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External assessments

A number of third parties assess the sustainability of our operations using various assessments. Neste is included in the following assessments:

The Global 100

In 2020, Neste was selected as the world's 3rd most sustainable company on the Global 100 list. Inclusion on the list marks the company’s 14th consecutive inclusion on the Global 100 list; it has been included on the list continuously for longer than any other energy company in the world.
More about our inclusion on the Global 100.

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

Neste has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 13 consecutive years. In 2019, we were included in the DJSI World and DJSI Europe among the most sustainable companies in the world. 

More about our selection to the DJSI.

RobecoSAM Bronze Class Sustainability Award

Neste was included in the Sustainability Yearbook 2019 and received the Bronze Class Sustainability Award for its sustainability performance. Inclusion is based on a sustainability assessment by RobecoSAM.


Neste was highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by environmental impact non-profit Climate Disclosure Project (CDP), achieving a Leadership level with A-  ranking on the CDP Climate Change assessment.  

In CDP Forests and Water Security programs, Neste’s performance reached ‘B-’ (Water),’A-’ (Forests, palm oil) and ‘B’ (Forests, cattle products) lists. 

Read more about Neste’s ranking in the Climate Change assessment and also Neste’s good results in Forests and Water Security assessment. 

STOXX® Global ESG Leaders

Neste is included in the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders index. The index covers approximately 300 of the world's leading companies in terms of environmental and social sustainability and corporate governance. Neste is also included in the STOXX Global ESG Social Leaders and STOXX Global ESG Governance Leaders indices. 

Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register 

Neste is included in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register. This indicates that Neste performs better than average in its sector in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The evaluation and selection is done by Forum ETHIBEL.  

MSCI ESG Rating Index

Neste reached AAA rating in 2020 in MSCI ESG Rating Index. MSCI ESG Ratings aim to measure a company's resilience to long-term ESG risks. Companies are scored on an industry-relative AAA-CCC scale across the most relevant key issues based on a company's business model. MSCI Inc. is one of the world’s largest providers of ESG Indexes.