ITOCHU Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, a Global Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index

September 11, 2015

The components of the world-famous Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for fiscal 2015 were announced and ITOCHU was included in both the DJSI World and Asia Pacific index. DJSI is a family of global socially responsible investment (SRI) indices.

The DJSI revises the indices every September by an independent survey of economic, environmental and social practices. In fiscal 2015, 317 companies (319 last year) including 20 Japanese companies (21 last year) were included in DJSI World among 3,470 (3,395 last year) targeted companies around the world.

ITOCHU achieved the best score in “Trading Companies & Distributors” Industry (one of the 59 Industries), and became as an Industry Leader for the first time.

Looking ahead, ITOCHU will continue to push ahead with initiatives, gaining trust from our stakeholders, in order to achieve a sustainable society.