FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index Series
These indices are designed by the global index provider FTSE Russell.
The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.
The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong ESG practices. The index is constructed so that industry weights align with the Japanese equity market.
The FTSE Blossom Sector Relative Japan Index is designed as an industry neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices in Japan. In addition, to support climate transition to a low carbon economy, especially for companies with large amounts of greenhouse gas emissions, the index evaluates companies’ climate governance and climate change efforts with TPI Management Quality Score.
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan selects the FTSE Blossom Japan Index and the FTSE Blossom Sector Relative Japan Index for its latest ESG passive fund.
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
The S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index is a global environmental stock index adopted by Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF). Using TOPIX as the universe, this index of S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world's leading independent index provider, overweights companies that have high carbon efficiency within their industry as calculated by Trucost on a market value basis and companies that disclose information on greenhouse gas emissions.
Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Index（GENDi J）
Built with the data and scoring methodology of Equileap, the Morningstar Gender Diversity Indexes are designed to emphasize the stocks of companies that have strong gender diversity policies embedded in their corporate culture and that ensure equal opportunities to employees, irrespective of their gender.
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan selects this Index for its latest ESG passive fund.
SOMPO Sustainability Index
MGC has been selected for the "SOMPO Sustainability Index" by the Sompo Asset Management Co., Ltd. for the eighth consecutive year. The index is used as a unique active index for "SOMPO Sustainable Management," an ESG investment product for pension funds and institutional investors that invest broadly in companies with high ESG ratings and that SOMPO started operating in August 2012.
2023 Certified Health & Productivity Management Organizations (the large enterprise category)
Under the Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program , the Nippon Kenko Kaigi examines large enterprises, SMEs, and other organizations that engage in health-conscious activities, undertake measures tailored to regional health issued, and promote activities led by the Nippon Kenko Kaigi, and recognizes outstanding enterprises engaging in efforts for health and productivity management.
This recognition program endeavors to highlight these outstanding enterprises engaging in efforts to advance health and productivity management and thereby aims to organize an environment in which such enterprises are able to gain enhanced social recognition, e.g., from employees, employment seekers, related enterprises, and financial institutions, as organizations focusing on and engaging in strategic health and productivity management efforts for maintaining their employees’ health from a management perspective.
- CDP Climate Change
CDP Climate Change evaluates corporate responses on climate change. In Dec 2023, we scored a A-.
- CDP Water Security
CDP Water Security evaluates corporate efforts related to water stewardship. In Dec 2023, we scored a B.