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Environmental Management

Basic Philosophy

The Nichirei Group established a Group Environmental Policy focused on three priority issues: prevention of global warming, promoting sustainable recycling and living in harmony with nature.
Nichirei Group activities span the entire supply chain; it is involved in food factories, logistics centers and other worksites. We thus play a part in the environmental impact resulting from the activities of our customers and business partners.
At the same time, since Group business activities that support food-related infrastructure depend on natural ecosystems for raw materials, our business is greatly affected by climate change. With its business interests in mind, the Group is engaged in the following activities together with its business partners.

  • Efficient energy use in the production of food products
  • Reduction of greenhouse gases through increased efficiency in temperature-controlled storage and transportation
  • Reduced impact of business activities on climate change through promoting the use of renewable energy, from procurement and production, through to storage, logistics and sales
The Nichirei Group’s Environmental Policy (Revised December 1, 2008)
Basic Policy
If the Nichirei Group is to pass on to future generations the natural abundance that is the source of food and good health—and to continue providing freshness and good taste by using superior products and a first-class logistics network—together with our stakeholders we must reduce the environmental impact of our business activities and help create a sustainable society.
Prevention of global warming
We seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions produced as a result of our food-related business activities, including procurement, production, storage, and distribution. To this end, we are helping to curb global warming through endeavors that support a transformation of business and lifestyles.
Promotion of sustainable recycling
In addition to making the best use of our limited natural resources, the Nichirei Group is reducing the waste resulting from its business activities, reusing resources, and recycling. We also are helping build a recycling-oriented society by planning the recycling of resources and purchasing these resources.
Symbiosis with nature
The Group, recognizing that natural resources are the product of diverse ecosystems and life forms, is making an effort to live in symbiosis with nature.
Action Guidelines
Since the Nichirei Group believes that environmental problems are a major management issue, environmental considerations color all its business activities.
1. Creating and implementing a management system
Given the environmental problems involved in the creation of a sustainable society, we are constantly evaluating and reviewing our activities so as to maintain and improve our management system. This we do in addition to promoting problem-solving activities, based on the implementation of relevant regulations and the establishment of environmental targets.
2. Legal compliance
We have created our own standards, based on our grasp of the relevant laws and demands of society.
3. Environmentally appropriate products and services
We promote services and conscientious craftsmanship that works to minimize environmental impact at each stage, from the planning, design, and development of each product and service through to procurement, production, distribution, sale, use, and disposal.
4. Increasing awareness
We use environmental education and consciousness-raising activities to increase individual awareness, and proactively undertake environmental conservation activities as both employees and citizens.
5. In harmony with society
In addition to proactively disclosing information, we participate in regional environmental activities and, together with society at large, pursue various avenues to help improve the environment.
Nichirei Group Biodiversity Policy
Biodiversity is both the foundation on which the survival of life forms depend, and a valuable asset that we must pass on to future generations.
Our lines of business both are made possible by, and have an impact on, biodiversity and its many benefits. This we firmly grasp, and are constantly seeking to cooperate and collaborate with our stakeholders in order to conserve biodiversity and use it sustainably.
1. For our raw ingredient procurement we work with our partners to ensure that the materials from fisheries and processed items we procure reflect the principles of sustainable use.
2. When it comes to the biological resources concerned in our business activities, we do our best to provide them as products to our customers and to recycle resources into fertilizer, feed, and energy, as well as use them to their fullest extent for the sake of society.
3. We are promoting sustainable development by conserving energy and resources; adopting a policy of reducing, reusing, and recycling; encouraging green procurement; introducing harmful substance management; and working to reduce environmental impact on biodiversity.
4. We put great effort into activities that contribute to the preservation and restoration of biodiversity in our facilities, land, and adjoining areas, and in areas surrounding the sources of our raw ingredients.
5. We are helping create a society that nurtures biodiversity through environment-related consciousness-raising activities and information sharing.
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Management System

The Nichirei Group, comprising a wide variety of different businesses, promotes the design of environmental policies adapted to the business characteristics of each member company, as well as highly effective environmental activities. The initiatives of each company are reported by the Group Environmental Protection Committee, which meets three times a year. The Committee determines the environmental protection strategies and policies of the entire Group based on the content and progress of company initiatives, and shares social trends on the environment. The Representative Director and President serves as the chairperson of the Group Environmental Protection Committee, with executives and presidents of operating companies making up the rest of the Committee membership.

