External Recognition

Environmental, social, and governance investment involves, in addition to conventional financial analyses, the evaluation of corporations from the environmental, social, and governance aspects, whereby the level of fulfillment of corporations' social responsibilities is regarded as an integral part of investment standards.

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices is a global stock index developed jointly by Dow Jones & Company in the U.S. and RobecoSAM AG in Switzerland. Major corporations around the world are evaluated in terms of their economic, environmental, and social performance.

RobecoSAM Sustainability Award

RobecoSAM carries out surveys and analyses for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. From each industry, it recommends companies that have undertaken outstanding environmental, social, and economic initiatives.

FTSE4Good Index Series

The FTSE4Good Index Series is a stock index developed by FTSE Russell, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange. FTSE Russell evaluates major corporations around the world from the aspects of environmental, social, and governance criteria, including the labor standards applied throughout their supply chains, as well as on the basis of corporate sustainability.

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

CDP is a London-based non-profit organization operated collaboratively by institutional investors. Its purpose is to urge leading companies (in terms of aggregate value) in major countries to disclose their environmental strategies and greenhouse gas emissions.