Leading global index recognizes Toppan’s ESG performance

Tokyo –September 18, 2019 – Toppan Printing (Toppan) (TSE:7911), a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has been included in leading ESG investment index DJSI World for the third consecutive year. It has also been featured in the DJSI Asia Pacific index for the first time.

Toppan is one of 318 companies named to the DJSI World index from a total of approximately 3,500 leading global companies reviewed. It is among 33 Japanese companies selected and the only one in the Commercial & Professional Services category. Toppan’s environment-related activities were rated particularly highly, with the company achieving the industry’s top score for Climate Strategy.

This latest accolade for Toppan follows selection to other leading ESG indexes, including the FTSE4Good  (https://www.toppan.com/en/news/2019/newsrelease190704e.html), FTSE Blossom Japan,  MSCI ESG Leaders, MSCI Japan Empowering Women (WIN), and S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient indexes.

“We are very pleased that Toppan’s firm commitment to enhancing ESG performance continues to be recognized by the DJSI index family,” said Yukio Maeda, Toppan’s Executive Vice President. “Strategies for long-term sustainability addressing the interests of all stakeholders are an essential feature of the business landscape today. Toppan will continue to make proactive efforts to further improve the ESG dimensions of our business practices, enhance value for society, and enable sustainable solutions through our products and services.”

Toppan aligns its activities with the United Nations Global Compact, the Sustainable Development Goals and the core subjects set out by ISO 26000. The company has identified healthcare, education, urban space, energy, and food resources, among others, as fields in which it can address the challenges faced by society and contribute to sustainable growth.



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About Toppan

Toppan is a leading global provider of integrated solutions in the fields of printing, communications, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics. Serving customers in every sector of business and industry, Toppan’s global team of more than 50,000 employees offers optimal solutions enabled by industry-leading expertise and technologies to address the diverse challenges that businesses and society face in today’s rapidly changing market.
For more information, visit https://www.toppan.com/en/ or follow Toppan on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/toppan-printing/.

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