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 socially responsible investing (SRI) indices — the FTSE4Good Global Index Series and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI).
This month, the FTSE Group, owned by the London Stock Exchange, announced its selections for the FTSE4Good Global Index Series, and U.S.-based Dow Jones named companies for the DJSI Indexes, after a thorough assessment process.
Companies chosen for these indices must meet international criteria for social responsibility in areas such as corporate governance, environmental protection, human rights, and relationships with stakeholders, and are expected to be leaders in sustainable growth. Selected companies become target investments for SRI 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.