FTSE4Good Sustainability Index

FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Astellas has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

 

FTSE Blossom Japan Index

FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Astellas has been independently assessed according to the FTSE Blossom Japan Index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of Japanese companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Blossom Japan index is used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

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FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

The new FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is designed as a sector neutral benchmark that reflects the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in Japan. The index selects companies with higher ESG Ratings within the top 50% of each sector and supports climate transition to a low carbon economy by evaluating companies’ climate governance and climate change efforts via the Transition Pathway Initiative’s Management Quality Score. Astellas has been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. 

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FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Astellas has been assessed according to the FTSE4 Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4 Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. The FTSE4 Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

 

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index is developed by the MSCI Inc. in the United States that target Japanese companies with high Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance relative to their sector peers. Astellas also has been selected for MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index. 

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THE INCLUSION OF ASTELLAS IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF ASTELLAS BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES. THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES. 

 

MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)

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MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) is developed by the MSCI Inc. in the United States that comprises leading Japanese companies that promote gender diversity. Astellas also has been selected for MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN).

Click here to view the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) webpage.

 

THE INCLUSION OF ASTELLAS IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF ASTELLAS BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES. THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES. 

 

MSCI ESG RATINGS

In 2021, Astellas received a rating of AA (on a scale of AAA-CCC) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment.

 

THE USE BY ASTELLAS OFANY MSCI ESG RESEARCH LLC OR ITS AFFILIATES (“MSCI”) DATA, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT, RECOMMENDATION, OR PROMOTION OF ASTELLAS BY MSCI. MSCI SERVICES AND DATA ARE THE PROPERTY OF MSCI OR ITS INFORMATION PROVIDERS, AND ARE PROVIDED ‘AS-IS’ AND WITHOUT WARRANTY. MSCI NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI.

 

Sustainalytics

As of December 2021, Astellas received an ESG Risk Rating of 20.9 from Sustainalytics and was assessed to be at “Medium” risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors. Astellas’ ESG Risk Rating places it 5th percentile in the pharmaceutical industry assessed by Sustainalytics. 

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