Tokyo – August 4, 2021 – Toppan (TYO: 7911), a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions has once again been recognized for excellence in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance with inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series, FTSE Blossom Japan Index, and MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN).
This adds to a track record of Toppan's selection to numerous other ESG investing indices, including the DJSI World Index and Asia Pacific Index, the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index, and the Sompo Sustainability Index, as well as inclusion in Japan’s Nadeshiko Brands in recognition of efforts to encourage women’s success in the workplace.
“We are very pleased that our efforts to work with stakeholders to drive a sustainable society, ensure transparency in disclosure, and support diversity continue to meet the standards of globally recognized indices,” said Fumie Ikeda, General Manager of Sustainability Promotion at Toppan. “Our multidimensional ESG-related initiatives and targets incorporate elements of the UN Global Compact, ISO 26000, and the Sustainable Development Goals, and are driven based on the TOPPAN SDGs STATEMENT, the TOPPAN Business Action for SDGs blueprint, and the Toppan Group Environmental Vision 2050.”
FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Toppan Inc. has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
About FTSE4Good Index Series
The FTSE4Good Global Index is a series of stock price indices developed by FTSE Russell. FTSE Russell surveys the world’s leading companies for Environmental, Social, and Governance performance, including labor standards in the supply chain. Companies meeting the criteria stipulated by FTSE Russell are included in the index after being evaluated for sustainability.
About FTSE Blossom Japan Index
The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The index is constructed so that industry weights align with the Japanese equity market and uses the globally established FTSE4Good Index Inclusion Rules which are drawn from existing international standards including the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This index has been adopted as a passive operating benchmark for the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan.
About MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index
The MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) is an investment index of Japanese companies spearheading the promotion of gender diversity. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan uses the index to assess the environmental, social, and governance performance of Japanese companies.
Established in Tokyo in 1900, Toppan is a leading and diversified global provider committed to delivering sustainable, integrated solutions in fields including printing, communications, security, packaging, décor materials, electronics, and digital transformation. Toppan’s global team of more than 50,000 employees offers optimal solutions enabled by industry-leading expertise and technologies to address the diverse challenges of every business sector and society and contribute to the achievement of shared sustainability goals.
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