OSAKA, Japan. - Friday, September 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE) Panasonic Corporation was named again in 2014 to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World), one of the world's renowned socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes. This is the tenth consecutive year that the company was named to DJSI World since 2005.
DJSI World is a stock index created by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC in the US and RobecoSAM AG in Switzerland, which evaluate the sustainability of companies in terms of the economy, environment, and society. Each year, about 2,500 of the world's largest companies are evaluated, and only the top 10 percent of these companies are named to DJSI World. This year there were 319 companies named to the index.
Panasonic has been lauded for its environmental management, climate strategy, operational eco-efficiency and other environmental initiatives in the Leisure Equipment & Products and Consumer Electronics Industry, which covers consumer products such as electronics and cameras. Panasonic has also been recognized for its initiatives in brand management, compliance, risk management, and respecting human rights as a responsible corporation.
Since its founding, Panasonic has pursued the implementation of its management philosophy which states, "We will devote ourselves to the progress and development of society and the well-being of people through our business activities, thereby enhancing the quality of life throughout the world." Panasonic has established "A Better Life, A Better World" as its brand slogan, based on an unchanging management philosophy that encapsulates Panasonic's vision of realizing a better world globally, through its contribution to the environment, and other activities.
Through its business operations, and as a public entity of society, Panasonic aims to help build a sustainable future.
-Panasonic's sustainability initiatives http://www.panasonic.com/global/corporate/sustainability.html
-Dow Jones Sustainability Indices http://www.sustainability-indices.com/
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