ITOCHU wins Gold Class and Industry Leader at the SAM Sustainability Awards 2019

February 20, 2019

ITOCHU Corporation was awarded Gold Class at the SAM Sustainability Awards 2019, winning the recognition of RobecoSAM, a Swiss research institution that evaluates companies making efforts in sustainability and offers information to investors. ITOCHU has become the top for the fourth consecutive year in the Trading Companies & Distributors sector.

Of over 2,700 major companies around the world were assessed by RobecoSAM and it evaluates the actions and level of informational disclosure of each company in the categories of Society, Environment and Governance in each of its 60 industrial sector classifications, and awards the top companies as those conducting prominent efforts toward achieving a sustainable society.

We will continue to listen to the global voices of our stakeholders, act to resolve social issues through our businesses, and aim to achieve a sustainable company and growth of society.