SGH

External Recognition

SG Holdings is highly recognized for initiatives to achieve a sustainably society. The Company has received awards from external organizations and is included in the following stock market indexes inside and outside of Japan (as of September 1, 2023). We would like to further expand disclosure required by investors, and achieve constructive dialogue.

Inclusion in ESG Indexes

The Company has obtained high evaluations from globally active ESG evaluation organizations and is included in all six ESG indexes selected by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the world's largest pension fund, as its core ESG benchmarks for investment in Japanese equity.

FTSE4Good Index Series

An index developed by FTSE Russell. It is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices from approximately 7,200 leading companies globally.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

An index developed by FTSE Russell. It is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies demonstrating strong ESG practices. It is used by a wide variety of market participants for ESG investments.

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

An index developed by FTSE Russell. It is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies demonstrating strong ESG practices in their respective industries. To promote the transition to a low-carbon economy, one of the selection criteria is management attitude toward climate change risks and opportunities, especially for companies with high greenhouse gas emissions.

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes

An index developed by MSCI, selecting companies that are evaluated to have high ESG performance from various industries for companies aourd the world.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

An index developed by MSCI, selecting companies that are evaluated to have high ESG performance in Japanese companies from various industries.

MSCI Japan Empowering Women (WIN)

An index developed by MSCI, selecting companies that are evaluated to have high diversity score for empowering women in Japanese companies from various industries

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

S&An index developed by S&P Dow Jones and the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with the investment weight of the constituents being determined based on the status of disclosure of environmental information and the level of carbon efficiency (carbon emissions per unit of sales).

Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Index

The index, developed by Morningstar using Equileap's data and evaluation methodologies, gives a higher investment weighting to Japanese companies that have a culture of gender diversity policies and a commitment to equal opportunities for employees regardless of gender.

SOMPO Sustainability Index

This is an index managed by SOMPO Asset Management Co., Ltd. It is used for the company's "SOMPO Sustainable Management" investment product, which is composed of around 300 companies demonstrating outstanding ESG performance and is used by many pension funds and institutional investors.

Other Recognition

CDP

CDP is a UK-based global environmental assessment NGO that surveys the environmental measures taken by companies and businesses and promotes the disclosure of environmental information. CDP focuses specifically on climate change, water security, and forests. CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognized as the global standard of corporate environmental transparency.
The Company has been selected for the Climate "A List," which is the highest rating.

MSCI ESG RATING

The MSCI ESG Rating is a global measure of ESG investment that provides a comprehensive assessment and rating of ESG for thousands of companies worldwide.
The company obtains an"AAA"MSCI rating

MSCI ESG rating AA

DX Stock 2022

The Company was selected as a “Digital Transformation Stock (DX Stock) 2022” which selects companies that strategically implement IT usage.

*THE INCLUSION OF SGHOLDINGS 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 SGHOLDINGS 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.

List of certifications and awards
(as of September 1, 2023)

Providing Safe and Secure Services

Certification

Logo Name Scope Certifying
Organization
Remarks
- Motor Vehicle Operation Manager Training Certificated Organization Sagawa Express - Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism -
Excellent Safety Workplace Certification (G mark)
Excellent Safety Workplace Certification (G mark) Sagawa Express (396 sales offices) A National Trucking Rationalization Organization -
SG Moving (10 sales offices) -
World Supply (4 sales offices) -
ISO 9001 (International standard on quality management systems)
ISO 9001 (International standard on quality management systems) Sagawa Express (460 sales offices) Certifying Organizations -
SG Moving Head Office Sales Department, TOKYO BASE -
SG Systems (Kanto Branch Office and 7 other locations) -
Expolanka Freight - -
SG Sagawa Ameroid - -
Moving Business Excellence Certification System
Moving Business Excellence Certification System SG Moving - Japan Trucking Association -

Award

Logo Name Scope Certifying
Organization
Remarks
- Excellent Safe Driving Workplace Award Sagawa Express (159 sales offices) Japan Safe Driving Center -
SG Motors (24 maintenance plants) -

