External Recognition and Awards

Major Recognition Regarding Sustainability (As of February 28, 2023)

Seven & i Holdings has been selected as a constituent of the following ESG indexes.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index:Member of DJSI Asia-Pacific.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index was launched in 1999 as the first global sustainability benchmark. It is offered by RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones. The series tracks the stock performance of the world's leading companies in terms of economic, environmental, and social perspectives. Seven & i Holdings has been selected as a constituent of the DJSI Asia Pacific index, which focuses on the Asia-Pacific region.


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.

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.

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes Constituent

The MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes are free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted indexes targeting companies that have the highest environmental, social and governance (ESG) rated performance. Seven & i Holdings was given a A rating (on a AAA to CCC ratings scale) in the MSCI ESG Ratings .

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.

Major Awards in the Fiscal Year Ended February 28, 2022

Recognition or award name Award sponsor Reasons for recognition Recipient


Japan Institute of Design Promotion (Public interest incorporated foundation) The easy-to-understand system of earning common miles for shopping and dining at group stores and the simple, user-friendly design were highly evaluated for their contribution to the business.

Seven & i Holdings

Accenture Japan Ltd

70th Nikkei Advertising Awards

"Distribution and Service Category, Excellence Award"

Nikkei Inc. Communicating Sustainability Initiatives "Good for Tomorrow. Connecting and Continuing." The six ads in the series were highly evaluated.

Seven & i Holdings

Google Cloud Customer Awards(Retailer) Google Seven-Eleven's digital data infrastructure, Seven Central, was recognized as a mechanism that enables data gathered from more than 20,000 world-class stores to be aggregated in the cloud and used in real time. Seven-Eleven Japan

70th Nikkei Advertising Awards

"Distribution and Service Category, Excellence Award"

Nikkei Inc.

The award was given in recognition of the fact that the receipt for shopping during COVID-19 pandemic may be a symbol of "hope" in the lives of customers, and expressed the desire to help them fulfill their "wish list" even in a restrictive and demanding environment.

*Three consecutive years of winning the Grand Prize in the category

Sogo & Seibu


designs that contribute to comfortably raising children

Specified non-profit corporation


The "Open! Futap Plus," a lid to facilitate smooth removal of wipes, was highly evaluated as an item that shows meticulous attention to detail to make wipes easier to use.

Akachan Honpo

Akanbou Company, Ltd.


designs that contribute to comfortably raising children

Specified non-profit corporation


The "Futchimaru Umbrella," an umbrella without a dewlap tip that can be used safely by children aged two to three, was highly evaluated for its ingenious shape, which solves concerns about accidents caused by poor visibility or danger such as poking others when infants are given umbrellas. Akachan Honpo


(Company Section)

General Incorporated Association HAPPY WOMAN With the concept of "with akachanhonpo", it aims for a world where people can enjoy pregnancy, childbirth, and child-rearing with peace of mind by "working together". The "with akachanhonpo" co-creation project, which aims for a solution not only by the company itself but also by the partnership, is not limited to the generation raising children, but also contributes to solving issues such as the promotion of female activity and the decrease in the number of families in Japan, and was highly evaluated for its efforts to gain "sympathy from the whole society". Akachan Honpo