By David Nakayama, DET Corp Comms
Bangkok, Thailand, November 12, 2020 – Delta Thailand joined the MSCI Global Standard Indexes following the MSCI 2020 Semi-Annual Index Review. The MSCI index is by Morgan Stanley Capital International is used by global investors in measuring global equity market performance in leading companies.
“Sustainability and ESG are embedded in every Delta’s business activities, and it remains our core mission to provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow,” said Jackie Chang, President of Delta Thailand. “Amidst challenging business climate, the inclusion of Delta in the MSCI Global Standard Indexes and Thailand Sustainability Investment Index (THSI) is a testament to our sustainable business model and resilience. We’ll continue doing our best for every stakeholder.”
Previously, DET was in the MSCI Thailand Index from 2014 to 2018. The MSCI Thailand Index criteria for companies is high trading liquidity, with a minimum free float of 15% and minimum market cap multiplied by a free float of USD250,000,000.
In April 2020, MSCI ESG Research completed the annual update of the Business Involvement Screening Research (BISR) company report for Delta Thailand on corporate ESG. Following the assessment and index review, DET was among only two Thai companies added to the MSCI Global Standard Indexes List of Additions/Deletions released on November 10, 2020.
As a public-listed Thai company and global corporate citizen, DET commits to our sustainable growth that adds value to investors and benefits all stakeholders including our employees.
About the Author (Editorial Team)
If content is king, there must be a kingmaker. And the universal theme in my favorite stories is our innate human desire for freedom. I have a master’s degree in Chinese education and experience spanning industries and countries. As the Comms guy at DET, I’m obsessed with the stories behind our products and people. Share your stories with me @ https://www.linkedin.com/in/yushi-david-nakayama/