Acknowledgment as a Sustainable Company
On October 1, 2019, Yahoo Japan Corporation (“Yahoo! JAPAN”) changed its trade name to Z Holdings Corporation.
The name “Yahoo! JAPAN (now: Z Holdings Corporation)” in the following sentences is the trade name the company was under at the times of awards/recognitions.
FTSE4Good Index Series
FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Yahoo Japan Corporation 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 sustainable investment funds and other products.
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
FTSE Russell (trademark of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Yahoo Japan Corporation 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 sustainable investment funds and other products.
MSCI* Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
Yahoo! JAPAN has been included in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) for companies with exceptional gender diversity. This inclusion indicates that we have been assessed as a company leading efforts to support the participation and promotion of women in the workplace through diversity policies. This index was adopted as an investment target of the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).
- * THE INCLUSION OF Yahoo! JAPAN 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 Yahoo! JAPAN 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
In June 2019, Yahoo! JAPAN was selected for inclusion in the SNAM Sustainability Index, managed by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management. The index is used for the SNAM Sustainable Asset Management comprised of approximately 300 companies that excel in ESG, and is currently adopted by several pension funds and institutional investors.
Health & Productivity Stock Selection 2019 / 2019 Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program, Large Enterprise Category (White 500)
Yahoo! JAPAN was chosen for inclusion in the Health & Productivity Stock Selection 2019, for the first time. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange jointly select enterprises engaged in health and productivity management in which enterprises strategically carry out efforts regarding their employees’ health from a management perspective. For the third year in a row since 2017, we have been acknowledged in the large enterprise category (White 500) of the Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program by Nippon Kenko Kaigi. We strive to maximize our performance, solve users’ problems and improve our business results by having our employees in their top condition both mentally and physically. For this, we regard that the mental and physical health of the employees and their families is the most important foundation and our top priority. Going forward, we will take on the challenges of pursuing health and productivity management by leveraging information technologies and scientific methods unique to an Internet company.
- ※“健康経営” (Health and Productivity Management) is a registered trademark of Workshop for the Management of Health on Company and Employee.
Selection as Competitive IT Strategy Company 2019
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange selected Yahoo! JAPAN as Competitive IT Strategy Company 2019. This honor is awarded to companies listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange that actively use IT to inspire administrative innovation and increase productivity and earnings.
Yahoo! JAPAN was recognized for its creation of practical and new technologies and active usage of IT in various areas such as usage of accumulated big data. Yahoo! JAPAN has been awarded with this prize for four consecutive years since 2016.
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