External Awards Received for CSR Activities (Fiscal 2017)

  • *Organization names appear as they were at the time of award receipt.
                                                                                     
Fiscal 2017 (in order received)
Name of Fiscal 2017 Award RecipientAwarded ByDate
Exemplary Project CertificationWow! Wow! Biodiversity Project (Sony Corporation)Japan Committee for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB-J) March 2018
Exemplary Project CertificationGroundwater recharge project (Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation's Kumamoto Technology Center)Japan Committee for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB-J) March 2018
The Gold rating if the 2016 Pride Index12 Sony Group companies in Japan including Sony Corporation, Sony Visual Products Inc.Work with PrideOctober 2017
Green Legacy certificationKohda Site of Sony Global Manufacturing & Operations CorporationSocial and Environmental Green Evaluation System (SEGES)October 2017
The Grand Prize of the Ikumen Award 2017Sony CorporationJapan's Ministry of Health, Labour and WelfareSeptember 2017
Fiscal 2016 (in order recieved)
Name of Fiscal 2016 Award Recipient Awarded By Date
Biodiversity Action Award Wow! Wow! Biodiversity Project Japan Committee for United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB-J) November 2016
2016 Environmental Media Awards The Angry Birds for A Happy Planet campaign by Sony Pictures Entertainment The Environmental Media Association October 2016
Innovation Award Entertainment Access Glasses 『STW-C140GI』 Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) May 2016
Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility Sony India Institute of Directors January 2016
Fiscal 2015
Award during FY 2015 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Sustainable Materials Management Award Sony Electronics's responsible recycling of electronic waste through certified recyclers United States Environmental Protection Agency February 2016
Award for exemplary long-term environmental goals in the Low-Carbon Cup 2016 Sony Corporation Japan Center for Climate Change Actions (Support) Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Platinum Society Network February 2016
The leading carbon-neutral company in 2015 Sony Korea the Korea Energy Agency (KEA) under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy December 2015
ASEAN Energy Award Sony EMCS Malaysia KL Tec's effort to improve energy efficiency through process optimization and thermal insulation ASEAN Centre for Energy October 2015
The 3rd Green Society Award Sony EMCS Corporation Kohda Site's environmental conservation activities with the local community for many years Organization for Landscape and Urban Green Infrastructure October 2015
Fiscal 2014
Award during FY 2014 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Sustainable Materials Management Award Sony Electronics's responsible recycling of electronic waste through certified recyclers United States Environmental Protection Agency October 2014
ASEAN Energy Award Sony EMCS Malaysia KL Tec's effort in increasing energy efficiency and implementing measures that are easily transferable to other industries ASEAN Centre for Energy September 2014
InnoCSR's AIM Responsibility Award Sony group's CSR initiatives in Asia Inno CSR Co. Ltd. Asian Institute of Management September 2014
2014 Disability Matters Asia-Pac Region Conference & Awards Sony/Taiyo Corporation, Sony Hikari Corporation Springboard Consulting LLC July 2014
Fiscal 2013
Award during FY 2013 Subject Sponsor Acquired
2 Prime Minister's Hibiscus Awards Sony EMCS Malaysia KL Tec's local environmental management system and their activities to reduce the environmental footprint Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), Malaysia January 2014
Index National Environmental Award 2013 Sony Service and Operations of Americas's outstanding environmental activities and performance. National Council of the Maquiladora and Manufacturing Industry of Exportation (Mexico) November 2014
CSR-DIW Award Sony Technology Thailand's activities relating to the environmental conservation and education program for the community Department of Industrial Works, Ministry of Industry Thailand October 2013
Trade, Industry & Energy Minister Award Sony Korea Corp.'s advanced response to climate change Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (Korea) October 2013
Environmental Minister Award Sony Korea Corp. 's environmental management system Ministry of Environment (Korea) October 2013
Fiscal 2012
Award during FY 2012 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Innovation in Plastics Recycling Award SORPLAS™ American Chemistry Council February 2013
Good Design Sustainable Design Award Home Energy Server CP-S300E / CP-S300W Japan Institute of Design Promotion November 2012
