OMRON listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for 7th consecutive year
September 9, 2016
OMRON has been listed for 7th consecutive year in the world-renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), a SI (sustainability investment)*1 stock price index.
DJSI is a stock price index jointly compiled by Dow Jones & Company, Inc.*2 in the United States, and RobecoSAM in Switzerland, a research company conducting Corporate Sustainability Assessment, CSA. DJSI is used to assess the sustainability of the world's major companies from economic, environmental, and social perspectives.
Approximately 600 major companies in the Asia-Pacific region were shortlisted for DJSI Asia Pacific, and 146 companies (68 Japanese companies) were selected this year.
Sustainability Investment is a method by which investors consider Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) factors, in addition to conventional financial analysis.
Dow Jones & Company, Inc. is a U.S. publishing company which is famous for its Dow Jones Average and the newspaper "The Wall Street Journal."