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External Evaluation

Inclusion in ESG indexes*

OMRON has been highly evaluated by ESG ratings organizations throughout the world, thus it is included in ESG indexes inside and outside of Japan. (As of September, 2018)

* ESG stands for Environment, Social, and Governance. An indicator of investment that makes not only the financial aspects of the company but also considering the environment and society as an important judgment factor of investment decision.

OMRON has also been listed in the world-renowned Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), an SI (sustainability investment) stock price index for two years in a row.

Also listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for nine years in a row from 2010 to 2018.

DJSI is a stock price index jointly compiled by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. in the United States, and RobecoSAM in Switzerland.
DJSI is used to assess the sustainability of the world's major companies from economic, environmental, and social perspectives.

Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific)

OMRON has also been selected for the FTSE4Good Index Series for three consecutive years.

FTSE4Good Index is a series of stock market indexes that encourage investments in companies that meet global environmental, social and governance standards.

FTSE4Good Index Series

OMRON has been continuously adopted by the Morningstar SRI Index since index was published in 2003.

The Morningstar SRI Index is a stock price index composed of selected Japanese companies with high performance in corporate social responsibility.

Morningstar SRI Index

OMRON has also been selected for the MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes for four consecutive years.

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes and MSCI SRI Indexes are stock price indexes compiled by MSCI Inc. in the United States. They are composed of the world's major companies from environmental, social, and governance perspectives.

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes

OMRON was adopted by the MSCI SRI Indexes in 2017.

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes and MSCI SRI Indexes are stock price indexes compiled by MSCI Inc. in the United States. They are composed of the world's major companies from environmental, social, and governance perspectives.

OMRON was adopted by the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index in 2016.

STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index is generated by STOXX Ltd., a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG. Companies that meet the ESG assessment criteria are selected from among leading companies worldwide.

FTSE4Good Index Series

OMRON is a constituent of all three ESG indices adopted in July 2017 by
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) as it started ESG investment for two years in a row.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Index is a stock price index compiled by FTSE Russell in the UK. It is composed of companies that meet global environmental, social and governance standards.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) is a stock price index developed by MSCI Inc. in the United States. It is composed of companies with high gender diversity scores.

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index is a stock price index developed by MSCI Inc. in the United States. It is composed of the companies with high ESG rating from environmental, social, and governance perspectives.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

Evaluation of Sustainability by External Parties

Won the Grand Prize in the fifth "WICI Japan Awards for Excellence in Integrated Reporting,"

OMRON Integrated Report 2017 has been awarded the Grand Prize in the fifth "WICI Japan Awards for Excellence in Integrated Reporting," organized by the World Intellectual Capital Initiative (WICI) Japan. OMRON received the award for Excellence in Integrated Reporting for the fourth consecutive year, but won the Grand Prize for the first time.
The award was granted in recognition of the report as a masterpiece in encouraging stakeholders to foresee business activities in conjunction with excellent evaluation for the efforts to put integrated thinking into management practice and its concise explanation.

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Named second in JCGR's corporate governance survey(2016)

In the 2016 Corporate Governance Index Survey (JCG Index Survey) conducted by the Japan Corporate Governance Research Institute, Inc. (JCGR), OMRON Corporation was ranked second among the 150 respondents of the survey questionnaire. The JCG Index Survey questionnaire was sent to all companies listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Japan Corporate Governance Research Institute

Awarded Grand Prix in NIKKEI Annual Report Award 2017

OMRON's Integrated Report 2017 became the winner of the Grand Prix Award in the NIKKEI Annual Report Awards 2017, OMRON won the award for 3 consecutive years, following the Semi-Grand Prix of the previous year.
"Nikkei Annual Report Award" is a prestigious contest which Nikkei Inc, has been held every fiscal year since FY 1988. The purpose of the contest is further expanding and disseminating of the annual report. In FY 2017, one Grand Prix, four semi-Grand Prix, two Special Awards and 15 Excellence Awards were selected for 100 applications. OMRON's integrated report of this time is has received an evaluation of "A description that makes it read as one story pillar based on the new medium-term management plan is a masterpiece" and "Progressive governance" etc.

Received 2015 Best IR Award from JIRA

OMRON received the 2015 Best IR Award from the Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA). The award was given mainly in recognition of the following points:
- Consistent pursuit of superior IR practices, which contribute to the enhancement of corporate value.
- Clear messages from top executives, which are easy to understand for investors.

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OMRON (Shanghai) recognized for excellent environmental activities

The 2015 Presentation of Best CSR Practices was held by the China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment (CAEFI), affiliated with China’s Ministry of Commerce. At the presentation, OMRON (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. presented its energy-saving project for air conditioners, which was recognized as an excellent activity in the category of Environment Performance.

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