Jul 23, 2019
SATO, a global pioneer in the development of auto-ID and labeling solutions has been selected for inclusion in the SNAM Sustainability Index, designed by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd. (SNAM). It is the first time for SATO Holdings Corporation to be selected for the index, which is utilized for the SNAM Sustainable Investment Fund.
The SNAM Sustainable Investment Fund is an investment product for pension funds and institutional investors who invest in a wide range of companies that are rated highly for their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. It was launched in August 2012 and comprises approximately 300 companies.
The SNAM Sustainability Index aims to support long-term investors for asset building through evaluation of corporate value, such as quality of corporate management or potential risks from a long-term perspective which are not found in financial statements. The index is currently used by multiple pension funds and institutional investors.
As a public entity, SATO has long sought to provide innovative products and services since its founding in 1940, to contribute to customer value creation to address societal issues through its core business by offering optimized solutions to provide accuracy, labor and resource savings.
In today’s rapidly changing world, SATO aims to deliver value-added solutions for customers’ challenges through its core business of auto-ID solutions to address labor shortages, boost productivity, and ensure safety and peace of mind for food and healthcare customers under its mission of contributing to a better and more sustainable world.