External Recognition and Awards

Major Recognition Regarding Sustainability

Dow Jones Sustainability Index: Member of DJSI World Index

Seven & i Holdings was selected as a constituent of the World Index in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). We have also been selected as a component of the Asia/Pacific Index for the 15th consecutive year. The DJSI is a globally renowned ESG index whose constituents are selected based on a comprehensive evaluation of companies in the three dimensions, such as Governance & Economic, Environmental, and Social Dimensions. The DJSI World Index measures the stock performance of the top 10% of the world's approximately 3,500 companies by market capitalization as assessed by S&P Global through its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). In the Food & Staples Retailing, we are the only Japanese company selected for inclusion. (As of the end of December, 2023).

We were also selected as a member of the Sustainability Yearbook from among more than 9,400 companies evaluated in CSA 2023 (759 companies selected.) (As of the end of February, 2024) 


FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Seven & i holdings has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products. (As of the end of June, 2023)

The FTSE4Good Index Series

FTSE Blossom Japan

The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is created by global index provider FTSE Russell. The index is designed measure the performance of Japanese companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is widely used for creating and evaluating sustainable investment funds and other financial instruments. Seven & i Holdings has been selected as a constituent of the index. (As of the end of June, 2023)

FTSE Blossom Japan Index


In 2023, Seven & i Holdings received a rating of A (on a scale of AAA-CCC) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment.

The inclusion of Seven & i Holdings into the MSCI indexes as well as the use of MSCI's logos, trademarks, service marks, and index names do not represent support, recommendation, nor promotion of Seven & i Holdings by MSCI or its affiliates. MSCI indexes are the sole property of MSCI. The names and logos of MSCI and MSCI indexes are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliates.

iSTOXX® MUTB Japan Platinum Career 150 Index

The iSTOXX® MUTB Japan Platinum Career 150 Index is an ESG index focusing on "human capital" jointly developed by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation and STOXX, an index provider affiliated with Deutsche Borse. The index consists of 150 companies that are proactive in building employee careers from the three viewpoints of "long-term perspective," "autonomous learning," and "contribution to society," using the evaluation items for "Platinum Career" companies in the Toyo Keizai Inc. Seven & i Holdings was selected as one of the constituents.

Response to/Participation in External Organizations


The Seven & i Group supports the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) to help investors properly assess climate-related risks and opportunities and make investment decisions. We are participating in the TCFD Consortium, which was established to promote efforts by Japanese companies and financial institutions that support the TCFD recommendations, and are studying better information disclosure and dialogue with stakeholders.


To achieve the CO2 emission reduction target set forth as one of the priority themes of the Environmental Declaration "GREEN CHALLENGE 2050", Seven & i Holdings is participating in the international initiative "RE100", which aims to make the electricity used in business activities 100% renewable energy. In addition, this participation is supported by the Japan Climate Leaders' Partnership (JCLP), a corporate group aiming to realize a sustainable decarbonized society.