First Time Inclusion in FTSE Blossom Japan Index

31 Aug 2021

Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (NSG) announces that it has been selected for the first time as a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index (*1), an index of Japanese companies that demonstrate outstanding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance.

In pursuit of the mission for "Changing our surroundings, improving our world", the NSG Group aims to contribute to building of a sustainable society by addressing environmental problems and fulfilling social responsibilities through proactive actions for sustainable development of the Group with the corporate governance ensured with transparency and objectivity as its foundation. For more information, please visit: https://www.nsg.com/en/investors/management-policy-and-sustainability#ESG.

About the NSG Group (Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. and its group companies)

The NSG Group is the world's leading supplier of glass and glazing systems in the business areas of Architectural, Automotive and Creative Technology.

Architectural manufactures and supplies architectural glass as well as glass for the solar energy and other sectors.

Automotive serves the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket replacement (AGR) glazing markets.

Creative Technology comprises several discrete businesses, including lenses and light guides for printers and scanners, and specialty glass fiber products such as glass cord for timing belts and glass flake. https://www.nsg.com

*1: The FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The index is constructed so that industry weights align with the Japanese equity market and uses the globally established FTSE4Good Index Inclusion Rules which are drawn from existing international standards including the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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