ANA HOLDINGS Included in Dow Jones Sustainability
World Index for Fourth Consecutive Year
- •ANA HD also named as the Industry Leader under the Transportation/Airlines category of the index, and to the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index list for the Fifth year in a row.
- •Judges praised ANA HD for its efforts in operational eco-efficiency, and environmental reporting.
TOKYO, Nov. 19, 2020 - ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter "ANA HD") has been selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index list for the Fourth consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index list for the fifth consecutive year.
"We are proud to be selected for this prestigious Social Responsible Investment (SRI) index. At ANA HD, we are continuously raising our efforts to deliver solutions to social issues through our business activities to be a company that grows together with society," said Yutaka Ito, Executive Vice President of ANA HD. "In addition, being selected as a leader in the aviation industry is emblematic of our employees' dedication to excellent service daily, and a testament of our commitment to sustainable growth. Although the outbreak of COVID-19 continues to impact the current situation, we will keep progressing the promotion of our environmental, social and governance (ESG) management in our business activities and fully pursue mid-to-long term targets."
ANA HD was praised by Dow Jones for its corporate sustainability efforts including its climate strategy, operational eco-efficiency and environmental reporting. The airline also received recognition for its human rights efforts and corporate citizenship and philanthropy, commitment to the protection of privacy, talent recruitment and retention, risk and crisis management, and information security practices.
The DJSI is a prestigious global Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) index developed by US-based S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, a Swiss investment specialist. RobecoSAM focuses on SRI, which tracks the stock performance of the world's leading companies according to economic, environmental and social criteria. A total of 323 companies were included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in 2020 out of nearly 2,500 global corporations that were appraised by the committee. ANA HD was also one of only 158 companies that were selected for the Asia-Pacific region for the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index.
ANA HD has a legacy of taking meaningful steps to advance its commitment to achieving a sustainable world. The consistent inclusion of ANA HD in the Dow Jones Indices and other sustainability rankings is proof that ANA HD is serious about its efforts to lead the airline industry in sustainable growth and creating social value.
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Founded more than 60 years ago in 1952 with just two helicopters, All Nippon Airways (ANA), has become the largest airline in Japan, serving 46 international destinations and 50 domestic destinations (as of December 2019).
ANA HOLDINGS Inc. (ANAHD) was established in 2013 as the largest airline group holding company in Japan comprised of 78 companies including ANA and Peach Aviation Limited, the leading LCC in Japan. With a fleet of more than 300 aircraft (as of March 2020), ANAHD has more than 43,000 employees and serves more than 54 million passengers a year, making ANA and its subsidiaries the 15th largest carrier in the world by daily flight volume.
ANA is a launch customer and the biggest operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, making ANAHD the biggest Dreamliner owner in the world. A member of Star Alliance since 1999, ANA has Joint Venture agreements with United Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, Swiss International Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines- giving it a truly global presence.
The 78 companies organized under the ANAHD umbrella operate in a diverse range of markets, including air transportation, travel services and trade, and retail embody ANAHD's shared values of exceptional service, responsible corporate citizenship and investment in the communities where they operate.
Supplementing its operations in commercial aviation, ANAHD has led the development of the innovative haptic robotics program, through its avatarin Inc. company, and its involvement in space with its partnership with JAXA, and other space related companies such as Astroscale and PD Aerospace.
The airline's legacy of superior service has helped it earn SKYTRAX's respected 5-Star rating every year since 2013, making ANA the only Japanese airline to win this prestigious designation and for eight consecutive years. ANA also has been recognized by Air Transport World as "Airline of the Year" three times (2007, 2013 and 2018); it is one of a select few airlines to win this prestigious award multiple times.
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