Sep, 15 2017 12:36 JST

Source: Mazda

Mazda Newly Selected to Global ESG Index "Dow Jones Sustainability Index"


TOKYO, Sep, 15 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has been newly selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)(1) "World Index" and "Asia Pacific Index"(2), one of the global ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) indexes(3).

DJSI assesses the companies' sustainability performance from various items, such as environmental measures, social contribution or human capital development, corporate governance or compliance. By annually, excellent companies in each industry will be selected to global and regional indexes.

Before the selection, Mazda was assessed by the company's response in RobecoSAM's questionnaire, the company's information disclosure through Mazda Sustainability Report, Annual Report, and official website. Mazda's initiatives and information disclosure received high evaluation through these assessments. In 2016, Mazda was selected to RobecoSAM Sustainability Award 2017 as the most improved company in their industry(4).

Aiming to become a brand with which customers feel a strong emotional connection, Mazda will continue to place the utmost importance on CSR in all its activities in order to contribute to development of a sustainable society. Mazda will also provide driving pleasure and fulfilling lives to all customers through Mazda vehicles.

(1) DJSI recognized to investors as one of the most historic ESG index developed by the S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM's cooperation (established in 1999).
(2) DJSI World Index: Around 2,500 major companies in the global region were assessed, and 320 companies (including 31 Japanese companies) were selected.
DJSI Asia Pacific Index: Around 600 major companies in Japan, Asia, and Oceania region were assessed, and 152 companies (including 72 Japanese companies) were selected.
(3) Investment indexes which consider company's ESG evaluation.
(4) RobecoSAM awards the excellent companies in each industry annually. Mazda was selected to "Industry Mover" as the most improved company from previous year in Automobile industry.


About Mazda
Mazda Motor Corporation (TSE: 7261) started manufacturing tools in 1929 and soon branched out into production of trucks for commercial use. In the early 1960s, Mazda launched its first passenger car models and began developing rotary engines. Still headquartered in Hiroshima in western Japan, Mazda today ranks as one of Japan's leading automakers, and exports cars to the United States and Europe for over 30 years. For more information, please visit www.mazda.com


Contact:
Corporate Communications Division
Mazda Motor Corporation, Japan
+81-3-3508-5056 [Tokyo]
+81-82-282-5253 [Hiroshima]
mailto: [email protected]
Source: Mazda
Sectors: Automotive

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