Bridgestone Named in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2nd Year


BridgestoneBridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) has disclosed its continued inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for two consecutive years and the fifth time overall. Additionally, the Company secured its place in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for 14 consecutive years, composed of companies situated in the Asia Pacific region.

Companies' sustainability is evaluated based on quantitative metrics encompassing environmental, social, and governance factors, highlighting those ranking within the top 10% of their respective industries annually. In 2023, 321 out of 2,500 major companies were chosen for the DJSI World, while 156 out of 600 in the Asia Pacific region were selected for the DJSI Asia Pacific. Bridgestone secured placement in both indexes within the Automobile and Components industry group this year.

Bridgestone has prioritized sustainability within its management and business operations. Under its corporate commitment, the "Bridgestone E8 Commitment," the company is actively propelling transformation to realize its vision, aiming to serve as a sustainable solutions company that continually delivers social and customer value by 2050. The company is actively transitioning its Sustainability Business Model into a regenerative business model, focusing on achieving carbon neutrality and fostering a circular economy across its value chain. This transformation spans from the production and sale of products to their utilization, renewal, and sourcing of raw materials, with the ultimate goal of contributing to a nature-positive world. In the 2023 Corporate Sustainability Assessment by S&P Global, Bridgestone achieved top scores in Resource Efficiency and Circularity, Waste, and Transparency & Reporting.

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