Tokyo, Japan, November 30, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- On October 17, 2012, NKSJ Holdings, Inc. (hereafter NKSJHD) was named one of the top 30 companies for CSR in “East Asia 30”, a list of the 30 top CSR performers from three East Asian countries (Japan, China and South Korea) released by the Asia CSR Expert Committee, chaired by Mr.JU, Chulki. NKSJHD was the only financial institution to be selected for the third consecutive year.
1. About “East Asia 30”
The Asia CSR Expert Committee, which is comprised of 10 experts from Japan, South Korea and China selected top 30 companies for CSR as “East Asia 30” based on comprehensive evaluations of Environment (climate change, water management etc.), Social (labor safety, stakeholder dialogue etc.) and Governance (risk management, women in management position etc.).
2. Evaluation for NKSJHD
NKSJHD was selected in appreciation of its initiatives towards environment including climate change and biodiversity, detailed dialogue with stakeholders and fulfilling corporate citizenship activities.
More information on NKSJHD’s specific CSR activities is available on their their official homepage.
NKSJHD will continue its CSR initiatives as an entire group to address social issues in Asia.
About Sompo Japan
Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. is a leading provider of Property & Casualty insurance in Japan. Together with Nipponkoa Insurance CO., Ltd., it established NKSJ Holdings, Inc. a joint holding company as comprehensive service provider group for risk and asset management in 2010 and is now preparing for a merger as “Sompo Japan Nipponkoa” by 2014.
As a long-time leader in CSR, Sompo Japan strongly commits to build sustainable society focusing on its own CSR material issues such as climate change and sustainable finance. The company is regularly recognized for their efforts to sustainability. Recent awards are “World’s Most Ethical Companies” in 2012, “SAM Silver Class” in 2011, and “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” in 2009 and 2010.
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