External Recognition

We are open to working with ratings and rankings agencies suggestions to support continuous improvement.

SRI indexes and evaluations

(As of March 17, 2020)

Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific)

Stock indexes developed jointly by U.S.-based S&P Dow Jones Indices and Switzerland-based RobecoSAM. The indexes analyze corporate activities based on economic, environmental, and social factors and select companies with outstanding sustainability performance.Meiji Holdings was selected for the first time as a component of the DJSI Asia Pacific indexes in 2019.

SNAM Sustainability Index

The SNAM sustainability index is a proprietary active index created by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management which combines ESG (environment, social, and governance) and equity fundamental evaluation.

Evaluations

CDP

The UK-based international non-governmental organization promotes climate change and other initiatives in the area of the environment. The CDP requests disclosure of information on how leading companies and cities around the world are taking action on issues such as climate change and water management, and conducts surveys and evaluations. In 2019, Meiji Holdings received a high grade of A- in the area of climate change, scores of B- in the areas of water security, forests (timber), forests (palm oil), forests (soy), and a score of C in the area of forests (cattle).

Access to Nutrition Index™ (ATNI)

We were ranked 17th out of 22 global food and beverage manufactures in the 2018 Access to Nutrition Index™ (ATNI). The goal of the Access to Nutrition Indexes is to facilitate improved diets and a reduction of the serious global problems of both obesity and undernutrition.

Outstanding Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500)

Meiji was recognized jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi in the Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program in the large enterprise category (White 500) for practicing outstanding health and productivity management working together with insurers. Meiji has continued to be selected for this program since 2017.