AGC Awarded Silver Class CSR rating by RobecoSAM, the world’s leading SRI rating company

AGC (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.; Head Office: Tokyo; President & CEO: Kazuhiko Ishimura) was awarded a Silver Class rating for the first time in the 2014 CSR survey of RobcoSAM, (based in Switzerland) the world’s leading Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) rating company.

Every year, RebecoSAM evaluates the sustainability of global corporations in terms of economy, environment, and social responsibility, and rates particularly excellent corporations on a scale of three rating classes: Gold, Silver, and Bronze.In the 2014 survey, the world’s leading rating firm evaluated roughly 3,000 companies, and nominated 70, 65, and 87 companies for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Classes, respectively. In the Building Products sector, to which AGC belongs, two Japanese companies including AGC were named.

AGC was awarded a Bronze Class rating in 2012. A Silver Class was granted in 2014 in recognition of significant initiatives for recycling resources in production processes and continuing social contribution activities.

AGC will continue to contribute to achieving a sustainable society through its business activities.

Award trophy presented by Daniel Wild Ph.D (R), Research Division Head of RobecoSAM to Mr. Matsuo (L), Executive Officer & General Manager of CSR Office


●AGC Group CSR activities

● Sustainable use of resources

● Social contribution activities

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Junichi Kobayashi, General Manager, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

AGC Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.

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600450 AGC Awarded Silver Class CSR rating by RobecoSAM, the world’s leading SRI rating company
Date: 25 June 2014

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