Environmental Policy

The Sojitz Group has included preserving the global environment in the Sojitz Group Code of Conduct and Ethics and the entire organization is conducting environmental preservation activities.

Sojitz Group Code of Conduct and Ethics (Executive Summery)

Sojitz undertakes environmental preservation activities in accordance with the following Environmental Policy.

Sojitz Environmental Policy

We care about natural ecosystems and regional environments and strive to protect the environment and prevent pollution through our business activities.
In particular, we will focus on the following:

  1. 1.Promotion of businesses that contribute to climate change prevention
    We will actively engage in renewable energy businesses to contribute to the prevention of climate change.
  2. 2.Promotion of environmentally friendly products and services
    We will strive to provide energy- and resource-saving products and services that will minimize environmental impact.
  3. 3.Promotion of CSR in supply chains
    We will involve our business partners and clients in measures to protect natural ecosystems, regional environments, and the global environment and strive to prevent environmental pollution.
  4. 4.Compliance with environmental laws and regulations
    In the course of our business operations, we will comply with laws and regulations concerning the environment, international treaties, and agreements and standards to which we subscribe.
  5. 5.Continuous improvement of environmental management system
    Under our environmental management system, we will establish and periodically review environmental objectives/targets and aim for constant improvement, in order to enhance environmental performance.
  6. 6.Promotion of environmental conservation activities in offices
    We will actively promote energy conservation and resource saving, waste reduction, recycling, and green procurement in day-to-day office operations.
  7. 7.Environmental education and promotion of awareness
    We will implement education and awareness activities to ensure that all of our officers and employees are fully cognizant of this policy and help them understand the significance of global environmental issues and practice environmentally friendly activities.
  8. 8.Disclosure of environmental information
    We will publicize this policy broadly and disclose information related to the environment whenever possible.

Adopted April 1, 2004
Revised July 2, 2017
Revised August 6, 2013
Revised January 1, 2017