FTSE Russell is a global index company owned by the London Stock Exchange. FTSE Russell has included MOL in one of its major indices, the FTSE4Good Index Series, which is a responsible investment index. (Since 2003)
MOL has been included in the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. The index was developed in 2017 by FTSE Russell and targets Japanese companies making a superior response to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) invests in this index.
MOL was selected as a "White 500" company for 2021 for the third year in a row, which is determined by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Nippon Kenko Kaigi, for the outstanding health and productivity management.
MOL has become the first company in the shipping industry to be recognized as an outstanding listed enterprise in the 2021 Health & Productivity Stock Selection, which is a joint certification by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
MOL was selected to the list of "Nadeshiko Brands" under a joint initiative by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TES) to promote women's success in the workplace.
The engine control console installed on the bridge of the Kinkasan Maru (Note) was selected for a "Ship Heritage Certificate" from the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). (2017)
NOTE : The world's first automated ship that centrally controls the main engine from the bridge
MOL’s training programs for seafarers serving on LNG carriers and LEG/LPG carriers, held in Japan and overseas, have earned certification from DNV GL AS, as a program that satisfies the crew competency standards advocated by Society of International Gas Tanker & Terminal Operators Ltd. (SIGTTO). (LNG carriers: since 2007) (LEG/LPG carriers: since 2016)
MOL’s tanker and LNG carrier divisions have acquired certification from DNV GL AS, in recognition of the effectiveness of its unique seafarer training and education management program and its conformance with the Competence Management System (CMS). (Since 2012)
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MOL Acquires Competence Management System (CMS) Certification from DNV
Two MOL-operated bulk carriers - AZUL VICTORIA and C.S.BRIGHT - received the "Best Quality Ships Award 2017" from the Japan Federation of Pilots’ Associations (JFPA). (2018)
MOL has used its own environmental management system, MOL EMS21, since April 2001, and it holds ISO 14001 certification, an international standard for environmental management. (Since 2003)
* Scope of certification：Management support of Ship’s Safe Operation and Environmental Technology Support, and Management of Ship Management Company (ships and ship operational activities are excluded)
MOL acquired ISO 50001 certification for its energy management system and ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system.
Certified companies: MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd. (Since 2014), MOL Ship Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Since 2014), and Magsaysay MOL Ship Management, Inc. (Since 2015)
MOL was rated Leadership Level "A-," in research analyzing climate change data through CDP, an international non-governmental organization. (2020)
The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary has honored MOL with an award for the company’s participation in the 2016 Vessel Speed Reduction (VSR) incentive program. (2017)
Three MOL methanol carriers Taranaki Sun, Manchac Sun, and Cajun Sun - the world’s first equipped with methanol-burning dual-fuel low-speed diesel main engines - received the "Technology Special Prize" in the Ship of the Year 2016 awards sponsored by The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). (2017)
Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF), co-developed by MOL, was selected as a vessel noise-reduction technology by the Eco Action Program implemented by Port of Vancouver, Canada. (2017)
Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF) which is jointly developed by MOL received the 2017 Nikkei Global Environmental Technology Award, which is presented by Nikkei Inc. (2017)
Three MOL-operated vessels received commendations from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure,Transport and Tourism(MLIT), and Director-General of the Japan Meteorological Agency(JMA) for the contribution of meteorological work’s development by observing marine weather conditions. (2018)
<the MLIT’s Minister Award>
LNG carrier [Al Bidda]
<the JMA’s Director-General Award>
Bulk carrier [Energia Centaurus]
LNG carrier [Energy Navigator]
20,000 TEU containership MOL Truth, one of the world’s largest containership built in Japan, has received the "Ship of the Year 2017" award from the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE). The MOL Truth earned high evaluations as a cutting-edge "eco ship" that makes full use of the most advanced telecommunication and IoT/AI technologies. (2018)
LNG-fueled Tugboat Ishin earned the top rating of four stars from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism’s energy-saving rating scheme for Japan’s costal ships.
The Ishin is highly evaluated its environmental performance. (2018)
MOL-operated next-generation car carrier series "FLEXIE" received the Good Design Award 2018, from the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JDP). (2018)
The Beluga Ace earned high evaluations for its next-generation design and received the "Ship of the Year 2018" award. The Sunflower Satsuma and Sunflower Kirishima also impressed the judges from the viewpoints of both comfort and environmental/ safety performance, and received the "Large Passenger Ship Sector Award." This marks first time MOL Group companies have won multiple honors in the "Ship of the Year" awards.
Overall, ESG/CSR Related (Including Socially Responsible Investment (SRI...
Overall, ESG/CSR Related (Including Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) I...
Safe Operation Related (Including Recognition of Seafarer Training) Cert...
Environment Related ISO 14001 Certification MOL has used its own ...