Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index and Corporate Evaluation

Konica Minolta Awarded with RobecoSAM Silver Class

Konica Minolta, Inc. has been awarded with RobecoSAM Silver Class. RobecoSAM, based in Switzerland, is an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing.

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Konica Minolta Recognized with CDP Leadership Positions

Konica Minolta has achieved a position both in CDP’s Japan 500 Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) and CDP’s Japan 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI).

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Evaluation of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

Konica Minolta, Inc. is currently included in the following SRI (social responsibility investment) indexes.(as of September 17, 2013)

Dow Jones Sustainability Index
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Konica Minolta has been included in the World Index and the Asia Pacific Index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2013 run by Dow Jones in the U.S. and SAM in Switzerland.

FTSE4Good Global Index
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Konica Minolta has been included in the FTSE4Good Global Index owned by the FTSE Group in the UK.

Prime Status by Oekom Research
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Konica Minolta has been awarded Prime Status by the Germany-based oekom research AG (oekom) as one of global leading companies for corporate social responsibility (CSR) within the industry segment of Electronic Devices & Appliances.

Ethibel Investment Universe
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Konica Minolta has been selected for the investment universe of Ethibel Pioneer and Ethibel Excellence operated by the social responsibility investment promotion group Forum ETHIBEL based in Belgium.

Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index
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Konica Minolta has been included in the Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index (MS-SRI) operated by Morningstar Japan K.K. in Japan.

Awards for CSR activities

Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity

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Konica Minolta, Inc. and its production subsidiaries have been recognized by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan, with a “2013 Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity (Implementation of Countermeasures)”. (December, 2013)

Hong Kong Green Awards 2013

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Konica Minolta Business Solutions (HK) Ltd., a sales company in Hong Kong won a Green Management Bronze Award (Corporate) in the Hong Kong Green Awards 2013 organized by the Hong Kong Green Council. (December, 2013)

Green Apple Award 2013 (The United Kingdom)

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Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd. won the Green Apple Award from the Green Organisation in recognition of its recycling activity of used packaging materials. (November, 2013)

Gomez IR Site Ranking 2014

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Konica Minolta was selected as an Outstanding Company: Gold Prize in the Gomez IR Site Ranking by Morningstar Japan’s Gomez Consulting Division, which evaluates the user friendliness and fullness of information of IR websites (as of March 2014).

Internet IR Excellence Award 2014

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Konica Minolta won an Internet IR Excellence Award 2013 from Daiwa Investor Relations Co. Ltd. (November, 2013)

iF Product Design Award 2013

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Konica Minolta’s color MFP (multi-functional peripheral) bizhub C554 series won a German iF Product Design Award 2013 in February 2013.

Eco Mark Award 2012

Eco Mark Award 2012

Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc. won an “Eco Mark Award 2012” Bronze Prize from the Japan Environmental Association in January 2013.

Good Design Awards 2012

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The following products were awarded with “The Good Design Awards 2012” (G Mark), organized by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion, in October 2012.
・Seven models in the color MFP (multi-functional peripheral) bizhub series
・ PageScope Mobile for iPhone® / iPadTM / AndroidTMapplication for mobile devices
・Konica Minolta Planetarium “Tenku” in TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN