Marubeni’s Continued Inclusion in the Constituents of the “MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index”
Jun. 30, 2023
Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”) hereby announces that Marubeni has been selected for continued inclusion in the constituents of the MSCI* Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, achieving the highest rating of AAA in June 2023, following on from the same rating in January 2023.
This indices has been adopted as a passively managed ESG index by Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (hereinafter, “GPIF”). The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index is constructed by comprehensively identifying ESG-related risks within each industry and selecting companies with comparatively superior ESG ratings from among listed Japanese stocks.
Marubeni is a constituent of all six indices adopted by GPIF for ESG investments in Japanese companies.
Marubeni will continue to aim for sustainable growth by earning the trust of stakeholders and by balancing efforts to solve social and environmental issues with enhancing corporate competitiveness.
MSCI is a financial services provider based in New York, and is one of the world's leading index providers in ESG ratings.
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Marubeni Earns AAA Rating from the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index (Jan.31,2023)