MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

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MSCI Japan ESG select leaders index

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index targets 50% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization of each Global Industry Classification Standard [i](GICS®) Sector and is designed to target companies that have high Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance.

The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index aims to target sector weights that reflect their relative weightings within the underlying indexes, to limit the systematic risk introduced by the ESG selection process. Overall the index targets coverage of 50% of the underlying MSCI parent index.
 

Key Points

The MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index:

  • Is constructed using the MSCI Japan IMI Top 500 Index
  • Looks at the top 500 Japanese companies by market capitalization
  • Targets best ESG performers relative to their sector peers using MSCI’s ESG Ratings and MSCI ESG Controversy Scores
  • Leverages our long history in developing ESG Indexes

For a list of the ten largest constituents, sector breakdown and more, view the latest index factsheet below

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