Awards and Commendations fr om External Organizations

Awards Received in FY20221

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Award name Sponsor Detail
Best Quality Supplier Award, Zero Defect Supplies Award, Best Target Achieved Supplier in Delivery (three awards) Toyota Industries Engine India Pvt. Ltd. In addition to receiving the Delivery award for six consecutive years, the company also received Best Quality and Zero-Defect awards for the first time in recognition of its stable, continuous supply of high-quality products, along with contribution to further improvement and enhancement of quality for global models. (SMI Amtek Crankshaft)
2022 Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure in Steel/Non Ferrous Metal Industry Category, ranked first for three consecutive years Securities Analysts Association of Japan The Company appreciated that the top management is actively engaged in sending out information; communication with investors is well established and the direction of the Company is clearly indicated; substantial resources are allocated to the IR department, and high-level discussions can be conducted regarding the direction of the Company concerning management, ESG, and other matters; as for ESG-related matters, the Company makes efforts to disseminate information on such topics as decarbonization and DX, ahead of other companies, and as a large influential company, it has presented concrete action plans by identifying problems from a multifaceted perspective. (Nippon Steel)
67th Shibusawa Award The Japan Electric Association, Commemorative Project Committee for Dr. Motoji Shibusawa for His Receiving of the Person of Cultural Merit Award Commercialization of quake-resistant slip-joint structure utility poles coated with hot-dip zinc-aluminum alloy to provide excellent corrosion resistance, for practical use on overhead line poles of new Shinkansen lines (Hokuriku and Hokkaido Shinkansen). (Nippon Steel)
IEC 1906 Award International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Contribution to the creation of international standards for magnetic materials and their measurement methods (Nippon Steel)
The 9th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award “Excellence Prize” METI, MEXT, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Development of coating cycle extension steel CORSPACETM, which contributes to reducing the lifecycle cost of steel bridges and port facilities (Nippon Steel)
The 69th Okochi Prize “Production Prize” Okochi Memorial Foundation Development of new manufacturing process of titanium sheets by direct slab casting system and surface structure control (Toho Titanium Co., Ltd., Nippon Steel)
2023 Data Management Awards “Data Management Grand Prize”
(first recipient in the steel industry)
Japan Data Management Consortium The Company certified as having achieved noteworthy efforts and results in data management activities, and whose efforts will serve as a model for others now and in the future.
The 55th Ichimura Prize in Industry for Distinguished Achievement Ichimura Foundation for New Technology Development of painting cycle extension steel CORSPACE, which contributes to extending the life of steel bridges and port facilities (Nippon Steel)
2023 The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of MEXT
(Development Category)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Development of new brake pads for Shinkansen (Central Japan Railway Company, Nippon Steel)
2023 World Steel Sustainability Champion
(received for the third time)
World Steel Association Sustainability activities such as measures demonstrating strong environmental commitment, and measurement and disclosure of various data based on environmental policies; and publication of Sustainability Reports to stakeholders (Nippon Steel)

1 Includes some awards received in April–June 2023

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