Continued to be selected as a constituent of the ESG indexes used by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Obayashi has been selected again this year as a constituent of the four ESG indexes for Japanese stocks that are utilized by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).
These indexes include the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) , and the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index.
Obayashi has also been selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index, which was adopted by the GPIF this year.
In addition, the company has been selected for the leading SRI Indexes: the FTSE4Good Index Series, MSCI ESG Leaders Index and Euronext Vigeo World 120 Index.
Based on the Obayashi Sustainability Vision 2050, Obayashi Group aims to realize a sustainable society and enhance corporate value. We will further promote ESG initiatives through our business activities and actively disclose information.
Selected ESG indices of Obayashi
|FTSE4Good Global Index/th>
|Published by FTSE Russell, world's leading investment calculator wholly owned by the London Stock Exchange. It consists of companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices.
|FTSE Blossom Japan Index
|Uses the evaluation scheme of the FTSE4Good Japan Index, one of the ESG Index FTSE Russell. It consists of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices.
|FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
|Published by FTSE Russell, world's leading investment calculator wholly owned by the London Stock Exchange. Evaluated Japanese companies from three perspectives: ESG assessment in each sector, carbon intensity (greenhouse gas emissions per unit of sales), and management attitude toward corporate climate change risks and opportunities.
|MSCI ESG Leaders Index
|Published by the stock index provider MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International), the index selects companies from top 500 market capital that demonstrate strong ESG practice in their respective industries.
|MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
|An ESG Composite Index based on ESG research from MSCI, which is used by more than 1,000 companies worldwide. It consists of Japanese stocks with relatively high ESG ratings in the industry.
|MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
|Comprised of Japanese companies that lead the industry in gender diversity initiatives while maintaining the ESG performance of MSCI.
|S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
|Selected by the S&P Dow Jones Index, one of the world's largest independent index companies, based on carbon emissions data provided by Trucost, a pioneer in environmental assessment. It focuses on the state of disclosure of environmental information and the level of carbon efficiency.
|Euronext Vigeo World 120 Index
|Published by NYSE Euronext and ESG rating agency V.E. (part of Moody's ESG Solutions). The index consists of the top 120 companies that excel in terms of environmental, social and governance performance out of 1,500 companies in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region.