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CSR and the Environment

Our Approach to CSR

Recent External Commendations and Evaluations

Recent External Commendations and Evaluations on Komatsu's
Environmental Conservation and Social Activities

2013 January • Komatsu is ranked 19th among 438 companies in the 16th Corporate Environmental Management Ranking by Nikkei Inc.
March • Komatsu is ranked 21st among 1,116 companies in the CSR Corporate Ranking by Toyo Keizai Shinbun, Inc
• Komatsu is ranked 5th among 616 companies in the Corporate Integrity and Transparency Assessment by Integrex Inc
2012 January • Komatsu is ranked 38th among 449 companies in the 15th Corporate Environmental Management Ranking by Nikkei Inc.
March • Komatsu's "CSR & Environmental Report 2011" receives the award of excellence at the 15th Green Reporting Awards, organized by the Green Reporting Forum and Toyo Keizai Shinbun, Inc.
• Komatsu is ranked 19th among 1,117 companies in the CSR Corporate Ranking by Toyo Keizai Shinbun, Inc.
• Komatsu is ranked 4th among 611 companies in the Corporate Integrity and Transparency Assessment by Integrex Inc.
August • Komatsu Asia & Pacific Pte Ltd. (KAP) is the Merit Winner of the Singapore Environment Achievement Award (Manufacturing)
September • Komatsu is recognized by the Tokyo Stock Exchange as a Company Appropriately Responding to "ESG" issues"
December • Komatsu is ranked 3th among 1,020 companies according to the "NICES" company-rating system by Nikkei Inc
2011 January • Ranked 16th among 253 companies in Japan in Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd.'s Seventh Annual Corporate Performance Rankings
• Ranked 29th among 475 companies in the 14th Corporate Environmental Management Ranking by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
February • Awarded first prize for the 2011 Integrity Award from the Internal Control Council of Japan (ACFE)
April • Komatsu Hybrid System for construction equipment receives the 2010 JSME Medal for New Technology from the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)
July • Komatsu's mobile recycler is nominated as an example of the 2011 Recommended Technology at the New Technology Utilization System Review Conference organized by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
August • Komatsu CSR is awarded the Bronze Class by SAM Corporation, Switzerland's SRI assessment company
November • Komatsu is ranked 7th among 1,005 companies according to the "NICES" company-rating system by Nikkei Inc.
2010 May • Received the 2010 Chairman's Award from the Japan Construction Mechanization Association for developing the PC200-8E0 Hybrid Hydraulic Excavator
October • Ranked 18th among 1,900 companies in Japan in the Nippon Foundation's Annual Corporate Performance Rankings
December • Awarded the Good Enterprise Grand Prix from the Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA)
• The Oyama Plant received the "Environment Minister's Commendation" for its activities for mitigating global warming
• Komatsu ranked 8th according to the "NICES" company rating system by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
2009 January • Ranked 17th among 100 companies in Japan in Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd.'s Fifth Annual Corporate Performance Rankings
February • Sadao Nozawa, Manager of the Environment and Energy Conservation Group in the General Affairs Department at the Oyama Plant in Japan, recognized with the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Director-General's Award in the FY2008 Month of Energy Conservation organized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan
• PC200-8 hybrid hydraulic excavator given the Nikkei Business Daily Award for Excellence in the 2008 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards sponsored by Nikkei Inc.
March • Received the Seventh Annual Award for Broadening of Individual Shareholder Base in Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.'s 2008 TSE Awards for Listed Companies
October • Ranked 17th among 1900 companies in The Nippon Foundation's "The admired Japanese 100 companies of Japan"
2008 February • Received the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award in The Japan Machinery Federation's FY2007 (28th Award) for Energy-Conserving Machinery for its hybrid electric forklift trucks
March • Ranked 1st two years in a row in the Nihon Keizai Shimbun newspaper's Nikkei PRISM (Private Sector Multi Evaluation System) evaluation of top companies in Japan
May • Hensley Industries, Inc. recognized as Bronze Level member of Clean Texas program in the U.S. (ranking below two Platinum Level and one Gold Level members)
June • Received award from Minister of the Environment of Japan for being a Contributor to Local Environmental Conservation
• Honored with an 85th Robotics and Mechatronics Division Award from The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Received the Robotics and Mechatronics Technological Achievement Award for the Komatsu Tracking System for construction equipment (KOMTRAX), IT-assisted construction system utilizing high-precision GPS, autonomous haulage system (AHS), and other technological advancements in the field
• PC26MR-3 mini hydraulic excavator named Product of the Year in the European Rental Association (ERA)'s European Rental Awards 2008 appearing in the magazine International Rental News
• Shinichi Kobayashi, Environmental Manager in the General Affairs Department at the Oyama Plant in Japan, recognized an award from the Minister of the Environment of Japan in the Ministry of the Environment of Japan's recognition of Contributors to Environmental Conservation, etc. in FY2008
July • D51 medium-sized bulldozer recognized as Silver Winner in the Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) co-organized by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and Business Week magazine
September • Ranked 44th among 422 companies in Japan in Nihon Keizai Shimbun newspaper's 2008 Most Pleasant Companies to Work For
November • Chairman of the Board Masahiro Sakane awarded the Deming Prize for Individuals by the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE)
December • Ranked 47th among 1,796 manufacturers in Japan in Nihon Keizai Shimbun newspaper's 12th Nikkei Environmental Management Ratings
• Komatsu Head Office's cafeteria awarded the Judging Committee's Special Prize (School and Company Cafeteria Category) in the Local Production for Local Consumption Menu Contest sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan

Commendations from Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Assessment Bodies (Globally)

  • Selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), SRI share price indexes developed by Dow Jones Indexes (U.S.) and SAM Group (Switzerland)
  • Selected for inclusion in the listing of SRI issues developed by Morningstar (Japan)
  • Rated as "Prime" among 35 machinery companies in 2012 social responsibility ratings by Oekom, a Germany-based independent CSR assessment company.

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