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SDG Initiatives

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The SDGs are international development goals to be worked on from 2016 to 2030 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations.
They comprise 17 goals and 169 targets and require governments, institutions and companies to realize their social responsibilities and work toward a sustainable society.

Since our founding in 1948, YOKOREI has provided a stable supply of safe and reliable food under our corporate policy of "companies are social institutions and profits are a measure of their service." The business activities we have been advancing correspond well with the mission of the SDGs and going forward, we will use the SDG goals and targets as references as we evaluate and improve our business

Environmental Initiatives

At our business locations across Japan from Hokkaido to Kagoshima, we are obtaining Green Management Certification, introducing natural refrigerants and solar power generation systems, and working to reduce environmental impact.

  • Affordable and clean energy
  • Responsible consumption, production
  • Climate action
  • Green Management Certification labelGreen Management Certification label
  • Advancing the introduction of natural refrigerantsAdvancing the introduction of natural refrigerants
  • A solar power generation systemA solar power generation system

Acquiring ASC and CoC Certification

We are ensuring the sustainability of our aquaculture business by acquiring ASC certification proving responsible aquaculture practices and CoC certification showing logistics processes meet international standards.

  • Responsible consumption, production
  •  Life below water
  • An ASC certified fish farm in NorwayAn ASC certified fish farm in Norway
  • CoC certification has been acquired for plants and warehouses that are part of the logistics processCoC certification has been acquired for plants and warehouses that are part of the logistics process
  • Delivering safe and reliable food to tablesDelivering safe and reliable food to tables

Introducing Automation and Labor Saving Systems

We are making business operations more energy efficient and environmentally friendly through initiatives such as introducing systems that reduce work and save on manpower, and promoting paperless working methods.

  • Decent work and economic growth
  •  Industry, innovation, infrastructure
  • Electric movable racksElectric movable racks
  • Cargo navigation systemCargo navigation system

Diversity Initiatives

We are supporting the advancement of women in the workplace, the active recruitment of foreign nationals, the creation of environments where people with disabilities can work freely, and other initiatives that ensure diversity with the aim of creating workplaces where employees can fully demonstrate their capabilities and individuality.

  • Gender equality
  • Decent work and economic growth
  • Actively supporting the advancement of women in the workplaceActively supporting the advancement of women in the workplace

Support Through Donations and Funding

We support the social welfare activities of the Yokohama City Council of Social Welfare, a foundation that supports children who lost a parent in a fishing boat accident, a foundation run by the Kanagawa Shimbun newspaper that supports welfare programs, and other organizations.

  • No poverty
  • Good health and well-being
  • Quality education

Activities Contributing to the Local Community

We support various event programs for young children and school-age students organized by Yokohama City.
We also contribute to the promotion of sports and the local community as one of the official club top sponsors of Yokohama FC soccer club.

  • Partnerships for the goals