Espoo, Finland, 13-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste Oil has been selected again to the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders index and the Storebrand Trippel Smart and SPP Global Topp 100 fund as a sustainable investment object.
The STOXX Global ESG Leaders index lists the world’s leading companies measured by environmental responsibility, social responsibility and responsible governance. The Storebrand responsible investment fund, on the other hand, includes 100 companies on the basis of their financial performance and current sustainability work. The fund values, in particular, future outlook and investments in building a sustainable world.
“Sustainability is an important part of Neste Oil’s operations and strategy. With our renewable fuel solutions we can provide our customers a concrete way to reduce their carbon footprint and act against climate change. We will continue our consistent work to develop cleaner solutions and sustainability throughout our supply chain,” says Simo Honkanen, Neste Oil’s Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Public Affairs.
This year, Neste Oil has also received other recognition for its sustainability. In early 2014, the company was selected the sixth most sustainable company in the world on The Global 100 list. The company is also included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. In addition, CDP Forest has selected Neste Oil as one of the best companies taking care of their forest footprint within the oil and gas industry in its global Forest Footprint Disclosure evaluation, which analyzes the ability of companies to manage risks related to deforestation.
SVP, Communications and Brand marketing
Simo Honkanen, SVP, Sustainability and Public Affairs, tel. +358 10 458 4170
Neste Oil in brief
Neste Oil Corporation is a refining and marketing company specializing in high-quality fuels for cleaner traffic. The company produces all of the most important oil products and is the world’s leading supplier of diesels made of renewable raw materials. In 2013, the company’s net sales stood at EUR 17.5 billion, and it employs some 5,000 people. Neste Oil shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
Neste Oil has been accepted into the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. The company has also been on the Global 100 list of sustainable companies for several years in succession. CDP Forest has selected Neste Oil as one of the best companies taking care of their forest footprint in the oil and gas industry. www.nesteoil.com