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Inclusion in SRI indexes*

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma's initiatives in the area of CSR activities have been highly evaluated, and we have been included in the following SRI indexes*.

* Indicators of socially responsible investment, which utilizes evaluation/selection standards that consider not only corporate financial matters but also social responsibility.

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

The DJSI are socially responsible investment indices developed by Dow Jones and RobecoSAM. Corporate sustainability is evaluated each year based on economic, environmental, and social factors, and companies with superior overall performance are selected as component companies. In September 2018, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma was selected for the first time for DJSI Asia Pacific, the Asia Pacific subset of the DJSI.

FTSE4Good Index Series

This is an SRI index created by FTSE Russell. Companies that fulfill a certain level of CSR activities are selected as component companies. Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma has been selected for 14 consecutive years since 2004.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

From among the FTSE4Good component companies, Japanese companies that meet clear, highly transparent standards for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices are selected as component companies for the FTSE Blossom Japan Index.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

This SRI index is prepared by MSCI. From among the component companies of the MSCI Japan IMI Top 500 Index (top 500 companies by market capitalization), companies with high ESG evaluations are selected as the component companies for this index.

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

From among the component companies of the MSCI Japan IMI Top 500 Index (top 500 companies by market capitalization), companies that are leaders in gender diversity in their sector groups are selected as the component companies for this index.

SNAM Sustainability Index

This index is prepared by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd. Based on an original evaluation system, companies that exceed a standard score are selected as component companies for this index.

External CSR Evaluations
Acquisition of accreditation mark based on the Act on Advancement of
Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children

The Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children came into effect in 2005. In accordance with this law, companies that formulate action plans to support child-rearing by employees, achieve planned targets, and meet certain standards are eligible for certification by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare. The Kurumin mark demonstrates that a company has received this certification. Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma has received this certification six times, including in 2018.

Acquisition of "Eruboshi" certification mark

In accordance with the Act on Promotion of Women's Participation and Advancement in the Workplace, which came into effect in 2016, companies that formulate action plans to promote active careers for female employees and achieve excellent results with related initiatives are eligible for certification by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare. The Eruboshi mark demonstrates that a company has received this certification. Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma has received this certification for three consecutive years, starting in 2016.

Selected as "Outstanding Enterprise in Health and Productivity Management — White 500"

The "Outstanding Enterprise in Health and Productivity Management Certification System," which was established by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in 2016, is a system for recognizing companies and groups that are implementing especially strong health and productivity management. Of these companies, the White 500 program certifies large corporations that implement excellent health and productivity management in cooperation with their health insurance providers. This program, which is offered jointly by METI and Nippon Kenko Kaigi, is intended to expand the number of companies that are implementing health and productivity management. The program will certify 500 companies by 2020. Following 2017, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma was selected for the second consecutive year.

Acquisition of Certification as a Leading Company in the Support of Active Careers for Women

Each year, in accordance with established standards, Osaka City certifies companies and groups that are actively striving to establish environments that support active careers for women. Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma received this certification in 2016.

Receipt of Award of Excellence at the 3rd Working Women Empowerment Awards

The Japan Productivity Center implements this wide-ranging award program for organizations that are conducting original, innovative initiatives with the aim of empowering women and increasing productivity. In June 2018, we received an award of excellence.

Receipt of Award at Yokohama Global Warming Countermeasures Awards

In accordance with city regulations, under the Yokohama City global warming countermeasure plan, the city awards companies that have implemented superior initiatives to control greenhouse gas emissions. In fiscal 2015, the Yokohama Office received an award for its achievement of a 10% year-on-year reduction in a CO2 emissions intensity indicator through the efficient operation of air conditioning equipment and energy-saving measures.

Receipt of Excellence Award in the Environmental Report Section
of the 21st Environmental Communication Awards

The purpose of the Environmental Communication Awards is to promote initiatives by companies and other organizations in the fields of environmental management and environmental communications and to enhance the quality of environmental information disclosure by recognizing excellent environmental reports and environmental activity reports. This award program is jointly sponsored by the Ministry of the Environment and the Global Environmental Forum. The Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporate Report 2017 and the CSR Activities Report 2017 received the Excellence Award in the Environmental Report Section.

Receipt of Award Under Kansai Eco-Office Encouragement Award Program

The Kansai Eco-Office Award is sponsored by the Union of Kansai Governments, which comprises multiple prefectures and ordinance-designated cities in the Kansai region. Under this award system, worksites that are conducting superior initiatives in the area of environmentally friendly activities are selected from among worksites participating in the KansaI Eco Office Declaration movement. We received the award due to high evaluations of our achievement of CO2 emissions volume reductions through the introduction of advanced energy-saving facilities in the Head Office building and the greening of the grounds and rooftop, as well as our aggressive CSR initiatives that contribute to the prevention of global warming through planting activities.

Kashima Office Receives Commissioner's Commendation from the Commissioner of the Fire
and Disaster Management Agency as a Superior Hazardous Material Related Worksite

At the 2018 Hazardous Materials Safety Meeting, which was sponsored by the Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA), the Japan Association for Safety of Hazardous Materials, and others, the Kashima Office (Osaka City), received a commendation from the Commissioner of the Fire and Disaster Management Agency as a superior hazardous material related worksite. This award is presented to worksites that do an especially superior job in regard to safety management in the handling of hazardous materials and to organizational safety management and safety education.

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CSR Activities Report 2018

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