Dentsu included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices "DJSI Asia Pacific" for the seventh consecutive year

Dentsu Group Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN: JP3551520004; President & CEO: Hiroshi Igarashi; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 74,609.81 million yen) announced today that it has been included as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (hereinafter "DJSI")*1 for the Asia Pacific region (DJSI Asia Pacific). The DJSI is a world-renowned ESG investment index. This is the seventh consecutive year that dentsu has been selected, having joined in 2016.

Launched in 1999, the DJSI is a stock index jointly managed by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and RobecoSAM AG, and the DJSI analyzes and evaluates the performance of the companies worldwide in terms of economic/governance, environmental, and social criteria, and select leaders in sustainability.
In the Asia Pacific region, out of approximately 600 major companies, the top 156 companies are included. Of these, 74 Japan-based companies were selected, of which 4 are Japanese Media and Entertainment companies, including dentsu.
Dentsu is also included in sustainability indexes such as FTSE4Good and FTSE blossom Japan, in addition to DJSI Asia Pacific.

Under “Social Impact and ESG,” one of the four pillars that was announced as part of the Mid-Term Management Plan*2, the Group has been working to solve social issues through our activities such as promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce, becoming a Net Zero emissions business, and using 100% renewable energy(in markets where available).
In addition, under the new global management structure from January 2023, Chief Governance Officer, Chief Culture Officer, and Chief Sustainability Officer are appointed to further strengthen dentsu’s ESG management.

Going forward, dentsu will contribute to further growth of client companies and resolution of social issues through various activities that lead to the improvement of ESG, while striving to sustainably enhance corporate value.*3


*1 For details of DJSI, please visit the S&P Global website:

*2 For details of dentsu’s updated Mid-Term Management Plan, please visit our corporate website:

*3 For details of dentsu’s sustainability initiatives, please visit our corporate website:


Business Inquiries:
DJN Sustainability Development Office
Dentsu Group Inc.

Media Inquiries:
Isao Sato
Group Corporate Communications Office
Dentsu Group Inc.


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