Recognition from Society

Main Awards Recognizing Sustainability Initiatives

Having pursued initiatives in close proximity with customers and communities in the various countries where we are developing our operations, Dai-ichi Life Group has been recognized with awards.
(As of March 2021)

Inclusion in the ESG Indices

Dai-ichi Life Group is putting evaluations by the world's primary ESG evaluation organs to use in improving its sustainability initiatives.
The Group has been incorporated into composites for the below ESG indices (as of July 2021).

FTSE4Good Index Series*1

The Company was selected for inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the eleven consecutive years. The FTSE4Good Index Series is a family of indexes compiled by UK-based FTSE Russell, a global index provider. The index is designed to select companies that meet international standards in risk management relating to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

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FTSE Blossom Japan Index*1

The Company was also selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, which is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices.

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MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes*2

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index*2

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)*2

The Company was selected for inclusion in the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index and the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index compiled by American index provider MSCI, Inc.

s&p/jpx carbon efficient index

The S & P / JPX Carbon Efficient Index has TOPIX, which is a representative stock index showing trends in the Japanese market, as its universe. This index determines the weight of constituent stocks by focusing on the disclosure status of environmental information and the level of carbon efficiency (carbon emissions per sales). The company is a constituent of this, with a deciile rating of "5", a second place in the insurance industry, and a disclosure status of "disclosure".

“Sustainability Year Book 2021” S&P Global

The company has also been selected as a year book member in the “Sustainability Year Book 2021” issued by S&P Global in February 2022.

Other External Awards

Platinum Kurumin

Platinum Kurumin

Dai-ichi Life, the core company of the Group, has acquired the "Platinum Kurumin" mark, which is a proof of being certified by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare, as a "child-rearing support company."

Nadeshiko Brand and Semi-Nadeshiko Brand

Nadeshiko Brand and Semi-Nadeshiko Brand

We were selected as a Nadeshiko Brand company for two consecutive years in a joint decision by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange from listed companies in each industry that have shown outstanding performance in promoting female workplace participation.
in fiscal 2018: Nadeshiko Meigara
in fiscal 2019: Semi-Nadeshiko Brand

External evaluation of this site

Sustainability Category of the 2021

We received the Excellence Award in the "Sustainability Category" of the 2021 Internet IR Awards conducted by Daiwa Investor Relations Co., Ltd.

ESG site ranking

We were selected as an excellent company in the 2021 ESG site ranking conducted by BroadBand Security Co., Ltd.