Designation of "S&P Global Sustainability Award as Bronze Class"
Feb 4, 2020
SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD
Tokyo, February 4th, 2020: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (TSE: 4204) (President: Teiji Koge, hereinafter called "SEKISUI CHEMICAL") has been designated with a sustainability ranking of "Bronze Class" by S&P Global, which is a global ESG investment* investigation and ranking company.
On this occasion, 220 (18 of which, including SEKISUI CHEMICAL were Japanese) out of more than 4,710 major global corporations were selected for sustainability award. This is the tenth consecutive year, since 2011, that SEKISUI CHEMICAL has been designated.
This year, SEKISUI CHEMICAL was also named as the SAM Industry Mover, which chooses the company within top 15% of each industry that has achieved the largest proportional improvement in its sustainability performance compared to the previous year.
*The investment method that evaluates businesses not only from the financial aspects, but also from the “Environment”, “Social”, and “Governance” aspects.
About SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group
Headquartered in Japan, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (TSE: 4204) and its subsidiaries make up the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group. 26,000 employees in over 200 companies throughout 21 countries aim to contribute to improving the lives of the people of the world and the earth’s environment. Thanks to a history of innovation, dedication and a pioneering spirit, SEKISUI CHEMICAL now holds leading positions in its three diverse business divisions as well as top global market share in interlayer film, foam products, conductive particles and more.
Since its foundation in 1947, the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group has dedicated itself to social and environmental contribution and is now an internationally recognized leader in sustainability and environmental initiatives, having recently been selected as one of the Global 100 most sustainable companies. SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will continue to maintain a strong corporate presence for 100 years and beyond.
SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
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