Neste among the sustainability leaders in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the 14th consecutive time
Neste Corporation, Press Release, 16 November 2020 at 10 am. (EET)
Neste has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the 14th consecutive year. The company was included in the DJSI World and DJSI Europe, once again, among the most sustainable companies in the world.
Neste’s performance received the industry’s best scores in materiality, environmental and social reporting, human capital development, and water-related risks, contributing to the company’s inclusion among the top performers.
“To be once again included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index verifies that our wide-ranging sustainability actions are well on track. We continue to work hard to reach our ambitious targets,” says Neste’s Minna Aila, Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Affairs.
Companies are selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices based on a comprehensive assessment of long-term performance indicators measured by economic, environmental, and social criteria, as well as against sustainability trends. The assessment of companies this year is based on their performance in 2019. Only leading companies in each industry are included in the indices each year.
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Neste in brief
Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. We refine waste, residues and innovative raw materials into renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock for plastics and other materials. We are the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel, developing chemical recycling to combat the plastic waste challenge. We aim at helping customers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with our renewable and circular solutions by at least 20 million tons annually by 2030. As a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products with a commitment to reach carbon-neutral production by 2035, we are also introducing renewable and recycled raw materials such as waste plastic as refinery raw materials. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2019, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 15.8 billion, with 82% of the company’s comparable operating profit coming from renewable products. Read more: neste.com