CEA Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards: Eco-Design and Sustainable Technologies product category -Blu-ray Home Theater System BDV-N790W (employs magnetic fluid speakers) -Cyber-shot™ Cioact Digital Camera DSC-HX30/20 series (employs SORPLAS™) Consumer Electronics Association (USA) November 2012
2012 Environmental Excellence Awards: Technology Innovation SORPLAS™ Industrial Environmental Association (California, USA) October 2012
EISA Green Smart Phone Award Smartphone Xperia™ P European Imaging and Sound Association September 2012
Fiscal 2011
Award during FY 2011 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Corporation of the Year at the Beyond Sport Awards 2011 Sony Corporation (Project: Dream Goal 2010) The Beyond Sport Awards December 2011
Singapore PUB Watermark Award Outstanding contributions to water conservation by Sony Group companies in Singapore Public Utility Board in Singapore October 2011
Singapore Sustainability Awards Long-term commitment on environmental policies by the Sony Group companies in Singapore Singapore Business Federation July 2011
Fiscal 2009
Award during FY 2009 Subject Sponsor Acquired
The Knowledge Economy Minister's Prize Sony Korea Corp's Initiative Climate Changes Response Activities The Ministry of Knowledge Economy (Republic of Korea) November 2009
Director-General for Commerce and Distribution Policy Award, FY 2009 METI Minister Awards for Best Contributors to Product Safety Sony Corporation Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan November 2009
Minister of economy, trade and industry award-winning for resource circulation technology & system Sony Chemical & Information Device Corporation, Kanuma Plant Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan October 2009
Director General, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Award Packing of a small mobile PC (VAIO Type P) JAPAN PACKAGING INSTITUTE June 2009
Fiscal 2008
Award during FY 2008 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Director-General of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Award of Commendation Program to Excellent Energy Management Factories Sony Corporation, Sendai Technology Center Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry February 2009
Director-General of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Award of Commendation Program to Excellent Energy Management Factories Sony Semiconductor Kyushu Corporation, Kokubu Technology Center Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry February 2009
Sony Corporation awarded Director-General of the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Prize Increased acquisition of Green Power Certificates and forest conservation activities linked to the certificate system by Sony Corporation Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry November 2008
Ontario Waste Minimization Awards - Platinum Award Sony of Canada Ltd. Ontario Recycling Council October 2008
Environment Minister's prize Sony Korea Ministry of Environment
(Republic of Korea)
October 2008
Acquired certification mark for "Carbon Neutral Program" Sony Korea Ministry of Knowledge Economy (Republic of Korea) September 2008
Fiscal 2007
Award during FY 2007 Subject Sponsor Acquired
1st Diversity Management Award Sony Corporation Toyo Keizai Inc. January 2008
Best Environmental Report Award, ACCA Malaysia Environmental and Social Reporting Awards 2006 Environmental Site Report 2006 published by Sony EMCS (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. ACCA Malaysia May 2007
Fiscal 2006
Award during FY 2006 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Environmental Communication Awards 2006 : Sustainability Excellence Award Sony CSR Report 2006 Global Environmental Forum February 2007
Sustainable Energy Europe Award Sony's voluntary commitment to energy efficiency European Commission February 2007
Fiscal 2005
Award during FY 2005 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Environmental Communication Awards 2005 : Sustainability Excellence Award Sony CSR Report 2005 Global Environmental Forum January 2006
Award for family-friendly corporations on FY 2005, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Award (Japan) Support for employees raising children and caring for family members Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare September 2005
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry award-winning for the First Japan Prize for Creativity Technology development and commercialization of mercury-free silver oxide batteries Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry August 2005
Fiscal 2004
Award during FY 2004 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Environmental Communication Awards 2004 : Excellent Environmental Reporting Award Environmental & Social Report 2004 published by Sony EMCS Kisarazu TEC Global Environmental Forum January 2005
