MOL Again Earns Listing on the major social responsibility investment (SRI) indices
September 11, 2006
TOKYO - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Akimitsu Ashida) today announced that the company has once again been selected for inclusion in the major social responsibility investment (SRI) indices - the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good Global Index.
U.S.-based Dow Jones named companies for the DJSI World Index on September 6. The FTSE Group, a joint company of Financial Times and London Stock Exchange, announced its selections for FTSE4Good Global Index on September 8. Companies chosen for these indices meet international criteria for social responsibility in areas such as corporate governance, environmental protection, and relationships with stakeholders, and are expected to be leaders in sustainable growth. Selected companies become target investments for SRI funds.
MOL established its CSR and Environment Office in June 2004 to enhance its group-wide approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR). The company continuously strives to become an excellent, resilient company that can contribute to sustainable worldwide growth.
References (Major SRI Indices including MOL):
|Dow Jones Sustainability World Index||- Since September 2003|
|FTSE4Good Global Index||- Since September 2003|
|Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment (MS-SRI) Index||- Since July 2003|