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Goals and Priority Challenges toward FY2021

Long-term Goals for FY2012–FY2021 (formulated in FY2011)
Prevention of global warming Reduce CO2 emissions from the Nichirei Group Reduce CO2 by 10% or 23,000 metric tons from the FY2010 level at all domestic establishments and vehicles owned.
  Reduce CO2 emissions from society as a whole The Group's goal has yet to be determined.
Major activities include:
1. Reduction of containers and packages for CO2 reduction
2. Proposals for joint delivery, modal shift and other action to improve distribution efficiency for CO2 reduction
3. Greening and other forest preservation activities for CO2 reduction
4. Activities conducted by business partners and employees' family members to help reduce CO2
5. Green power and purchases of emission rights for CO2 reduction
Promotion of sustainable resource circulation Reduce waste emissions from the Nichirei Group Achieve and keep a recycling rate of 99% at domestic plants and distribution centers.
  Reduce waste emissions from society as a whole Build a recycling system in collaboration with business partners and local communities to make full use of resources
Symbiosis with nature Activities centered on business activities Procure materials produced or caught in consideration of sustainable utilization and their processed products.
    Build a recycling system in collaboration with business partners and local communities to make full use of resources
  Activities centered on contribution to society Stimulate activities helpful to the preservation and restoration of biodiversity around business establishments and material suppliers.
    Engage in activities for raising environmental awareness and in the provision of information to contribute to building a society that nurtures biodiversity
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Medium-term Targets and Results

Group’s medium-term environmental plan
Group medium-term environmental plan targets (FY2020–FY2022) Applicable worksites
Reduction of CO2 Maintain FY2014 CO2 emission levels in FY2022
* Power coefficient: Fixed to the FY2014 coefficient
Worksites in Japan
Maintaining waste recycling rate and controlling waste discharging Keep a recycling rate of 99% or higher Worksites in Japan
Reduce residue of material derived from animal and plant Food plants in Japan
Water resource conservation In consideration of the environmental conditions surrounding water in each community, the Group engages in water resource conservation through efficient water usage aimed at sustainable water usage Food plants in Japan

* Fiscal years (FY) indicate years ended March 31.

Engaged in collecting data regarding the environment at overseas worksites

The reduction of CO2 emissions refers to the target reduction of all emissions, and covers all energy consumed at worksites and by company-owned vehicles in Japan. The waste recycling rate continues to be maintained at 99% or higher. Food plants in Japan are also working to reduce residual animal and plant material. As for the conservation of water resources, as a food-related corporate group, Nichirei has formulated behavioral targets for using water efficiently and is promoting efforts toward achieving those targets so that the bounties of nature can be preserved for future generations. The entire Group is also engaged in collecting environmental data at its overseas worksites.

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Prevention of Global Warming

In addition to the Group working to reduce CO2 emissions at its places of business, such as factories and logistics centers, all operating companies have identified the major issues they are facing and are working toward reducing their CO2 emissions. The total amount of CO2 emissions for FY2019 increased by 1.1%※1 compared to FY2010 due to increased production, new office construction, and so on. In addition, when using the coefficient of variation to compare the CO2 emission factors due to electricity production, there was an increase of 12.1%※2. Going forward, in addition to making its food factory and logistics center operations more efficient, updating to energy-saving equipment, and implementing renewable energy, the Group will work on reducing CO2 emissions throughout its entire supply chain.

Nichirei Group CO2 Emission Trends

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Notes:
  • 1.Fixed power emission coefficient: The CO2 emission intensity unit of 0.412 [t-CO2/MWh] announced by the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan in FY2010, used nationwide.
  • 2.Variable power emission coefficient: Power conversion coefficient used by power companies in fiscal year utilized at each worksite.
  • 3.Scope of power emission intensity: Nichirei Foods (Nichirei Foods-operated factories and affiliated factories in Japan) and Nichirei Fresh (affiliated factories in Japan). Excluding the following factories: Nichirei Foods: Nichirei Ice Inc., Nichirei Fresh: Nichirei Fresh Farm Inc., Fresh Chicken Karumai Inc., Fresh Meat Sakudaira Inc.
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Promotion of Sustainable Recycling of Resources

The amount of waste discharged outside worksites in FY2019 was 45,400 tons, and the waste recycling rate was 99.5%. Regarding residual animal and plant material at factories, targets have been set for each operating company with a food factory, and efforts are being made to reduce waste discharge. Although recyclers can sometimes not be found for waste destined for final disposal because of the type and volume of waste, the Group will work on further reductions, including by controlling the amount of waste produced.

