Forklift manufacturer Komatsu has received “Prime Status” – the highest rating for corporate responsibility, as defined by oekom research AG, one of the world’s leading rating agencies. The oekom Corporate Rating is based on the world’s most comprehensive set of criteria for the ethical assessment of companies – the “Frankfurt-Hohenheim Guidelines”.

It assesses companies’ responsibility towards social sustainability, society and culture, and the natural environment, awarding Prime Status to those companies which are among the leaders in their industry.