October 17, 2013

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


“K” Line Continues to be Included in 
FTSE4Good Global Index and Dow Jones Sustainability Asia / Pacific Index



Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K”Line) continues to be a constituent company of the FTSE4Good Global Index Series, the leading SRI (*1) index provided by FTSE Group (*2) since 2003. 

In addition, “K”Line has also been selected as an Asia / Pacific Index component  company of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) (*3) three years in a row since 2011.


Global companies satisfying international standards for corporate, environmental and social responsibility are selected as members of these prestigious Indices.


“K”Line always strives to reduce environmental impact, strengthen corporate governance and support communities in which it operates as a good corporate citizen. 

*1 SRI (Socially Responsible Investment) describes an investment strategy which takes account of social, ethical and environmental factors as well as financial performance. 
*2 FTSE is an independent company wholly owned by the London Stock Exchange Group. It is a global leader in indexing and analytical solutions. FTSE’s indices measure multiple markets and asset classes in more than 80 countries.
*3 DJSI is an SRI index that RobecoSAM of Switzerland and investment advisory company S&P Dow Jones of the U.S. offers together.