Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) has been named Industry Group Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), one of the most prestigious global indices of ESG investment, and included in the DJSI World for six years in a row.
Konica Minolta has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for the ninth consecutive year.
Konica Minolta received perfect scores of 100 in nine out of 23 categories and named the leader of the industry group, Technology Hardware & Equipment, which includes about 120 companies around the world. Konica Minolta is one of the 24 companies that have been named an industry leader and the only Japanese company to be given this prestigious title.
Konica Minolta obtained higher evaluation than last year in 10 categories, including “Customer Relationship Management,” “Supply Chain Management,” and “Innovation Management” in the economic dimension, and “Labor Practice Indicators” and “Human Capital Development” in the social dimension, while receiving perfect or near-perfect scores in six categories in the environmental dimension. This is the result of Konica Minolta’s concerted effort to address the six priority issues of materiality. The DJSI Industry Group Leader Report, compiled by RobecoSAM, states: “Led by its clearly defined six material issues (environment, social innovation, customer satisfaction and product safety, responsible supply chain, human capital), Konica Minolta has proven its sustainability leadership.”