The Japan Green Bond Awards recognize outstanding initiatives in the issuance of green bonds, and publicize the efforts so as to encourage green bond issuance and investment in Japan.
NYK was acclaimed for becoming the world’s first company to issue labelled green bonds in the global shipping business sector.
NYK will continue its efforts to keep a wide range of stakeholders involved in the company’s proactive approach to environmental investment, contribute to revitalizing the domestic green bond market, and realize a sustainable society.
About the NYK Green Bonds
In accordance with its medium-term management plan “Staying Ahead 2022 with Digitalization and Green,” the company issued green bonds in May 2018 to contribute to the sustainable development of society and enrichment of the company's corporate value.
To address environmental regulations that will be strengthened from 2020, the green bonds will be used to construct vessels powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), develop eco-friendly fuel, equip ships with SOx scrubber systems (a system that uses seawater and chemicals to remove sulfur from ship exhaust gases), etc