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External Evaluation and Support for Initiatives

External Evaluation

FTSE4Good Index Series

We were selected for inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series created by global index provider  FTSE Russell to measure  the performance of outstanding companies in the fields of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

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FTSE Blossom Japan Index

We were selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, an index composed of Japanese companies selected for their outstanding initiatives  in the fields of environmental, social , and governance (ESG) issues. This index has been adopted as an ESG index by the Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).

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We have been recognized with the "Prime Status" designation by ISS ESG in its ESG Corporate Rating and has achieved evaluations placing it in the top 10% globally in the insurance industry. (as of November 2023)
The ESG Corporate Rating program evaluates corporate initiatives from environmental, social, and governance perspectives. Companies that are highly rated within their own industries are certified "Prime Status."

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S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

We are a constituent of the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index. The index determines the weight of its constituents companies in the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX),  a representative stock price index indicating trends in the Japanese market, with a focus on the status of disclosure of environmental information and carbon efficiency (carbon emissions in relation to net sales).

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MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

We included in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), which consists of companies that are leading in terms of gender diversity.


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Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Index

We have been selected as a constituent of the "Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Index" as "Group 1" the highest of the five ratings. In this index, companies that have strong gender diversity policies embedded in their corporate culture and that ensure equal opportunities to employees, irrespective of their gender are highly evaluated.

Morningstar, Inc., and/or one of its affiliated companies (individually and collectively, "Morningstar") has authorized Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. to use of the Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Logo ("Logo") to reflect the fact that, for the designated ranking year, Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. ranks in the top quintile of companies comprising the Morningstar® Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt IndexSM ("Index") on the issue of gender diversity in the workplace. Morningstar is making the Logo available for use by Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. for informational purposes. Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. use of the Logo should not be construed as an endorsement by Morningstar of Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. or as a recommendation, offer or solicitation to purchase, sell or underwrite any security associated with Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. The Index is designed to reflect gender diversity in the workplace in Japan, but Morningstar does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the Index or any data included in it. Morningstar makes no express or implied warranties regarding the Index or the Logo, and expressly disclaim all warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use with respect to the Index, any data included in it or the Logo. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall Morningstar or any of its third party content providers have any liability for any damages (whether direct or indirect), arising from any party's use or reliance on the Index or the Logo, even if Morningstar is notified of the possibility of such damages. The Morningstar name, Index name and the Logo are the trademarks or services marks of Morningstar, Inc. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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NIKKEI SDGs Management Survey

We have been recognized as a 3.5 star entity under the 5th NIKKEI SDGs Management Survey. The survey is a comprehensive examination of corporate attitudes towards solutions to environmental, social, and economic issues (contributions to the SDGs), as well as the details of SDGs-related businesses.

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Certified Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organization

We were selected for the seventh consecutive year as a Certified Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organization in the large enterprise category under a recognition program designed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in which the Nippon Kenko Kaigi recognizes enterprises that are engaged in efforts to address health issues or are particularly outstanding in the practice of health and productivity management for promoting health.

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Platinum Kurumin

We have received Kurumin Certification from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare since 2015, and acquired Platinum Kurumin Certification in March 2019. The Platinum Kurumin Certification system recognizes companies that are pursuing initiatives at an advanced level among companies that have received Kurumin Certification as childcare support companies.

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We were awarded a gold rating, the highest on the PRIDE INDEX, for the seventh year in a row. The PRIDE INDEX, created by the voluntary organization "work with Pride," recognizes workplace initiatives for sexual minorities such as LGBT.


Tomonin Mark

As a company that promotes the establishment of a work environment which accommodates both work and nursing care for family members, the prevention of voluntary resignation due to nursing care for family members, and support toward reinstating employment, we have received the symbol mark "Tomonin" set up by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

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Eruboshi Certification

In September 2022, we obtained Stage 3 (three-star) certification, the highest rank under the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare's Eruboshi Certification scheme for the corporate promotion of women's active participation.
Under the scheme, companies that have formulated and submitted a general employer action plan based on the Act Concerning Promotion of Women's Career Activities, and are excellent in terms of promotion of women's active participation receive Eruboshi Certification.

