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November 11, 2021

NTT Corporation

NTT receives Gold Rating for the sixth consecutive year as LGBTQ friendly Workplace in the PRIDE Index 2021

Tokyo - November 11th, 2021- NTT Corporation (NTT) receives Gold rating in the PRIDE Index *1 2021 from the Japanese nonprofit organization "work with Pride" ("WWP") that promotes LGBTQ friendly workplace. NTT has been rated "Gold" for the sixth consecutive year in succession since 2016. In addition, as the NTT group, 20 other companies*2 are rated "Gold" in the PRIDE Index 2021.
 NTT Group will continue to promote "Diversity and Inclusion" to create the work environment where every employee can work together with peace of mind, regardless of attributes such as sexual orientation and gender identity.

NTT Corporation (NTT) receives Gold rating in the PRIDE Index 2021

*1About "PRIDE index"
This index was Japan's first index to evaluate corporate efforts to support inclusiveness for LGBTQ employees and other sexual minorities, started in 2016.
The index was named the PRIDE Index, representing the hope to create LGBTQ friendly workplaces where people can work with pride.
Each letter represents of the five pillars in the index: Policy, Representation, Inspiration Development and Engagement.
1. Policy (Action Declaration), 2. Representation (LGBTQ and Allies network), 3. Inspiration Raising Awareness), 4. Development (Human Resources Management Policy and Programs), 5. Engagement / Empowerment (Social Responsibility and External Activities)
And depending on the number of items in each index that meet the specified requirements, 5 points earning companies / organizations are rated "Gold", 4 points earning companies / organizations are rated "Silver", and 3 points earning companies / organizations are rated "Bronze".
In addition, since 2021, "Rainbow" is newly established to evaluate companies that promote collaboration across sectors with the national government, local governments, academic institutions, NPOs / NGOs, etc.

*2NTT Group companies that received "Gold" in addition to NTT
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE EAST CORPORATION*, NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION*, NTT DOCOMO, INC*, NTT COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, NTT DATA CORPORATION, NTT FACILITIES, INC.*, NTT URBAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION*, NTT FINANCE CORPORATION, NTT COMWARE CORPORATION, NTT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
CORPORATION NTT CLARUTY CORPORATION, NTT BUSINESS ASSOCIE Co., Ltd, NTT BUSINESS ASSOCIE EAST Co., Ltd., NTT TRAVEL SERVICE CO., LTD. NTT LEARNING SYSTEMS CORPORATION , NTT DATA KANSAI CORPORATION, NTT TC Leasing Co., Ltd, NTT TechnoCross CORPORATION, NTT DATA MANAGEMENT SERVICE CORPORATION, JSOL CORPORATION
In no particular order, * applied as its group representative

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