Sojitz Receives International Sustainability & Carbon Certification with ISCC PLUS and ISCC EU Certifications
Jun. 8, 2023
Sojitz Corporation Tokyo head office (“Sojitz”) has obtained International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) with both ISCC PLUS and ISCC EU.
ISCC is an international certification system that utilizes the mass balance method*¹ to monitor and track sustainable biomass and renewable materials in supply chains. Sojitz has received both ISCC PLUS, which applies to food, feed, bio-based products, energy, and biofuels outside the EU market, as well as ISCC EU, which covers biofuels in the EU market.
With this certification, Sojitz will now handle ISCC-certified biofuels and biochemicals.
Sojitz Group companies have obtained the following certifications (as of June 8, 2023).
|Sojitz Group Company||Certification||Scope|
(Tokyo head office)
|ISCC PLUS / EU||Trader|
|PT. Sojitz Indonesia||ISCC PLUS / EU||Trader|
|Sojitz (Thailand) Co., Ltd.||ISCC PLUS / EU||Collecting Point / Trader|
|Sojitz Pla-Net Corporation (Osaka)||ISCC PLUS||Trader|
|solvadis distribution gmbh (Germany)||ISCC PLUS||Trader|
|solvadis methanol gmbh (Germany)||ISCC PLUS||Trader|
|chemfidence services gmbh (Germany)||ISCC PLUS / EU||Trader with Storage|
Sojitz positions sustainability as a key management issue and has established the Sustainability Challenge*² as the company’s long-term sustainability vision for 2050. Sojitz aims to realize a decarbonized society by promoting the transition from fossil fuel products to biomass-derived chemicals through a wide offering of environmentally friendly products that contribute to a global society that is both low-carbon and sustainable.
*1: Mass balance method:
A method used to track sustainability characteristics in products based on the volume of sustainable inputs in cases where products are manufactured using a blend of biomass and circular materials.
Sojitz Sustainability Challenge
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