Shipping Giants Get Listed on the ‘Dow Jones Sustainability Index’

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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) has been selected for inclusion in the ‘Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index’ (DJSI Asia/Pacific), one of the globally recognized environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment indices in the ‘Dow Jones Sustainability Index’ (DJSI) series.

Similarly, NYK was selected for a 20th straight year and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) has been selected for the 12th consecutive year since 2011.

Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index

The DJSI is an ESG investment index developed in a partnership between S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM. It evaluates a company’s ESG initiatives from “governance & economic”, “environmental”, and “social” perspectives, and consists of companies that have been recognized as especially outstanding by these criteria.

This index covers approximately 600 of the DJSI’s leading companies in the Asia-Pacific region, and the top 20% of companies rated as having outstanding ESG initiatives are selected as constituents.

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Source: MOL

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