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Evaluation and awards from outside the company

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

Selected for FTSE Blossom Japan Index

The FTSE Blossom Japan Index, created by global index provider FTSE Russell, is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that are taking excellent environmental, social and governance (ESG) actions. The Index is widely used in the creation and evaluation of sustainable investment funds and other financial products, and has been adopted as one of the criteria for ESG investment by investors around the world and the General Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

Selected for FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is an index created by FTSE Russell, a global index provider, that reflects the performance of Japanese companies that have relatively good environmental, social, and governance (ESG) responses in each sector. -Designed to be neutral. In addition, in order to promote the transition to a low-carbon economy, only companies with particularly high greenhouse gas emissions whose improvement initiatives have been evaluated by the TPI Management Quality Score* are included. This index has been adopted as an ESG passive management benchmark by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).

*TPI Management Quality Score: assesses the quality of a company's management of greenhouse gas emissions and risks and opportunities related to the low-carbon transition

SOMPO Sustainability Index

Selected for SOMPO Sustainability Index

The SOMPO Sustainability Index is an index selected based on the results of the "Beech Forest Environmental Survey" and the "ESG Management Survey" conducted by Sompo Risk Management Co., Ltd.
Health and Productivity Management Award 2024 (Large Corporation Category)

Certified as a 2024 Health and Productivity Management Excellent Corporation (large corporation category)

Health and Productivity Management Organization Certification System The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi jointly initiatives together to address local health issues, and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi promotes health promotion initiatives. This is a system to honor corporations and other corporations.
Kurumin Certification

Obtained “Kurumin Certification”

Kurumin certification is based on the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support the Development of the Next Generation. Among companies that have formulated a general business owner action plan, those that have achieved the goals set in the plan and met certain standards can apply. This is a system that allows companies to be certified by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare as a "childcare support company."
Eruboshi Certification

Obtained "Eruboshi Certification" as a company that promotes active Participation of Women

Eruboshi Certification is a system that certifies companies that meet certain standards under the Act on the Promotion of Women's Participation and Participation in the Workplace and have excellent conditions for promoting the participation and advancement of women.
5th Nikkei SDGs Management Survey

Recognized as 3 stars in “5th Nikkei SDGs Management Survey”

The Nikkei SDGs Management Survey is a survey that evaluates and ranks companies' initiatives toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were adopted at the United Nations Summit in 2015 to solve issues facing the world such as poverty and climate change. This is initiatives to do so. Our company was awarded 3 stars in the 5th Nikkei SDGs Management Survey.
This survey has been conducted by Nihon Keizai Shimbun and Nikkei Research since 2017, and consists of questions related to four areas: "SDGs strategy/economic value," "social value," "environmental value," and "governance." "SDGs management" is defined as initiatives that lead to contributing to the SDGs and improving corporate value through "SDGs management,'' and are evaluated on a five-star scale.
Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Panel

Certified by the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) "Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Panel"

We took the "Skill Evaluation Test for Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation", which is one of the skill tests for analytical methods used in global trade and research, conducted by ACOS (American Oil Chemists' Society), and We were evaluated by the same society. We are a certified olive oil sensory evaluation team that meets standards.
2023 Ranking of the Best Websites of Listed Companies

Awarded the best site in the 2023 All Listed Company Home Page Fulfillment Ranking Survey

The survey on the completeness of information disclosure on the homepages of all listed companies is conducted by Nikko IR, Inc., with the aim of increasing the level of information disclosure on the homepages of all listed companies. This survey is based on objective evaluation items set from three perspectives: ease of use, and amount of information.
2023 Gomez IR Site Comprehensive Ranking Silver Award Winner

2023 Gomez IR Site Comprehensive Ranking Silver Award Winner

The "Gomez IR Site Ranking" is conducted for the purpose of evaluating the ease of use and information content of websites for public relations activities for shareholders and investors of listed companies in Japan.
Gomez / ESG site ranking excellent company (2023)

