Sustainability rankings

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

In 2017, MOL Group is again a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, raking among the best 15% of the global Oil&Gas Integrated & Upstream industry category. MOL Group was listed in the index in 2010, 2011 and 2016.

In addition, in both 2016, 2017 and 2018, MOL Group has qualified for inclusion in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook. Every year since 2004, The Sustainability Yearbook has listed the world’s most sustainable companies in each industry as determined by their score in RobecoSAM’s annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) were launched in 1999 as the first global sustainability benchmarks. The indices are offered cooperatively by RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices. The family tracks the stock performance of the world's leading companies in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria.

MOL Group has been participating in the assessment since 2006. We consider the DJSI to be a fundamental reference point for evaluating and improving our sustainability performance and measuring the corporate sustainability performance of the company. We use the total score awarded to us by the DJSI a key performance indicator (KPI).



MOL Group is a constituent of the MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Leaders Index since 2014. MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes include companies with high ESG ratings relative to their industry peers. MSCI Emerging Market ESG index consists of large and mid-cap companies across 24 EM countries.

MSCI is a leading provider of investment decision-support tools for over 6,000 clients worldwide. MSCI ESG Intangible Value Assessment (IVA) provides research, ratings and analysis of companies’ financial material risks and opportunities that arise from environmental, social and governance factors. MSCI IVA research has been evaluating MOL Group’s ESG performance in 2013.


Carbon Disclosure Project

MOL Group has been reporting to the CDP Climate change program since 2011.

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), launched in 2000, is an international, independent not-for-profit organization that provides the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. They request information about greenhouse gas emissions, energy use and the risks and opportunities of climate change from thousands of the world’s largest companies, and they also provide companies with carbon management support services.



MOL is a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index following the June 2017 The ESG Assessment conducted by FTSE Russel ranks MOL Group in the top percentile of the index.


ISS-Oekom Research

In 2017, ISS-Oekom rated MOL Group C+ (right below the threshold of the best rated “Prime” companies). MOL Group has been participating in ISS-Oekom Research since 2008.

Since March 2018, ISS-oekom has been a member of the ISS family, providing high quality solutions for sustainable and responsible investment and corporate governance. Originally founded in 1993 and formerly known as oekom research, the company is one of the world’s leading ESG research and rating agencies for sustainable investments with an unsurpassed rating methodology and quality recognition. ISS-oekom analyzes businesses and countries with respect to their environmental social and governance performance. As an experienced partner of institutional investors and financial service providers, we analyse the level of responsibility exercised by equity and bond issuers towards society and the environment. Under the new ownership, ISS-oekom completes the ESG research and RI services offerings of ISS, making it a worldwide pure-player in the area of RI Research & Solutions.



In 2017, MOL Group received a percentile raking of 98%, which positions the company as an “outperformer” compared to global peers. MOL Group has been participating in Sustainalytic’s research since 2012.

Sustainalytics is a leading independent global provider of ESG and corporate governance research and ratings to investors.