Annual Environmental Report for 2003

  • 09-Jun-2004
Time period
  • March 2003  –  March 2003
  • Kikkoman communicates with stakeholders on sustainability issues in its Annual Environmental Report, which is published every year since 1998 (see page 20 of the report for more details on the Group’s communication on environmental efforts). The report describes Kikkoman’s corporate structures to promote environmental preservation and the company’s efforts to prevent Environmental Pollution. The report also addresses other environmental issues such as Ecological Procurement (Green Purchase), Eco-Friendly Products Development and Environmental Accounting.

    In the report, Kikkoman’s Chairman and CEO reiterates the company’s commitment to the Global Compact principles (see page 1). The report provides a detailed description of Kikkoman’s implementation of the Global Compact principles on page 17 and 18 (for a direct access to Kikkoman’s communication on progress, please visit

Principles covered
  • Principle 1 - Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
  • Principle 2 - Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
  • Principle 3 - Businesses should uphold freedom of association & effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
  • Principle 4 - The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour
  • Principle 5 - The effective abolition of child labour
  • Principle 6 - Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
  • Principle 7 - Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
  • Principle 8 - Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
  • Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
  • Principle 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery
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