Nichirei Group Waste Discharged outside Worksites and Recycling Rate

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Water Resource Conservation

The Nichirei Group grasps and manages its consumption of water and quality of its wastewater through regular monitoring in compliance with various food safety and environmental protection laws and regulations. At worksites in Japan, positive steps are being taken to conserve water. Going forward, the Group will examine the availability of necessary water resources at each regional base and how to assess the impact of risks.

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INPUT

      FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Raw materials   (Thousands of tons) 161 167 185 188 195
  Material (Thousands of tons) 145 149 167 170 177
  Packaging materials (Thousands of tons) 16 18 18 18 18
Energy   1,000 GJ 4,983 5,063 5,109 5,078 5,107
  Purchased power 1,000 kWh 438,673 444,843 447,574 443,480 447,277
  Heavy oil kl 3,314 3,329 3,335 3,319 2,609
  Kerosene kl 189 198 200 191 173
  City gas 1,000m3 5,951 6,385 6,705 6,923 7,142
  LPG tons 4,487 4,623 4,620 4,650 4,814
  Gasoline (company-owned vehicles) kl 588 524 467 461 402
  Light oil (company-owned vehicles) kl 1,144 1,270 1,340 1,378 1,556
  Solar power generation 1,000 kWh 243 186 211 400 1,444
Breakdown of energy (1,000 GJ) used at each business company              
  Nichirei Foods   1,569 1,649 1,716 1,726 1,761
  Nichirei Fresh   171 173 179 169 173
  Nichirei Logistics Group   3,161 3,159 3,129 3,098 3,089
  Nichirei Biosciences   10 10 8 11 12
  Other   73 72 73 74 72
Water   1,000m3 3,781 4,033 3,931 3,997 4,117
  Clean water 1,000m3 1,276 1,336 1,284 1,293 1,267
  Industrial water 1,000m3 638 853 877 797 907
  Groundwater (well water) 1,000m3 1,867 1,845 1,770 1,906 1,943
Breakdown of water (1,000m3)used at each business company              
  Nichirei Foods   2,372 2,595 2,581 2,652 2,812
  Nichirei Fresh   352 352 353 331 322
  Nichirei Logistics Group   1,043 1,070 977 998 963
  Nichirei Biosciences   6 5 8 6 6
  Other   8 12 12 11 13
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OUTPUT

      FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Waste Amount of waste discharged outside worksites (Thousands of tons) 40.4 41.9 45.2 45.2 45.4
  Recycle volume (Thousands of tons) 40.3 41.7 45.0 45.0 45.2
  Volume of waste for final disposal*1 (Thousands of tons) 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Breakdown of waste discharged outside worksites (tons) at each business company              
  Nichirei Foods   17,806 18,469 21,227 20,965 18,155
  Nichirei Fresh   9,474 11,029 11,453 11,426 13,973
  Nichirei Logistics Group   12,795 12,330 12,436 12,733 13236
  Nichirei Biosciences   45 43 20 46 44
  Other   - - - - -
Atmospheric system CO2 ※2   289,396 286,382 279,465 273,348 259,980
  SOx ※3   7 5 4 4 3
Breakdown of CO2 emissions (tons) at each business company              
  Nichirei Foods   90,775 92,894 93,613 93,076 90,717
  Nichirei Fresh   9,956 9,830 9,914 9,281 9,376
  Nichirei Logistics Group   184,258 179,529 171,652 166,509 155,815
  Nichirei Biosciences   510 406 538 574 568
  Other   3,897 3,724 3,747 3,909 3,503
Water system Drainage 1,000m3 2,295 2,444 2,525 2,458 2,421
  Sewer system 1,000m3 1,453 1,530 1,577 1,514 1,464
  Public water area (river etc.) 1,000m3 841 913 948 945 957
  Drainage load BOD*4 tons 52 26 46 48 48
  COD ※4 tons 16 19 24 22 24
Breakdown of drainage (1,000m3) at each business company              
  Nichirei Foods   1,731 1,902 1,922 1,758 1,751
  Nichirei Fresh   168 165 234 328 308
  Nichirei Logistics Group   382 360 349 355 343
  Nichirei Biosciences   6 5 8 6 6
  Other   8 12 12 11 14
  • *1Within waste discharged, the volume of waste directly disposed of in landfills and simply incinerated not to be used as energy source.
  • *2Calculations based on laws related to global warming countermeasures.
  • *3Measurement implemented for facilities emitting soot and smoke. Does not include vehicle emissions
  • *4 Calculates amount of emissions only in cases where drainage concentration measurements are conducted.
Applicable Worksites

Environmental Data: Applicable Worksites for FY2019 Results Calculations
The following company food plants and distribution centers are included in the calculations. In the event of multiple worksites, the number is indicated in parenthesis.

