Shionogi Selected for the Global ESG Investment Index 'FTSE4Good Index Series' and 'FTSE Blossom Japan Index', for the second consecutive year.

OSAKA, Japan, August 23, 2021 - Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; President and CEO: Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.; hereafter "Shionogi") today announced that Shionogi has been included in the “FTSE4Good Index Series” and the “FTSE Blossom Japan Index”, which are global stock indices for environmental, social and governance (ESG), for the second consecutive year.


The FTSE4Good Index Series is developed by FTSE Russell, a member of London Stock Exchange Group. It is designed based on the existing international ESG standards to select companies that demonstrate strong ESG efforts. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is an index created by FTSE Russell which includes companies meeting clear and transparent standards with respect to environmental, social and governance practices, and it is designed to be unbiased across industries.

These indices are broadly used as important criteria by global investors who focus on each company’s ESG efforts.


In our medium-term business plan STS2030, Shionogi has confirmed its material issues, and set forth its efforts to achieve the SDGs, through business activities such as protecting people worldwide from the threat of infectious diseases and contributing to the realization of a sustainable society. At the same time, we are committed to pursuing and reinforcing our responses to ESGs, supporting sustainability and driving the company’s growth. Based on that commitment, Shionogi will make a concerted effort to benefits all of its stakeholder groups well into the future.