NISSIN FOODS HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (President and Representative Director, CEO: Koki Ando, hereinafter "the Company") announced that the company has been selected for the fourth consecutive year to be a constituent of the World Index (DJSI World), the global index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (hereinafter "DJSI") which are focused on ESG. It has also been selected to be a constituent of the Asia Pacific Index ("DJSI Asia Pacific") for the sixth consecutive year, since 2018.
The DJSI World is a global index that assesses approximately 2,500 leading companies in both developed and developing countries and in 2023, 321 companies, including seven companies (three Japanese companies) in the Foods category, were selected as constituents. The Company received the highest ratings in categories such as Innovation Management and Business Ethics in the economic dimension, Climate Strategy and Food Loss/Waste in the environmental dimension, and Health and Nutrition, Human Resource Development in the social dimension.
It was also selected as a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, and S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index, which are adopted as an ESG indices by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), while also being selected for the world-class ESG investment index, FTSE4Good Index Series*.
The NISSIN FOODS Group will continue to aim for a more sustainable society and higher corporate value.
* An investment index created by FTSE Russell, a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group.