NYK granted Japan’s first sustainability-linked loan

Japanese shipping company NYK announced it has secured a syndicated sustainability-linked loan, Japan’s first advanced loan that allows for conditions such as the loan’s interest rate to be adjusted according to the borrower’s CSR performance.

NYK to construct energy-saving bulk carrier

NYK informed that it has concluded a contract with Japan Marine United Corporation to construct a next-generation energy-saving bulk carrier. After delivery in 2021, the ship is planned to transport raw materials for JFE Steel Corporation under a long-term charter contract between NYK and JFE Steel.

NYK to issue first Green Bonds in shipping industry

NYK will issue green bonds, especially the Unsecured Corporate Bonds No.40, in a public offering in the Japanese market in May this year. NYK becomes the first company that publishes green bonds in the international shipping industry. In a green bond the proceeds are used for funding environment-friendly projects.

NYK Report wins award for Environmental Excellence

The 2015 NYK Report has been honored with an award for excellence in the environmental reporting category at the 19th Environmental Communication Awards, which are jointly sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment and the Global Environmental Forum, a non-profit organization based in Tokyo.

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