Environment

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Environment

We are conducting various initiatives to contribute to sustainable society

Natural Water Sanctuary

12,000ha

Under the corporate’s promise to the society, Mizu To Ikiru (living with water) the Suntory Group is collaborating with universities and other expert organizations on the Suntory Natural Water Sanctuary project, forest development activities in 21 locations throughout the country covering a total of 12000 hectares. We also conduct numerous forward-looking corporate activities, such as the Suntory “Mizuiku” Natural Water Education Program, next-generation environmental education that aims to teach the importance of nature to future generations.

Initiatives of Suntory Group

Natural Water Sanctuary

Water sustainability

Named as
one of the 125firms
CDP Water Security A List Company
5 years in a row

SBF has been acknowledged as a CDP Water Security A List 2020 company after being highly regarded by the CDP due to SBF’s initiatives including activities serving to reduce water used at its plants and its Water Resource Cultivation initiatives. Starting in 2010, CDP began collecting and analyzing information concerning water-related risks. This year, investigations were conducted with the approval of 515 institutional investors from around the world managing a total of 106 trillion US dollars in assets, and CDP received reports regarding climate change, water, and forests from more than 9,600 companies. For 5 years in a row, SBF was named one of the 125 A List Companies.

Environmentally friendly
containers and packaging

Using the lightest PET bottle in Japan, weighing

11.9g

The Suntory Group works to develop containers and packaging as part of environmental burden reduction initiatives. The 550ml plastic-bottled Suntory Tennensui is the lightest PET bottle in Japan* (11.9g), its introduction resulted in approximately 40% reduction of petroleum-derived ingredients compared to the previous product.

 

*Plastic bottles for mineral water (500ml to 600ml) in Japan. As of November 2020.

Initiatives in containers and packaging

We strive to provide
evermore pleasing products to consumers around the world,
to be the leading global soft drink company.

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