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2019/07/03

Kao Named to Euronext Vigeo World 120 Index for the Third Year in a Row and Fifth Time Total

Kao Corporation today announced its inclusion in the Euronext Vigeo World 120 Index, a world-renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) index, for the third year in a row and the fifth time total.

The Euronext Vigeo World Index 120 is offered cooperatively by NYSE Euronext (USA), which runs a large number of securities exchanges in the United States and Europe, and Vigeo Eiris (France and UK), which is a global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research. The index is composed of the 120 highest-ranking listed companies from the viewpoint of environment, social, and governance in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region.

As a manufacturer of consumer goods, Kao aims to integrate ESG as the foundation of its business management to accelerate business growth and create value for consumers and society.

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