Epson Selected for Inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the 20th Consecutive Year
- Recognized for ESG initiatives that contribute to social sustainability -
- TOKYO, Japan, July 21, 2023 -
Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, "Epson") was selected for inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series, a responsible investment (RI) index of FTSE Russell, a London Stock Exchange Group company. This marks the 20th consecutive year that Epson has been selected.
Epson aspires to achieve sustainability and enrich communities over the long term. The company sees its inclusion in this index as objective evidence that its efforts to address environmental and social issues have been recognized, and that it is seen as a sustainable company.
The FTSE4Good Index Series was created by global index provider FTSE Russell and is designed to measure the performance of companies that demonstrate strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good Index Series is widely used to create and evaluate sustainable investment funds and other financial products.
Epson has also been selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), and the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index. These are ESG investor indexes comprised of Japanese stocks that are used by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).
- Sustainability Management
- FTSE Russell
- The FTSE4Good Index Series
Epson is a global technology leader whose philosophy of efficient, compact and precise innovation enriches lives and helps create a better world. The company is focused on solving societal issues through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson's goal is to become carbon negative and eliminate use of exhaustible underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion.