Receives “Prime” Status in ISS ESG Corporate Rating for the First Time

January 12, 2024


TOKYO-Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce that it has received a "Prime" in The ESG Corporate Rating (As of December 4, 2023) by ISS ESG, one of the leading ESG evaluation institutions, for the first time. ISS ESG is the responsible investment arm of the world's proxy advisory firm, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) based in the US and conducts sustainability rating assessments. ISS ESG evaluates companies with environmental, social, and governance criteria and companies that received high evaluation in their industry are rated as "Prime."

In this Rating, Nikon has been evaluated for its initiatives, such as environment and human rights.

Nikon also has been selected for all ESG indices* adopted by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) targeting domestic stocks.

At the Nikon Group, in accordance with our Corporate Philosophy of Trustworthiness and Creativity, we meet society's expectations to win “trust” in each area of the environment, society/labor, and governance. Furthermore, we aim to contribute to the achievement of the realization of a sustainable society where humans and machines co-create seamlessly by “creating” new value by business activity. We continue to promote these efforts.

  • *“FTSE Blossom Japan Index”, “FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index”, “MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index”, “S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index”, “MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index”, “Morningstar Japan ex-REIT Gender Diversity Tilt Index” (As of January 12, 2024)

The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.