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For Immediate Release
Company name: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
Representative: Sunao Manabe, Representative Director, President and COO
(Code no.: 4568, First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange)
Please address inquiries to Noriaki Ishida, Executive Officer,
Vice President, Corporate Communications Department
Daiichi Sankyo Selected for Ninth Consecutive Year as Constituent of FTSE4Good Global Index by FTSE Russell
Tokyo, Japan (July 11, 2017) – Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo), today announced that for the ninth consecutive year it remains a constituent of the FTSE Russell’s* FTSE4Good Global Index.
The FTSE4Good Global Index evaluates corporate sustainability by measuring three areas, environmental, social and governance practices, and is an important investment standard for investors who place importance on corporate social responsibility.
Daiichi Sankyo received high marks for its response to Climate Change, Customer Responsibility, Human Rights & Community and Corporate Governance among the ten evaluated themes.
In addition, Daiichi Sakyo has also been selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM for the seventh consecutive year, for the Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index by Morningstar Japan for the ninth consecutive year, and for the SNAM Sustainability Index by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management for the second consecutive year.
Daiichi Sankyo will continue to make every effort to put into practice our corporate mission, “To contribute to the enrichment of quality of life around the world through the creation of innovative pharmaceuticals, and through the provision of pharmaceuticals addressing diverse medical needs,” while fulfilling our social responsibility by performing CSR activities that appropriately respond to sustainability challenges as we aim to continuously enhance corporate value.
* FTSE Russell is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group, global index provider creating and managing a wide range of indexes, data and analytic solutions.