Tokyo, Japan, November 29, 2009 – NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Norio Otsuka) has been accredited with the Eco-ship mark as a company endeavoring to reduce the burden on the environment through modal shift.
NSK's shipping company, NSK Logistics Co., Ltd., was also accredited with the Eco-ship mark as a distribution company.
Since 2007, NSK has promoted an efficient modal shift from land to sea for the shipping of products from the Gunma area to Kitakyushu and was highly rated for its resulting achievements in greatly reducing CO2 emissions. In 2008, the company reduced CO2 emissions by 425 tons over the year.
NSK's efforts to reduce CO2 emissions through modal shift are detailed in the company's CSR Report 2009.