Topcon has been selected for an ESG Investment Index of FTSE Russell

As a member of the index for Japanese companies who are advanced in ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) initiatives
April 13, 2022

TOPCON Corporation (HQ: Itabashi, Tokyo, CEO Satoshi Hirano) has been selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index.

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index(https://www.ftserussell.com/products/indices/blossom-japan) is an index created by global index provider FTSE Russell that reflects the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices relative to their respective sectors and is designed to be sector neutral. To promote the transition to a low-carbon economy, companies with particularly high greenhouse gas emissions are included only if their improvement efforts are positively evaluated using the TPI Management Quality Score*.

*TPI Management Quality Score: It assesses companies’ preparedness for the transition to a low carbon economy and supports efforts to address climate change.

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

Under the corporate identity of “Topcon contributes to enrich human life by solving the societal challenges within healthcare, agriculture and infrastructure,” we are striving to achieve sustainable society through realizing DX solutions such as “creating a system for eye disease screening,” “automation of farm operations,” and “automation of construction process.”

We are promoting efforts to solve societal challenges in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and infrastructure all of which are essential to enrich human lives around the world. Also, we are striving to enhance our corporate value through tackling issues related to ESG and improving relevant disclosures.

Please visit Sustainability Page for further details about our initiatives
https://global.topcon.com/sustainability/

Topcon Corporate Profile
https://global.topcon.com/wp-content/uploads/about/profile/topcon_cp2021en.pdf

News release
TOPCON selected for Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and industry (METI) “Digital Transformation Stocks (DX Stocks) 2021” for two consecutive years
https://global.topcon.com/news/7899/

FTSE Russel
https://www.ftserussell.com/about-us