TOKYO — September 30, 2014 — Teijin Limited announced today that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index (DJSI Asia/Pacific), a global benchmark for socially responsible investing, for the sixth consecutive year.
DJSI, which was jointly introduced in 1999 by Dow Jones and Swiss-based RobecoSAM, which researches and evaluates socially responsible investment, is a leading index of sustainability. Every year, the index assesses the economic, environmental and social performance of some 3,300 companies to identify those that demonstrate sustainability leadership.
Teijin was named one of five Japanese companies among the 10 firms in the DJSI Asia/Pacific’s Chemical Industry. In total, 148 companies out of 600 were selected for this year’s index.
Teijin also is included in other international SRI indices, such as the FTSE4Good Index and the ETHIBEL Investment Register. Teijin appreciates the continued recognition of its leadership in sustainability through responsible industrial development befitting customers, society and the environment, as well as shareholders.
Posted September 30, 2014