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NSK Listed in Major ESG Investment Index “FTSE4Good Index Series” And Indexes Adopted By Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund

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Sep 26,2022

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NSK listed in global ESG investment indexes “FTSE4Good Index Series,” “FTSE Blossom Japan Index,” and “FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index”

NSK Ltd. (Head Office: Tokyo; President & CEO: Akitoshi Ichii) has been selected as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series2, a globally recognized investment index for ESG/SRI1 investment, for the 19th consecutive year (since 2003).


In addition, the company has been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index3 for the fifth consecutive year (since 2018) and in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index4 (newly established in 2022), which are indexes invested in by Japan's public pension fund: the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF).


1 ESG Investment/ Socially Responsible Investment (SRI):

Investment philosophy that emphasizes corporate social responsibility, such as Environment, Social, and corporate Governance (ESG), in addition to traditional investment criteria based on financial analysis.


2 FTSE4Good Index Series:

FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that NSK Limited has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.


3 FTSE Blossom Japan Index:

FTSE Russell (a registered trademark of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) hereby certifies that NSK Corporation has met the requirements for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index as a result of independent research and has been selected for inclusion in the index. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is created by FTSE Russell, a global index provider, and is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate excellence in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is widely used to create and evaluate sustainable investment funds and other financial products.


4 FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index:

FTSE Russell hereby certifies that NSK Corporation has met the requirements for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index as a result of independent research and is now a constituent of this index. Relative Index is widely used to create and evaluate sustainable investment funds and other financial products.


(https://www.nsk.com)
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