Introduction of our business
and initiatives by using numbers
We are conducting various initiatives to contribute to sustainable society
Natural Water Sanctuary
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 22 locations throughout the country covering a total of 12,000 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.
CDP Climate Change A List Company
4years in a row
CDP Water Security A List Company
7years in a row
Suntory Holdings including SBF has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for both tackling climate change and water security. This is the fourth consecutive year to be listed in the Climate Change A list for the Suntory Group, as well as the seventh consecutive year to receive a position in the Water Security A list. In 2022, 297 companies made the 2022 Climate Change A List and 107 companies made the 2022 Water Security A List.
CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognized as the global standard of corporate environmental transparency. In 2022, over 680 investors with over US$130 trillion in assets and 280 major purchasers with US$6.4 trillion in procurement spend requested companies to disclose data on environmental impacts, risks and opportunities through CDP’s platform. A record-breaking 18,700 companies responded.
containers and packaging
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
Preventing Global Warming
Initiatives in Production and R&D
100% Renewable Electricity for all its
Owned Manufacturing Sites and R&D Facilities in Japan, the Americas and Europe (*1)
SBF including Suntory group have completed the conversion of 100% of the electricity purchased at all of our directly-owned manufacturing sites and R&D facilities in Japan, the Americas, and Europe to renewable energy by the end of 2022. In addition to purchased electricity, we are also installing solar panels and biomass boilers at our plants to generate renewable energy on our own.
*1 For its alcohol and non-alcohol beverage business
The Kita Alps Shinano-no-Mori Plant
(Omachi City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan)
We strive to provide
evermore pleasing products to consumers around the world,
to be the leading global soft drink company.