ESG Investment Indexes adopting Resonac
As of July 2023, We are included in the following ESG investment indexes:
FTSE4Good Global Index
This socially responsible investment index was launched by FTSE International, Ltd., a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange. The index is intended to foster investments in companies that are highly rated based on widely approved international criteria on corporate social responsibility.
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
Included in this index are Japanese companies that are excellent in terms of ESG-related performance. This ESG index is designed to be industry-neutral by weighting based on the FTSE Japan Index (parent index).
FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
The new FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is designed as a sector neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in Japan. The index selects companies with higher ESG Ratings within the top 50% of each sector and supports climate transition to a low carbon economy by evaluating companies’ climate governance and climate change efforts via the Transition Pathway Initiative’s Management Quality Score.
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
Included in this index are companies that are highly rated for gender diversity among those included in the MSCI Japan IMI Top 500 Index (parent index).
- * THE INCLUSION OF RESONAC 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 RESONAC 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.
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
This index by S&P Dow Jones Indices and the Tokyo Stock Exchange overweights or underweights the companies comprising the index based on their disclosure of environmental information and the level of their carbon efficiency.
SNAM Sustainability Index
Launched by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management (SNAM), this index comprises companies highly rated for ESG and is utilized to enable the company to make sustainable investments.
Certification as a good company in terms of balance between work and family life
SDK has been promoting a good balance between employees’ work and family life so that employees with diversified backgrounds and lifestyles can continue working vigorously. SDK was certified by the health and labor minister as one of the good companies in Japan in this respect in 2008, 2013 and 2016.
“Good healthy company”
SDK has been certified since 2017 by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nippon Kenko Kaigi (Japan Health Conference) as a good corporation promoting employees’ health and productivity.
Resonac Wins the Grand Prix at NIKKEI Integrated Report Award 2022
The Integrated Report of Resonac Holdings Corporation for 2022 published by then Showa Denko K.K. under the title “Showa Denko Report 2022” has received the Grand Prix at “NIKKEI Integrated Report Award 2022” presented by Nikkei Inc., which publishes the most prestigious Japanese business newspaper “Nihon Keizai Shimbun.”
In 1998, NIKKEI Inc. started to sponsor “NIKKEI Annual Report Award,” aiming to promote enrichment and spread of Japanese companies’ annual reports. From the cycle to commend reports published in 2021, NIKKEI renamed the Award as “NIKKEI Integrated Report Award” and expanded the scale of it. This time is the second year after the renaming, and 387 companies applied for entry into the competition. The Grands Prix were awarded to three companies including Resonac Holdings Corporation. Grand Prix E was awarded to one company. Grand Prix S was awarded to one company. Grand Prix G was awarded to one company. Semi-Grands Prix were awarded to 6 companies. The Rookie of the Year Award was awarded to one company. Jury’s Special Award was awarded to one company. And Merit Awards were awarded to 41 companies.