Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai”) announced today that it has been listed in the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100), a global ranking by Canada-based media and investment advisory company, Corporate Knights, Inc. This marks Eisai’s fourth inclusion on the list. Ranked 73rd, Eisai was the highest ranking Japanese company among the eight Japanese companies listed in the Global 100.
The Global 100 evaluates the sustainability of approximately 7,500 of the world’s major corporations based on various corporate initiatives in areas such as ESG (environment, society and governance). Since 2005, those companies ranking among the top 100 in the world have been announced each year at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Global 100 is based on up to 21 key performance indicators covering financial management, clean revenue, supplier performance, employee management and resource management, with the evaluations carried out based on data publicly disclosed in financial filings, integrated reports, or through other such channels.
Eisai’s corporate philosophy is to give first thought to patients and their families, and increase the benefits that health care provides as well as address diverse healthcare needs worldwide. Based on this corporate philosophy, Eisai is striving to sustainably enhance corporate value by strengthening its ESG initiatives and increasing non-financial value.
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Eisai Co., Ltd.