Nichirei Foods

Nichirei-Foods (9), Nichirei Ice (3), Churei, Kyurei, Nichirei Well Dinning

Nichirei Fresh

Fresh Maruichi (3), Nichirei Fresh Process (2), Nichirei Fresh Farm (2), Fresh Chicken Karumai, Fresh Meat Sakudaira

Nichirei Logistics Group

Logistics Network (35), NK Trans (4), Nichirei Logistics Hokkaido (7), Nichirei Logistics Tohoku (4), Nichirei Logistics Kanto (11), Nichirei Logistics Tokai (10), Nichirei Logistics Kansai (13), Nichirei Logistics Chushikoku (14), Nichirei Logistics Kyushu (13), Kyokurei (4)

Nichirei Biosciences

Development Center

Other

New Housing

  • *Regarding the amount of energy used and volume of CO2 emitted, this includes activities at the head office, branches and offices other than those indicated above, and company-owned trucks.
  • *Excludes overseas worksites.
  • *If the scope of applicable worksites differs from the above, a statement to this effect has been included.
  • * Total figures may differ due to the rounding effect.
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ISO 14001 Certification, etc.

The Nichirei Group prioritizes ISO 14001 certification at its food factories. At Nichirei Foods, certification has been obtained at 11 directly-operated and subsidiary factories. Within the Nichirei Logistics Group, Green Management Certification has been obtained at Kyokurei Corporation and NK Trans Inc. On a basis of production, the Group has obtained ISO 14001 certification at 76% of its food factories in Japan.

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Environmental Audits

In addition to covering areas such as organizational management and business processing, the Nichirei Management Auditing Department also does Group management audits of important areas, such as compliance with environment-related law and conservation activities. Worksites that have obtained ISO 14001 certification undergo internal environmental audits as well as yearly external reviews by a registered external review body.

Environmental Audits

In-house Environmental Education
Name Content
Environmental e-learning Held since FY2010 for all employees.
Focuses on such pressing issues as prevention of global warming, resource recycling, and biodiversity.
Campaign to save energy in employee households Energy-saving campaigns for employee households have been held since FY2012, to improve employees' awareness of the environment.
The aim is to have participants share energy-saving tips, and have energy consumption reduction targets.
Training for new employees They are taught about the company's environmental policies and goals, and the connections between business and the environment.
Hands-on training on company land in Urabanda Hands-on training for employees was held on company-owned land in the Urabandai region of Fukushima Prefecture between FY2014 and FY2017. There they help eliminate the Signal crayfish, a specified foreign organism, as well as go on hikes in forests surrounding company land.
Hands-on training to support the Cypripedium macranthos an endangered orchid, in the town of Fujimi, Nagano Prefecture Nichirei has helped restore the endangered Cypripedium hotei atsumorianum—Fujimi, Nagano Prefecture's Cypripedium Restoration Conference—since they were established. The town of Fujimi conducted a hands-on environment-related training program for Nichirei employees that included activities for the protection of the Cypripedium macranthos.
Participating in activities to protect the allows one to experience the difficulty of restoring the balance of nature once it has been destroyed.
Hands-on training (Biodiverse forests) As part of the Good for lunches! Good for the forest! Program which protects biodiverse forests, Nichirei Foods hold a hands-on nature training program for employees in forests it supports.
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Environmental Accounting

To gain a quantitative picture of the costs and environmental benefits of its environmental protection activities, the Nichirei Group has implemented environmental accounting since FY2001.

Cost of Environmental Conservation
Cost category Main activities Food factories Logistics centers
Investment Expense Investment Expense
Costs within business area   1,466,247 1,232,664 302,382 317,754
Breakdown Costs for preventing pollution Food factories
● Maintenance, management and load reduction of wastewater treatment facilities for preventing water pollution
● Maintenance and management of boiler facilities for heating and hot-water supply, and of facilities for eliminating food odors
1,396,235 899,803 50,510 60,352
Logistics centers
● Maintenance, management and load reduction of wastewater treatment facilities for preventing water pollution
● Measures for controlling noise from stopped trucks
Costs for protecting the global environment ● Adoption of energy-saving equipment, better efficiency of equipment
● Proper management of CFCs
69,751 50,678 251,872 109,091
Costs for recycling resources ● Proper storage of waste, arrangement of waste storage spaces designed for thorough waste separation and sorting
● Introduction of processing equipment for recycling
● Outsourcing of recycling and waste processing, management of proper processing
● Recycling of water
261 282,183 0 148,311
Upstream and downstream costs ● Procurement and purchasing of environmental goods (green purchasing)
* Difference between green purchase and regular purchase
0 0 12,756 5,447
Management activity costs ● Development, maintenance and management of environmental management system
● Environmental education of employees
● Cleanup activities in areas around worksites
0 18,197 0 29,751
Social activity costs ● Nature protection, cleanup activities and tree-planting activities in areas further away from worksites
● Donations to environmental conservation programs and organizations
0 0 0 813
Total 1,466,247 1,250,862 315,139 353,765
Main Investments for FY2019

