Highest Ratings from Major IR and Sustainability Website Evaluation Organizations Again in 2022, Including First Prize in 2022 Internet IR Award from Daiwa IR for Five Consecutive Year

December 23, 2022

ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Keita Ishii, President & COO; hereinafter “ITOCHU”) announced that it received highest ratings for its website again in 2022 from major IR and Sustainability website evaluation organizations that monitor those operated by listed companies.

Name of Evaluation Organization Award
Daiwa Investor Relations Co. Ltd.
2022 Internet IR Award
Grand Prize
(1st Prize of 3,996 companies)
Sustainability Category : Excellence Award
Morningstar Japan K.K.
Gomez IR Site Ranking 2022
Gomez ESG Site Ranking 2022
IR Category :Gold ranking
(2nd Prize of 3,797 companies)
Sustainability Category : Grand Prize (1st Prize)
Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd.
All Japanese Listed Companies’ Website Ranking 2022
Overall ranking: AAA grade
(Overall ranking is not disclosed.)

The provision of information via the Internet has become more and more important. ITOCHU will continue to make improvements to its website and strive to actively provide information to all stakeholders including institutional investors and external evaluation institutions.

Outline of Each IR and Sustainability Website Evaluation Organization and ITOCHU's Awards

2022 Internet IR Award by Daiwa Investor Relations Co. Ltd.
The Internet IR Award reflects the results of the survey and evaluation of the websites of 3,996 listed Japanese companies, according to the concept of "5T&C": Timeliness, Transparency, Traceability, Trustworthiness, Totality and Communication.
ITOCHU has won the Grand Prize for seven consecutive years since 2016 and has received the First Prize in the overall ranking for five consecutive years since 2018.
In addition, ITOCHU has also received the Excellence Award in Sustainability category. This category surveys and evaluates internet disclosures related to sustainability among 155 companies that have received the Internet IR Award.

Gomez IR / ESG Site Ranking 2022 by Morningstar Japan K.K.
The ranking reflects the results of a survey of the websites of 3,797 listed Japanese companies according to 241 items in four categories: usability, enhancements in financial and business performance information, enhancements in company and management information, willingness and innovativeness in information disclosures.
ITOCHU has received the Gold ranking for five consecutive years since 2018.
ESG Site Ranking is evaluated based on the following categories: Website Ease of Use, Overall ESG Information, Environmental (E) Information, Social (S) Information, and Governance (G) Information. ITOCHU has won the Grand Prize (First Prize) for two consecutive years since 2021.

All Japanese Listed Companies’ Website Ranking 2022 by Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd.
The ranking is compiled after surveying the websites of 3,926 listed Japanese companies with respect the degree of incorporation of factors that enable stakeholders to gather information and understand situations, based on 169 objective evaluation items established from the three perspectives of understandability, usability and amount of information.
ITOCHU has obtained an AAA grade for four consecutive years since 2019 when the awards program was changed.

ITOCHU Investor Relations website


ITOCHU Sustainability website