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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 17, 2014

EISAI LISTED FOR 13TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR IN FTSE4GOOD INDEX SERIES, AN INDEX FOR SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT

Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai”) announced today that it has been listed for the 13th consecutive year since 2002 in the FTSE4Good Index Series, a global index for socially responsible investment.

The FTSE4Good Index Series is a selection of companies that meet designated standards in three aspects of environment, society and governance, as chosen by the FTSE Group, a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange. As at the end of November 2014, a total of 781 companies from around the world have been selected for the FTSE4Good Index Series, including 176 companies from Japan.

Along with being listed in the FTSE4Good Index Series, Eisai is also listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index, another representative index for socially responsible investment.

Eisai's corporate philosophy is to give first thought to patients and their families and increase the benefits that health care provides as well as address diverse healthcare needs worldwide. Guided by this philosophy, Eisai will continue to develop innovative new drugs and make them available to patients around the world as early as possible to fulfill its social responsibility and secure the trust of stakeholders.




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