(Food factories)
●Maintenance, management and load reduction of wastewater treatment facilities
●Renewal of natural refrigerant refrigerators, etc.
●Making high efficiency of firing machine

(Logistics centers)
●Expenses related to the appropriate management of Freon
●Maintenance, management and load reduction of wastewater treatment facilities
●Installation of energy-efficient lighting
●Equipment introduction costs for efficient operation of refrigeration equipment

Scope of calculation
Main food factories and logistics centers in Japan
Method of calculation
(1) Based on the List of Fixed Assets in the accounting system, depreciation and amortization is calculated for equipment related to environmental burden, such as wastewater treatment facilities, using the statutory useful life.
(2) Personnel expenses are calculated by determining the man-hours required for each environmental conservation activity, and multiplying this by the number of workers and the average wage rate at the worksite.

Economic Effects of Environmental Conservation Measures in FY2019(Thousands of yen)
Description of effect Value of effect
Increased earnings Gain on sales from recycling 27,652
Cost reductions Reductions in the cost of purchasing raw ingredients/materials and in the cost of processing waste due to a reduction in waste 2,832
Reduction in energy costs due to energy savings (electricity) 12,263
Reduction in energy costs due to energy savings (heat) 9,319
Fewer resources consumed (water savings, decrease in containers and packaging, etc.) 7,969
Total 60,034

Scope of calculation
Eight Nichirei Foods-operated factories in Japan that have obtained ISO 14001 certification

Method of calculation
(1) Only substantial effects that can be calculated based on measurements, etc. have been included in the total (gains on sales arising from recycling promotion activities, reductions in costs arising from reduced power consumption, etc.)
(2) Equivalent to the profit contribution produced in FY2019, attributable to new environmental conservation activities that were conducted in FY2018 and FY2019 (including activities started midway through the fiscal year).

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Status of Environment-related Incidents, Legal Violations

In FY2019, there were no legal violations or environment-related incidents, fines and penalties that had a serious impact on the environment.

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Ecology Committee Leads Environmental Resource Management

Most of the energy consumed by Nichirei Biosciences Inc. is used by its development center. For that reason, the company set up an Ecology Committee to make decisions related to environmental conservation. The committee's work entails creating a wide range of proposals for saving energy, providing feedback on matters subject to company-wide decisions, and serving as a link between employees and the company.
These tasks are facilitated by a regularly issued bulletin, the Eco-tan News, and all employees are involved in resources management.
In FY2018, the committee verified the effects of air conditioner grills designed to increase the efficiency of heating and cooling. The grills had been introduced in FY2017 for the purpose of reducing the energy consumed by air conditioners. Furthermore, in a project to relocate certain production bases from January 2019, the committee moved to make the new research and production base environmentally friendly. In addition to introducing systems to visualize solar power generation and power consumption, advanced environmental equipment will also be installed. Besides energy-saving effects, consideration is also being given to workplace comfort, with proposals being put forward for external awnings and an advanced lighting system.

  • A ceramic air conditioner grill
  • Discussion is encouraged at committee meetings
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Reduce Environmental Impact
Environmental Management

Basic Philosophy

The Nichirei Group established a Group Environmental Policy focused on th...

Reduce Environmental Impact
Environmental Management

Management System

The Nichirei Group, comprising a wide variety of different businesses, prom...

Reduce Environmental Impact
Environmental Management

Goals and Priority Challenges toward FY2021

■ Long-term Goals for FY2012–FY2021 (formulated in FY2011) ...

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Environmental Management

Medium-term Targets and Results

■Group’s medium-term environmental plan Group medium-term env...

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Environmental Management

Prevention of Global Warming

In addition to the Group working to reduce CO2 emissions at its places of b...

