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Hitachi Awarded on the Forbes America’s Best Employers for Veterans 2021 List

SANTA CLARA, California., November.9, 2021 – Hitachi has been awarded on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Veterans 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on November 9th, 2021 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.

Forbes and Statista selected the America’s Best Employers for Veterans 2021 based on an independent survey completed by over 5,000 U.S. Veterans working for companies employing at least 1,000 people within the U.S. Participants were asked to give their opinion on a series of statements related to general topics regarding their own employer, for example: atmosphere & development, image, working conditions, salary & wage, workplace, diversity, and a set of topics related specifically to the interests of veterans in the workplace.

Based on the results of the study, Hitachi is ecstatic to be recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Veterans 2021.

“We’re honored to receive this award in recognition of our efforts to create a welcoming work environment for veterans,“ said Hicham Abdessamad, Chairman & CEO, Hitachi America, Ltd. “At Hitachi, we are dedicated to creating a safe, vibrant and inclusive workplace, and we strive to empower every employee with the resources needed to create positive change and make an impact on society.”

About Hitachi America, Ltd.

Hitachi America, Ltd., headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, is a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501). Hitachi America – the North American regional headquarters of Hitachi, Ltd. – and the 101 Hitachi Group companies in North America, employs over 35,000 people as of March 2021. As a responsible corporate citizen, Hitachi Group is focused on its Social Innovation Business, which combines information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and products to deliver solutions that increase social, environmental and economic value across six domains; IT, Energy, Industry, Mobility, Smart Life and Automotive Systems. This is made possible through Lumada – Hitachi's advanced digital solutions, services, and technologies turn data into insights to drive digital innovation.

Hitachi, Ltd. is a Principal Partner of COP26, playing a leading role in the efforts to achieve a decarbonized society and become a climate change innovator. Hitachi strives to achieve carbon neutrality at all its business sites by fiscal 2030 and across the company’s value chain by fiscal 2050.

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