Exceptionally High Ratings from Major IR and Sustainability Website Evaluation Organizations Again in 2023, Including First Prize in 2023 Internet IR Award from Daiwa IR for Six Consecutive Year
December 21, 2023
ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Keita Ishii, President & COO; hereinafter “ITOCHU”) announced that it received exceptionally high ratings for its website again in 2023 from major IR and sustainability website evaluation organizations that monitor those operated by listed companies.
|Name of Evaluation Organization
|Daiwa Investor Relations Co. Ltd.
2023 Internet IR Award
(1st Prize of 4,048 companies)
Sustainability Category : Grand Prize (First Prize)
|Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd.
All Japanese Listed Companies’ Website Ranking 2023
Overall ranking: AAA grade
By-sector ranking (Wholesale Trade) : AAA grade
(Overall ranking is not disclosed.)
BroadBand Security, Inc.Gomez IR Site Ranking 2023
Gomez ESG Site Ranking 2023
|IR Category :Gold ranking
(2nd Prize of 3,832 companies)
Sustainability Category : Grand Prize (1st Prize)
The provision of information via the Internet has become increasingly important as a means to widely and fairly disseminate information to our stakeholders. 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
2023 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 4,048 listed Japanese companies, according to the concept of "5T&C": Timeliness, Transparency, Traceability, Trustworthiness, Totality and Communication.
ITOCHU has won the Grand Prize for eight consecutive years since 2016 and has received the First Prize in the overall ranking for six consecutive years since 2018.
In addition, ITOCHU has also received the Grand Prize (First Prize) in Sustainability category. This category surveys and evaluates internet disclosures related to sustainability among 44 companies that have had high evaluation (80 points or more) in the Internet IR Award.
All Japanese Listed Companies’ Website Ranking 2023 by Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd.
The ranking is compiled after surveying the websites of 3,970 listed Japanese companies with respect the degree of incorporation of factors that enable stakeholders to gather information and understand situations, based on 164 objective evaluation items established from the three perspectives of understandability, usability and amount of information.
For 2023, we have achieved an AAA grade in both the Overall ranking and the By-sector ranking (Wholesale Trade). Furthermore, ITOCHU has obtained an AAA grade in the Overall ranking for five consecutive years since 2019 when the awards program was changed.
Gomez IR / ESG Site Ranking 2023 by BroadBand Security, Inc.
The ranking reflects the results of a survey of the websites of 3,832 listed Japanese companies according to 234 items in four categories: website 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 six consecutive years since 2018.
ESG Site Ranking is evaluated based on the following categories: Website Usability, Overall ESG Information, Environmental (E) Information, Social (S) Information, and Governance (G) Information. ITOCHU has won the Grand Prize (First Prize) for three consecutive years since 2021.