CSR Management


The Sojitz Group carries out CSR activities in line with the following policies under the Sojitz Group Statement.

Main Policies

Measures to address human rights, labor, the environment and issues related to our business activities conducted in cooperation with partner organizations throughout the supply chain.

CSR Focus Areas

Through consideration of our stakeholders’ expectations and interests, as well as level of importance to the Sojitz Group, we have established the following six “CSR Focus Areas” as mid and long-term Group goals.


  • Human rights: Respect the human rights of people involved in our businesses
  • Environment: Contribute to the global environment through our businesses
  • Resources: Develop, supply and use sustainable resources
  • Local communities: Develop and grow together with local communities
  • Human resources: Promote opportunities for diverse human resources and workplace diversity
  • Governance: Emphasize effectiveness and transparency

CSR Focus Areas

CSR Committee

The CSR Committee discusses important matters concerning the Sojitz Group’s CSR. This executive committee is under the control of the President and CEO, and reports the proceedings of its meetings to the Board of Directors and the Management Committee.

In principal, the committee meets four times annually. Major points for company-wide discussion include FY2016 Activities and FY2017 Plans, Environmental and Social Risks, Supply Chain CSR, ESG Disclosure, Climate Change, Environmental ISO Initiatives, Wood Procurement Policy, and Social Contributions.

A specialized section in the Public Relations Department serves as the secretariat of the CSR Committee. This section cooperates with relevant organizations within the Group to promote the Sojitz Group’s CSR-related activities.

(As of October 1, 2017)

Committee Chair Representative Director,
Senior Managing Executive Officer,
Executive Management of Investor Relations, Structured Finance, General Accounting, IT Planning
Members Senior Managing Executive Officer,
Special Assistant to the President
President, Sojitz Research Institute, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer,
Corporate Planning, Overseas Project Development Office
Managing Executive Officer,
Human Resources & General Affairs
Corporate Officer,
Public Relations, Investor Relations

Corporate Auditor
General Manager, Secretariat Dept.
General Manager, Investor Relations Dept.


Public Relations Dept. (CSR & Environment Section)