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External Evaluations and Awards

SRI Indexes Selection Status

Shiseido received positive evaluations from Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) evaluation institutions of countries worldwide and was selected for inclusion as a constituent company for SRI indexes, which take account of companies that are highly trusted by society in terms of ethics, environment, employment and safety in their operations, in Japan and overseas. The period of selection appears in brackets.

Global

FTSE4Good Index Series

SRI indexes that are announced by the UK's FTSE Russell and used by investors as one of the sets of ESG ratings. They are a series of indexes designed to promote investment in companies that meet global environmental/social/governance standards. (June 2020)

FTSE4Good Index Series
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes

An index that is designed by the US's MSCI and selects companies that demonstrate strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. (July 2020)

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes

THE INCLUSION OF Shiseido Company, Limited IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF Shiseido Company, Limited 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.

Japan

Shiseido was selected for inclusion in all three ESG indexes that the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) adopted at the start of ESG investment operations in July 2017.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

An index that is designed by the UK's FTSE Russell and selects Japanese companies that demonstrate strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. (July 2020)
Shiseido has been continuously selected for excellence in ESG practices since the introduction of the index in 2017.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

An index that is designed by the US's MSCI and selects Japanese companies that receive positive evaluations of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. (July 2020) Shiseido has been continuously selected for excellence in ESG practices since the introduction of the index in 2017.

>MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

An index that is designed by the US's MSCI and selects Japanese companies that receive a high score for empowering women and promoting gender diversity. (July 2020)
Shiseido has been continuously selected for excellence in ESG practices since the introduction of the index in 2017.

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

THE INCLUSION OF Shiseido Company, Limited IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF Shiseido Company, Limited 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.

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. (June 2020)
Shiseido has been continuously selected for excellence in ESG practices since the introduction of the index in 2012.

SNAM Sustainability Index

Evaluations and Awards

WCD Announces Shiseido as 2020 Visionary Award Honoree

The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD) has announced Shiseido Company, Limited (“Shiseido”) as a 2020 Visionary Award honoree for Leadership and Governance of a Public Company.

2020 Visionary Awards

Shiseido Selected as “Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program (White 500)”

Shiseido has been selected by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi for the Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program “White 500” for the fourth consecutive year.

Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program (White 500)

Shiseido Selected as "Semi-Nadeshiko Brand" in the First Year of Reiwa Era

Shiseido has been selected as a "Semi-Nadeshiko Brand" by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). "Semi-Nadeshiko Brand" is the one below ‘Nadeshiko’; those companies selected as “Semi-Nadeshiko” are the potential candidates for ‘Nadeshiko’.

Semi-Nadeshiko Brand

Shiseido Selected as "Noteworthy IT Strategy Company" in "2018 Survey of Competitive IT Strategies"

Shiseido has been selected as a "Noteworthy IT Strategy Company" by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in the "2018 Survey of Competitive IT Strategies." Under their "Competitive IT Strategy Company Stock Selection" program, METI and TSE select companies that are engaged in competitive strategic IT-related investment as a means of enhancing competitiveness and increasing corporate value in the medium-to-long term. Companies that are implementing remarkably progressive, forward-thinking initiatives receive recognition as "Noteworthy IT Strategy Companies."

Shiseido Receives 5-Star Customer Service Ranking, a Cosmetics Industry First

Our "Consumer Information Center" received the cosmetics industry’s first ever 5-Star Customer Service Ranking, awarded by HDI-Japan.

HDI-Japan