Japan – Mazda Included in MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index

Mazda Motor Corporation has been included in the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, a major ESG investment index. This makes Mazda a constituent of all five ESG indices for Japanese stocks (listed below) that are adopted by the Government Pension Investment Fund, one of the world�s largest pension reserve fund managers.

MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
FTSE Blossom Japan Index
FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index

Members of the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index are selected by major U.S. financial services company Morgan Stanley Capital International. Listed Japanese companies are assessed in their respective industries and only those with relatively high ESG ratings are included in the index.

Mazda strives to grow as a company and to continuously challenge ourselves to realize our corporate vision of brightening people�s lives, existing sustainably with the earth and society.
Mazda Sustainability website: External Evaluations: www.mazda.com/en/sustainability/evaluation/

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Japan – Mazda Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for Fifth Year Running

Mazda Motor Corporation has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices’ Asia Pacific Index for the fifth year running.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are among the longest-running(1) ESG investment indices(2) in the world. Corporations are assessed annually in the areas of environmental initiatives, social contribution, human resource development, corporate governance and compliance, and only those with outstanding sustainability performance in their industry are included.

Mazda was selected on the basis of a survey questionnaire and a comprehensive review of the company’s Sustainability Report, Annual Report and official website that highly evaluated Mazda’s CSR initiatives and information disclosure practices. Mazda was one of 77 Japanese companies and three automotive companies chosen from among approximately 600 major corporations assessed for inclusion in the DJSI Asia Pacific Index this year.

Mazda will continue to prioritize CSR in all initiatives and contribute to the development of a sustainable society. The company aims to build a special bond with customers and envisions a world in which cars exist in harmony with the earth, people and society.

For more information:
Mazda Sustainability Report(3)
https://www.mazda.com/en/csr/report/download/
Annual Report
https://www.mazda.com/en/investors/library/annual/

(1) Dow Jones Sustainability Indices were established in 1999 by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM.
(2) Investment indices based on performance in the areas of environment, social contribution and governance (ESG).
(3) The 2021 edition will be published within Fiscal year ending March 2022.

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Joy Spreader Included in the MSCI China Small Cap Index

On May 12th , Joy Spreader (06988.HK), a Hong Kong-listed company, announced that the Company is incorporated into the MSCI China Small Cap Index, with effect upon the closure of the market on May 27, 2021.

It is reported that the MSCI China Small Cap Index is one of the China market indices launched by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), which aims to measure the performance of the small cap segment in China’s stock market, covering PRC companies with excellent operating results and development potential. It is an important index for global institutional investors to evaluate their investment portfolios.

Joy Spreader is a leading MarTech company engaging in mobile new media performance-based marketing and marketing SaaS services in the PRC. It has achieved outstanding performance for years and has received considerable attention in the Hong Kong stock market since its listing.

According to the financial report, the revenue of Joy Spreader was HK$262 million, HK$538 million and HK$924 million from 2018 to 2020, respectively, and the earnings (net profit) during the year were HK$45 million, HK$77 million and HK$139 million, respectively. Joy Spreader’s performance has maintained rapid growth.

The Company’s board of directors believes that the inclusion of the MSCI China Small Cap Index shows the recognition of the Company’s performance and value by the capital market. It is expected that the inclusion will enhance the confidence of capital market and investors to the Company and increase the liquidity of the Company’s shares. At the same time, the inclusion will raise the Company’s profile and boost the Company’s business and cooperation.


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