Monex Group has been selected as a Component of five ESG Indices adopted by the GPIF. The Company will continue the ESG and sustainability activities moving forward.
The index is constructed by selected stocks that excel in MSCI's newly developed Gender Diversity Score from each GICS® (Global Industry Classification Standard) industry sector among the MSCI Japan IMI Top 700 Index.
This index uses TOPIX, a representative stock price index that indicates trends in the Japanese market, as its universe, and determines the weighting of constituent stocks by focusing on the status of environmental information disclosure and the level of carbon efficiency (carbon emissions per unit of sales)
This index is constructed by global index provider FTSE Russell. It reflects the performance of Japanese companies that excel in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to be industry neutral*, while FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index to be sector neutral*.
*In order to minimize sector bias, the constituents are selected with consideration of the weights with those of the parent index, the FTSE Japan All Cap Index.
Built with the data and scoring methodology of Equileap, the Morningstar Gender Diversity Indexes are designed to emphasize the stocks of companies that have strong gender diversity policies embedded in their corporate culture and that ensure equal opportunities to employees, irrespective of their gender.
THE INCLUSION OF Monex Group, Inc. IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF Monex Group, Inc. BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES.