Tokyo, January 23, 2014 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been selected by Corporate Knights Inc. among this year's "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World," commonly referred to as "the Global 100." Corporate Knights is a media and investment research company based in Toronto, Canada. MHI has been selected as a "Global 100" company for six times, including this year.
Since 2005, Corporate Knights has announced its Global 100 rankings once yearly to coincide with the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. It compiles its rankings based on independent analysis of the sustainability of global corporations in aspects including the environment, social responsibility and governance. This year, Corporate Knights conducted its performance analysis on a target group of approximately 4,000 enterprises.
Corporate Knights is a Canadian independent media and investment research company, founded in 2002, based in Toronto. Its publications include the world's largest-circulating magazine on sustainable business, as well as research reports on the environment, education, responsible investment, etc. The company also compiles ratings and rankings of environmentally responsible corporations and good corporate citizens, the best-known being its annual Global 100 list.
Going forward MHI will maintain and carry out its commitment to protecting the environment through its products and technologies, to support education and, through activities in all phases of its business processes, to proactively address and resolve social issues of global scale. In addition to preventing or reducing negative impact on society, the company will seek to increase its positive influences as its way of contributing to the development of a truly sustainable society.