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Toppan Selected to MSCI and FTSE Russell Global ESG Investing Indexes for Third Year in a Row

Press release from the issuing company

Tokyo – Toppan Printing (Toppan), a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has again been recognized for excellence in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance with inclusion in the MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes, MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN), FTSE4Good Index Series, and FTSE Blossom Japan Index.

This marks the third consecutive year in which Toppan has been selected to the MSCI and FTSE indexes and builds on inclusion in a number of other ESG investing indexes, including the DJSI World Index and Asia Pacific Index, the S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index, and the Sompo Sustainability Index.

“We view consistent selection to the MSCI and FTSE indexes as testament to Toppan’s commitment to contributing to a sustainable society by addressing all aspects of ESG dimensions,” said Fumie Ikeda, General Manager of Sustainability Promotion at Toppan. “We take a multifaceted approach that addresses the principles of the UN Global Compact, ISO 26000, and the Sustainable Development Goals, and the recently published TOPPAN SDGs STATEMENT now provides us with a solid foundation to further advance our ESG-related efforts going forward.”

The inclusion of Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. in any MSCI index, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement or promotion of Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. by MSCI or any of its affiliates. The MSCI indexes are the exclusive property of MSCI. MSCI and the MSCI index names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI or its affiliates.

FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental,Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

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