SOURCE: Neste Oil Oyj

September 03, 2009 03:14 ET

Neste Oil re-selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

ESPOO, FINLAND--(Marketwire - September 3, 2009) -


Neste Oil has been accepted again, for the third year in a row, into the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which features 317 companies from 27 countries that excel in their commitment to a more sustainable future. This year, Neste Oil was also included in the Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index.

Only five other Finnish companies are included in this edition of the DJSI World listing, which was published today by Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited, and the SAM Group.

"We are very pleased to receive again this type of international recognition. Neste Oil has been committed to the sustainability for decades and our products have regularly been at the front of the field in terms of their environmental performance. The most recent example of this is our NExBTL Renewable Diesel, which is world's cleanest diesel fuel", says Mr Matti Lievonen, President and CEO.

Neste Oil has been awarded 'Best in Class' recognition for its social accountability by the Norwegian banking group, Storebrand, featured in the Ethibel Pioneer Investment Register, and included three times in Innovest's Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable corporations.

Neste Oil Corporation
Hanna Maula
Director, Corporate Communications


Further information:
Pekka Tuovinen, Director, Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs,
Neste Oil Corporation, tel. +358 10 458 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 target is to be the world's leading supplier of renewable diesel. 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 15 billion in 2008 and employs around 5,300 people. Neste Oil's share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.nesteoil.com.


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