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Top Hundred Telework Pioneers

As a company with ample results, among all companies and organizations that have introduced or utilize teleworking, we were certified among the "Top Hundred Telework Pioneers" by the Ministry for Internal Affairs and Communications.

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DX Certification Program

We have received certification as a "DX certified operator" under the DX Certification Program of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. The DX Certification Program recognizes business operators that make excellent efforts in accordance with government guidelines for the operation and management of information processing systems, which were formulated based on the Act Partially Amending the Act on Facilitation of Information Processing, which came into effect on May 15, 2020.

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Sports Yell Company

The Japan Sports Agency certifies companies actively engaged in initiatives to implement sports for employee health promotion under the Sports Yell Company program. Japan Post Insurance was certified as a Sports Yell Company for 2024. Additionally, we received "Bronze certification," which is awarded to companies certified five or more times in total. We are engaged in initiatives such as "Radio-Taiso" to promote employee health.

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Tokyo Sports Promotion Company

Each year, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government certifies companies and other organizations implementing outstanding initiatives to encourage employees to participate in sports and provide support in the sporting field as "Tokyo Sports Promotion Companies." Japan Post Insurance was certified as a Tokyo Sports Promotion Company for FY2023. We support health promotion for everyone through the popularization and promotion of "Radio-Taiso" and "Minna no Taiso."

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Support for Initiatives

United Nations Global Compact

We signed the United Nations Global Compact as JAPAN POST INSURANCE Co., Ltd. in 2022 (and as Japan Post Group back in 2008). The United Nations Global Compact is the world's largest sustainability initiative for the United Nations and the private sector (companies and organizations) to join forces to build a healthy global society. We support the four areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption and Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, and will continue our efforts to achieve them.

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Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs)

In 2022, we declared our support for the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs).
The WEPs consist of seven international principles to promote women's economic empowerment to encourage vigorous corporate activity and growth through autonomous corporate initiatives, positioning gender equality and women's empowerment at the core of management.

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Task Force on Climaterelated Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

We expressed support for the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in April 2019.

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Taskforce on Naturerelated Financial Disclosures (TNFD) Forum

We support the philosophy of TNFD and joined the TNFD Forum in June 2023 to support its activities.

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Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) 

We signed the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in 2017.
The PRI is an action principle proposed by the United Nations in 2006, which consists of six principles, including the corporation of ESG issues into the investment decision-making process.

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In 2022, we joined Advance, a stewardship initiative where institutional investors work together to take action on human rights and social issues as an endorser.

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In 2022, we signed the CDP, an international initiative that encourages disclosure of environment-related information and resolution of environmental issues, in our capacity as an institutional investor.

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Climate Action 100+

We joined Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) in 2022. It is an international investor-led initiative to ensure corporations take necessary action on climate change through collaborative engagement (dialogue with companies).

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Japan Climate Initiative (JCI)

Since 2021, we have been supporting and participating in efforts by the Japan Climate Initiative (JCI), a network committed to realizing a decarbonized society.

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Japan Impact-driven Financing Initiative

We have signed the "Japan Impact-driven Financing Initiative" in 2021. It is an initiative to promote impact investment through cooperation and collaboration between diverse and multiple financial institutions that believe that the purpose of financial institutions is to actively address social and environmental issues, holistically understanding impact (environmental and social impact of the companies financial institutions are investing into).

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Triple I for Global Health

In 2023, we joined Triple I for Global Health (Impact Investment Initiative for Global Health) , an initiative that aims to contribute to solving social issues in the field of global health through impact investments.

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Social Impact Management Initiative (SIMI)

We have participated in the Social Impact Management Initiative (SIMI), a collaborative effort of diverse stakeholders in Japan since 2021.

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Japan Stewardship Initiative (JSI)

In 2022, we joined the Japan Stewardship Initiative, which aims to facilitate the exchange of opinions on practical issues across the industry and support efficient information transmission to achieve more sophisticated and profound stewardship activities.

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Support for COOL CHOICE

COOL CHOICE is a government-initiated national movement to encourage people to make wise choices in their daily lives, such as replacing products, using services, and choosing lifestyles that contribute to the creation of a decarbonized society, to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases such as CO2.
We support for COOL CHOICE and implement COOL BIZ between May and October to reduce air-conditioning use during summer in a bid to decrease electricity consumption.

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