The Meiji Group works with ratings and rankings agencies and welcomes suggestions to support continuous improvement.
SRI Indexes and Evaluations
(As of December 13,2022)
Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific)
Stock indexes developed jointly by U.S.-based S&P Dow Jones Indices and Switzerland-based RobecoSAM. The indexes analyze corporate activities based on economic, environmental, and social factors and select companies with outstanding sustainability performance. In 2021, Meiji Holdings was selected as a member of the DJSI Asia Pacific Index for four consecutive years.
FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, created by global index provider FTSE Russell, is a sector-neutral index designed to reflect the relative performance of Japanese companies that excel in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in their respective sectors. This index has been adopted as one of the investment criteria by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).
MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
MSCI ESG Leaders Index is an index developed by the U.S.-based company MSCI, which selects stocks from each industry sector with high ESG (environmental, social and governance) ratings.
In 2022, Meiji Holdings was selected as a member of the MSCI ESG Leaders Index
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
Like the MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes, this index selects stocks from each industry sector with high ESG (Environmental, social and governance) ratings.
This index has been adopted as one of the investment criteria by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF). In 2022, Meiji Holdings was selected as a member of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
iSTOXX® MUTB Platinum Career Index
The iSTOXX® MUTB Platinum Career Index is an ESG index focusing on "human capital," jointly developed by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation and STOXX, a global index provider of the Deutsche Borse Group. It consists of 150 Japanese companies that are proactive in building careers for their employees. In 2023, Meiji Holdings was selected as a member of this index for two consecutive years.
Sompo Sustainability Index
Sompo Sustainability Index is a proprietary active index which combines ESG (environment, social, and governance) and equity fundamental evaluation.
The UK-based international non-governmental organization promotes climate change and other initiatives in the area of the environment. The CDP requests disclosure of information on how leading companies and cities around the world are taking action on issues such as climate change and water management, and conducts surveys and evaluations. In 2022, Meiji Holdings achieved a place on the highest evaluation 'A List' in CDP Climate change and Water Security. Also, within the areas of Forests, we obtained scores of C each in timber, palm oil, soy and cattle.
Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI)
We were ranked 12th out of 25th global food and beverage manufactures in the 2021 Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI). The goal of the Access to Nutrition Indexes is to facilitate improved diets and a reduction of the serious global problems of both obesity and undernutrition.
Outstanding Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500)
Meiji Holdings, Meiji, and Meiji Seika Pharma were recognized jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi in the Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program in the large enterprise category (White 500) for practicing outstanding health and productivity management working together with insurers. We have continued to be selected for this program since 2017. KM Biologics has also continued to be selected for this program since 2021.
Health & Productivity Stock Selection Brand
METI and TSE have jointly selected Health & Productivity Stock Selection Brands from listed enterprises, strategically engaging in employee health and productivity management initiatives as business management issues since 2015. Meiji Holdings was selected as the 2023 Health & Productivity Stock Selection Brand for the first time.
External recognition and Index Selection
|MSCI ESG Ratings||BB||BB||BBB||A|
|DJSI||55 points||52 points||55 points||61 points|
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|FTSE Blossom Japan
Sector Relative Index
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