Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) announced today that it was selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific). The DJSI Asia Pacific is a globally renowned stock index for socially responsible investing (SRI)1.
The DJSI indices are collaboratively maintained by the American-based S&P Dow Jones Indices2 and RobecoSAM, a Swiss-based firm specializing in SRI research. The DJSI evaluates the sustainability performance of the world's leading companies using economic, environmental, and social criteria.
TEL is the only Japanese company to be included in the Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment industry group of the DJSI Asia Pacific.
TEL will continue to place a high value on stakeholder trust and corporate value through its CSR programs. This in turn will help TEL contribute to the development of a sustainable, dream-inspiring society.
1. Socially responsible investing (SRI): An investment strategy based not only on the conventional investment criteria derived from financial analyses, but also on elements of corporate social responsibility (CSR), such as social and environmental awareness and corporate governance.
2. S&P Dow Jones Indices: S&P Dow Jones Indices is the world's largest provider of financial market indices. It provides various indices, including the S&P 500®.
Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) announced today that it was selected Bronze Class in the "RobecoSAM Sustainability Award 2017". RobecoSAM is one of the world's leading specialists in the field of sustainability investment.
This award is given for companies that are evaluated for sustainable activities based on economic, environmental and social considerations.
RobecoSAM evaluates more than 3,400 companies and in 60 industries for the 2017 award and TEL was chosen as the only Japanese company in Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment industry group.
Tokyo Electron Limited has been selected to be included in the MSCI ACWI ESG Index and the MSCI World ESG Index for excellent performance in environmental, social and corporate governance.
The MSCI Global Sustainability indexes were developed by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) and are globally recognized indices for socially responsible investment (SRI).
The inclusion of Tokyo Electron Limited in any MSCI Index, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or Index naves herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement or promotion of Tokyo Electron Limited by MSCI or any of its affiliates. The MSCI Indexes are the exclusive property of MSCI. MSCI and the MSCI Index names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliates.
Tokyo Electron has continued to be included in the FTSE4 Good Global Index since 2003. The Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) in the U.K. selects companies around the world according to their environmental and corporate social responsibility record, and is a representative index for socially responsible investment (SRI).
Tokyo Electron was chosen as one of Asia's Top 100 companies in the 2016 Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking. The ranking is determined jointly by Channel NewsAsia (a TV news channel based in Singapore), CSR Asia (a CSR consulting firm), and Sustainalytics (a major sustainability rating agency) to identify and honor Asia's leading sustainable companies from environmental, social and governance (ESG) viewpoints.Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking
In 2016, Tokyo Electron was selected as a component of the STOXX Global ESG Leaders indices maintained by STOXX Ltd.*, a leading index provider in Europe.
* A subsidiary of the Deutsche Börse GroupSTOXX® Global ESG Leaders indices