2011

Marubeni Corporation has been recognized as a sustainability leader by the global CSR research and rating company SAM*

Mar. 1. 2011
Marubeni Corporation

Since 2009, Marubeni Corporation has been awarded the "SAM Sector Leader" in the Support Services sector, to which Marubeni Corporation belongs, by SAM, a global CSR research and rating company that analyzes candidate companies for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), an index of leading companies in the field of socially responsible investment (SRI). The SAM Sector Leader is awarded to the company with the highest sustainability performance in each industry sector.

 

In addition, in the rating of the overall sustainability performance, Marubeni Corporation has been awarded the top "SAM Gold Class," since 2010, and has been included in SAM’s “The Sustainability Yearbook 2011” as a leader in sustainability.

 

This year, among world-leading companies, SAM awarded the SAM Sector Leader to 58 companies (including 5 Japanese companies) and the SAM Gold Class to 103 companies (including 7 Japanese companies). Marubeni Corporation has been awarded with both distinctions.

 

Since 2008, Marubeni Corporation has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World).

 

Marubeni will continue its CSR efforts towards its goal of realizing a sustainable society.

 

*SAM

A global CSR research and rating company headquartered in Zurich.

SAM sets the economic, environmental and social criteria from the perspectives of sustainability to assess and rate each company based on the information obtained from a questionnaire conducted with companies, published documents, media, etc.

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