SRI/ESG Evaluation

In appraisal of efforts to enhance our initiatives toward non-financial fields such as CSR and ESG, “K” LINE has been included in Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) indexes used all over the world and received various awards.

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● Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index

ESG index provided by US-based S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC that evaluates the sustainability of the world’s leading companies based on economic, environmental and social criteria.

https://www.spglobal.com/esg/csa/indices/djsi-index-family

● ETHIBEL EXCELLENCE Investment Register

FORUM ETHIBEL, a Belgium-based organization promoting socially responsible

investment, evaluates companies based on the initiatives toward human rights,

human resources, environment, corporate ethics, corporate governance, community impact and other criteria.

https://www.forumethibel.org/en/what-we-do/our-vision

● FTSE Blossom Japan Index

Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

https://www.ftserussell.com/products/indices/blossom-japan

S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

One of the ESG Indices adopted by Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), focusing on Environmental aspects. Index weights of the constituents are decided by evaluating the level of disclosure of information related to carbon emissions as well as the levels of carbon emissions per unit of revenue.

https://www.jpx.co.jp/english/markets/indices/carbon-efficient/index.html

 

 

 

SRI/ESG Evaluation

In appraisal of efforts to enhance our initiatives toward non-financial fields such as CSR and ESG, “K” LINE has been included in Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) indexes used all over the world and received various awards.

Contents

 “K” LINE Awarded CDP’s “A List 2020” on Climate Change ―Earning Highest Rating “A” for Five Consecutive Years―
https://www.cdp.net/en/companies/companies-scores

"NIKKEI SDGs Management Survey" evaluated "K" LINE as 3.5 stars rating.
https://www.nikkei-r.co.jp/service/survey/sdgs_survey/

”K" LINE  was granted “Kurumin" certification for 2nd time by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare as a company that provides superior support for childcare.

https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kodomo/shokuba_kosodate/kurumin/index.html

Daiwa Investor Relations Co. Ltd. evaluates and grades the standards by which listed companies disclose information online (IR sites) each year, granting awards to the top companies. In 2020, "K" LINE was granted Exlelence Award by Daiwa Investor Relations Co. Ltd. .
https://www.daiwair.co.jp/news/internet_IR2020.html

“K” LINE has been awarded a Bronze rating for overall sustainability initiatives in 2021 by EcoVadis, an internationally recognized provider of business sustainability ratings based in France.
https://ecovadis.com/