Evaluation

Selected as a component of the JPX-Nikkei Index 400

The Company was selected for inclusion in the JPX-Nikkei Index 400open a new windowin August 2021. The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 is composed of companies with high appeal for investors, which meet requirements of global investment standards, such as efficient use of capital and investor-focused management perspectives. The index was jointly developed by Nikkei, Japan Exchange Group and Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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Selected as a component of the JPX Prime 150 Index

The Company was selected as a constituent of the JPX Prime 150 Indexopen a new windowin June 2023. The stocks, chosen from among the top 500 for their market capitalization, and listed on the TSE Prime Market, have been picked based on two perspectives that measure value creation: return on capital (equity spread), which reflects financial performance; and market valuation (PBR), which incorporates future and non-financial information. The Company was selected on the basis of its return on capital (equity spread).

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Selected as a component of the FTSE4Good Index Series

In June 2023, the Company was selected for inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Seriesopen a new window, a world leading environmental, social and governance (ESG) index run by FTSE Russell.

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    FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that the Company has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating 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 as a component of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index

In June 2023, the Company was selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Indexopen a new window, an environmental, social and governance (ESG) index run by FTSE Russell designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies implementing outstanding ESG initiatives.

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    FTSE Russell(the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that the Company has been independently assessed according to the index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. Created by the global index and data provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
JPX150

Selected as a component of the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

The Company has been selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Indexopen a new window since March 2022.

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    FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that the Company has been independently assessed according to the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess sustainable investment funds and other products.
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Selected as a component of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

The Company was listed as a constituent of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Indexopen a new window, one of the ESG indices selected by the GPIF (the Government Pension Investment Fund) in March 2024. This ESG index is selected by MSCI in the U.S. and consists of Japanese companies with relatively high ESG ratings within each industry sector.

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    INCLUSION OF DENTSU SOKEN.INC 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 DENTSU SOKEN.INC BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.
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    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.
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

Selected as a component of the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index(WIN)

The Company was listed as a constituent of the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index(WIN)open a new window, one of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices selected by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) in June 2023. This is an ESG index consisting of companies with high gender diversity selected by MSCI USA.

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    INCLUSION OF DENTSU SOKEN.INC 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 DENTSU SOKEN.INC BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.
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    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.
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index(WIN)

Selected as a component of the Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Index

Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Indexopen a new window is an index which focuses on companies that have gender diversity policies embedded in their culture and ensure equal opportunities to employees, irrespective of their gender. A major independent investment research company in the U.S. called Morningstar, Inc. uses Equileap's data and evaluation techniques to evaluate those companies. The Company was selected as part of Group 1 in this index as of December 2023.

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Selected as a component of the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

The Company has been selected in S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Indexopen a new window, a global environmental stock index created by S&P Dow Jones Indices in the United States since July 2018. It is adopted by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) as an effective index for ESG investment.

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Selected as a component of the Sompo Sustainability Index

In June 2024, the Company was selected for inclusion in the Sompo Sustainability Index, run by Sompo Asset Management Co.,Ltd. The Index is used for " the SOMPO Sustainable Investmentopen a new window " as a management product for pension funds and institutional investors who invest in a wide range of companies with high ESG ratings.

SOMPO sustainability index

NIKKEI Smart Work Management Survey

The Company was awarded 3.5 stars in the 7th NIKKEI Smart Work Management Survey (November 2023), conducted by Nikkei Inc. since 2017 to rate leading companies pioneering the productivity revolution through workstyle reforms.
The survey targets leading listed and unlisted companies nationwide, defining Smart Work as initiatives that maximize the performance of organizations through three elements: diverse and flexible workstyles, systems for new business creation, and the power to develop markets. Targeted companies are rated on a five-star scale.

NIKKEI Smart Work

Certified as a “Great Place To Work” in Japan

Since 2022, the Company has been certified as a “Great Place To Work” by the Great Place To Work® Institute Japan.
Based on a survey of employees, this certification demonstrates that GPTW Japan officially recognizes the Company as a “Great Place To Work” by virtue of its excellent workplace culture.

Great Place to Work

Awarded Encouragement Prize

The Company's “go! AHEAD” proprietary application was accorded the Encouragement Prize at the sixth HR Technology Awards, which recognize outstanding HR-related technology and big data (analytics) initiatives in Japan.
The “go! AHEAD” app is designed to foster Company-wide adherence to the corporate philosophy's action principles AHEAD. The app enables employees to send messages to one another about conduct based on those principles, which are fully supported by employees.
The initiative has been highly rated for its ability to connect employees, even as telework has become the norm due to COVID-19. Some 1,500 message cards were exchanged during the four months after the application's launch, enabling employees to visualize colleagues' steps reflecting action principles. This has helped create empathy among employees and provided motivation for further action.

Awarded Encouragement Prize

Platinum Kurumin Certification

In 2007, the Company received Kurumin certification from the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare as a good child-rearing support company based on the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children.
Then, on March 23, 2016, we received the special Platinum Kurumin certification based on the same act.
The latter award is made to Kurumin-certified companies that make greater efforts, specifically to promote the introduction and use of systems that support a balance between work and child-rearing.

Kurumin

Tomonin Certification

The Company acquired Tomonin certification from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, which recognized it for promoting the development of work environments favorable for a work–long-term care balance.

Top 100 Telework Pioneers

In 2018, the Company was selected as one of the top 100 telework pioneers by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. The companies and other organizations in question were recognized for having made substantial achievements in introducing, or making use of, teleworking.

Telework Pioneer

Positive Off Movement

The movement encourages employees to take the vacation time due them simply for relaxation or travel.

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