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July 5, 2019
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan, July 5, 2019 – Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., a leading global real estate company headquartered in Tokyo, announced today that it has been selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index*1, which has been adopted by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) as an index for its operation of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investments. Mitsui Fudosan has now been selected as a constituent in the four ESG indices*2 the GPIF uses.
The Mitsui Fudosan Group articulated its aspirations in 2018 in VISION 2025, the Group’s long-term vision, to “successfully establish a sustainable society through the creation of neighborhoods,” and provides neighborhood creation and other services to resolve issues for people, neighborhoods and societies.
Mitsui Fudosan will continue to further promote ESG through its main business as it moves toward establishing a sustainable society and continuing to raise corporate value.
*1 An index created by global index provider FTSE Russell to measure the performance of Japanese companies excelling in ESG practices. As of June 24, 2019, 179 companies have been selected for the index.
*2 The GPIF, which manages public pension funds, uses four domestic stock indexes as a reference when considering its ESG investments to reduce the impact of burdens on environmental and social issues and to enhance long-term returns on its operational assets. The indexes are the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, MSCI Japan ESG Leaders Indexes, MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) and S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index.