News Release

Thursday, 25 February 2016

'MOL Group Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2015' Earns Award of Merit at Environmental Communication Awards

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that the "MOL Group Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2015" (*1) received the Award of Merit in Environmental Report section at the 19th Environmental Communication Awards (*2). This marks the second consecutive year the report has won the excellence award in this category.

The report earned high marks for its description of technologies intended to reduce the environmental impact of MOL Group businesses, its detailed look at the group's compliance structure, and an integrated approach to reporting in combination with the MOL Annual Report.

In all of its business activities, the MOL Group focuses on safe operation, environmental conservation, governance, compliance, and human resource development as key issues. In addition, it discloses environmental, social, and governance (ESG) information in a proactive manner to win the trust of various stakeholders, with the aim of becoming a corporation that grows sustainably in step with society.

(*1) Please visit our web site to view the "MOL Group Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2015."

(*2) Environmental Communication Awards

This is the awarding system to promote corporate environmental management and efforts on the environmental communication and improve quality of disclosing the environmental information by awarding excellent environmental reports and environmental activity reporting.