A growing number of investors are evaluating companies’ sustainability not only from a financial perspective, but also from the non-financial, environment, society and governance (ESG) perspective, in the aim of responsible investing from a long-term viewpoint. Around the world, a number of sustainability indexes are used to benchmark responsible investment. Being a highly sustainable company, Sysmex has been selected for numerous sustainability indexes and rankings.
- Dow Jones Sustainability World Index1 (from fiscal 2016)
- Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index1 (from fiscal 2012)
- FTSE4Good Index2 (from fiscal 2008)
- FTSE Blossom Japan Index3 (from fiscal 2017)
- MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes4 (from fiscal 2011)
- MSCI SRI Indexes4 (from fiscal 2013)
- MCSI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index5 (from fiscal 2017)
- MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index6 (WIN) (fiscal 2017)
- Ethibel Excellence7 (from fiscal 2011)
- Ethibel Pioneer7 (from fiscal 2014)
- Ethibel Sustainability Index(ESI)8 (from fiscal 2015)
- Global 100 (100 most sustainable companies in the world)9 (2017, 2016 and 2012)
1 An ESG investment index developed though collaboration between S&P Dow Jones Indices of the United States and Robeco SAM of Switzerland. This index evaluates corporate sustainability through the perspectives of the economy, the environment and society, and selects companies that are expected to achieve long-term sustainable growth based on comprehensive and advanced initiatives. The World Index targets the world’s listed companies, while the Asia Pacific Index targets listed companies in the Asia-Pacific region.
2 An ESG investment index announced by FTSE Russel, of the London Stock Exchange Group of the United Kingdom. Excellent companies are selected, based on an evaluation of ESG (environment, society, governance) information disclosed to the general public by the world’s leading companies.
3 FTSE Russell of the United Kingdom selects Japanese companies based on superior response on ESG (environment, society, governance) matters. The index uses FTSE4Good standards derived from international standards, such as the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
4 An ESG investment index developed by MCSI Inc. (Morgan Stanley Capital International), of the U.S. Morgan Stanley Group. Companies are selected based on an evaluation that includes ESG issues considered important by various indices based on the industry characteristics of the companies it targets.
5 An ESG investment index of MSCI of the United States. The index selects companies with relatively high ESG ratings in individual sectors from among the top 500 Japanese stocks by market capitalization.
6 An ESG investment index by MSCI of the United States. The index selects companies in various sectors that excel in gender diversity from among the top 500 Japanese stocks by market capitalization.
7 An index developed by Forum Ethibel, a Belgian non-profit organization. Companies are selected that exhibit high performance from the perspective of corporate social responsibility. The index includes two sub-indices, Pioneer and Excellence. Companies in the Pioneer index are selected from among those in the Excellence index as being particularly excellent.
8 This index comprises companies selected for Ethibel Excellence, based on such limiting conditions as floating market capitalization.
9 The 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the World, selected by Corporate Knights of Canada. The selection was announced during the World Economic Forum, held in Davos, Switzerland.