External Evaluation

Evaluations from the Perspective of Socially Responsible Investment

Toray was included in the following SRI indices as of March 31, 2018.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index Asia Pacific

Toray is included in the Asia Pacific Index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), an SRI index administered by U.S.-based Dow Jones and Switzerland-based RobecoSAM.

MSCI ESG Indexes

Toray is included in the MSCI ESG Indexes. MSCI provides institutional investors (from pension funds to hedge funds) across the globe with various tools to support investment decisions.

Note: The inclusion of Toray in any MSCI Index, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names on this page is not an indication that MSCI or its affiliates endorse, warrant or promote Toray. MSCI, MSCI Index names, and logos are trademarks or service marks and are the exclusive property of MSCI or its affiliates.

Ethibel Pioneer & Excellence

Toray is included in the Ethibel Pioneer and Ethibel Excellence investment registers of Forum Ethibel, a Belgian non-profit organization that promotes socially responsible investment.

Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index (MS-SRI)

Toray is included in the Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment (MS-SRI) Index. Morningstar Japan K.K. selects 150 listed companies in Japan that have been assessed for outstanding social responsibility, indexing the prices of their shares. MS-SRI is the first SRI index in Japan.

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management (SNAM) Sustainability Index

Toray is included in the SNAM Sustainability Index managed by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management (SNAM). The SNAM Sustainability Index is an SRI index fund for pension funds and institutional investors that broadly invest in corporations that rate highly for environmental, social and governance (ESG).

External Evaluation of Information Disclosure to Investors

In the "Investor Relations" section of its corporate website, Toray provides information about its financial results and management policies and strategies for stockholders and investors. In an effort to disclose information fairly, Toray promptly posts financial data and presentation materials, including English translations, used in its briefings for institutional investors. In fiscal 2017, Toray's publications were evaluated externally by a number of organizations, as shown below.

Organization details Evaluations
Daiwa Investor Relations Co., Ltd. Awards for outstanding websites in 2017
Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd. Most outstanding site in overall completeness, in a ranking of listed company websites in 2017