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Lion Included in FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index

Lion Corporation has been selected for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index.

FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is an index created by global index provider FTSE Russell that reflects the performance of Japanese companies that demonstrate strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices relative to their respective sectors and is designed to be sector neutral. To promote the transition to a low-carbon economy, companies with particularly high greenhouse gas emissions are included only if their improvement efforts are positively evaluated using the TPI Management Quality Score.

The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is used as a benchmark for ESG-based passive investment by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), one of the world’s largest public pension management organizations.

With its purpose, “Make a difference in everyday lives by redesigning habits: ReDesign,” as the foundation of the Group management, the Lion Group provides customers with superior products and services that are useful in realizing health, comfort and cleanliness in daily living. The Group sees contributing to the realization of a sustainable society through such efforts as its mission.

The Lion Group takes continual steps to further improve its corporate value. To this end, the Group provides products and services that place the utmost priority on customer satisfaction based on an accurate understanding of the changes taking place in peoples’ values and the social role companies are required to play. At the same time, Lion promotes environmental preservation activities and enhances its corporate governance systems in order to remain a highly trustworthy company that meets the expectations of stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, business partners, local communities, society at large and employees.

 

FTSE Russell (registered trademark of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) hereby confirms that Lion Corporation has been independently assessed and found to satisfy the requirements for inclusion in the FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index. The FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index is widely used in the creation and evaluation of sustainable investment funds and other financial products.

Related Information
・FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
 https://www.ftserussell.com/products/indices/blossom-japan

・ Sustainability (Lion’s website)
 https://www.lion.co.jp/en/sustainability/

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