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.

SRI/ESG Indices

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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


 

● 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


 

● FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, as with FTSE Blossom Japan Index above, the FTSE Blossom Sector Relative Index is a general ESG index that screens stocks based on FTSE Russell’s ESG ratings as well as assessment of magnitude of environmental damage by companies, and companies’ management attitude toward climate change risks, while industry weights are neutralized.

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

 





 

●THE MSCI JAPAN EMPOWERING WOMEN INDEX (WIN)

A stock index developed by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) in the United States, which is designed to include companies that exhibit a commitment towards promoting and maintaining a high level of gender diversity among their workforce based on MSCI Gender Diversity Score.

THE INCLUSION OF KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES. 
THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES.

 

https://www.msci.com/our-solutions/indexes/japan-empowering-women-index

 

 

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.

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

 

 

 

Major Awards and Evaluations

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“K” LINE Awarded CDP’ s “A List 2021” on Climate Change ~Earning Highest Rating “A” for Six Consecutive Years~https://www.cdp.net/en/companies/companies-scores

"NIKKEI SDGs Management Survey" evaluated "K" LINE as 4.0 stars rating.
https://www.nikkei-r.co.jp/service/survey/sdgs_survey/ (Only available in Japanese)

”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 (Only available in Japanese)

“K” Line has been recognized as a "2022 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organization" for the fourth time and 3 years in a row, under the Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program designed and promoted by the Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, jointly with the Nippon Kenko Kaigi, to honor companies that practice good health management.

https://www.kyoukaikenpo.or.jp/~/media/Files/shiga/kenkou/ev/r03zoom-kkeiei0811.pdf (Only available in Japanese)

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 2021, "K" LINE was granted Exlelence Award by Daiwa Investor Relations Co. Ltd..

http://www.daiwair.co.jp/news/internet_IR2021.html
 (Only available in Japanese)

“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/