External Assessment

Overseas

Inclusion in the FTSE4Good Global Index, a Socially Responsible Investment Index

KDDI is included in the FTSE4 Good Index Series, which is the representative socially responsible (SRI) index in the world. The FTSE4 Good Index Series was developed by FTSE Russell, which belongs to the London Stock Exchange Group. The number of companies selected after the index review in June 2017 is 883 (of which Japanese companies make up 148).
This index is widely used as a standard for selecting investees by institutional investors who focus on the social responsibility and sustainability of companies.

FTSE4Good

Inclusion in MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes, a Socially Responsible Investment Index

KDDI is included in the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes, which is one of the global SRI indices (as of June 2017). MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes were developed by a US company, MSCI Inc., that selects companies with strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance.

MSCI

THE INCLUSION OF KDDI CORPORATION 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 KDDI CORPORATION 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.

Inclusion in Euronext Vigeo World 120

As of June 2017, KDDI is included in the Euronext Vigeo World 120 sustainability evaluation indices, selected by NYSE Euronext, the world's biggest stock exchange group, and Vigeo which evaluates companies' performance in social responsibility.

EURONEXT

Inclusion in SRI Indices (Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Global label)

KDDI is included in the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Global label from the socially responsible investing promotion group Forum ETHIBEL, based in Belgium. This brand is composed from a corporation that displays high performance from the view of social responsibility, and as a corporation that is among those with the best CSR initiatives in its industry, KDDI was selected for the Ethibel PIONEER Investment Register, the highest grade in the index. (March 2017) Furthermore, we have continuously been selected for Ethibel Excellence since 2013.

ETHIBEL

Japan

Inclusion in SRI Indices (Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index)

KDDI is included in the Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index (MS-SRI), which is the first socially responsible investment index in Japan (As of January 2017). The MS-SRI is a stock index of 150 socially exceptional companies selected by Morningstar Japan K.K. from listed domestic companies.

MS-SRI

Selected as "Nadeshiko Meigara" for Five Consecutive Years

KDDI has been selected as a "Nadeshiko Meigara" for being a company that proactively promotes women in the workplace for five consecutive years since 2012.
Nadeshiko Meigara is a joint undertaking by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange to select and introduce companies that proactively promote the advancement of female employees as attractive stock.

NADESHIKO BRAND 2017

Winner of the Gold Award in the PRIDE Index

KDDI won the highest Gold award in the PRIDE Index which evaluates the efforts of companies concerning sexual minorities including LGBT. The PRIDE Index was established by a private organization, work with Pride, with the aim of promoting the creation of LGBT friendly workplaces in companies.

  • In July 2015, KDDI started applying au family discount and various services based on the "condition that the users are family members" to same sex partners upon presentation of an official partnership certificate

work with Pride

Ranked 3rd Overall in CSR Company Ranking

KDDI was placed third overall in the 11th CSR Company Ranking announced by TOYO KEIZAI INC. This is a ranking of "companies that are trusted" by a wide range of stakeholders. 1,400 domestic companies were analyzed with scores assigned for "utilization of human resources," "environment," "corporate governance and social nature," and "finance" based on the findings of a survey conducted in 2016. KDDI was highly appraised particularly for "utilization of human resources" and "corporate governance and social nature".

Winner of the Minister of the Environment Gold Award in Low Carbon Cup 2017

KDDI's "Tribrid Base Stations That Make Use Of Renewable Energy" won the Minister of the Environment Gold Award out of a total of 951 organizations across Japan in the Low Carbon Cup 2017 organized by the Japan Network for Climate Change Actions.
The award was given in recognition of KDDI's efforts to transfer technology to developing countries in addition to installing 100 Tribrid Base Stations in Japan, which can reduce CO2 emissions up to 30% annually compared to base stations that only use commercial power.

Low Carbon Cup 2017

Other External Assessment

Survey/Award Evaluation
CDP2016 Top Domestic Telecommunications Carrier
19th Environmental Management Survey organized by the Nikkei Inc. Ranked 8th by Industry
Environment Human Development Award sponsored by the Ministry of the Environment Incentive Award
Awards for Companies Promoting Experience-based Learning Activities sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Selection Committee Special Award
"2016 Chiyoda-Ku System For Action Plan To Give Consideration To Global Warming" organized by Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Special Award
Commendation On Instructional Materials For Consumer Education organized by the National Institute on Consumer Education (NICE) Award of Excellence
Data Centre Solution Awards [1] Data Centre Energy Efficiency Project of the Year
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    Won by Telehouse Europe