|By JCN Newswire||
|December 6, 2013 12:41 AM EST||
Tokyo, Dec 6, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it has for the first time been selected for the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register investment universe(1) by Forum ETHIBEL, a European non-profit organization that promotes socially responsible investing (SRI)(2) and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
The selection is based on an assessment of Fujitsu's CSR activities in the six domains of its evaluation criteria: market ethics, human rights, the environment, social impact, good governance, and human capital . Fujitsu was selected for inclusion in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register since October 31, 2013. This selection by Forum ETHIBEL (www.forumethibel.org) indicates that a company performs better than average in its sector in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Based in Belgium, Forum ETHIBEL is a non-profit organization that promotes SRI and CSR in Europe. Companies are selected for inclusion in its Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register investment universe on the basis of their results in the six domains of its evaluation criteria and their demonstration of strong performance from the perspective of CSR.
This is the first time Fujitsu has been named to the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register, making it one of 369 companies selected worldwide, including 62 companies from Japan.
In promoting corporate activities that place a high priority on the environment, society and governance, Fujitsu constantly strives to contribute to the sustainable development of the world and society as a truly global ICT corporation.
(1) Investment universe:Stocks that are candidates for fund investments
(2) Socially responsible investing (SRI):An investment approach that, in addition to conventional investment criteria based on financial metrics, places emphasis on a company's CSR activities, its contributions in the areas of the environment and society, and its record of corporate governance.
About Fujitsu Limited
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013 For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.
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