Selected as a constituent of FTSE4Good Index Series, FTSE Blossom Japan Index
- Investor Relations
NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD. (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan, President: Kazuhiro Noda, hereinafter “Nippon Shokubai”) announces that we have been selected as a constituent of FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index.
FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index are created by the global index and data provider FTSE Russell, and consist of companies with strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. FTSE Blossom Japan Index is used as an important criterion in ESG investment, with the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) adopting it as one of the general indices for Japanese equities.
Nippon Shokubai is working to solve social issues through business activities, under the Group Mission “TechnoAmenity – Providing prosperity and comfort to people and society, with our unique technology.” Going forward, we will continue to strengthen our ESG initiatives and develop with our stakeholders, thereby contributing to the realization of a sustainable society.
FTSE4Good Index Series :
Designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices for global companies, and used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
FTSE Blossom Japan Index :
Designed as an industry neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices in Japan.