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JFE Holdings, Inc.

JFE Again Included in FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index

JFE Holdings announced today that for the second consecutive time it has been selected as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series of global investment indices and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index tracking Japanese companies, both of which emphasize environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

The FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index were both developed by FTSE Russell, a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group, to track companies that implement strong ESG practices. They are used widely by global investors to create and evaluate sustainable investment funds and other financial instruments.

Of the various ESG investment indices used by the world’s largest pension fund, Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), JFE Holdings is a constituent of three, namely, the FTSE Blossom Japan Index, the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), and the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index.

JFE works to ensure the sustainability of its businesses by providing solutions to pressing problems in modern society as well as by steadily strengthening its corporate governance. Having positioned climate change as one of its top-priority business concerns, the company is now implementing the JFE Group Environmental Vision for 2050 as a blueprint for becoming carbon-neutral by 2050.

Going forward, JFE aims to continue providing goods and services that help to ensure a sound future for the planet based on its corporate vision of “Contributing to society with the world’s most innovative technology.” JFE is committed to supporting the development of sustainable societies as well as achieving sustainable business growth.

 

For information about the FTSE4Good Index Series:
https://www.ftserussell.com/en/products/indices/ftse4good

For information about the FTSE4 Blossom Japan Index:
https://www.ftserussell.com/products/indices/blossom-japan

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For more information about this release, please contact:
Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Department, JFE Holdings, Inc.: Tel: +81-3-3597-3842

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