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 protects the Amazon environment, which is also known
as ‘the lung of the Earth’ CJ Selecta, an SPC (soy protein concentrate)
manufacturer in Brazil, declared its plan to do business in a “Deforestation-
free”way. This declaration aims 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 cease the purchase of soybeans produced in the
Amazon Biome region by 2024.
- UN SDGs
Establishment of the Human Rights
CJ CheilJedang is establishing 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
promoted in 2020 to preemptively identify and address the human rights
of stakeholders including CJ Staff, subsidiaries, and suppliers. The TF’s task
will focus on fully integrating human rights management in our business.
To achieve this, we will establish basic human rights principles, educate
and promote compliance management, assess human rights impact, and
improve the violation relief process. Going forward, we will establish an
advanced culture of respect for human rights.
- 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