Konica Minolta Achieves World Sustainablity Mark
Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. for the first time has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes were the first global sustainability indexes tracking the financial performance of companies in conjunction with environmental and social performance.
In addition, this is the fourth consecutive year that Konica Minolta has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific). Besides the DJSI World and DJSI Asia Pacific, Konica Minolta has been included in the FTSE4Good Global Index of the UK-based FTSE Group and the Japan-based Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index.
“Konica Minolta remains committed to being a responsible partner in all sectors of our business and on a global scale,” said Kevin Kern, Senior VP, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “Our inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index reflects our progress in this crucial area of corporate management.”
Konica Minolta Holdings, which oversees the company’s worldwide operations, is currently focused on three environmental initiatives, including; the Green Products Certification System; the Green Factory Certification System; and the Green Marketing activities.