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Recognition

Major Awards, Citations, and Association Memberships

Major Awards and Citations

Award/Citation Product or Award Detail Presenter Region
Imperial Invention Prize Canon Medical received this coveted award for its development of a data-reading method for wide-area CT detectors (Patent No. 5135425). The award recognizes the ability to scan entire organs in a single rotation and thus take images with much lower radiation doses. Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation Japan
Platinum KuruminPlatinum Kurumin Awarded to Canon Inc., Canon IT Solutions, Oita Canon Materials, and Canon Marketing Japan. Among companies granted Kurumin certification by the Ministry of Labour, Health and Welfare for activities in support of childrearing, Platinum certification recognizes those that have implemented initiatives of a particularly high standard. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan
EruboshiEruboshi Oita Canon Materials was awarded the Eruboshi designation for carrying out high-level initiatives to support women’s advancement. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan
Top Employer 2021Top Employer 2021 Certifies companies with a strong evaluation in terms of work environment, employer branding, learning, well-being, and ethics and integrity Top Employers Institute社 Europe
The Health & Productivity Stock Selection 2021The Health & Productivity Stock Selection 2021 Canon was included in the selection in recognition of its long-standing and committed initiatives for advanced labor and health management, establishing as a guiding principle the ‘Health First’ approach which has been an integral part of the corporate culture since its foundation. Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Tokyo Stock Exchange Japan
The Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program 2021The Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program 2021 Accredited as companies performing exceptional health and productivity management based on initiatives aligned with local health issues and initiatives to increase health promoted by Nippon Kenko Kaigi Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nippon Kenko Kaigi Japan
Good Design Best 100 Awards 2021Good Design Best 100 Awards 2021 EOS R3 mirrorless camera was included in the Good Design Best 100 Japan Institute of Design Promotion Japan
DFA Design for Asia Awards 2021DFA Design for Asia Awards 2021 PowerShot ZOOM compact telephoto monocular received the Silver Award Hong Kong Design Centre Asia
Digital Transformation CertificationDigital Transformation Certification Certifies that a company satisfies the criteria of Japan’s Digital Governance Code, indicating the management practices needed to improve corporate value, and is making appropriate disclosure to stakeholders Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan
Environmentally sustainable companyEnvironmentally sustainable company Continuously disseminating information on sustainability initiatives in sustainability report and on the website Ministry of Environment Japan
Red Dot AwardRed Dot Award AXIS’s W100 Body Worn Camera wins Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021. Nordrhein-Westfalen Design Center Europe
iF DESIGN AWARD 2021iF DESIGN AWARD 2021 Nine products including EOS R5 received awards. PowerShot ZOOM Wins Gold Award for Best Product. iF International Forum Design Europe
PEZA Award Canon Business Machines Philippines wins three PEZA Awards in recognition of its proactive SDGs activities and contributions to local communities. PEZA Asia
Pinnacle Awards Canon wins Pinnacle Awards for four products, including Colorado 1630, and two technologies. PRINTING United Alliance Americas
Regional Environmental Award Canon Bretagne wins the grand prize in the Bretagne Trophy for sustainable development for its long-running efforts to recycle cartridges, educate employees about the environment, and protect local biodiversity. ADEME Bretagne Europe
2021 Excellent Performance Award Canon Inc. was selected by TSMC (Taiwan) as an “Excellent Production Support” in the Excellent Performance Award presented to a company that has made a significant contribution to the development of its business and the semiconductor industry. TSMC Asia

Main Association Memberships and Participating External Initiatives

  • Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)
  • Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA)
  • Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association (JBMIA)
  • Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA)
  • Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ)
  • Japan Machinery Center for Trade and Investment (JMC)
  • Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER)
  • Nippon Computer Security Incident Response Team Association (NCA)
  • Responsible Minerals Initiative(RMI)
  • Responsible Business Alliance(RBA)
  • Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA)
  • License on Transfer Network
  • chemSHERPA
  • Ink Cartridge Satogaeri Project