Head OfficeNisshin Building, 1-8-27 Kounan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075, Japan
EstablishedFebruary 01, 1988
Sales¥12.5 billion (FY2021 results)
Employees2,405 (as of 2021, includes full-time employees, contract employees and casual workers)
Business activitiesFounded in 1988, Pronto Corporation is the umbrella for several cafe, bar, and restaurant franchises, including PRONTO, a "cafe by day, bar by night” which provides a relaxing to spend time any time of the day, Di PUNTO, a wine bar where customers can enjoy wine and food in a casual environment, É PRONTO, a cafe offering lemonade and gourmet hotdogs, and Tsumugi, a Japanese-style cafe serving tea and Japanese sweets.
Pronto Group Sustainability
The Pronto Group aims to realize a society in which everyone can share a smile for the sake of a sustainable society (future) under our mission “Sharing Smile”.
Primary Sustainability Activities
Pronto Group’s Four Initiatives
Provision of safe and reliable products
Pronto Corporation conducts thorough quality management in compliance with laws and regulations. In order to ensure the quality and safety of ingredients as well as their quality during distribution and consumption, we conduct daily quality and hygiene environment checks and periodic sanitary inspections through external organizations to create a safer environment and products that are more reliable.
Employee Job Satisfaction and Diversity Promotion
Pronto Corporation provides various training programs for human resource development.
We also provide support for the acquisition of various qualifications to enhance employee skills and develop human resources with specialized skills.
As for recruitment, in addition to new graduates and career hires, we are actively working to promote part-time workers to employees. Pronto Corporation also promotes diversity by hiring a diverse workforce.
Protecting the Seas
Environmentally-friendly Containers and Materials
Pronto Corporation promotes “3R+Renewable” in contrast with disposable plastics to recycle valuable resources and achieve a sustainable society.
REDUCE Reduce waste as well as reduce weight of plastic materials use
REUSE Promote reuse as well as use glasses and ceramic utensils in store
RECYCLE Reuse waste as materials and fuel with low environmental impact
RENEWABLE Switch to renewable resources as well as replace plastic materials to biomass plastic materials
Promotion of food loss reduction
We are promoting reduction of food loss by managing inventory with our unique Supply Chain Management (SCM) system. In addition, we manage ordering at each store based on data to balance supply and demand.
Promotion of recycling
We proactively engage in reduction of food wastes, non-combustible wastes, food oil, and other wastes.
Act on Promotion of Recycling and Related Activities for Treatment of Cyclical Food Resources stipulates a mandatory rate for restaurant industry to recycle or reduce 50% of its food waste, but our store chain achieves a rate of 65% or more.
As a member of the Suntory Group, PRONTO Group is promoting activities to increase understanding of the water cycle, reduction and recycling of water, wastewater management, watershed conservation, and coexistence with the local community.
Environmentally-friendly store designs
PRONTO Group designs stores that incorporate thorough energy saving and environmental consideration in mind.
Use of insulation films
Implements films with heat reflecting and insulating properties that improve efficiency of air conditioning
Implementation of hybrid kitchen equipment
Implement dish washers with unit to recover and reuse heat from steam
60% to 70% more energy-saving performance compared to conventional equipment
Implements water-saving equipment with greater cleansing performance that have 50% more water-saving effect compared to conventional equipment
ISO and Eco Mark certifications
We acquired ISO 14001, the international standard for environmental management systems, in 2009
In 2017, we acquired the first Eco Mark certification as a restaurant store (PRONTO store)
P LOVE GREEN
PRONTO Group has been promoting “P LOVE GREEN” activities with the theme of “More Green in Japan”, an activity to donate part of the sales of P LOVE GREEN menus which use ingredients from selected location or ingredient prepared with a select method.
The donations are mainly donated to the National Land Afforestation Promotion Organization and used for greenification activities to plant, nurture, and use forests and preserve the natural cycle of forests.