Awards and Commendations from External Organizations

Awards Received in FY2020

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Award nameSponsorDetail
2020 Good Design Award Japan Institute of Design Promotion New product “FeLuce™” hairline-finished electroplated steel sheet (Nippon Steel)
2020 Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure (26th) in Steel/Non Ferrous Metal Industry Category The Securities Analysts Association of Japan Highly evaluated for the top management’s efforts to communicate to the financial markets, holding of a special briefing on sustainability and visits to steelworks and the enhancement of IR briefing materials on topics of interest (Nippon Steel)
The 3rd Japan Open Innovation Grand Prize “Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Award” The Cabinet Office, etc. Development and commercialization of high-ductile steel plates with excellent collision and grounding resistance to prevent marine oil spills (Nippon Steel, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology, Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Nippon Kaiji Kyokai)
Award for World Class TMP Achievement Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance Initiatives to build a corporate structure that enables sustainable growth, such as promoting voluntary conservation, raising the level of plan maintenance, and improving the level of management (NS-Siam United Steel Co., Ltd.)
The 47th Iwatani Naoji Memorial Award Iwatani Naoji Memorial Foundation Development and commercialization of high-extension steel plates to improve collision safety of crude oil tankers and prevent marine oil spills (Nippon Steel)
The 53rd Ichimura Prize in Industry for Distinguished Achievement Ichimura Foundation for New Technology Development of ultra-high-tensile steel sheet processing technology to support the evolution of automobiles (Nippon Steel)
Named Top 100 Global Innovator 2020
(the only steel company for the ninth consecutive year)
Clarivate Analytics (USA) Awarded as one of the world’s most innovative companies by analysis of the trend in intellectual property and patents (Nippon Steel)
2020 MEXT Minister’s Award “Prize for Science and Technology (Development Division)” Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Development of wire materials for ultra-high-tensile bridge cables with reduced environmental impact (Nippon Steel)

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