NYK Included in the Global 100 for Third Consecutive Year
February 3, 2009
For the third consecutive year, NYK has been selected as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.
The Global 100 is an annual research and ratings project conducted jointly by Innovest Strategic Value Advisors in New York and Corporate Knights in Toronto. The list is compiled by analyzing nontraditional drivers of risk and shareholder value, including companies’ performance on social, environmental, and strategic governance issues.
Launched in 2005, the annual Global 100 is announced each year at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The 100 companies on this year’s list are based in 15 different countries, and of the 1,800 companies analyzed, NYK is the only Japanese shipping company to have been selected.
Innovest Strategic Value Advisors was founded in 1995 and currently has over US$1.3 billion under structured sub-advisory mandates with asset management partners. Innovest also provides custom portfolio analysis and research to more than 30 major institutional investors, as well as leading pension funds in the United States, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and Scandinavia.
Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights is an independent media company that publishes the world’s largest circulation magazine, which has an explicit focus on corporate responsibility. Corporate Knights also publishes the annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada as a Globe and Mail insert.