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Awards & Recognition

Domestic Awards Received

Company/Facility Award Granting Body Date
NEC Platforms Kofu  Plant Award for Excellent Revegetation Facility by Director General of Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry November 2017
NEC Embedded Products "winter of eco-style challenge" good offices Yamagata Prefecture global warming prevention residents movement Promotion Council October 2017
NEC Platforms Shizuoka Prefecture Environmental Conservation Distinguished Service Award Shizuoka Prefecture Environmental Conservation Association May 2017
NEC Highest gold level rating by EcoVadis, positioning NEC among the top 1% of all companies EcoVadis March 2017
NEC Energy Conservation Center, Japan Chairman’s Award (Case Studies category), Energy Conservation Grand Prize 2016 The Energy Conservation Center, Japan January 2017
NEC NEC Named to the "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations" List for 2017

 Corporate Knights Inc.

January 2017
NEC Tamagawa Plant Excellence Prize in 5th Smart Lifestyle Awards

CC Kawasaki

Kawasaki City

November 2016
NEC Letter of appreciation for participating in the G7 Ise-Shima Summit Carbon Offset scheme

Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry

Minitry of the Environment

Ministry of Agriculture,Forestry and Fisheries

November 2016
NEC Platforms Kakegawa Plant Award for Excellent Revegetation Facility by Director General of Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan Greenery Research and Development Center November 2016
NEC

The 5th Contest for Corporate Activities on Biodiversity

President's Prize, the Earth, Water and Green Foundation

Contest for Corporate Activities on Biodiversity Committee Member

(Support:Ministry of the Environment,Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)

October 2016
NEC The NEC Paddy Making Project certified as a partner business by the Japan Committee for United Nations Decade on Biodiversity Japan Committee for United Nations Decade on Biodiversity March 2016
NEC Abiko Plant Director-General's Award for Excellence in Energy Management Kanto Bureau of Economy Trade and Industry February 2016
NEC Platforms Kakegawa Plant Chubu Electricity Use Rationalization Committee Chairman's Award Chubu Electricity Use Rationalization Committee February 2016
NEC Tamagawa Plant Excellence Prize in 4th Smart Lifestyle Awards Kawasaki City October 2015
NEC Encouragement Award, Environmental Human Resource Building Corporate Award 2014 Environmental Consortium for Leadership Development, Ministry of the Environment August 2015
NEC Saitama “Excellence Award,” 16th “Sai no Kuni” Saitama Environmental Awards Saitama Prefecture, Television Saitama, Saitama Center for Climate Change Actions March 2015
NEC METI Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau Director-General’s Award, 3rd LCA 11th Society of Japan Awards LCA Society of Japan January 2015
NEC Network Products, Ltd., Ichinoseki Plant ECO Action Award Iwate Citizen’s Council for Global Warming Prevention November 2014
NEC Platforms “Award of the Director-General of the Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau,” FY 2014/3 Awards for Resources Recirculation Technologies and Systems Japan Environment Management Association for Industry October 2014
NEC Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Award, CEATEC AWARD 2014 CEATEC JAPAN Executive Board October 2014
NEC Selected as one of “100 Greatest Water and Greenery Network Sites in Kanto" (General Incorporated Association) Kanto Regional Development Association , (Public Interest Incorporated Foundation) Ecosystem Conservation Society-Japan September 2014
NEC Encouragement Prize at the 49th Tokyo Metropolitan Park Association in the Volunteer Activity Sector Tokyo Metropolitan Park Association May 2014
NEC Special Environment and Corporations Jury Prize at the 1st Good Life Awards Ministry of the Environment March 2014
NEC Capital Solutions Green Purchasing Award, Grand Prize and Environment Minister's Award Green Purchasing Network (GPN) October 2013
NEC Green IT Award, 2013 METI Commerce and Information Policy Director-General's Award Green IT Promotion Council September 2013
NEC Access Technica, Ltd. Award for Excellent Revegetation Facility by Director General of Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry November 2012
NEC Tamagawa Plant Encouragement Prize in 1st Smart Lifestyle Awards Kawasaki City October 2012
NEC Access Technica, Ltd. Citation for Distinguished Service by the Minister of Environment in Promotion of Recycling-Oriented Society 3R* Promotion Forum sponsored by the Ministry of the Environment
*3Rs: Reduce, reuse and recycle
October 2012
NEC Fielding "Special Excellence Award in the Environmental Reporting Category" of the 15th Environmental Communication Awards Ministry of the Environment and Global Environmental Forum February 2012
NEC Display Solutions Chairperson's Award, Eco-Products Awards Steering Committee Eco-Products Awards Promotion Committee December 2011
NEC Tamagawa Plant NEC Tamagawa Plant, Environment Minister's Commendation for Contributors to the Development of a Recycling-oriented Society Ministry of the Environment, others October 2011
NEC Green IT Promotion Council Chairman's Awards, Green IT Award 2011 Green IT Promotion Council October 2011
NEC, Yamato Transport Co., Ltd. Award for Development of Technology for a Reduction in the Distribution Environmental Impact, 12th Environmental Grand Prize for Distribution Japan Federation of Freight Industries. June 2011
NEC The 10th Green and Sustainable Chemistry Award, Awarded by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Green & Sustainable Chemistry Network, Japan (GSCN) March 2011
NEC Award for Environmental Management Excellence, 9th Japan Environmental Management Awards Japan Environmental Management Awards Committee, Mie Prefecture March 2011
NEC The first Kanagawa Global Warming Prevention Award Kanagawa Prefecture February 2011
NEC Saitama 14th Green Reporting Award and Sustainability Reporting Award Toyo Keizai Inc. and the Green Reporting Forum January 2011
NEC Eco-Efficiency Award 2010 Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (JEMAI) December 2010
NEC Green Purchasing Award - Excellence Award Green Purchasing Network (GPN) November 2010
NEC (China) Fiscal 2010 Low-Carbon and Innovative Technology Award Top 10 People's Daily August 2010
NEC Green IT Award, 2010 MM Research Institute Awards MM Research Institute July 2010

