Marubeni Selected for the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
Apr. 12. 2022
Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”) hereby announces that it has been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index.
The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is designed as a sector-neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in Japan, selecting companies with higher ESG ratings within the top 50% of each sector. In order to facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy, the index selects companies whose greenhouse gas emissions have been high, but whose improved climate governance and climate change efforts have been evaluated highly by the Transition Pathway Initiative’s Management Quality Score*.
Marubeni will continue to strive for sustainable growth by earning the trust of our stakeholders and by balancing our efforts to solve social and environmental issues with enhancing our competitiveness.
Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) Management Quality Score:
This score assesses the quality of risk and opportunity management related to corporate greenhouse gas emissions and transitioning to a low-carbon society.