Marubeni maintains listing in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Read so far

Marubeni maintains listing in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

September 08, 2010 - 21:46
Posted in:

TOKYO, Sept. 9, 2010 (Press Release) -The status of Marubeni Corporation ("Marubeni") has been renewed as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the year 2010-2011.

The DJSI World is one of the best known measures of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)* in the world; this year 350 companies from all over the world were selected for the index, including 36 Japanese companies.

The DJSI World evaluates companies for a high level of sustainability based on the three principal criteria of "Economic", "Environment" and "Social", as well as criteria specific to each company.
Only companies with excellent scores are selected for the index.

* SRI Index

An index of socially responsible investment based not only the financial aspects of companies but also on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) measures as important criteria for investment decisions.