SustainabilityESG Index and External Evaluations

Under the corporarte philosophy of Sawai Group, Always putting healthier lives first, we are working to resolve social issues through our core generic drug business with the aim of realizing a sustainable society. In response to our efforts, Sawai Group Holdings has received the following evaluations from external evaluation organizations.

*As Sawai Pharmaceutical until March 31, 2021

FTSE4Good Index Series

FTSE4Good Index Series

We have been included for the third consecutive year since 2019 in the FTSE4Good Index Series.
The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices, created by FTSE Russell, a global provider of benchmarks of investment index that 100% owned by the London Stock Exchange.

FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Sawai Group Holdings 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.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

We have been included for the third consecutive year since 2019 in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index.
The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.

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

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

We have been included in the MSCI* Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), which is part of the MSCI environmental, social and governance (ESG) indexes, aim to represent the performance of companies that are leading within their GICS®(the Global Industry Classification Standard) sector groups in terms of promoting and maintaining gender diversity, while also meeting certain quality criteria.

*the world's largest pension investment institution.

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S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

We been included in the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index by Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).
The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient index is designed to measure the performance of companies in the Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX), while overweighting or underweighting those companies that have lower or higher levels of carbon emissions per unit of revenue.

Sompo Sustainability Index

Sompo Sustainability Index

We have been included for the third consecutive year since 2019 in Sompo Sustainability Index, an ESG management product managed by SOMPO Holdings Group for pension funds and institutional investors that widely invests in companies that are highly regarded for ESG (environmental, society, and governance).

Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization

Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization

We have been selected for the fourth consecutive year since 2018 as a Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nippon Kenko Kaigi recognize companies as organizations engaging in strategic health and productivity management program efforts for maintaining their employees’ and other workers’ health from a management perspective.

Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey

Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey

We participated in the Fourth Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey, which selects advanced companies that challenge the productivity revolution through "Work Style Reform,” targeting listed companies and leading unlisted companies. This survey has been conducted by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. since 2017. "Smart Work Management" is defined as an initiative to maximize organizational performance through 3 factors: the realization of diverse and flexible working styles, a system to create new businesses, and the ability to develop markets. With the addition of management bases such as corporate governance, companies are evaluated on a 5-star scale.

CDP

CDP

CDP is the world's largest information disclosure foundation that handles information on corporate environmental activities. CDP is a non-governmental organization (NGO) in the United Kingdom that has three reports: Climate Change, Water, and Forest. It scores responses from companies to questionnaires in eight levels and provides information for investors to make investment decisions. The Sawai Group has a C score in its Climate Change Report and Water Report.