Sep 17, 2010 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company has once again been selected for inclusion in the major socially responsible investing (SRI) indices – the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia/Pacific) and FTSE4Good Global Index.

This month, the FTSE Group, a joint company of the Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange, announced its selections for the FTSE4Good Global Index, and U.S.-based Dow Jones named companies for the DJSI Asia/Pacific Index, 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 “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.

MOL is one of the world’s largest multi-modal transport companies, operating 861 vessels and employing a workforce in excess of 9,200 worldwide. MOL operates one of the largest and most diverse networks of liner and logistics services around the globe, including weekly Transpacific, Transatlantic, Americas and Asia-Europe services.  Please visit the company’s website at    

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