Mitsubishi Chemical Group Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Seven Consecutive Years
December 14, 2023
Mitsubishi Chemical Group Corporation (MCG; Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Jean-Marc Gilson) today announced that it has been selected for the seventh consecutive year as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for inclusion in the World Index, which is the global benchmark for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing. MCG was also selected for the Asia Pacific Index*1 once again following the last year.
The DJSI is an index made up of stocks, selected by S&P Global of the U.S., and in corporations that demonstrate excellent sustainability, based on assessments from economic, environmental and social aspects. This year’s DJSI World Index has selected 321 companies from among 2,500 major companies all over the world.
MCG believes its selection resulted from a high evaluation of its various initiatives from an ESG perspective under its purpose “We lead with innovative solutions to achieve KAITEKI, the well-being of people and the planet.”
*1 Among 600 major companies in the Asia-Pacific region, 156 were selected for the Asia Pacific Index.