Tokyo, Japan - December 16, 2022
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), one of the world's most renowned indices for ESG (environmental, social, and governance) investment. This is the second time that the company has been selected for this index since 2020. Yokogawa has also been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for the sixth year in a row.
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are published by S&P Dow Jones Indices, a division of S&P Global. These indices evaluate the financial, environmental, and social performance of approximately 3,500 major companies around the world based on the annual S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The DJSI World Index includes the best 10% of companies by count per industry, and in 2022, 332 companies (including 36 Japanese companies) have been selected.
Yokogawa has set its "Three goals" as a vision for society in the year 2050 and identified priority sustainability issues that it will work to address through the achievement of short-, medium-, and long-term targets. The company will continue working to create a sustainable society in keeping with Yokogawa's Purpose, which states: "Utilizing our ability to measure and connect, we fulfill our responsibilities for the future of our planet."
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