Last Updated
26 December, 2023

External ESG-related Citations

A range of external institutions in Japan and overseas have selected Canon as a component of ESG equity indices.

Major Awards and Citations

Award/Citation Product or Award Detail Presenter Region
CDPCDP Canon has been named a Supplier Engagement Leader in the 2022 CDP Supplier Engagement Rating by the U.K. based non-profit organization CDP1 in recognition of Canon's effective engagement with suppliers towards efforts to respond to climate change. CDP Europe
ENERGY STAR AWARD 2023ENERGY STAR AWARD 2023 In recognition of the continued contribution to promoting energy conservation activities, Canon USA earned status as a "Partner of the Year - Sustainable Excellence" for the 6th consecutive year, the highest status that only companies that named a“Partner of the Year ” multiple times can be selected. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy Americas
EcoVadisEcoVadis Canon Group received the Gold rating given to the top 5% of companies for the 7th consecutive year for their efforts in “Environment”, “Labor & Human Rights”, “Ethics”, and “Sustainable Procurement”. EcoVadis社 Europe
The 31st Global
Environment Awards
The Kiyohara Industrial Park Smart Energy Project, a public-private partnership between Tochigi Prefecture, Utsunomiya City, Calbee, Canon, Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical, Tokyo Gas and Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, was awarded the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award. Fujisankei Communications Group Japan
The 24th Japan Water
Grand Prize
Oita Canon Materials received the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award for its efforts to reduce water consumption, to conduct educational activities on the theme of the importance of water such as plant tours, and to clean up beaches and rivers. Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Japan Water Grand Prize Committee Japan
The Prime Minister's
Industry Award 2022
Canon Hi-Tech Thailand was awarded for its exemplary environmental pollution management and for its active promotion of environmental burden reduction through process improvement and 3Rs. Ministry of Industry of Thailand Asia
The Health & Productivity Stock Selection 2023The Health & Productivity
Stock Selection 2023
Canon Inc. was included in the selection for the 5th consecutive year 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 2023The Certified Health and
Productivity Management
Organization Recognition
Program 2023
Canon Inc. accredited for the 7th consecutive year 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
Platinum KuruminPlatinum Kurumin Awarded to Canon Inc., Canon Marketing Japan, Oita Canon Materials, Fukushima Canon, Canon Precision and Canon IT Solutions. 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 Canon Marketing Japan and Canon IT Solutions were awarded the Grade 2 of Eruboshi designation for carrying out high-level initiatives to support women’s advancement. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan