Selected as an iSTOXX® MUTB Japan Platinum Carrier 150 Index

June 21, 2023

Tokyo, Japan –June 21, 2023 Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 4203 HQ: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President and Representative Director: Kazuhiko Fujiwara) is pleased to announce that it has been selected for the iSTOXX® MUTB Japan Platinum Carrier 150 Index (Hereafter, the same index), comprised of 150 Japanese companies actively engaged in building careers for their employees.

The iSTOXX® MUTB Japan Platinum Carrier 150 Index is an ESG index focusing on jointly developed by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation and STOXX, an index provider affiliated with the Deutsche Börse Group.
The index recognizes 150 Japanese companies active in building employees' careers from three perspectives: long-term view, active learning and social contribution.

  • Long-term view
    Develop systems and environments that provide employees with diverse ways of working.

  • Active learning
    Development of support system for career building, various qualifications, etc.

  • Social Contribution
    Establish a system to support employee volunteer activities and participate in social activities.

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Source: Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation

We, Group of Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. aims to be a company that Expanding the potential of plastics to become "a company that makes your dreams for the future a reality". In addition to fostering an atmosphere in which each and every employee can play an active role and take on new challenges, our group strives to enhance its corporate value, believing that building careers through educational opportunities and business experience and increasing human productivity are the sources of value creation.

For inquiries on this information

Sustainability Promotion Dept., Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.