External Evaluations

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Indices and CSR Ratings for which the AGC Group is Being Selected "Status of Ratings / SRI Surveys"

The main Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) indices and CSR ratings for which the AGC Group has been selected are as follows.

Index name Selected content Date
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
The Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.
FTSE
Selected for the
FTSE Blossom Japan Index

June 2017

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index targets 50% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization of each Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®) Sector and is designed to target companies that have high Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance.
Selected for the
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

June 2017

FTSE4Good Index Series
A SRI index created by the
global index provider FTSE Russell (England)
FTSE4Good Index Series
Selected for the
FTSE4Good Index Series

June 2017

(Included since December 2015)

Ethibel Investment Register
A SRI index produced by
the NPO Forum ETHIBEL (Belgium)
Ethibel Investment Register
Included in the Ethibel
PIONEER Investment
Register, the highest
ranked Ethibel register

June 2017

(Included since December 2015)

Euronext Vigeo World 120 index
A SRI index jointly produced by the SRI
assessment firm Vigeo Eiris (France, England)
and NYSE Euronext (U.S.)
Euronext Vigeo World 120 index
Included as one of 120 companies worldwide
(15 Japanese companies
included)
June 2017
(Included since December 2015)
MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes
An index which is selected by high ESG
(Environment, Social, and Governance)
evaluation firms in each sector developed
by Morgan Stanley Capital International
(United States)
MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes
Selected for inclusion in
MSCI Global Sustainability
Indexes
(148 Japanese companies
included)
June 2015
Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index (MS-SRI)
A SRI index for Japanese companies
produced by Morningstar Japan
Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index (MS-SRI)
Included as one of 150
companies in the MS-SRI
index
January 2016
Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking
The Channel NewsAsia Sustainability
Ranking identifies leading firms in
corporate sustainability across eleven
key Asian economies. The index lists
the Top 100 companies with the highest
sustainability performance.
Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking
Ranking 26
(30 Japanese companies
included)
September 2016