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Nihon Kohden Selected for FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index

July 13, 2017

Nihon Kohden Corporation announced today that the Company was selected for the first time as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series, a global index for socially responsible investing*. In addition, Nihon Kohden has been selected as a constituent of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index.
Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell the FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index are designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. Both indexes are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
Nihon Kohden is honored to be selected for these indexes because the Company has been actively engaging in ESG-related business activities and information disclosure.
Nihon Kohden will continue to work hard to fulfill its corporate social responsibilities and achieve sustainable growth for the Nihon Kohden Group by promoting its mid-term business plan, TRANSFORM 2020 and its mid-term CSR plan, Sustainable Growth 2020, in accordance its management philosophy that “we contribute to the world by fighting disease and improving health with advanced technology, and create a fulfilling life for our employees”.
*Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) is an investment discipline that considers environmental, social and corporate Governance (ESG) criteria as well as conventional investment criteria based on financial analysis.