News Release

Friday, 09 September 2016

MOL Again Earns Listing on ESG/RI Index: Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

Tokyo-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President & CEO Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that the company has been selected again as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Asia Pacific for 14 consecutive years since 2003. This month, S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM announced their selections for the DJSI after a thorough assessment process.

Companies chosen for the indices must meet international criteria for social responsibility in areas such as environmental protection, human rights, corporate governance, and relationships with stakeholders, and are expected to demonstrate sustainable business practices. Selected companies become targets of investments for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) / responsible investment (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.