Neste joins WBCSD

Neste has today joined over 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).  

Published: 24 Jan 2020
Type: News

Geneva, 24 January 2020: Neste helps cities and the transport sector lower their climate emissions, as well as customers in the aviation, polymers and chemicals sectors to make their business more sustainable. Their wide range of renewable products enable customers to reduce climate emissions. Neste is the world's largest producer of renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel refined from waste and residues, now introducing as well renewable solutions to the plastics & chemicals industry. Neste is also a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products.

Recently, the company was listed as the third most sustainable company on the Global 100 list, retaining its position as the number one ranked energy company in the world.

Headquartered in Finland, Neste employs more than 4,400 people around the world.

Connecting with WBCSD’s network of forward-thinking businesses across a variety of sectors will enable Neste to continue to enhance and implement its sustainability ambitions in collaboration with like-minded partners and make a real impact on global corporate sustainability.

Salla Ahonen, Vice President for Sustainability at Neste said: “We are extremely happy to be joining WBCSD. Over the past decade Neste has transformed itself from a regional oil refining company into a global leader in renewable fuels and one of the most sustainable companies in the world. Our aim is to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions, and working with WBCSD and its 200 member companies will help us on our journey.”

WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker said “WBCSD is delighted to welcome Neste as our newest member. The company has affected an extraordinary transformation in its core business, and it will bring specialized knowledge and insights to WBCSD projects and our member companies. We look forward to working with Neste and learning from their remarkable example as we accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.”

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