ASICS LISTED ON DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY ASIA/PACIFIC INDEX 2022 FOR THE 8TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR2022.12.12 PRESS
ASICS Corporation, a leading global sporting goods company, has been selected for the eighth time as a component company of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are a series of globally-recognized Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) indices.
The DJSI is jointly determined by S&P Dow Jones Indices (US) and ESG assessment company SAM (Switzerland). The DJSI evaluates the sustainability of company business practices from three perspectives––economic, environmental, and social––and only firms that are rated as leading their respective industries become component companies. ASICS was ranked in the top 5% of the global assessed companies in the industry (95th percentile1). The DJSI Asia/Pacific Index covers companies in the Asia and Oceania region, and out of about 600 companies, 156 companies were selected this year including 74 from Japan.
ASICS has also been selected as a component company of another global SRI index, the FTSE4Good Index Series / FTSE Blossom Japan Index, created by FTSE Russell (UK), as well as the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, compiled by MSCI (US).
ASICS will continue to strive to fulfill its vision to “Create Quality Lifestyle through Intelligent Sport Technology” and to work with business partners that share its commitment to a sustainable and fair sporting goods industry.
For further details on ASICS’ sustainability activities, please see the company website.
1As of December 12th, 2022