition of these efforts, we received the Danjo Ikiiki Award (recognizing companies where both men and women can work energetically), the highest recognition under Osaka Prefecture’s Danjo Ikiiki Business Commendation.

Selected in 2019

Obtained 3-star verification as an Osaka City LGBT Leading Compan

Obtained 3-star verification as an Osaka City LGBT Leading Company

Resona Bank is a leader in promoting measures to resolve issues that sexual minority groups face. In recognition of these efforts, the bank received the highest 3-star verification as an Osaka City LGBT Leading Company.

Selected in 2018

Obtained 3-star verification as an Osaka City LGBT Leading Compan

Awarded the Minister of the Environment prize for Principles for Financial Action for the 21st Century

Resona Holdings has been evaluated as a leader in measures for developing and promoting SDGs-related products (Principles for financial action [Principles for Financial Action for the 21st Century] towards a sustainable society), and was awarded the Minister of the Environment prize.

Awarded in 2018

Awarded the Minister of the Environment prize for Principles for Financial Action for the 21st Century

Awarded the Prime Minister's Commendation for Leading Companies in which Women Shine

Saitama Resona Bank received the highest award, the Prime Minister's Commendation, as a Leading Company in which Women Shine, which recognizes outstanding companies for their aim of promoting a working environment in which women can play an active role, policies and measures to appoint women as executives and managers, and information disclosures regarding these efforts.

Awarded in 2018

Awarded the Prime Minister's Commendation for Leading Companies in which Women Shine

Awarded the Highest Gold Rating in the PRIDE Index for 3 Consecutive Years

Resona Holdings has been awarded the Gold rating, the highest rating in the Pride Index for the third consecutive year, which evaluates the measures taken by companies towards LGBT and sexual minority groups.

Awarded the Highest Gold Rating in the PRIDE Index for 2 Consecutive Years

Awarded the Mayor's Commendation as an Osaka City Leading Company in Women’s Participation

For the Mayor's Commendation as an Osaka City Leading Company in Women’s Participation, which is presented to organizations that are making a particularly outstanding effort among companies that are actively engaged in promoting women's activities and doing business in Osaka City, the Kansai Urban Bank has received the highest award, and Resona Bank and Kinki Osaka Bank have received the excellence award.

Awarded in 2018

Awarded the Mayor's Commendation as an Osaka City Leading Company in Women’s Participation

Selected as the White 500, Organizations with Excellent Health and Productivity Management (2018)

Resona Holdings has been selected for the White 500, which recognizes organizations with excellent health and productivity management practices, jointly administered by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and the Japan Health Council, as a corporate entity that strategically focuses on employees' health management from a management perspective.

Selected in 2017

Selected as the White 500, Organizations with Excellent Health and Productivity Management (2018)

Awarded the 2017 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology’s Commendation for Supporting Lifelong Learning Support Activities for Persons with Disabilities

The Re:Heart Club, a volunteer organization composed of employees from Resona Holdings and its group companies, has been recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as an organization supporting activities for diverse learning of people with disabilities as an exemplary model for others. For its achievements, the Resona Group was awarded the 2017 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology’s Commendation for Supporting Lifelong Learning Support Activities for Persons with Disabilities.

Awarded in 2017

Awarded the 14th Corporate Philanthropy Award

The Resona Kids Money Academy, run by the Resona Group, was awarded the 14th Corporate Philanthropy Award for projects that help resolve social issues and contribute to the sound development of society.

Awarded in 2017

Awarded the 14th Corporate Philanthropy Award

Awarded the Review Committee Encouragement Prize for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s Companies that Promote Youth Experience Activities Commendation

The Resona Kids Money Academy, run by the Resona Group, was awarded the Review Committee Encouragement Prize for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology’s Companies that Promote Youth Experience Activities Commendation, which recognizes companies with good practices for youth activities as a part of their social contributions.

Awarded in 2017

Awarded the Review Committee Encouragement Prize for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s Companies that Promote Youth Experience Activities Commendation

Selected as a Nadeshiko Brand for 3 Consecutive Years

Resona Holdings was selected as a Nadeshiko Brand for 3 consecutive years. Nadeshiko Brands are jointly selected by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and the Tokyo Stock Exchange, from listed companies that excel at promoting the greater involvement of women in the workplace as a means to increasing corporate value over the mid and long term. Additionally, Resona Holdings was selected as a semi-Nadeshiko Brand in 2018.

Selected in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018

Selected as a Nadeshiko Brand for 3 Consecutive Years

Awarded the 2012 Diversity Management Selection 100

In 2013, Resona Bank was awarded the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Diversity Management Selection 100, in which METI recognizes companies that use their diverse human resources to create value.

Awarded in 2013

Awarded the 2012 Diversity Management Selection 100

Awarded the J-Win Diversity Award

Resona Bank was awarded the J-Win Diversity Award, which recognizes companies that promote diversity and inclusion (D&I).

Awarded in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Obtained Platinum Kurumin

Saitama Resona Bank and Minato Bank have acquired the Platinum Kurumin, which is given by the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare to companies whose measures set a high standard for supporting a balance of work and childcare.

Obtained Platinum Kurumin

Obtained Eruboshi Certification, Certifying Mark for the Act to Promote Women’s Participation

Resona Bank, Saitama Resona Bank, and Kansai Mirai Bank have received Eruboshi Certification, given to companies that meet certain criteria based on the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare’s Act to Promote Women’s Participation.

Obtained Eruboshi Certification, Certifying Mark for the Act to Promote Women’s Participation

Selected as Winner Company at Corporate Governance of the Year (R) 2015

Resona Holdings was selected as Winner Company at Corporate Governance of the Year, where the Japan Board of Directors recognizes companies that have achieved sound growth over the mid and long term using corporate governance.

Selected in 2015

Selected as Winner Company at Corporate Governance of the Year (R) 2015