Marubeni Included In Three ESG Indices, “FTSE4Good Index Series”, “FTSE Blossom Japan Index” and “MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index”
Jul. 10. 2017
Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) has been consecutively included in one of the global ESG indices, “FTSE4Good Index Series”. Also, Marubeni has been included in “FTSE Blossom Japan Index” (Broad Type) and “MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index” (Thematic/social (S)), two out of three ESG indices that the Government Pension Investment Fund for Japan (GPIF), one of the world’s largest pension funds, newly selected for Japanese equities as benchmarks for its ESG investment strategy and commenced passive investment this month.
This is the 15th consecutive year that Marubeni has been included in FTSE4Good Index Series since its first selection of constituents in September 2002.
Marubeni will continue to gain the trust of all its stakeholders and aim to become a sustainable company and contribute toward the growth of societies by making efforts to solve social and environmental issues at the same time as increasing its competitive power.