TOKYO, September 25, 2019 — Casio Computer Co., Ltd. has been selected for the third consecutive year for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index, the Asia Pacific component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), a leading global index for socially responsible investment (SRI).
The DJSI measures corporate sustainability in the areas of economy, environment and society. The stock indices were jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices, a US company that provides global financial indices, and RobecoSAM, a firm based in Switzerland that researches and rates companies in terms of socially responsible investment. In fiscal 2019, 148 of the approximately 600 major companies in the Asia Pacific region were selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index, including 76 companies from Japan.
In addition to its selection for DJSI, Casio has also been selected for inclusion in all four component ESG indices used by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, the world’s largest pension management organization. These component indices are the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index, and S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index.
True to its corporate creed of Creativity and Contribution, Casio will continue to deliver new value that is useful to people’s lives and help to build a more sustainable world.