October 16, 2014
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line)has been selected as a constituent company of the FTSE4Good Global Index Series, the leading SRI (*1) index provided by FTSE Group (*2). "K" Line has qualified for inclusion in the FTSE4Good indices since 2003.
The FTSE4Good is an equity index series that is designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. For inclusion, eligible companies must meet stringent environmental, social and governance criteria.
"K" Line always strives to reduce environmental impact, strengthen corporate governance and support communities in which it operates as a good corporate citizen.
*1 SRI (Socially Responsible Investment) describes an investment strategy which takes account of social, ethical and environmental factors as well as financial performance.
*2 FTSE is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group. FTSE is a global leader in indexing and analytical solutions. FTSE’s indices measure multiple markets and asset classes in more than 80 countries.