Environmental Communication Awards 2004 : Sustainability Excellence Award Sony CSR Report 2004 Global Environmental Forum January 2005
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan award-winning for excellent utilization of biomass Technological development and proactive implementation of vegetable based plastics on home electric appliances Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan November 2004
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry award-winning for promoting 3R activities Marketing of Mini Disc that contains recycled resin and contribution to 3R, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, activities Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Council in Japan October 2004
Fiscal 2003
Award during FY 2003 Subject Sponsor Acquired
Best Environmental Report 2003 Award, ACCA Malaysia Environmental Reporting Award 2003 Environmental Report FY2002 published by Sony Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd ACCA Malaysia March 2004
Minister of economy, trade and industry award-winning for resource circulation technology & system The circulation system of the ferric chloride used solution for etching Joint award-winning of Sony Chemicals Corporation Neagari plant and TOAGOSEI CO.,LTD.Nagoya plant Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan March 2004
Best Environmental Report 2003 Award, Singapore Environmental Reporting Awards (SERA) Environmental & Social Report 2003 published by Sony Display Device Singapore ACCA Singapore March 2004
Environment Reports Award 2003 :Good Environmental Reporting Prize Environmental & Social Report 2003 published by Sony EMCS Kisarazu TEC Global Environment Forum January 2004
Environment Reports Award 2003 : Sustainability Excellence Prize Sony CSR Report 2003 Global Environment Forum January 2004
Prime Minister's Hibiscus Award 2002/2003 Exceptional Achievement in Environmental Performance Business Council for Sustainable Development in Malaysia (BCSDM), Environmental Management and Research Association of Malaysia (ENSEARCH), Federation of Malaysia (FMM) December 2003
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award Greenery activity by Oita Technology Center, Semiconductor Kyusyu Corporation Japan Greenery Research and Development Center October 2003
5th PBEC Environmental Award Sony Electronics of Korea Co. Pacific Basin Economic Council August 2003
Thailand Prime Minister Award Environmental conservation activities at Sony Siam Industries Co. Ltd. Royal Government of Thailand May 2003
Fiscal 2002
Award during FY 2002 Subject Sponsor Acquired
ACCA Malaysia Environmental Reporting Award - The Best Environmental Report - Runner Up Corporate transparency of Environmental report published by Sony Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. ACCA Malaysia and endorsed by Ministry of Science,Technology and Environment of Malaysia March 2003
World Star Award for Packaging Excellence Development of transparent packages made of vegetable-based plastics for portable radio ICR-P10 World Packaging Organization January 2003
2002 Ecot Goods Award; Resource Conservation Resource conservation effort for implementing vegetable-based plastic to enclosure of Walkman, WM-FX202 NTT-X January 2003
Green Dragon Wales Environmental Standard Level 5. Continuous Environmental Improvement Continuous environmental improvements at Sony UK Manufacturing. Pencoed Technology Centre Arena Network, Groundwork Wales, and the Welsh Assembly Government January 2003
Appreciation for leadership partner Leadership in supporting the Plug-In To Recycling Campaign and the safe recycling of electronics for Sony Electronics Inc. The U.S. EPA January 2003
Recognition from US EPA Active participation in Mid-Atlantic Regional E-Cycling Project for Sony Electronics Inc. The U.S. EPA November 2002
Waste Minimization and Electronics Recycling Active participation in Mid-Atlantic Regional E-Cycling Project for Sony Electronics Inc. The U.S. EPA October 2002
2002 British Energy/NMI Energy Efficiency Awards Reduced energy consumption by 37% over three years at Sony Manufacturing Company UK, Ltd., Bridgend Plant British Energy / The National Microelectronics Institute September 2002
Award for promoting thermal energy storage system Ice thermal energy storage system by ST Liquid Crystal Display Corp. Heat Pump & Thermal Storage Technology Center in Japan July 2002
26th Kinoshita-Award by Japan Packaging Institute : Packaging Category Establishing recycling system of low quality papers used by Sony sites Japan Packaging Institute May 2002
The 5th Green Reporting Award Site Report Award Sony EMCS Kisarazu TEC Site Report 2001 Toyo Keizai, Inc.
Green Reporting Forum
May 2002
The 5th Green Reporting Award Sony Environmental Report 2001 Toyo Keizai, Inc.