Received the 2023 Gomez ESG Site Ranking Excellence Award

The "Gomez ESG Site Ranking" evaluates the ease of use and information content of websites (ESG sites) used by listed companies to conduct public relations activities for various stakeholders, including shareholders and investors, on the Internet. This is being carried out for the purpose of
2023 Certified as a 2024 Health and Productivity Management Organization (Large Corporation Category)
2023 Gomez IR Site Comprehensive Ranking Silver Award Winner
Awarded the best site in the 2023 All Listed Company Home Page Fulfillment Ranking Survey
Recognized as 3 stars in the 5th Nikkei SDGs Management Survey
Received the 2023 Gomez ESG Site Ranking Excellence Award
American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) “Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Panel” certification (6 consecutive years)
Selected for SOMPO Sustainability Index
2022
Certified as a 2023 Health and Productivity Management Organization (Large Corporation Category)
2022 Gomez IR Site Comprehensive Ranking Silver Award Winner
Awarded the best site in the 2022 All Listed Company Homepage Fulfillment Ranking Survey
Obtained “Kurumin Certification”
Recognized as 3 and a half stars in the 4th Nikkei SDGs Management Survey
Recognized as 3 stars in the 6th Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey
American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) “Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Panel” certification (5 consecutive years)
Received the 8th Yokohama Global Warming Countermeasure Award
Selected for the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index for the first time
Selected for FTSE Blossom Japan Index
Selected for SOMPO Sustainability Index
2021
Certified as a “Health and Productivity Management Excellent Corporation 2022 (Large Corporation Category)”
Recognized as 4 stars in the 3rd Nikkei “SDGs Management” survey
Recognized as 3 stars in the 5th Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey
American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) "Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Panel" certification
Easy-to-open cardboard won the “Transportation Packaging Category Award” at the “2021 Japan Packaging Contest”
Selected for the FTSE Blossom Japan Index for the first time
Toyo Keizai Inc. “15th CSR Company Ranking (2021 Edition)”
296th place/approx. 1,614 companies
Toyo Keizai Inc. “SDGs 500 companies representing Japan” 208th place
Japio-SDGs Patent Index, an SDGs orientation evaluation index for patent applications
Company ranking: 3rd place in food manufacturing industry
Obtained International Olive Council (IOC) Quality International Standard Physical and Chemistry B Type Certification**
Selected for SOMPO Sustainability Index
2020 Certified as “Health and Productivity Management Excellent Corporation 2021 (Large Corporation Category)”
“Izu Olive Future Project” won the grand prize in the “Abandoned Farmland Regeneration Category” at the “Shizuoka Prefecture Agricultural Land Utilization Optimization Promotion Activities Award Project”
Received the Commerce and Service Vice-Minister's Award at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's ``2020 Green Logistics Partnership Conference''
American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) "Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Panel" certification
Obtained International Olive Council (IOC) International Quality Standard Physical and Chemistry Type A Certification
Selected for SOMPO Sustainability Index
2019 Obtained the “Eruboshi” certification mark (second stage) for promoting the active participation of women.
At “2019 Japan Packaging Contest”
“AJINOMOTO Fried Chicken Oil” 400g Fresh Keep Pouch package (Universal Design Eco Pouch) won the “Accessible Design Packaging Award”
American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) "Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Panel" certification
Obtained International Olive Council (IOC) International Quality Standard Physical and Chemistry Type A Certification
Selected for SOMPO Sustainability Index
2018 American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) "Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation Panel" certification (first certification)
Obtained International Olive Council (IOC) International Quality Standard Physical and Chemistry Type A* certification (first certification)
Selected for SOMPO Sustainability Index

*Type A (BASIC TESTING): Certification category that recognizes the ability to analyze basic items for evaluating quality.
**B type (ADVANCED TESTING): In addition to A type, an advanced certification category that also recognizes the ability to analyze items that evaluate purity.