Tokyo, JAPAN (September 30, 2022) -- Suntory Group is inviting its 40,000 employees from across the globe to take part in "One Suntory Walk," the company's annual health and wellness and sustainability management program taking place throughout the month of October.
Suntory promotes employee health and wellness management as it believes that health and productiveness of its employees are the source of its competitiveness. Entering its sixth year, "One Suntory Walk" aims to promote healthy workplaces by encouraging employees to get in a habit of regular exercise and give back to society through charity walk.
Last year, a total of 7,014 employees from 34 countries participated in the event and US$70,140 was donated to Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF). This year, Suntory Group will donate US$10 per participant for a total of up to US$100,000 to Charity: Water, a nonprofit organization bringing clean and safe water to people around the world.
About Suntory Group
As a global leader in the beverage industry, Suntory Group offers a uniquely diverse portfolio of products from premium spirits, beer and wine to brewed teas, bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, ready-to-drink coffee and energy drinks, along with health and wellness products. Suntory is home to award-winning Japanese whiskies Yamazaki, Hibiki and Hakushu as well as iconic American spirits Jim Beam and Maker's Mark. Suntory also fascinates the taste buds with The Premium Malt's beer and also owns the exceptional Japanese wine Tomi and the world famous Château Lagrange. Its brand collection also includes Sauza Tequila, non-alcoholic favorites Orangina, Lucozade, Ribena, BOSS coffee, Iyemon green tea, Suntory Tennensui water, TEA+ Oolong Tea, V and BRAND'S, as well as popular health and wellness product Sesamin EX.
Founded as a family-owned business in 1899 in Osaka, Japan, Suntory Group has grown into a global company operating throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania with an annual revenue (excluding excise taxes) of $19.8 billion in 2021. Suntory is driven by Yatte Minahare - the spirit of bold ambition - and our 40,275 employees worldwide draw upon our unique blend of Japanese artisanship and global tastes to explore new product categories and markets.
As a company that delivers blessings of water and nature to our customers, Suntory is committed to its mission to create harmony with people and nature. Always aspiring to grow for good, Suntory is devoted to giving back to society through protecting water resources, nurturing its communities and fostering the arts.