The DJSI World is one of the best known measures of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)* in the world; this year 340 companies from all over the world were selected for the index, including 20 Japanese companies.
Marubeni has been selected as the index component since 2008.
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.