Sep 19, 2017
NGK SPARK PLUG CO.,LTD.
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. Newly Selected to The Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. (Chairman, President and CEO: Shinichi Odo, Headquarters: Nagoya, hereafter NGK SPARK PLUG) has been newly selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index, a globally famous company rating index of the ESG indexes.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) is developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices (U.S.A.) and RobecoSAM (Switzerland). It assesses the companies based on various economic, environmental and social criteria in terms of long-term sustainability.
We, NGK SPARK PLUG group, desire to contribute the society through business activities and have been working to satisfy both improvements of business value”and of“social value”. This selection is a result of our long-term activities.
Other than this DJSI, we also have been selected to these indexes below;
-FTSE Blossom Japan Index
The index for Japanese equities is created by FTSE Russell (UK) and organized by companies that meet diverse standards concerning the environment, society, and governance based on ESG evaluation.
-MCSI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
The index for Japanese equities is created by MSCI (USA) and composed of companies with high ESG ratings from each industry.
-MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index
The index for Japanese equities is created by MSCI (USA) and designed by companies with excellent gender diversity in each industry.
With the great encouragement by this selection, we will continue to contribute to a sustainable society.