NYK has been selected by the FTSE Group,* a global index provider, as a constituent in the FTSE4Good Index, marking the 13th straight year that the company has been included in this major yardstick for socially responsible investment (SRI).**
The FTSE4Good Index is a leading indicator used by investors who place importance on corporate social responsibility and sustainability. Approximately 800 global companies from 25 countries around the world are listed in the FTSE4Good Global Index as of July 2015, and 176 of those companies are Japanese. NYK’s environmental activities were seen as particularly noteworthy and led to this13th consecutive recognition.
NYK also has been selected for a number of SRI indexes, including the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia / Pacific Index (USA) and Morningstar (Japan).
NYK, as a good corporate citizen, will continue to take an active role in social issues, including conservation of the environment, to contribute to the achievement of a better global society.
* Wholly owned subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange. The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social,and Governance (ESG) practices. Companies included in the index have met stringent ESG criteria and are positioned to capitalize on the benefits of responsible business practices.
** Investments in companies engaged in ethical activities and confirmed through financial analyses to meet established investment standards.