Neste Oil support mental health work among children and youth and non-violent activities
Neste Oil will donate EUR 15,000 to the Finnish Association for Mental Health (Suomen Mielenterveysseura) for mental health work among children and youth as well as EUR 5,000 to Non Fighting Generation ry (NFG). NFG specializes in helping young people with violent behavior.
The Finnish Association for Mental Health is a non-governmental organization promoting mental health in Finland. It serves as an umbrella for an operative network of 17 crisis centers providing crisis help in different parts of Finland. The association consists of 54 local mental health associations, 36 association members, and about 4,000 individual members. You can find more about the operations of the Finnish Association for Mental Health (in Finnish only) at http://www.mielenterveysseura.fi.
Non Fighting Generation ry is a national youth education association founded in 1996. It works to improve the conditions of young people through life skills training. The operations focus on preventing violence by and against young people and preventing the use of intoxicants and related disorders. The association’s concept is to encourage young people to grow into responsible members of society and to help them lead a responsible life. For more about the operations of NFG, please visit www.nfg.fi.
NESTE OIL CORPORATION
Mr Osmo Kammonen
Senior Vice President, Communications
For further information, please contact:
Mr Pentti Parkkinen, Brand manager, Neste Oil tel. +358 50 458 5792
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. www.nesteoil.com.