Azbil Selected for the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

TOKYO, May 19, 2022: Azbil Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange Code: 6845) announced that it has been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index.

The new FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is designed as a sector neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in Japan. The index selects companies with higher ESG Ratings within the top 50% of each sector and supports climate transition to a low carbon economy by evaluating companies’ climate governance and climate change efforts via the Transition Pathway Initiative’s Management Quality Score.*

The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index has also been adopted as a passive management benchmark for ESG investment by the Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).

In addition to this most recent selection, Azbil is also included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), and the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index, which GPIF has adopted as criteria for making ESG investment decisions.

Based on its philosophy of “human-centered automation,” the azbil Group is committed to providing safety, comfort, and fulfillment while also contributing to the preservation of the Earth’s environment and contributing “in series” to the achievement of a sustainable society.

* The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) Management Quality Score is an assessment of the quality of a company’s management of its greenhouse gas emissions and the risks and opportunities associated with the transition to a low-carbon economy.

* Posted information is accurate as of the date of announcement.


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