Sojitz Corporation




Sojitz expands its business foundations and pursues growth by providing solutions to social issues and turning these businesses into the company’s strengths.


Key Social Issues

・Climate change prevention, reduction of CO2 emissions
・Resource and energy problems
・Pollution prevention
・Loss of biodiversity



Sojitz has selected the following Key Sustainability Issues (materiality).

Themes Contents
Environment: Contribute to the global environment through our businesses Sojitz strives to preserve the environment and create businesses that are both highly competitive and environmentally friendly by pursuing environmental sustainability in its businesses.
We work to minimize our environmental burden with initiatives that include preventing climate change, reducing CO2 emissions and preserving biodiversity.

Sojitz Group Environmental Policy

As a global company, Sojitz Group considers environmental issues a crucial topic to be addressed in management. Striving for a sustainable society, we will work to preserve the environment and prevent pollution in our business activities, while creating businesses that are both highly competitive and environmentally friendly.

  1. 1.Comply 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 to which we subscribe.
  2. 2.Continuously improve our environmental management system
    Under our environmental management system, we will establish and periodically review environmental objectives and aim for constant improvement, in order to enhance our environmental performance.
  3. 3.Minimize environmental burden
    Through reducing greenhouse gases such as CO2 to prevent climate change and preserving biodiversity, we will strive to minimize the environmental burden of our businesses.
  4. 4.Conserve resources and reduce/recycle waste
    We will engage in curbing the use of natural resources such as energy and water, and the reducing and recycling of waste.
  5. 5.Consider the environment in new businesses
    When starting new businesses and expanding or further developing existing businesses, we will work to reduce the burden on the environment and prevent pollution.
  6. 6.Pursue sustainable resources
    We will promote initiatives for the stable supply of resources and realization of a suitable energy mix.
  7. 7.Educate and promote awareness on the environment
    In addition to ensuring that all of our officers and employees are notified of this policy, we will implement educational activities to ensure widespread awareness.

Adopted April 1st, 2004
Revised July 2nd, 2007
Revised August 6th, 2013
Revised January 1st, 2017
Revised May 9th, 2018

Related Policies

Sojitz Group Policies for Realizing a Decarbonized Society

Sojitz Group CSR Action Guidelines for Supply Chains

Wood Procurement Policy


For more details on Sojitz’s environmental initiatives, please visit the Sojitz ESG Book.

Climate Change

Environmental Management

Pollution Prevention


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