Green Reporting Forum
May 2002
Fiscal 2001
Award during FY 2001 Subject Sponsor Acquired
The 2nd Annual ECO-Web Awards: Judge's Choice Award For Sony environmental activities Homepage Ecology Symphony March 2002
World Star Award Contribution to resource conservation by using hexagonal carton for WEGA World Packaging Organization February 2002
General Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award for Superior Energy Control Site; Heat Section Sony Semiconductor Kyushu Corporation, Kokubu Technology Center Kyushu Bereau of Economy, Trade and Industry February 2002
General Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award for Superior Energy Control Site; Heat Section Sony Semiconductor Kyushu Corporation, Kokubu Technology Center Kyushu Bereau of Economy, Trade and Industry February 2002
Excellence in Plastics Impact on the Environment Sony Electronics Inc. Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc. February 2002
Successful Case of Energy Conservation in Factory & Building: Excellent Prize Sony Semiconductor Kyushu Corporation, Kokubu Technology Center The Energy Conservation Center, Japan January 2002
Kankyo-goo Award Superiority Prize for Web-site For Sony environmental activities Homepage Kankyo-goo December 2001
The 11th Environmental Advertisement Contest : Newspaper Special Prize For Environmental Advertizement on Nihon Keizai Shimbun NPO Japan Regional Exchange Center
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
December 2001
Environmental Reports Award 2001: Excellence Prize Sony Environmental Report 2001 Global Environmental Forum December 2001
International Environment Business Exhibition 2001 Ecolife Award:Excellence Prize Environmentally conscious product developmant in MD Walkman MZ-909 by Sony Corporation and Sony EMCS Corporation, Saitama TEC Shiga Prefecture November 2001
Industrial Environmental Association Award Sony Electronics Inc. Industrial Environmental Association October 2001
Recycling Promotion Chairman's Award, recognizing contribution to promoting recycling in fiscal 2001 Sony EMCS Corporation Kohda TEC
Sony EMCS Corporation Minokamo TEC Sony EMCS Corporation Kosai TEC
Sony Corporation Sendai Technology Center
Sony Corporation Sendai Technology Center
Sony Logistics Corporation
Sony Tochigi Corporation
Sony Semiconductor Kyushu Corporation Kokubu Technology Center
Recycle Promotion Association October 2001
General Kyusyu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Greenery Award Sony Semiconductor Kyushu Corporation Oita Technology Center Kyushu Bereau of Economy, Trade and Industry October 2001
The 2000 Ontario Waste Minimization Awards - Bronze Sony of Canada Ltd. The Recycling Council of Ontario June 2001
The 28th Environmental Award : Excellence Prize Development and employment of lead-free solder THE NIKKAN KOGYO
SHIMBUN, LTD.
June 2001
World Star Award In cooperation with CHUOH PACK INDUSTRY CO.,LTD, Sony has moved away from EPS packaging to cardboard cushion as packaging material for LCD display. World Packaging Organisation May 2001
The Fourth Green Purchasing Award:Excellence Prize Sony Corporation Green Purchasing Network April 2001
The Tenth Global Environment Award: Grand Prize Activities conducted to consolidate Sony's new environmental management structure and global environmental activities (Sony Group) Japan Industrial Journal Co. April 2001
Fiscal 2000
Award during 2000 Subject Sponsor Acquired
RThe Fourth Environmental Report Awards: Excellence Prize A site report by Sony Tochigi Corporation National Association Promotion of Environmental Conservation March 2001
Council for the Promotion of Recycling Chairman's Award in Fiscal 2000 in recognition of recycling promotional activities Recycling activities by Sony Broadcasting Products, Sony Oita, Sony Kohda, Sony Atsugi Technology Center, Sony Sendai Technology Center, Sony Minokamo and Sony Tochigi Recycle Promotion Association November 2000
Ecohitech Award 2000 Results of environmental activities by Sony Italia Italian Ministry of Industry, Commerce and the Handicrafts October 2000
2000 Nikkei Superior Trend-setting Factories and Offices Awards Environmentally conscious facilities at Sony Center am Potsdamer Platz (Germany) Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc October 2000
Good Design Award 2000 Sony's Green Envelopes and Green Packaging Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization October 2000
The Excellent Consumer-oriented Group: Minister of International Trade and Industry Award Measures concerning environmentally conscious packaging by the Sony Package Engineering Committee Ministry of International Trade and Industry/Japan Industrial Association October 2000
The Excellent Consumer-oriented Group: Minister of International Trade and Industry Award Measures concerning environmentally conscious packaging by the Sony Package Engineering Committee Ministry of International Trade and Industry/Japan Industrial Association October 2000
Prime Minister's Award for Outstanding Industries 2000 Results achieved in environmental activities by Sony Mobile Electronics (Thailand) Royal Government of Thailand September 2000
Prime Minister's Commendations for Outstanding Contributions to the National Greening Campaign Greenery promotion campaign by Sony Kohda The Liaison Council for Greening August 2000
Best Factory Award 2000 Environmental and other activities by Sony Mobile Electronics (Thailand) Royal Government of Thailand June 2000
24th Kinoshita-Award by Japan Packaging Institute: R&D Category 100% recycled magazine paper and an ink with solvent completely replaced with soybean oil developed by Sony in cooperation with Oji Paper Co., Ltd., Shinfuji Paper Co., Ltd. and Dainippon Ink and Chemicals Incorporated Japan Packaging Institute May 2000
PBEC Environmental Award Sony Magnetic Products Thailand Pacific Basin Economic Council March 2000
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