Evaluation by Society

The Group has been selected for inclusion in SRI/ESG indexes provided by a number of index providers and other institutions as a group of companies that actively promote CSR and ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) activities.

SRI (Socially Responsible Investment) and ESG Investment Indexes

Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) is a major global index for companies engaging in socially responsible investment (SRI).

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Selected for FTSE4Good Global Index

The FTSE4Good Global Index is designed to measure the performance of companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance(ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good Indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

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Selected for FTSE Blossom Japan Index

The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.

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Selected for MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes

The MSCI ESG Leaders Index is designed to measure the performance of companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices.

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THE INCLUSION OF Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HERIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha 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.

Selected for MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

The MSCI Japan ESG Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.

Selected for MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

The MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) is composed of companies having high gender diversity practices. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.

Selected for S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index is designed to measure the performance of companies in the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX), (the "underlying index"), while overweighting or underweighting those companies that have lower or higher levels of carbon emissions per unit of revenue. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.

Selected for SNAM Sustainability Index

The Sompo Japan Green Open fund is managed by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (SNAM) and features companies that are proactive on the environment.

CSR Recognition

Toyo Keizai CSR Ranking

Toyo Keizai Inc. conducts an ESG assessment of Japanese companies every year, and NYK remains in first place in the shipping industry.

Selected as A List of CDP Climate 2018

CDP is a global environmental impact non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources, and protect forests. Only 2 percent of the 6,800 companies scored annually by CDP make its A List, which recognizes the world' s top green businesses.

  • *CDP: Formerly Carbon Disclosure Project

Japan Green Bond Award

NYK has received the Ministry of Environment Award at the Japan Green Bond Awards sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment.

Included in "White 500"
Health and productivity management

Comprising large companies demonstrating outstanding health and productivity management, the "White 500" is jointly conferred by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Nippon Kenko Kaigi.

Seafarers Safety Initiative Grand Prize

NYK has been recognized with the awarded by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for the company’s seafarer safety activities.

Recognized with RoSPA Silver Award

NYK LNG Smuk has been recognized with the RoSPA* silver award for two consecutive years.

  • *ROSPA: The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

IT Japan Award 2019

NYK has been honored with the Grand Prize at the IT Japan Award 2019 organized by Nikkei Computer magazine (Nikkei Business Publications Inc.) in recognition of efforts to use IoT as a preventive measure against vessel operation failure.

Selected as Competitive IT Strategy Company

Since 2015, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) have recognized companies that have strong IT strategy and practices.

Selected as Cruise Ship of the Year

Asuka II, a cruise ship owned and operated by the Group, has been recognized as the 2018 Cruise Ship of the Year, marking the 27th straight year for receipt of the honor.

Recognized with Best Quality Ship Award

The wood-chip carrier Forestal Reina and the methanol tanker Kohzan Maru III has been recognized with the Best Quality Ship Award for 2018 by the Japan Federation of Pilots' Associations (JFPA).

Selected as Nadeshiko Brand

Nadeshiko Brand is an initiative that the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry jointly inaugurated in fiscal 2012 for the purpose of selecting and publicizing enterprises that encourage the empowerment of women.