Promoting Environmentally Friendly Business Activities

Certification

Logo Name Scope Certifying
Organization
Remarks
ISO 14001 (International standard on environmental management systems)
ISO 14001 (International standard on environmental management systems) Sagawa Express Tokyo Head Office Certifying Organization -
Expolanka Freight 19 bases -
- ISO 14064 (International standard for self-verification of reporting of greenhouse gas emissions) Expolanka Freight - Certifying Organization sg-hldgs
Highest rank of Five Stars under DBJ Green Building Certification System
Highest rank of Five Stars under DBJ Green Building Certification System SG Assetmax (Sagawa Tokyo Logistics Center (STLC), a property owned by private placement fund entrusted with management) Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ) -
Acquired 'A' Rank on JHEP Biodiversity Assessment
Acquired 'A' Rank on JHEP Biodiversity Assessment SG Assetmax Ecosystem Conservation Society Japan First time acquired by a logistics facility
EcoAction 21
EcoAction 21 SG Motors All sales offices Ministry of the Environment -
SG Moving
Sagawa Global Logistics 10 bases
ZEB (Zero Energy Building)
ZEB (Zero Energy Building) SG Realty (Logistics facilities SG Realty Wako and SG Realty Higashiosaka) Ministry of the Environment -
SG Realty (Logistics facilities SG Realty Wako and SG Realty Higashiosaka)
BELS 5 Stars
(highest rating)
SG Realty MCUD SG Realty Kawasaki Ministry of the Environment A multi-tenant logistics facility jointly developed by Mitsubishi Corporation Urban Development and SG Realty
SEGES
Sagawa Express "Takao 100-year Forest" certified based on SEGES screening rules Sagawa Express (Takao 100-year Forest) Certifying Organization A system for evaluating and certifying good greenery created and day-to-day activities and initiatives by enterprises, etc.
Recognition of the Sagawa Express Takao 100-year Forest as a 'Place for Nature-Based Experiences'
Recognition of the Sagawa Express Takao 100-year Forest as a 'Place for Nature-Based Experiences' Sagawa Express (Takao 100-year Forest) prefectural governors, etc. A system through which prefectural governors, etc., certify applications from companies to provide opportunities for experiences such as nature and social experiences.

Award

Logo Name Scope Certifying
Organization
Remarks
- Low Carbon Logistics Promotion Award of the 23rd Logistics Environment Awards Sagawa Express - Japan Association for Logistics and Transport -
- Special Award of the 24th Logistics Environment Awards Sagawa Express -
the Worldstar Award at the Worldstar 2022
Received the Worldstar Award at the Worldstar 2022 Sagawa Global Logistics - WPO: World Packing Organisation An award for reducing labor and delivery volumes by optimizing delivery boxes through use of the Carton Wrap automated wrapping system
- Received the SDGs Social Contribution Award at the FY2021 Logistics Awards - Japan Institute of Logistics Systems
- Received an award in the Improvement and Rationalization category at the 45th Kinoshita Awards - Japan Packaging Institute

Building an Organization of Diversity and Individuality

Certification

Logo Name Scope Certifying
Organization
Remarks
Platinum Kurumin Mark
Platinum Kurumin Mark SG Moving Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare -
SG Systems
Kurumin Mark
Kurumin Mark SG Holdings
Sagawa Express
SGH Global Japan
Sagawa Advance
Good Workplace for Drivers Certification (commonly known as the Comfortable Workplace Certification)
Good Workplace for Drivers Certification (commonly known as the Comfortable Workplace Certification) SG Moving Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism -
'Eruboshi' ('L Star') (Highest rank of three stars)
'Eruboshi' ('L Star') (Highest rank of three stars) Sagawa Global Logistics Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare -
SG Systems
Sagawa Advance
SG Fielder
Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program 2023
Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program 2023 Sagawa Global Logistics (Large Enterprise Category) Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Nippon Kenko Kaigi -
Sagawa Advance
SGH Global Japan (SME Category)
Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program 2023(SME Category)
SG Holdings Group Health Insurance Association
Certified as Excellent Worker Dispatching Business
Certified as Excellent Worker Dispatching Business SG Fielder Japan Association of Human Resource Services Industry
Osaka Prefecture Support Company for Persons with Disabilities
Osaka Prefecture Support Company for Persons with Disabilities SG Fielder - Osaka Prefectural Government -

Award

Logo Name Scope Certifying
Organizations
Remarks
D&I Awards Received 2022 (the highest-level award Best Workplace)
D&I Awards Received 2022 (the highest-level award Best Workplace) SG Holdings JobRainbow Co., Ltd.
Pride Index (Received Silver Award)
Pride Index (Received Silver Award) SG Holdings (Applied jointly with names of 14 Group companies) Voluntary organization work with Pride

Creating New Value Through Comprehensive Logistics Solutions

Certification

Logo Name Scope Certifying
Organization
Remarks
CEIV Pharma
CEIV Pharma certification for the quality of air transportation of pharmaceutical products Sagawa Express Kansai International Airport International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Sagawa Express Narita International Airport

Building a Responsible Management Foundation

Certification

Logo Name Scope Certifying
Organization
Remarks
ISO 27001
ISO 27001 (International standard on information security management systems) Sagawa Express (Sales Section and Customer Service Section of the Sales Department) Various Certifying Organization -
Sagawa Global Logistics (Sales Department, Logistics Sales Department, Logistics Solution Department, Transportation Planning Department)
SG Systems (Kyoto head office, Kyoto SI Center, Fukushima BPS Center)
PrivacyMark
PrivacyMark SG Systems - Japan Institute for Promotion of Digital Economy and Community (JIPDEC) -