Listed on Top of Superior Companies in Gomez ESG Site Rankings 2021

September 17, 2021

ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Keita Ishii, President & COO; hereinafter “ITOCHU”) announced today that ITOCHU Corporation was ranked top of the List of Superior Companies in the Gomez ESG Site Rankings 2021.

The high recognition was given to our ESG information (ESG Report 2020) in the evaluation of listed companies for information adequacy of websites on Sustainability used to conduct PR activities to various stakeholders, including shareholders and investors over the internet. ITOCHU Corporation was on top of the List of Superior Companies through preliminary selection (368 companies) and final selection (160 companies). The survey process consists of five categories: 1) website ease of use, 2) overall ESG information, 3) Environmental (E) information, 4) Social (S) information, and 5) Governance (G) information. Evaluation criteria are set to assume the use of information by not only shareholders and investors, but by a wide range of stakeholders.

ITOCHU is committed to ESG initiatives and will continue to engage in proactive information disclosure.