Transfer of own shares as a directed share issue based on share-based incentive scheme
Neste Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 15 March 2023 at 4:30 p.m. (EET)
Neste Corporation has on 15 March 2023 transferred a total of 112,310 treasury shares without consideration to the participants of Neste Group’s Performance Share Plan 2020-2022 and the Restricted Share Plan 2020-2022 as share rewards based on the terms and conditions of these plans. The plans are part of the share-based incentive scheme 2019 of Neste, announced with a stock exchange release on 11 December 2018.
The transfer of own shares is implemented as a directed share issue without consideration based on a decision made by the Board of Directors of Neste Corporation. The decision of the Board of Directors is based on a share issue authorization granted by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 18 May 2020.
After this transfer of own shares Neste Corporation holds 1,015,578 own shares.
Board of Directors
Further information: Hannele Jakosuo-Jansson, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and HSSEQ. Please contact Neste's media service, tel. +358 800 94025 / firstname.lastname@example.org (weekdays from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. EET). Please subscribe to Neste’s releases at https://www.neste.com/for-media/releases-and-news/subscribe.
Neste in brief
Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. We refine waste, residues and innovative raw materials into renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock for plastics and other materials. We are the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and developing chemical recycling to combat the plastic waste challenge. We aim at helping customers to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions with our renewable and circular solutions by at least 20 million tons annually by 2030. Our ambition is to make the Porvoo oil refinery in Finland the most sustainable refinery in Europe by 2030. We are introducing renewable and recycled raw materials such as liquefied waste plastic as refinery raw materials. We have committed to reaching carbon-neutral production by 2035, and we will reduce the carbon emission intensity of sold products by 50% by 2040. We also have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2022, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 25.7 billion. Read more: neste.com