Teijin Named in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index for Sixth Consecutive Year

07 October 2014

Teijin has been named in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index (DJSI Asia/Pacific) for the sixth consecutive year.

Teijin explains DJSI was jointly introduced in 1999 by Dow Jones and Swiss-based RobecoSAM, researches and evaluates socially responsible investment, and is a leading index of sustainability.

Every year, the index assesses the economic, environmental and social performance of some 3,300 companies to identify those that demonstrate sustainability leadership.

Teijin claim it was named one of five Japanese companies among the 10 firms in the DJSI Asia/Pacific’s Chemical Industry. In total, 148 companies out of 600 were selected for this year's index.

Teijin state it also is included in other international SRI indices, such as the FTSE4. Good Index and the ETHIBEL Investment Register. 

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