Inclusion in ESG Indexes
FTSE4Good Index Series
NH Foods Ltd. has been selected as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series for 13 consecutive years.
The FTSE4Good Index Series is created by the global index and data provider FTSE Russell and it is the world's leading ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investment index. The companies are selected for their outstanding ESG performance.
FTSE Blossom Japan Index Series
NH Foods Ltd. has been selected as a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index Series for seven consecutive years since 2017, when this index was newly established.
The FTSE Blossom Japan Index Series is created by the global index and data provider FTSE Russell. The Japanese companies are selected for their outstanding ESG responses.
It is one of the indices used by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), which is considered the world's largest investor, when making ESG-related investments.
FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
NH Foods Ltd. has been selected as a constituent of the newly established FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index for consecutive years since 2022.
The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is designed as a sector neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in Japan. The index selects companies with higher ESG Ratings within the top 50% of each sector and supports climate transition to a low carbon economy by evaluating companies’ climate governance and climate change efforts via the Transition Pathway Initiative’s Management Quality Score.
It is also one of the indices used by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), which is considered the world's largest investor, when making ESG-related investments.
Sompo Sustainability Index
NH Foods Ltd. has been selected as a component of the Sompo Sustainability Index managed by Sompo Asset Management Co.,Ltd.
Approximately 300 stocks that excel in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) are selected each year for inclusion in the Index, and are used in the company's Sustainable Management program.
ESG-Related Awards and Evaluations
Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization
The Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program is a system for recognizing corporations, both large enterprises and SMEs, that have particularly good health and productivity management practices, based on initiatives that address local health issues and the health promotion efforts of the Nippon Kenko Kaigi.
The goal is to develop an environment in which outstanding enterprises implementing health and productivity management are highlighted, allowing them to gain enhanced recognition from employees, employment seekers, related enterprises, financial institutions, etc., as organizations that consider employee health and productivity management from a business-management perspective and strategically implement initiatives.
HDI Rating Benchmark 3 Stars Customer Service
The HDI Rating Benchmark is a benchmark sponsored by HDI-Japan (operating company: ThinkService K.K.), a Japanese organization of HDI (Help Desk Institute), which is an international organization in the support service industry. Companies surveyed are rated on a 4-point scale from 3 stars to no stars.
NH Foods Ltd. has received a three-star rating (Customer Service), the highest rating available in the HDI Rating Benchmark, for six consecutive years.