Neste is among the sustainability leaders in the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the 15th consecutive time
Neste Corporation, Press Release, 15 November 2021 at 11 a.m. (EET)
Neste has been selected in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the 15th consecutive year. Neste is included in both DJSI World and DJSI Europe listing, among the most sustainable companies in the world.
Neste’s performance received the industry’s best scores in materiality and environmental and social reporting, contributing to the company’s inclusion among the top performers.
“The recognition in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices is highly valued by our stakeholders and we are happy to meet the expectations once again. It verifies that we are on the right track accomplishing our ambitious climate commitments and broadening our sustainability vision to take the lead to transform towards a carbon neutral value chain, and set ourselves aspirational targets for biodiversity, human rights, supply chain and raw materials,” says Minna Aila, Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Affairs, Neste.
The companies eligible for S&P Dow Jones Indices are selected for inclusion based on their comprehensive assessment in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). Since 1999, the CSA in collaboration with Dow Jones Indices (now S&P Dow Jones Indices) has been one of the most important and leading global sustainability benchmarks. The assessment of companies this year is based on their performance in 2020. 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 2020, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 11.8 billion, with 94% of the company’s comparable operating profit coming from renewable products. Read more: neste.com