Top Page | English | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | 日本語
Friday, 14 September 2018, 16:23 HKT/SGT
Share:
    

Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
MHI Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for Second Consecutive Year
Selection Reflects Exceptional Sustainability Based on ESG Criteria

TOKYO, Sept 14, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been selected for inclusion in the Asia Pacific Index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the world's leading investment indices for ESG (environmental, social, and governance) performance. This is the second consecutive year that MHI has been included in the index.

The DJSI was developed in 1999 by the U.S. firm S&P Dow Jones and the Swiss investment advisory company RobecoSAM. Listed companies around the world are assessed in terms of their overall economic, environmental and social criteria, with those determined to have exceptional sustainability selected for inclusion in the index. MHI was one of 150 companies selected for the 2018 index (of which, 75 were Japanese companies), from a total of around 600 major companies in the Asia-Pacific region.

MHI has proactively implemented various ESG measures with the aim of realizing a sustainable society, including reducing the environmental load from itsi customers and its own operations, promoting the active participation of women, and strengthening corporate governance and disclosure. In addition to the DJSI, these efforts continue to be recognized with MHI's inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, which recognizes firms with excellent ESG performance, and MSCI Japan's Empowering Women Index (WIN). Both of these indices were selected by Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the world's largest pension fund, in July 2017.
Going forward, through constant innovation and industry-leading products and technologies, MHI will continue to contribute to a more secure, sustainable future for all mankind.


About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world's leading industrial firms. For more than 130 years, we have channeled big thinking into solutions that move the world forward - advancing the lives of everyone who shares our planet. We deliver innovative and integrated solutions across a wide range of industries, covering land, sea, sky and even space. MHI Group employs 80,000 people across 400 locations, operating in three business domains: "Power Systems," "Industry & Infrastructure," "Aircraft, Defense & Space." We have a consolidated revenue of around 40 billion U.S. Dollars. We aim to contribute to environmental sustainability while achieving global growth, using our leading-edge technologies. By bringing people and ideas together as one, we continue to pave the way to a future of shared success.

For more information, please visit MHI's website: https://www.mhi.com
For Technology, Trends and Tangents, visit MHI's new online media SPECTRA: https://spectra.mhi.com

Contact:
Corporate Communication Department
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Email: mediacontact_global@mhi.co.jp
Tel: +81-(0)3-6716-2168
Fax: +81-(0)3-6716-5860


Sept 14, 2018 16:23 HKT/SGT
Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Energy
http://www.acnnewswire.com
From the Asia Corporate News Network


Copyright © 2018 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Asia Corporate News Network.


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Links

http://www.mhi-global.com

https://www.youtube.com/user/DiscoverMHI

https://www.linkedin.com/company/mitsubishi-heavy-industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Nov 20, 2018 11:57 HKT/SGT
MHIES-P Delivers 2 Diesel Generator Sets to Large Commercial Complex in Leyte, the Philippines
Nov 9, 2018 13:54 HKT/SGT
MHIES-V, Production Base of Diesel Generator Sets in Vietnam, Marks 10th Anniversary Since Production Start in 2008
Oct 31, 2018 13:00 HKT/SGT
MHI Increases Capital in Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation
Oct 30, 2018 13:43 HKT/SGT
MHI Publishes Integrated Report "MHI Report 2018"
Oct 29, 2018 18:35 HKT/SGT
MHI Successfully Launches UAE's KhalifaSat Satellite
Oct 25, 2018 15:46 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for "LNG JUNO," Next-Generation LNG Carrier
Oct 25, 2018 15:28 HKT/SGT
MHI to Build New Injection Molding Machine Factory in Nagoya
Oct 25, 2018 12:26 HKT/SGT
MHI Receives Contract for Fertilizer Plant Construction in Bangladesh
Oct 18, 2018 14:18 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd. to Release New Gear Grinding Machines, "ZE16C" and "ZE26C"
Oct 16, 2018 10:57 HKT/SGT
MHI Proposing Energy Management Solutions for Development of Western Sydney Region of Australia
More news >>
 News Alerts
Copyright © 2018 ACN Newswire - Asia Corporate News Network
Home | About us | Services | Partners | Events | Login | Contact us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | RSS
US: +1 800 291 0906 | Beijing: +86 10 8405 3688 | Hong Kong: +852 2217 2912 | Singapore: +65 6304 8926 | Tokyo: +81 3 6721 7212

Connect With us: