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Designation of "RobecoSAM Sustainability award as Gold Class"
Jan 25, 2016


SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (President: Teiji Koge, hereinafter called "Sekisui Chemical") has been designated with a sustainability ranking of "Gold Class" by RobecoSAM*1, which is a global SRI*2 (Social Responsibility Investment) investigation and ranking company. Sekisui Chemical also became an “Industry leader” in the Homebuilding sector.

On this occasion, 248 out of approx. 3,000 major global corporations (23 of which, including Sekisui Chemical were Japanese) were selected for sustainability award.

This is the sixth consecutive year, since 2011, that Sekisui Chemical has been designated.

Sekisui Chemical has also been selected for the fourth year in a row by the "World Index" of the "Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)."


*1: RobecoSAM evaluates the corporate sustainability of major global corporations every year from CSR aspects ("economy", "environment", and "society"), and companies ranked within the top 15% of each industry receive "Gold", "Silver", or "Bronze". The top companies in each industry will be designated as "Industry Leader."

*2: An initialism for Socially Responsible Investment. The investment methods evaluate businesses not only from the financial aspect, but also from the environmental and social aspects, etc.

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