Sustainable use of biological resources
We will protect the natural environment and preserve ecosystems in raw material production areas and business development regions for our business.
- 93 tea farms have obtained Rainforest Alliance Certified with the support of the Kirin Group, approximately 30% of the total number of large tea farms that have get certified in Sri Lanka. Launched a year-round product that use certified tea leaves.
- Expanded support for the acquisition of Rainforest Alliance Certification by coffee farms in Vietnam. Started training at 350 small farms.
- Achieved 100% use of either FSC-certified paper or recycled paper for all office paper used in the Japan alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages businesses.
- Participated in the Corporate Engagement Program held by the Science Based Targets Network. Participated in the development of scientific approaches and rulemaking to set targets for the use of natural capital by companies (fresh water, land, oceans, resource exploitation, climate change, pollution, and invasive species).