2020 ESG Highlights
The following figures illustrate CJ CheilJedang’s major achievements related to sustainability management in 2020.
CJ Selecta’s Declaration of Deforestation-Free
CJ CheilJedang seeks to actively protect the Amazon environment, “the Earth’s lung.” CJ Selecta, an SPC (soy protein concentrate) manufacturer in Brazil, declared ‘Deforestation-free’ to prevent the ecocide and protect the environment from procurement of raw materials by indiscriminate deforestation or cultivation of plants for soybean production. Accordingly, we are planning to move away from purchasing soybeans produced in the Amazon Biome region by 2024.
- UN SDGs
Establishment of the Human Rights
CJ CheilJedang is going to establish a Human Rights Management System as a major strategic task in sustainability management. Recognizing the importance of human rights management , we proclaimed of the Human Rights Declaration in 2017. The Human Rights Management TF was organized in 2020 to preemptively identify and improve the human rights of stakeholders such as subsidiaries and partners as well as executives and employees. To fully integrate human rights in our business, TF will establish basic human rights principles, educate and promote compliance management, assess human rights impact, and improve the violation relief process. We will establish a culture of respect for human rights in the future.
- UN SDGs
Establishment of the Coporate Sustainability Committee
CJ CheilJedang established a Coporate Sustainability Committee within the board of directors to accelerate sustainability management. It identifies various issues related to the environment, society, and governance areas and examines the company’s sustainability management strategy and direction. Also, the committee reviews related performances and approves improvements related to issues. With the launch of the committee, we are one step closer to our sustainability purpose, Nature to Nature.
- UN SDGs