The indexes in which MC is included as well as evaluations from ESG rating agencies are as follows.
Going forward, MC will continue to heed sincerely the feedback from our stakeholders and reflect this feedback onto our measures and initiatives, while at the same time working to further expand our disclosure of both financial and non-financial information including ESG.
MC has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, both provided by FTSE Russell, as of June 2018. And MC also has been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index which provided by FTSE Russell as of April 2022.
Those indexes are used by a wide variety of investors as a reference to evaluate the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance of companies.
Furthermore, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index is one of the ESG indices selected by Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) for Japanese equities.
MC has also been included in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), developed by MSCI in 2018. This index was developed on the premise that companies that promote a high level of gender diversity in their workplaces will be better able to adapt to the risk of personnel shortages caused by a declining workforce in the future, and thus provide sustainable earnings over the long term. WIN is one of of the ESG indexes selected by GPIF.
＊ MC’s inclusion in the MSCI Indexes and use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names does not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or promotion of MC by MSCI or its affiliates. The MSCI indexes are the exclusive property of MSCI. MSCI, and the names and logos of MSCI’s indexes, are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliates.
MC has participated in CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) since 2003.
CDP Climate Change evaluates how companies are responding to the risks and opportunities associated with climate change.
In the year ended March 2021, MC received a score of A- (Disclosed).
CDP Water evaluates companies' water stewardship efforts.
In the year ended March 2021, MC received a score of B.
CDP Forests evaluates how companies are managing the risks associated with deforestation in their supply chain.
In the year ended March 2021, MC received a score of C.