Yokogawa Electric Corporation has been selected for the first time as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World Index, one of the world's most renowned environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment indices. Yokogawa has also been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for the fourth consecutive year.
The DJSI indices were created by S&P Dow Jones Indices, a US company that focuses on sustainability investing. These indices assess the business results of approximately 3,500 major companies around the world based on financial, environmental, and social criteria, and only those companies deemed to be making a significant contribution to the achievement of a sustainable society are selected. In 2020, 323 companies (including 39 Japanese companies) were selected for the DJSI World Index.
As its three sustainability goals, Yokogawa is working to achieve net-zero emissions, make the transition to a circular economy, and ensure well-being, and has established medium-term targets for each goal that are to be achieved by the years 2020 and 2030. Yokogawa will continue working to create a sustainable society by placing a strong emphasis on sustainability in all its business activities.
The names of corporations, organizations, products, services and logos herein are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Yokogawa Electric Corporation or their respective holders.