NISSIN FOODS HOLDINGS Selected as Constituent Member of DJSI Asia Pacific for Second Consecutive Year.

NISSIN FOODS HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (President and Representative Director, CEO: Koki Ando, “Nissin”) announced that the company has been selected for the second consecutive year as a constituent member of the Asia Pacific Index (“DJSI Asia Pacific”) of the global stock index in the field of ESG*1, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (“DJSI”).

The DJSI is a global stock index in the field of ESG that was jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones (the U.S.) and RobecoSAM (Switzerland) in 1999. It measures the sustainability performance of companies in addition to their financial performance, based on the survey and analysis of corporate ESG practices and recognizes companies that possess excellent sustainability.

The DJSI Asia Pacific is an index of over 600 leading companies in the Asia Pacific region, including Japan, and in fiscal 2019, 148companies (of which 76 were Japanese companies) were selected as its constituent members.

Nissin was also selected as a constituent member of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index and the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index*2.

Under its philosophy as an “EARTH FOOD CREATOR”, the NISSIN FOODS Group contributes to society and the earth by gratifying people everywhere with pleasures and delights food can provide and will continue to aim for a more sustainable society and higher corporate value.

*1 Criteria for investment decisions that evaluate practices of companies in terms of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG).
*2 An ESG index selected by the Government Pension Investment Fund.