September 27, 2023
DOWA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.

 

DOWA HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (14-1, Sotokanda 4-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; 36.4 billion yen; President: SEKIGUCHI Akira) hereby announces its inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, and the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. This is the first time we have been included to the FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, and the second time to the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index.

 

All these Indexes are ESG Indexes designed by the global index and data provider FTSE Russell, and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index and the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index are ESG investment Indexes adopted by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF). Since we have been selected as a constituent of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index, and the Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Index (GenDi J), we have now been added to five of the ESG Indexes adopted by GPIF.

 

The DOWA Group is implementing initiatives to address materiality issues such as resource recycling, climate change and human capital, and is working to enhance disclosure of ESG information in accordance with its Sustainability Basic Policy. Going forward, we will continue to strengthen sustainability initiatives and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society based on the mission of the DOWA Group.

 

Our external sustainability ratings are available on our website:

https://www.dowa-csr.jp/en/esg/ex-evaluations-initiatives

 

Contact for inquiries
DOWA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
https://ir.dowa.co.jp/en/ir/contact1.html