External Evaluation

Evaluations from the Perspective of Socially Responsible Investment

Dow Jones Sustainability Index Asia Pacific

Toray Industries is included in the Asia Pacific Index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). The DJSI are stock indices from S&P Dow Jones that evaluate corporate performance in terms of sustainability.

DJSI Asia Pacific

FTSE4Good Index and FTSE Blossom Japan Index

Toray Industries is included in the “FTSE4Good Index Series” and the “FTSE Blossom Japan Index Series” developed by FTSE Russell, a wholly owned subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group.

FTSE 4Good Index / FTSE Blossom Japan Index

MSCI ESG Rating: AAA

Toray Industries has received an AAA rating, the highest MSCI ESG Rating and is included in the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index. MSCI provides institutional investors (from pension funds to hedge funds) across the globe with various tools to support investment decisions.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

Notes:

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CDP Water Security A List Company

Toray Industries was recognized as a Water Security A List company, the highest rating, by CDP, a global non-profit organization, for the second consecutive year. In 2020, the Company was given a B rating on climate change performance.

CDP

Sompo Sustainability Index

Toray Industries has been selected for inclusion in the Sompo Sustainability Index, which is managed by Sompo Asset Management Co., Ltd. The index is a socially responsible investment (SRI) product for pension funds and institutional investors which invest broadly in companies highly regarded for their environmental, social and governance initiatives.

Sompo Sustainability Index

External Evaluation of Information Disclosure to Investors

In the "Investor Relations" section of its corporate website, Toray Industries provides information about its management policies, strategies, financial data and results for stockholders and investors. In an effort to disclose information fairly, the Company promptly posts financial data and presentation materials, including English translations, used in its briefings for institutional investors. In fiscal 2020, Toray's publications were evaluated externally by a number of organizations, as shown below.

Organization details Evaluations
Daiwa Investor Relations Co., Ltd. Award for outstanding website in 2020
Nikko Investor Relations Co., Ltd. 2020 All Japanese Listed Companies' Website Ranking
(AAA Website in overall ranking and AAA Website in sector ranking)
GOMEZ Silver Prize (top in textile sector) in IR Site Ranking 2020
First place in environment category, ESG Site Ranking 2020