Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has been included in the World Index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the first time. The DJSI measures companies performance in sustainable transport. Nissan is the only Japanese auto company to receive the prestigious ranking this year.
The era of sustainable mobility is at an early stage and Nissan is proud to lead the way. The company said they want to be the most sustainable companies in the world and to achieve long-term growth by focusing on innovation with integrity and transparency.
Nissan's chief sustainability officer said, that they are pleased with the recognition of the highest ranking by DJSI. He said Nissan have been pioneering the zero-emission vehicle with the Nissan Leaf and reducing carbon emissions in various manufacturing processes of the company.
The company is dedicated to the future of mobility and to help in solving today's most urgent environmental challenges.
All these activities are based on the Nissan Green Program 2016 by using engineering and technology to address sustainable environment and mobility, this recognition is a milestone in pursuing their goals in sustainable transport.
Nissan said that the assessment by the DJSI reflects the company's commitment to go above and beyond their commitment to safeguarding the environment. The company also said they are making sustainable considerations a priority via social and governance activities.
The DJSI was formed or created to measure the sustainability performance of companies and it is jointly managed by S&P Dow Jones Indices and financial firm RobecoSAM.