SOURCE: Neste Oil Oyj

January 31, 2008 06:21 ET

NESTE OIL RE-SELECTED FOR THE GLOBAL 100 LIST

ESPOO, FINLAND--(Marketwire - January 31, 2008) -


Neste Oil has been re-selected 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 list was published in the end of January.

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, four other companies from Finland are featured in the list.

Innovest Strategic Value Advisors rates companies using Intangible Value Assessment (IVA) criteria, based on four main pillars: strategic governance, human capital, environment, and stakeholder capital. Ratings range from AAA to CCC, and all the companies included in the Global 100 are AAA-rated.

"Sustainability has an important role in Neste Oil's strategy, and we are very pleased to receive again this type of international recognition for our commitment and what we have achieved," says Pekka Tuovinen, Neste Oil's Vice President, HSE.

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 focused on advanced, clean traffic fuels, with a strategy that prioritizes growing its refining and premium-quality biodiesel businesses. Neste Oil's refineries are located at Porvoo and Naantali in Finland, and have a total refining capacity of approx. 260,000 bbl/d. The company employs around 4,800 people and its shares are listed on the Nordic Exchange Helsinki. For further information, see www.nesteoil.com.


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