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Honors for Daikin

Awards for 2020

Overall CSR

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■Won the Minister of the Environment Award(Silver)
Won the Minister of the Environment Award(Silver)
■Recognized as a Sustainability Yearbook Member by S&P Global in The Sustainability Yearbook 2021
Sustainability Yearbook Member 2021 S&P Global

Environmental Honors

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■Won FY2020 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
  • Received the Chairman Prize of Energy Conservation Center, Japan, in the Energy Conservation Category for our ZEB intended for existing tenanted buildings developed based on energy conservation diagnosis.
  • Received the Chairman Prize of Energy Conservation Center, Japan, in the Product/Business Model Category for our product as a service business providing an energy efficient and comfortable air environment.
  • Received the Chairman Prize of Energy Conservation Center, Japan, in the Energy Conservation Category (small group activities) for our energy conservation practices by improving the operation of welfare facilities for the elderly
  • Received the Chairman Prize of Energy Conservation Center, Japan, in the Product/Business Model Category for our energy recovery ventilation system (VAH250HS)
FY2020 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
■Received the ranking of A- in surveys on climate change and water resource management conducted by CDP

Human Resource Honors

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■NIKKEI Smart Work Awards 2021 Innovation Prize and Awarded the highest rating, 5 stars, in the 4rd NIKKEI Smart Work survey conducted by Nikkei Inc., which assesses companies based on the adoption of diverse, flexible work practices
NIKKEI Smart Work Awards 2021 Innovation Prize
NIKKEI Smart Work Awards 2021 5 stars
■Granted Nadeshiko Brand designation for the eighth time over seven consecutive years, by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Nadeshiko Brand

Newspaper and Magazine Rankings

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■CSR Rankings 15th
(Toyo Keizai Inc.)

Awards for 2019

Overall CSR

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■Chosen for inclusion in the MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
■Chosen for inclusion in the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
■Chosen for inclusion in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
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MSCI ESG Research website
■Chosen for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Daikin Industries has been independently assessed according to the FTSE Blossom Japan Index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
■Chosen for inclusion in the SOMPO (Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd. ) Sustainability Index.
SOMPO Sustainability Index
■Won the Best IR Award from the Japan Investor Relations Association
Best IR Award
■Awarded 4.5-star rating in the Nikkei SDGs Management Survey conducted by Nikkei Inc.

Environmental Honors

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■Won FY2019 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
  • "Sustainable energy efficiency practices at multi-store amusement facility maintaining comfort" won the Director General Prize of Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
  • "Residential air conditioner for energy efficient homes" and "energy efficiency initiatives for new factories using new air conditioning model and big data" each won the Chairman Prize of Energy Conservation Center, Japan, for their respective category
FY2019 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
■Received the ranking of A- in a survey on water resource management conducted by CDP

Daikin Fluorochemicals (China) Co., Ltd.

■Recognized by the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Ecology and Environment as a Green Development Corporate Pacesetter for its contributions to green development in Jiangsu Province

Honors for Creating New Value

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■Outdoor air conditioner, Outer Tower, won the Nikkei Superior Products and Services Award 2019 that recognizes particularly excellent new products and services
Outdoor air conditioner, Outer Tower
■Won Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator, by Clarivate Analytics, for intellectual property activities; marking the seventh time over six consecutive years we have won this award
Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator

Honors for Customer Satisfaction

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■Portable air conditioner, Carrime, won the iF Design Award 2020
iF Design Award 2020
■Four products won the FY2019 Good Design Award: Ururu Sarara Air Purifier, a streamer humidity conditioning air purifier; Stylish Flow, an Sky Air series air conditioner for stores and offices; Outer Tower, an outdoor air conditioner; and an in-vehicle air purifier for the Taiwan market
FY2019 Good Design Award

Human Resource Honors

Daikin Industries, Ltd.

■Granted Nadeshiko Brand designation for the seventh time over six consecutive years, by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Nadeshiko Brand
■Awarded the highest level of certification (L-boshi certification) based on Japan's Act to Advance Women's Success in their Working Life.
(L-boshi certification
■Awarded the highest rating, 5 stars, in the 3rd NIKKEI Smart Work survey conducted by Nikkei Inc., which assesses companies based on the adoption of diverse, flexible work practices
NIKKEI Smart Work

McQuay China (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

■Certified for 5A Rank as Labor Security Credit Company from the Suzhou Industrial Park Labor and Social Security Bureau
5A Rank as Labor Security Credit Company

Newspaper and Magazine Rankings

■CSR Rankings 11th
(Toyo Keizai Inc.)
■Eco-brand Survey 2019
Making efforts to reduce energy consumption 5th
(Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.)
■Japan's Best Brands 2020 28th
(Interbrand)
■Company Rankings 12th
(The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd.)
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