Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Yokogawa Selected for Inclusion in Two SRI Indexes

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 7/19/2017, Location: Asia

Share |
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has been selected for inclusion in two socially responsible investment (SRI) indexes that have been recently established by MSCI Inc.: the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index and the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN). MSCI Inc. is a leading global provider of investment decision support tools for institutional investors.

Companies selected to the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index must be among the top 500 companies based on Japan market capitalization and have a relatively high environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating. As of June 2017, 251 companies were listed on the index.

Companies selected to the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index must also be among the top 500 companies based on Japan market capitalization and be assessed as having a gender-diverse workforce. As of June 2017, 212 companies were listed on this index. Companies with a good gender balance in their workforce can mitigate the risks of the coming labor shortage due to an aging population, and are seen as being highly able to sustain profitability.

According to the human resource strategies set out in the Transformation 2017 mid-term business plan, Yokogawa will continue to pursue measures that will empower its female employees and make the company more competitive by, for example, strengthening the ability to create new value. The company received the highest Eruboshi designation from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in July 2016, certifying that it is pursuing superior initiatives promoting women's participation and advancement in the workplace. In such ways, Yokogawa continues to strive to address social issues with the goal of realizing a sustainable society.

Instruments >>

Instruments News in Japan >>

Russia >>  4/17/2018 - Osbit Ltd, the offshore engineering and technology company, has secured a project with DeepOcean to deliver a significant upgrade to a subsea plough, ...
India >>  4/11/2018 - President & CEO Amin H. Nasser: “Investing in India is a key part of Saudi Aramco’s global downstream strategy, and another milestone in our growing r...

Singapore >>  4/9/2018 - Keppel Corporation Limited (KCL) wishes to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Keppel FELS Limited (KFELS) and Keppel Shipyard Ltd (KSL), hav...
Vietnam >>  4/4/2018 - Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to reinforce its presence in Vietnam where it will install and commission the Dam Nai wind farm with ...

India >>  3/21/2018 - Petrofac has been awarded a contract by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for its Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU) Block Package for the Visak...
Malaysia >>  3/21/2018 - Mubadala Petroleum and its partners PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS Carigali) and Sarawak Shell Berhad have reached the Final Investment Decision ...

Related Categories: Analyzers, Gas  Calibration Equipment  Calibrators, Electronic, Pneumatic  Concentration  Conductivity Meters  Density  Detector, Gas  Dissolved Oxygen meters  Drilling Instruments  Float Switch  Gas meters  General  Indicators and Recorders  Leak Locators  Level meters  Liquid Measurement  Load cells  Monitoring & Control  Mud Control  Mud Logging  pH and REDOX  Pressure gauges/ Transmitters  Radiation Detection  SCADA Systems  Temperature gauges/ Transmitters  Thermocouples  Thermowells  Transducers  Transmitters  Transmitters, Pressure  Turbidity Meters  Viscosity  Weather Station  Weighing Equipment 

Related Articles: Analyzers, Gas  Calibration Equipment  Calibrators, Electronic, Pneumatic  Concentration  Conductivity Meters  Density  Detector, Gas  Dissolved Oxygen meters  Drilling Instruments  Float Switch  Gas meters  General  Indicators and Recorders  Leak Locators  Level meters  Liquid Measurement  Load cells  Monitoring & Control  Mud Control  Mud Logging  pH and REDOX  Pressure gauges/ Transmitters  Radiation Detection  SCADA Systems  Temperature gauges/ Transmitters  Thermocouples  Thermowells  Transducers  Transmitters  Transmitters, Pressure  Viscosity  Weather Station 


Japan Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |

More News

 

Oil & Gas Companies in Japan >>


Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Privacy Policy.