Selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
Nov 18, 2020
SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD
SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (President and Representative Director: Keita Kato; hereinafter, “SEKISUI CHEMICAL”) has been selected for the ninth 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.
DJSI is an index which its constituent stocks are selected by S&P Dow Jones Index, a major financial index developer, and is used to select the top-ranked businesses in each industry by evaluating the sustainability of their corporate business activities.
On this occasion, 323 of more than 3,400 companies surveyed worldwide were selected by the World Index, 39 of which were Japanese, including SEKISUI CHEMICAL.
In the current medium-term management plan "Drive 2022," we have set “promoting ESG management which pursues both the sustainability of society and the sustainability of the Group, and building a corporate system that allows sustainable enhancement of corporate value” as a basic strategy.
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 stakeholders.
About SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group
Headquartered in Japan, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (TSE: 4204) and its subsidiaries make up the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group. 27,000 employees in over 200 companies throughout 21 countries and regions 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.
Public Relations Department
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