DOVER, N.J., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Casio Computer, Tokyo, Japan, is proud to announce that for the first time, Casio Computer Co., Ltd. has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), a leading global index for socially responsible investment (SRI). It was also selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific).
The DJSI measures corporate sustainability in the areas of economy, environment and society. The stock indices were jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices, a US company that provides global financial indices, and RobecoSAM, a firm based in Switzerland that researches and rates companies in terms of socially responsible investment. In 2017, 320 out of 2,528 major global companies were selected for inclusion in DJSI World, including 31 companies from Japan.
True to its corporate creed of "Creativity and Contribution," Casio will continue contributing to society by creating new value useful for people's lives in order to help build a more sustainable world.
For more information about Casio, visit www.casiousa.com.
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.
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