TAIPEI, TAIWAN (September 19, 2019) Acer announced that it has been listed on two global sustainability indices: the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Emerging Markets Index for the sixth consecutive year, and the 2019 FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the fourth year.
As a member of the DJSI Emerging Markets, Acer achieved “industry bests” by scoring in the top 100th percentile across eight components: Customer Relationship Management, Innovation Management, Materiality, Policy Influence, Privacy Protection, Supply Chain Management, Risk & Crisis Management, and Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy.
Richard Lai, Corporate Sustainability Officer, Acer Inc. said, “Acer strives to make a positive impact to the society and environment through continuous engagement with partners and suppliers to act responsibly. Internal programs like plastic reduction have been held to raise awareness among our employees worldwide and for them to make meaningful contributions. Acer is committed to innovating in all aspects of our technology, management and operations.”
Manjit Jus, Head of ESG Ratings, RobecoSAM said, “We congratulate Acer for being included in the DJSI Emerging Markets. The SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment has again raised the bar in identifying those companies best-positioned to address future sustainability challenges and opportunities. This year – which marks the 20th anniversary of the DJSI – record corporate interest in the SAM CSA reflects the enduring relevance of the DJSI for measuring and advancing ESG practices."
In addition to the DJSI listing, Acer was included in the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the fourth year, and in the subcategory FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG Index supported by the Taiwan Stock Exchange, which integrates ESG management practices and financial performance of companies. This index enables investors to better understand Acer's ability and commitment to implement sustainable management.
 First Taiwan domestic benchmark developed using FTSE ESG Ratings and data model, developed in partnership with Taiwan Stock Exchange’s (TWSE) wholly-owned subsidiary, Taiwan Index Plus Corp. (TIP).
 Environment, social and governance