Environmental Ratings by External Organizations

External Evaluation Organization NEC Ranking Date
20th Environmental Management Survey Nikkei Inc. 41st out of 396 companies [Electronics] 24th out of 80 companies January 2017
17th Environmental Brand Survey Nikkei BP Environmental Management Forum Environmental Brand Index Ranking: 40th out of 560 companies July 2016
Eco Site Survey 2016 Tribeck Brand Strategies, Inc. 7th February 2016
19th Environmental Management Survey Nikkei Inc. 29th out of 413 companies [Electronics] 18th out of 146 companies January 2016
16th Environmental Brand Survey Nikkei BP Environmental Management Forum Environmental Brand Index Ranking: 36th out of 560 companies July 2015
18th Environmental Management Survey Nikkei Inc. 39th out of 419 companies [Electronics] 25th out of 150 companies January 2015
15th Environmental Brand Survey Nikkei BP Environmental Management Forum Environmental Brand Index Ranking: 28th out of 560 companies July 2014
17th Environmental Management Survey Nikkei Inc. 22nd out of 429 companies [Electronics] 10th out of 86 companies January 2014
14th Environmental Brand Survey Nikkei BP Environmental Management Forum Environmental Brand Index Ranking: 39th out of 560 companies July 2013
16th Environmental Management Survey Nikkei Inc. 33rd out of 438 companies [Electronics] 14th out of 91 companies January 2013
13th Environmental Brand Survey Nikkei BP Environmental Management Forum Environmental Brand Index Ranking: 30th out of 560 companies July 2012
15th Environmental Management Survey Nikkei Inc. 4th out of 449 companies [Electronics] 3rd out of 97 companies January 2012
12th Environmental Brand Survey Nikkei Inc. Environmental Brand Index Ranking: 28th out of 560 companies July 2011
Eco Site Survey 2011 Japan Brand Strategy, Inc. Rating: AAA, Rank: 2nd March 2011
3rd "Focus on the Environment" corporate image rankings MM Research Institute [HE and IT manufacturers] Rank: 9th February 2011
14th Environmental Management Survey Nikkei Inc. [Manufacturing] NEC 6th rank January 2011
Eco Site Survey 2010 Japan Brand Strategy, Inc. Rating: AA Rank: 3rd July 2010
11th Environmental Brand Survey Nikkei BP Environmental Management Forum Environmental Brand Index Ranking: 28th out of 560 companies July 2010

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