uncategorized · 1/30/2009

Neste Oil again for the Global 100 list

Neste Oil Corporation  
Press release  
30 January 2009

Finnish oil refiner Neste Oil has been selected again for the Global 100, a list of the world’s 100 most responsible companies, based on an analysis of 1,800 publicly traded companies by Innovest Strategic Value Advisors. The Global 100 includes companies from 15 countries encompassing all sectors of the economy.

The companies included in the Global 100 are considered to have developed the best capabilities in their respective industries to manage environment, social, and governance risks, and to take advantage of new business opportunities in these areas. In addition to Neste Oil, Kesko, Nokia, Stora Enso and Wärtsilä from Finland are featured in the list.

“We are very pleased to receive again this type of international recognition for our long-term commitment to sustainable development. This forms a good basis for the future work”, says Mr Matti Lievonen, Neste Oil’s President and CEO.

Innovest Strategic Value Advisors produces corporate and industry analyses focusing on the role of environmental issues in business operations, mainly for institutional investors.

Neste Oil Corporation

Osmo Kammonen
Senior Vice President, Communications

For further information, please contact:
Pekka Tuovinen, Vice President, HSE, tel. +358 50 458 4516

Neste Oil in brief

Neste Oil Corporation is a refining and marketing company concentrating on low-emission, high-quality traffic fuels. The company’s strategy is based on growing both its oil refining and premium-quality renewable diesel businesses. Neste Oil’s refineries are located in Porvoo and Naantali and have a combined crude oil refining capacity of approx. 260,000 barrels a day. The company had net sales of EUR 12.1 billion in 2007 and employs around 5,200 people. Neste Oil’s share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.