Rakuten, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected for the leading ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) indices: FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index for the first time.
In addition, Rakuten was again selected as an index component for the MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes, Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, and MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index this year. Moreover, Rakuten has been selected as an index constituent for S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index as well.
Thus, Rakuten has become the constituent of the all four indices used by Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), one of the world's largest pension funds, as references for making its ESG investments: FTSE Blossom Japan Index, MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), and S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index
【Selected ESG investment indices】