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Selected as a component of "DJSI Asia Pacific", a leading index for ESG investment, for 3rd consecutive year

Nov. 18,2020

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November 18, 2020

Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Holdings Inc.

 

 

 

Selected as a component of "DJSI Asia Pacific", a leading index for ESG investment, for 3rd consecutive year

 

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 3rd consecutive year. DJSI is a world-renowned ESG (Environment, Society, and Governance) investment index. This year, the top 158 companies (of which 82 were from Japan) including CCBJH were selected out of approximately 600 major companies in the region. CCBJH has received high scores in Environmental Policy & Management Systems and Labor Practice Indicators including Diversity as well as Materiality etc.

 

DJSI is a stock index jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices in the U.S., and RobecoSAM in Switzerland. It conducts detailed investigations targeting more than 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 will position CSV※1 as one of its most important management issues, further advance CSR in accordance with ISO26000, the international standard for social responsibility. 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.

 

 

【Reference】

DJSI Website

http://www.sustainability-indices.com/

https://www.spglobal.com/esg/csa/

CCBJH’s initiatives of CSV

https://en.ccbji.co.jp/csv/

 

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