External Evaluations / Participation in Initiatives

Selection as an index stock for SRI (Socially Responsible Investment)

Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) refers to investment activities based on whether or not a company is fulfilling its social responsibilities by evaluating the company from the perspective of non-financial information, such as environmental, social and governance factors, in addition to investment criteria based on financial analysis. Our company has been selected for the following SRI indexes as a company with excellent environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

FTSE Russell

The company has been selected as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series, FTSE Blossom Japan Index, FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, performance indexes of Japanese companies that excel in addressing ESG issues, developed by global index broker FTSE Russell.

FTSE4Good, FTSE Blossom Japan, FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

FTSE Russell's website

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

Standard and Poor's (S&P), a global index provider, and the Tokyo Stock Exchange, a member of the Japan Exchange Group (JPX), have jointly developed an ESG index (stock price index), which has been included in the index since 2018, the year of its calculation.

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index website

Sompo Sustainability Index

We have been selected for the "Sompo Sustainability Index," a composite of about 300 companies who are making remarkable efforts in ESG, established by Sompo Asset Management.

2023 Sompo Sustainability Index


BCM Rating Received from the Development Bank of Japan

In February 2024, the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ)'s "BCM Rated Loan Program," which rates companies on their disaster preparedness and business continuity management (BCM), praised us for "making particularly superior efforts with regards to business continuity," granting us the highest rating.


Development Bank of Japan BCM rating website

The inclusion of Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. in any index, and the use of its logos, trademarks, service marks or index names herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement or promotion of Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. by each index company or any of its affiliates. The indexes are the exclusive property of each index company. Each index company and its index names and logos are trademarks or service marks of its index company or its affiliates.

Participation in Initiatives

Support for TCFD

In November 2021, the Company announced its support for recommendations by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD*) established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
By announcing its support for the TCFD recommendations, the Company is further promoting business activities contributing to decarbonization, as well as enhancing the disclosure regarding climate change-related risk and opportunities.

  • Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures: Established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) after the Paris Agreement (COP21), the TCFD is an international organization for the stabilization of the financial system.
    The TCFD published a report in June 2017 to encourage the disclosure of climate related information with financial impact in annual financial reports.
Signature to the
Principles for
Financial Action for
the 21st Century

The Company has been a signatory to the Principles for Financial Action towards a Sustainable Society (Principles for Financial Action for the 21st Century), a proactive initiative by financial institutions, since it was formulated in November 2011. The Principles for Financial Action for the 21st Century consist of seven principles for financial institutions that want to take an active role and responsibility in the creation of a sustainable society and guidelines tailored to each sector to implement the principles. We will continue to make active efforts for the environment and society based on these principles.

PFA21 Principles for Financial Action for the 21st Century
in the GX League

The Company participates in the GX League, established by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, which aims at transforming economic and social systems towards the realization of carbon neutrality.

GX League

page top