Nov 19, 2020 10:43 JST

Source: Fujitsu Ltd

Fujitsu Chosen for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 21st Time

TOKYO, Nov 19, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it has been chosen for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), the world's leading Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)(1) index. This is the 21st time for Fujitsu to have been included in this index since its creation in 1999.

DJSI World is a stock index offered cooperatively by US-based S&P Dow Jones Indices that selects companies for their excellent sustainability, based on an analysis from the perspective of governance and economics, the environment, and society. Annually, 2,500 companies are eligible globally for this designation, and the top 10% of businesses per industry are chosen from the perspective of sustainability. Including Fujitsu, 323 companies were selected for DJSI World in 2020, 39 of which were Japanese companies.

Fujitsu achieved high evaluations in the IT services & Internet Software and Services industry group on the basis of its environmental initiatives, such as "Environmental Reporting" and "Climate Strategy", and its efforts related to the area of society, including its "Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy" and "Human Rights" initiatives.

Fujitsu will continue to advance business activities from the perspective of the environment, society, and governance (ESG) in order to realize Our Purpose as stated in the Fujitsu Way-"to make the world more sustainable by building trust in society through innovation"-and further increase its efforts to contribute to the sustainable development of society and the Earth.

(1) Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)
A method of investing that, in addition to the usual investment on the basis of financial analysis, also values a company's social responsibility and contributions to society, the environment, and corporate governance. http://www.fujitsu.com/global/about/csr/vision/sri/index.html

Source: Fujitsu Ltd
Sectors: Cloud & Enterprise

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