External Evaluation (As of June 2018)

1.Inclusion in SRI Indexes*

MSCI Global SRI/ESG Leaders Indexes

An index compiled by MSCI, Inc. comprised of companies with high SRI and ESG evaluations from every industry.

The MSCI Japan Empowering Women Select Index

An index comprising companies selected by MSCI Inc. The companies are from every industry and are recognized for promoting active roles for women by calculating a multidimensional gender diversity score based on female employment data disclosed under the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace and other corporate disclosures.

SNAM Sustainability Index

An index developed by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management (SNAM), SOMPO Risk Management & Healthcare (environmental assessments) and Integrex Inc. (social and corporate governance assessments). The three companies combined their experience and expertise to develop the index based on a proprietary evaluation system.

  • Kurita Water Industries Ltd.’s inclusion in the MSCI indexes and the use of the MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks, and index names does not constitute support, guarantee or sales promotion of Kurita Water Industries Ltd. by MSCI or its affiliate companies. MSCI’s exclusive proprietary rights: MSCI, the MSCI index names, and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliate companies.

2.Evaluation by CSR Rating Organization

oekom research

The Company has received a “Prime” designation in its social responsibility rating on “Environmental aspects” and “Social and cultural aspects” from oekom research AG, a CSR assessment company headquartered in Germany.

  • *SRI indexes: Socially Responsible Investment indexes consider social and environmental aspects as important investment criteria of companies in addition to their financial aspects.