Release time : 2015-06-15 09:48:49
NSK Ltd. (Japan) has been ed as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the eighth year in a row.
Launched in 1999, the DSJI attempts to identify top long-term performers among the 2,500 largest companies in the Dow Jones Wilshire Global Index. Rather than a purely financial ranking, the DSJI evaluates on the basis of long-term economic performance, coupled with long-term nonfinancial performance criteria. The latter are deemed key to maintaining long-term financial performance.
DSJI World includes 320 companies from 26 countries, NSK and 35 others are based in Japan.
According to the Index, "The underlying research methodology accounts for general as well as industry-specific sustainability trends and evaluates corporations based on a variety of criteria including climate change strategies, energy consumption, human resources development, knowledge management, stakeholder relations and corporate governance."