Sep 15, 2017 TOKYO

Bridgestone Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the Second Consecutive Year

Bridgestone Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Highly evaluated in its environmental initiatives

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the second consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for the eighth consecutive year. These indices, maintained collaboratively by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, measure the performance of the world's sustainability leaders based on a comprehensive analysis of long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.

Bridgestone achieved again the highest score in the Auto Components industry sector in the environmental dimension and the maximum score of 100 in two environmental assessment criteria: climate strategy and environmental reporting. Bridgestone also obtained the highest score in its sector for environmental policy and management systems, and product stewardship in the environmental dimension, innovation management in the economic dimension and corporate citizenship and philanthropy in the social dimension.

In March 2017, the Bridgestone Group launched its global CSR commitment, “Our Way to Serve.” “Our Way to Serve” organizes Bridgestone’s CSR efforts under three Priority Areas: Mobility, People and Environment to improve the way people move, live, work and play through innovation and technology. Along with these Priority Areas, the Group continues to strengthen the basic governance, compliance and behavioral characteristics expected of any responsible company through its Management Fundamentals.