Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Holdings Inc. (Headquarters in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director & President Calin Dragan) has been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (hereinafter “DJSI”) for the Asia Pacific region for the fourth consecutive year. DJSI is a world-renowned ESG (Environment, Society, and Governance) investment index. This year, 153 companies (of which 77 were from Japan) including CCBJH were selected out of approximately 600 major companies in the region. CCBJH has received high scores in Environmental Policy and Codes of Business Conduct as well as Human Capital Development etc.
DJSI is a stock index created jointly by S&P Dow Jones Indices and SAM. It conducts annual S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) targeting Appx. 3,500 major companies around the globe, in the three areas of Economy, Environment, and Society, to select companies that are highly sustainable. It is a global index for ESG investments and serves as the benchmark for selecting key investment targets. The appraisals serve as the standard in selecting key investment destinations as a global index for ESG investment.
The CCBJH Group has placed creating shared value (CSV) as one of its most important management issues, further advance CSR in accordance with ISO26000, the international standard for social responsibility. We work to solve social issues with specific action plans under three Sustainability Framework “Inclusion”, “Communities”, and “Resources”, and that lead us to be selected for “DJSI Asia Pacific”.
We will continue to work to solve social issues through our business activities, and to contribute to achieving SDGs※2 in our business area toward the realization of a sustainable society.
※1 CSV: Creating Shared Value
※2 Sustainable Development Goals: SDGs are international goals which are adopted in 2015 at a United Nations summit to achieve a better and more sustainable world by 2030. They are a collection of 17 goals and 169 targets.
Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Holdings’ CSV initiatives.
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