Marubeni Selected for the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

Jul. 01. 2022
Marubeni Corporation

Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”) hereby announces that we have been selected as a constituent of the MSCI*1 Japan ESG Select Leaders Index. This index has been adopted as a passively managed ESG index by Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (hereinafter, “GPIF”).

The Index is constructed by comprehensively identifying ESG-related risks within each industry and selecting companies with relatively superior ESG ratings among listed Japanese stocks.

With this selection, Marubeni is now a constituent of all five indices*2 adopted by GPIF for ESG investments in Japanese companies.

Marubeni will continue to aim for sustainable growth by earning the trust of our stakeholders and by balancing our efforts to solve social and environmental issues with the enhancement of our competitiveness.

*1 MSCI is a financial services provider based in New York, USA, and is one of the world's leading index providers in ESG ratings.

*2 Five indices:
 ・FTSE Blossom Japan Index
 ・FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
 ・MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
 ・MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index
 ・S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index