News Release

Thursday, 01 September 2016

MOL remains a valued member of FTSE4Good Global Index Series; ESG/RI Index

TOKYO - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that the company continues to meet the inclusion criteria and remains a valued member of the FTSE4Good Index Series: the world's major Environmental Social and Governance (ESG)/Responsible Investment (RI) index. MOL has been selected since 2003.

In the end of August 2016, we received from the FTSE Group, owned by the London Stock Exchange, the certificate that MOL is a constituent company in the FTSE4Good Index Series after a thorough assessment process.

Companies chosen for these indices must meet international criteria for social responsibility in areas such as corporate governance, environmental protection, human rights, and relationships with stakeholders, and are expected to be leaders in sustainable growth. Selected companies become target investments for ESG/RI funds.

As advocated in the MOL Group Corporate Principles, MOL continually enhances its group-wide approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The company strives to become an excellent, resilient company that can contribute to sustainable worldwide growth.