Sep 12, 2017

Tokyo Electron Chosen for the "Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific" Index

Tokyo Electron (TEL) announced today that it was selected for inclusion in the "Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific" Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for the second straight year. 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®.
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