- For Print
- September 18, 2014
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai”) announced today that it has been selected for a successive year of membership in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), the Asia Pacific version of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), which are a family of premier global indices for socially responsible investment (SRI).
The DJSI family was jointly established between RobecoSAM AG (Switzerland) and S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (United States) in 1999 as the first global SRI indices in the world and assesses the corporate sustainability performance of eligible member companies based on economic, environmental and social criteria. This year, the DJSI Asia Pacific has selected 148 companies leading the way in sustainability (65 of which are from Japan) from among the region's top 600 companies.
The Eisai Group'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.
Public Relations Department,
Eisai Co., Ltd.