Teijin ranked among top ESG leaders by MSCI

Teijin Limited announced today that it received a rating of AAA in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment, a global benchmark for environmental, social and governance (ESG) indexes issued by MSCI, a leading provider of ESG research and indexes used by the global investment community as of February 2022. In an evaluation of 64 companies in the global commodity chemicals industry, Teijin was placed in the top 2%.

The MSCI ESG Ratings target thousands of companies for comparison within their respective industries in terms of ESG risks, which are ranked on seven levels, from AAA down to CCC.

Teijin received high marks in areas including corporate governance and toxic emissions & waste. It was also recognized for strengthening its governance by establishing the Teijin Group Anti-Corruption Policy and for reducing environmental impact over the entire life cycle of products, including all processes from material procurement through to production, use, and disposal.

Teijin is also included in other international ESG indexes, such as the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index and the FTSE Blossom Japan (All Cap) which are ESG investment indicators adopted by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).

The Teijin Group is committed to focusing on people, providing innovative solutions to enhance the quality of life, while minimizing the impacts of our activities on the environment and society.

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