NYK Again Included in FTSE4Good
March 26, 2012
NYK was recently selected for the UK-based FTSE Group’s* FTSE4Good Index, a major socially responsible investment (SRI)** index that has included NYK for many years.
The FTSE4Good Index is one of the two leading indexes used by investors concerned about corporate social responsibility criteria. The other major index is the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
Selection in the FTSE4Good Index is based on independent international standards of corporate environmental sustainability and social responsibility,*** and NYK has repeatedly received a top rating in the “Environmental management” category.
Earlier this year, NYK was recognized as one of the 2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies. This is the fifth consecutive year for NYK to receive this honor. NYK, as a good corporate citizen, will continue to take an active role in social issues, including the conservation of the environment, to contribute to the achievement of a better global society.
*Jointly owned by the Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange, the FTSE4Good Index is compiled and managed by the FTSE Group, which undertakes related operations involving stocks, bonds, real estate, etc., on a global scale. The group has offices in London, New York, Tokyo, and nine other major cities, providing services for clients in 77 countries.
**Investments in companies engaged in ethical activities and confirmed through financial analyses to meet established investment standards.
***Companies are selected using social and environmental criteria in the following areas: environmental management, human rights, supply chain labor standards, bribery prevention, and climate change.
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