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Selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
Sep 25, 2017

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (President and Representative Director: Teiji Koge; hereinafter, “SEKISUI CHEMICAL”) has been selected for the sixth year in a row by the World Index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), a global stock index for ESG investment.*

*ESG investment: 

An investment method that evaluates businesses not only from financial aspects, but also from environmental, social, and governance aspects.

This stock index is developed by America's S&P Dow Jones Indices and Switzerland's RobecoSAM, and is used to select the top-ranked businesses in each industry by evaluating the sustainability of their corporate business activities.

On this occasion, 320 of the 3,484 companies surveyed worldwide were selected by the World Index, 31 of which were Japanese, including SEKISUI CHEMICAL.
SEKISUI CHEMICAL was also selected for the DJSI Asia/Pacific.


Dow Jones Sustainability Indices(DJSI)


In order to improve the lives of the people of the world and the Earth’s environment, SEKISUI CHEMICAL defines the areas of social issues to be addressed as residential and social infrastructure creation and chemical solutions, positions CSR at the center of its management strategy, and promotes efforts that are integrated with its business. In the current medium-term management plan “SHIFT 2019 -Fusion-”, we have declared that we will shift the quality of growth and achieve sustainable growth with social responsibility.

We will continue to make a greater contribution to achieving a sustainable society, and take on challenges to maintain our strong corporate presence for the next 100 years and beyond, trusted by our stockholders.



Reference

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group's medium-term management plan “SHIFT 2019 -Fusion-”

SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group's CSR management


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SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
Public Relations Group, Business Strategy Department
Fax: +81-(0)3-5521-0510


Disclaimer

This press release may contain forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements due to changes in global economic, business, competitive market and regulatory factors.
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