OSAKA, Japan, April 8, 2022 - Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan; President and CEO: Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.; hereafter "Shionogi") announced that Shionogi has been included in the ”FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index”.
“FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index” was developed by global index provider FTSE Russell. It is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices using a sector-neutral approach which minimizes sector bias. It also supports climate transition to a low carbon economy by evaluating companies’ climate governance and efforts with the TPI Management quality score 1).
1) Scores assessing the quality of management of opportunities and risks associated with a company's greenhouse gas emissions and transition to low carbon by the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI)
In our medium-term business plan, STS2030, Shionogi has identified its material issues, and set forth its efforts to achieve the SDGs, through its business activities which include 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 this commitment, Shionogi will make a concerted effort to benefit all of its stakeholder groups well into the future.
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