MOL Again Earns Listing on ESG/RI Index : FTSE4Good Index Series
April 12, 2013
TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company has once again been selected for inclusion in the world's major ESG/RI (Environment, Society and Corporate Governance/Responsible Investment) index - the FTSE4Good Index Series.
This month, the FTSE Group, owned by the London Stock Exchange, announced its selections for the FTSE4Good Index Series after a thorough assessment process.
Companies chosen for the index 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 target investments for ESG 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.