- Overall, ESG/CSR Related (Including Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index)
- Safe Operation (Including Recognition of Seafarer Training)
- Environment Related
Overall, ESG/CSR Related (Including Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index)
FTSE4Good Index Series
FTSE Russell is a global index company owned by the London Stock Exchange. FTSE Russell has included MOL in one of its major indices, the FTSE4Good Index Series, which is a responsible investment index. (Since 2003)
FTSE Blossom Japan
MOL has been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. The index was developed in 2017 by FTSE Russell and targets Japanese companies making a superior response to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.
MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index
MOL has been included in the MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index, introduced in 2017 targeting companies with high ESG performance relative to sector peers. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index
MOL has been included in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index, introduced in 2017 targeting companies that promote and maintain a high level of gender diversity among their workforce. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.
THE INCLUSION OF Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd IN ANY MSCI INDEX, AND THE USE OF MSCI LOGOS, TRADEMARKS, SERVICE MARKS OR INDEX NAMES HEREIN, DO NOT CONSTITUTE A SPONSORSHIP, ENDORSEMENT OR PROMOTION OF Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd BY MSCI OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES. THE MSCI INDEXES ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF MSCI. MSCI AND THE MSCI INDEX NAMES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OR SERVICE MARKS OF MSCI OR ITS AFFILIATES.
"White 500" for Outstanding Health & Productivity Management
MOL was selected as a "White 500" company for 2019, which is determined by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Nippon Kenko Kaigi, for the outstanding health and productivity management.
MOL Press Releases:
MOL Certified as 2019's White 500 for Outstanding Health and Productivity Management -Forging Ahead to Become the World Leader in Safe Operation by Maintaining and Improving Health-
SMBC Work Style Reform Finance
MOL was rated for its initiatives adopted in the past, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation approved MOL for an SMBC Work Style Reform Finance as a growth enterprise that can be expected to encourage workstyle reform in the future. (FY 2017)
Engine Control Console Installed on Bridge of Kinkasan Maru Certified as 'Ship Heritage'
The engine control console installed on the bridge of the Kinkasan Maru (Note) was selected for a "Ship Heritage Certificate" from the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). (2017)
NOTE : The world's first automated ship that centrally controls the main engine from the bridge
Safe Operation Related (Including Recognition of Seafarer Training)
Certification from DNV GL AS for Seafarer Training Related to Liquefied Gas Transport
MOL's training programs for seafarers serving on LNG carriers and LEG/LPG carriers, held in Japan and overseas, have earned certification from DNV GL AS, as a program that satisfies the crew competency standards advocated by Society of International Gas Tanker & Terminal Operators Ltd. (SIGTTO). (LNG carriers: since 2007) (LEG/LPG carriers: since 2016)
Certification from DNV GL AS for Seafarer Education and Training Management Program
MOL's tanker and LNG carrier divisions have acquired certification from DNV GL AS, in recognition of the effectiveness of its unique seafarer training and education management program and its conformance with the Competence Management System (CMS). (Since 2012)
MOL Press Releases:
MOL Acquires Competence Management System (CMS) Certification from DNV
2 Vessels Earn 2017 'Best Quality Ships Award'
Two MOL-operated bulk carriers - AZUL VICTORIA and C.S.BRIGHT - received the "Best Quality Ships Award 2017" from the Japan Federation of Pilots' Associations (JFPA). (2018)
ISO 14001 Certification
MOL has used its own environmental management system, MOL EMS21, since April 2001, and it holds ISO 14001 certification, an international standard for environmental management. (Since 2003)
* Scope of certification：Management support of Ship's Safe Operation and Environmental Technology Support, and Management of Ship Management Company (ships and ship operational activities are excluded)
ISO 50001 Certification
MOL acquired ISO 50001 certification for its energy management system and ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system.
Certified companies: MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd. (Since 2014), MOL Ship Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Since 2014), and Magsaysay MOL Ship Management, Inc. (Since 2015)
Certified as "A-" in CDP Climate Change Report 2020
MOL was rated Leadership Level "A-," in research analyzing climate change data through CDP, an international non-governmental organization. (2020)
NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Honors MOL with Award
The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary has honored MOL with an award for the company's participation in the 2016 Vessel Speed Reduction (VSR) incentive program. (2017)
3 vessels Earn 'Technology Special Prize' in Ship of the Year 2016 Awards
Three MOL methanol carriers Taranaki Sun, Manchac Sun, and Cajun Sun - the world's first equipped with methanol-burning dual-fuel low-speed diesel main engines - received the "Technology Special Prize" in the Ship of the Year 2016 awards sponsored by The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). (2017)
"PBCF" Selected by Port of Vancouver's Environmental Program
Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF), co-developed by MOL, was selected as a vessel noise-reduction technology by the Eco Action Program implemented by Port of Vancouver, Canada. (2017)
"PBCF" Receives 2017 Nikkei Global Environmental Technology Award
Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF) which is jointly developed by MOL received the 2017 Nikkei Global Environmental Technology Award, which is presented by Nikkei Inc. (2017)
3 vessels Earn the MLIT's Minister Award and the JMA's Director-General Award
Three MOL-operated vessels received commendations from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure,Transport and Tourism(MLIT), and Director-General of the Japan Meteorological Agency(JMA) for the contribution of meteorological work's development by observing marine weather conditions. (2018)
<the MLIT's Minister Award>
LNG carrier [Al Bidda]
<the JMA's Director-General Award>
Bulk carrier [Energia Centaurus]
LNG carrier [Energy Navigator]
MOL Truth Earns 'Ship of the Year 2017' Award
20,000 TEU containership MOL Truth, one of the world's largest containership built in Japan, has received the "Ship of the Year 2017" award from the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). The MOL Truth earned high evaluations as a cutting-edge "eco ship" that makes full use of the most advanced telecommunication and IoT/AI technologies. (2018)
LNG-fueled Tugboat Ishin Earns Highest 4-star for Coastal Ship Energy Conservation Rating
LNG-fueled Tugboat Ishin earned the top rating of four stars from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's energy-saving rating scheme for Japan's costal ships.
The Ishin is highly evaluated its environmental performance. (2018)
MOL's Next-generation Car Carrier FLEXIE Series Wins Good Design Award 2018
MOL-operated next-generation car carrier series "FLEXIE" received the Good Design Award 2018, from the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JDP). (2018)
Beluga Ace, Sunflower Satsuma, and Sunflower Kirishima Receive Ship of the Year 2018 Awards
The Beluga Ace earned high evaluations for its next-generation design and received the "Ship of the Year 2018" award. The Sunflower Satsuma and Sunflower Kirishima also impressed the judges from the viewpoints of both comfort and environmental/ safety performance, and received the "Large Passenger Ship Sector Award." This marks first time MOL Group companies have won multiple honors in the "Ship of the Year" awards.