Komatsu Ltd has once again been selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes (DJSI) again this year, the second year in a row.
The DJSI is the world's leadingcorporate social responsibility index,and has been developed jointlyby the US-based Dow Jones andSustainability Asset Management(SAM) Group, a research and ratingcompany in Switzerland.For DJSI selection, companiesare analysed and evaluatedacross a diverse range offactors covering the three areasof economic performance,environmental conservationefforts and social activities.
In 2011, Dow Jones and SAMsurveyed a total of 2500 majorcompanies around the world, fromwhich 342 companies were selected,including 25 Japanese companies.
"At Komatsu, we believe that ourcorporate value is the total sumof trust given to us by society andall stakeholders," said Kunio NojiiPresident & CEO "To continue oursustainable growth, the company isdetermined to maintain our efforts tostay a company trusted by society,while improving our businessperformance and sound and
transparent management," he said.