UN SDGs
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UN SDGs* Commitment

CJ CheilJedang is committed to the UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) for mutually sustainable development
and growth. To achieve the 17 goals set by the UN SDGs, we carry out relevant businesses and projects that are based on the
core SDG strategies across our value chain. Through these efforts, we can address issues and explore new opportunities.

CJ CheilJedang - UN SDGs Linkage

1 NO POVERTY

Major Goals

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Relevant Business and Program

  • CSV project for rural development in Vietnam
  • Food Bank
  • CJ Breeding Corp.
2 ZERO HUNGER

Major Goals

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture

Relevant Business and Program

  • CSV project for rural development in Vietnam
  • Food Bank
  • CJ Breeding Corp.
  • Development of amino acids using eco-friendly fermentation method**
3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Major Goals

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Relevant Business and Program

  • CSV project for rural development in Vietnam
  • Food Bank
  • CJ Breeding Corp.
  • Development of products for good health (‘Hetbahn’ with low-protein rice, BYO, etc.)
4 QUALITY EDUCATION

Major Goals

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Relevant Business and Program

  • CSV project for rural development in Vietnam
  • CJ-UNESCO Girls’ Education
    campaign
5 GENDER EQUALITY

Major Goals

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Relevant Business and Program

  • CJ-UNESCO Girls’ Education
    campaign
  • Joining the TGE(Target Gender Equality) initiatives
6 CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION

Major Goals

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Relevant Business and Program

  • Water Resource Risk Management
7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY

Major Goals

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all

Relevant Business and Program

  • Use of new and renewable energy resources (fermented soybean meal, woodchips, etc.)
8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

Major Goals

Promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all

Relevant Business and Program

  • CSV project for rural development in Vietnam
  • Win-Win Academy
  • Naeil Chaeum Deduction System
  • Happy Companion
  • Mutual Cooperation Center for Food Safety
9 INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Major Goals

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation

Relevant Business and Program

  • CSV project for rural development in Vietnam
  • Win-Win Academy
10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES

Major Goals

Reduce inequality within and among countries

Relevant Business and Program

  • Development of halal food
11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

Major Goals

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable

Relevant Business and Program

  • Hetbahn Gardening (upcycling)
12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

Major Goals

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Relevant Business and Program

  • CSV project for rural development in Vietnam
  • Mutual Cooperation Center for Food Safety
  • Development of an eco-friendly fermentation process
  • Use of Eco-Friendly Packaging
  • Development of PHAs (polyhydroxylalkanoates)
  • Hetbahn gardening (upcycling)
13 CLIMATE ACTION

Major Goals

Take urgent action to deal with climate change and its impacts

Relevant Business and Program

  • Sustainable packaging
  • Development of low-carbon, highly efficient feed
14 LIFE BELOW WATER

Major Goals

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development

Relevant Business and Program

  • Development of PHAs (polyhydroxylalkanoates)
15 LIFE ON LAND

Major Goals

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems

Relevant Business and Program

  • Development of low-carbon, highly efficient feed
  • CJ Breeding Corp.
16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

Major Goals

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Relevant Business and Program

  • Expansion of ethical management
  • Sustainability management education for staffs and suppliers
  • Joining the UN Global Compact
17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

Major Goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Relevant Business and Program

  • CSV project for rural development in Vietnam
  • CJ-UNESCO Girls’ Education
    campaign
  • Development of amino acids using an eco-friendly fermentation method

* UN SDGs: Sustainable development goals consisting of 17 targets and 169
objectives that all member countries must achieve for sustainable
development and environmental, economic, and social integration.

** In 2016, our amino acid R&D and products were recognized as a UN SDGs
implementation model and met SMART standards.

CASE

SDGs Best Practice:
UNESCO Girls’ Education
Campaign with
Consumers

4 QUALITY EDUCATION, 5 GENDER EQUALITY, 17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

To celebrate the UN-designated ‘International Day of the Girl Child’ on October
11th, CJ CheilJedang hosted the CJ-UNESCO Girls’ Education Campaign. This is
a global public project promoted by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization) to improve the educational environments
and strengthen the educational capabilities of girls, especially those in developing
countries. To bring them a brighter future, CJ CheilJedang hosted the InnerB x
Girls’ Education Edition Promotion Event at the CJ The Market online mall with
InnerB, a Brand that promotes healthy beauty. Special InnerB Aqua Rich UNESCO
Edition packages with the UNESCO logo and a message from the Girls’ Education
Campaign were sold at the event. A portion of the profits was donated to the
education improvement project for Vietnamese minority girls who have poor
access to education.