Reduce Environmental Impact
Environmental Management

Promotion of Sustainable Recycling of Resources

The amount of waste discharged outside worksites in FY2019 was 45,400 tons,...

Reduce Environmental Impact
Environmental Management

Water Resource Conservation

The Nichirei Group grasps and manages its consumption of water and quality ...

Reduce Environmental Impact
Environmental Management

INPUT

      FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 F...

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OUTPUT

      FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 F...

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Environmental Management

ISO 14001 Certification, etc.

The Nichirei Group prioritizes ISO 14001 certification at its food factorie...

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Environmental Management

Environmental Audits

In addition to covering areas such as organizational management and busines...

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Environmental Management

Environmental Accounting

To gain a quantitative picture of the costs and environmental benefits of i...

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Environmental Management

Status of Environment-related Incidents, Legal Violations

In FY2019, there were no legal violations or environment-related incidents,...

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Environmental Management

Ecology Committee Leads Environmental Resource Management

Most of the energy consumed by Nichirei Biosciences Inc. is used by its dev...

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Initiatives for Sustainable Raw Ingredients

Basic Philosophy

To provide value to society and to continue to survive, it is vitally impor...

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Initiatives for Sustainable Raw Ingredients

Management System

To promote efforts to maintain a sustainable supply chain for all of Nichir...

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Initiatives for Sustainable Raw Ingredients

Priority Challenges for FY2021 (focus on business activities)

・ Procure materials produced or caught in consideration of sustainable util...

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Initiatives for Sustainable Raw Ingredients

Sustainable Procurement in Symbiosis with Nature and Neighborhoods

Mauritanian potted octopi are one of the quality materials used at Nichirei...

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Initiatives for Sustainable Raw Ingredients

Efforts for MSC/ASC-certified Materials

Nichirei Fresh developed the Forest of Life Project, which it has maintaine...

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Initiatives for Sustainable Raw Ingredients

Initiatives for FA Ingredients

Drug-resistant bacteria—bacteria on which antimicrobial agents (antibiotics...

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Initiatives for Sustainable Raw Ingredients

Suppression of Methane Gas Emissions by Cattle

Suppression of methane gas emissions by cattle

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Initiatives for Energy and Climate Change

Basic CSR Policy

Established as an environmental initiative, the Nichirei Group’s Environmen...

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Initiatives for Energy and Climate Change

Management System

Environmental management system Regarding the actual values for the ...

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Initiatives for Energy and Climate Change

Initiatives

The Nichirei Group’s approach to environmental conservation Eliminat...

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Initiatives for Water Resource Conservation

Basic CSR Policy

Established as an environmental initiative, the Nichirei Group’s Environmen...

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Initiatives for Water Resource Conservation

Management System

Regarding water resources used in business, the volumes of water used and w...

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Initiatives for Water Resource Conservation

Initiatives

In terms of water-related initiatives associated with business activities, ...

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Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation

Basic CSR Policy

Biodiversity Policy

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Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation

Management System

As “living in symbiosis with nature” is one of the three priorities of the ...

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Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation

Initiatives

Collaboration with WWF Indonesia and WWF Japan Promoting Biodiversity Conse...

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Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation

Protecting endangered orchids, biodiversity conservation

https://www.nichirei.co.jp/english/csr/environment/action/office ...

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Emissions into the Atmosphere

Management System

The Nichirei Group manages and stores PRTR substances and PCBs (polychlorin...

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Emissions into the Atmosphere

Initiatives

Reduction of NOx, SOx, and PM Emissions Nitrogen oxide (NOx) and sulfur ...

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Management of Wastewater, Waste Matter, and Chemical Substances

Basic Philosophy

Established as an environmental initiative, the Nichirei Group’s Environmen...

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Management of Wastewater, Waste Matter, and Chemical Substances

Management System

Environmental management system

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Management of Wastewater, Waste Matter, and Chemical Substances

Initiatives

The amount of waste discharged outside worksites in FY2018 was 45,200 tons,...

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Initiatives in Products and Services

Basic Philosophy

Committed to manufacturing and service solutions that are conscious of mini...

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Initiatives in Products and Services

Management System

Environmental management system

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Initiatives in Products and Services

Initiatives

Suppression of Methane Gas Emissions by Cattle (Nichirei Fresh) Suppre...

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Processing Environmental Complaints

Basic Philosophy

Based on the management principle below, each Nichirei Group company commun...

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Processing Environmental Complaints

Management System

The Group accepts a range of inquiries via telephone, letter, and online po...