September 28, 2012

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.


"K" LINE Continues to be Included in
FTSE4Good Global Index and Dow Jones Sustainability Index



Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) has been once again included as a member company of the FTSE4Good Global Index, the leading SRI (*1) index calculated by FTSE Group (*2). This index is reviewed twice a year and "K" Line has had the privilege of being consecutively recognized as a member since 2003. 

In addition, "K" Line also continues to be a member company of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) (*3) as Asia Pacific Index component since last year.


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


"K" Line will continue its network-wide activities in an effort to endeavor to meet its social responsibilities and to improve its corporate value.   

*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 Group is an independent company jointly owned by The Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange and a world-leader in the creation, management and other related business of indices for investors. 
*3 DJSI is an SRI index that SAM of Switzerland and investment advisory company Dow Jones of the U.S. offers together.