Status on the Acquisition of Certification for
the Environmental Management System

The Asahi Group is committed to ISO 14001 and Eco Action 21* certifications.

*Eco Action 21
Eco Action 21 provides industry, academic institutions and public bodies with a framework for the design and operation of effective and efficient environmental systems. The framework comprises a set of shared objectives, that can be used to assess, evaluate and report on environmental initiatives. Eco Action 21 is backed by the Ministry of Environment.

Organization names shown below are as at the date of certification.
*Operating companies included in Asahi Groups environmental management (as of 2018)

Domestic Bases

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Head Office (Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd.; Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.; and Asahi Group Foods, Ltd.) ISO 14001 August 2017
Asahi Group Research & Development Center (for Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd., Asahi Breweries, Ltd., Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.) ISO 14001 September 2015

*In August 2018, integrated certification was obtained by four companies: Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd., Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd., Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd., and Asahi Group Foods, Ltd.

Related Information
Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Integrated certification (Head Office, 8 breweries, 10 regional headquarters and all branch offices) ISO 14001 December 2014
The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co., Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
General certification (Head Office and 7 distilleries) ISO 14001 September 2014

*Satsuma Tsukasa Distillery received expanded accreditation in September 2018.

Sainte Neige Wine Co., Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Head Office Plant Eco Action 21 December 2006
Satsumatsukasa Shuzo Co., Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Head Office Plant Eco Action 21 January 2007
Asahi Beer Malt Co., Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Integrated certification (Head Office and 2 plants) Eco Action 21 December 2006
Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Group integrated certification (Head Office, 4 plants, 2 regional headquarters, 7 branch offices, Calpis Co., Ltd. head office, 2 Calpis Co., Ltd. plants, 1 Asahi Calpis Wellness Co., Ltd. plant) ISO 14001 June 2016

*Fujisansensui Co., Ltd. received expanded accreditation as Fuji Yoshida Plant in January 2018

Asahi Group Foods, Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Group integrated certification (Head Office, 7 offices, 1 Amano Foods plant, 1 Wakodo Co., Ltd. research laboratory, 3 Asahi Food and Healthcare Co., Ltd. plants, 1 Wakodo Co., Ltd. plant, 1 Wako Foods Co., Ltd. plant, 1 Amano Jitsugyo Co., Ltd. plant (plants 1 and 2) and 1 Nippon Freeze Drying Co., Ltd. plant) ISO 14001 September 2016

*Nippon Freeze Drying Co., Ltd. received expanded accreditation in January 2018

Asahi Calpis Wellness Co., Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Head Office ISO 14001 July 2016
Asahi Logistics Co., Ltd.
Business unit Type Granted
Group integrated certification (Head Office, all regional offices, all branch offices and all sales offices) (East Japan AB Cargo Co., Ltd.: Head Office and all sales offices) (West Japan AB Cargo Co., Ltd.: Head Office and all sales offices) ISO14001 November 2016

*Domestic manufacturing bases: 34 factories
Environmental Management Systems-certified manufacturing bases: 34 factories (as of 2018)

Overseas Bases

OCEANIA
Asahi Holdings Australia Pty Ltd
Business unit Type Granted
Tullamarine ISO14001 December 2009
Huntingwood ISO14001 December 2005
Ipswich ISO14001 January 2006
Goodna ISO14001 September 2018
Albury ISO14001 December 2018
Albury (PET) ISO14001 December 2018
LOPA (syrop) ISO14001 June 2011
China
Business unit Type Granted
Beijing Beer Asahi Co., Ltd. ISO 14001 February 2006
Europe
Asahi Europe Ltd
Business unit Type Granted
Birra Peroni S.r.l. (Paduva Brewery)(Italia) ISO 14001 March 2007
Birra Peroni S.r.l. (Rome Brewery)(Italia) ISO 14001 March 2006
Birra Peroni S.r.l. (Bari Brewery)(Italia) ISO 14001 November 2005
Asahi Netherlands B.V
(Grolsche Bierbrouwerij Nederland B.V)
ISO 14001 August 2004
Asahi Breweries Europe Ltd
Business unit Type Granted
Plzeňský Prazdroj(Czechia)
Plzen ISO 14001 2002
Nosovice ISO 14001 1999
Velke Popovice ISO 14001 2003
Plzeňský Prazdroj Slovensko, a.s.(Slovensko)
Saris ISO 14001 March 2002
Ursus Breweries SA(Romania)
Buzau ISO 14001 November 2006
Brasov ISO 14001 March 2008
Timisoara ISO 14001 November 2006
Dreher Sörgyárak Zrt(Hungary)
Budapest ISO 14001 September 2015
Kompania Piwowarska SA(Poland)
Poznan ISO 14001 2001
Bialystok ISO 14001 2005
Tichy ISO 14001 2003
Southeast Asia
Etika Beverages Sdn. Bhd.
Business unit Type Granted
Bangi ISO14001 September 2015
Asahi Beverages Vietnam Joint Stock Company ISO14001 November 2015

*Overseas manufacturing bases: 42 factories
Environmental Management Systems-certified manufacturing bases: 25 factories (as of 2018)

Certifications Obtained by Individual Business Units

Business unit Type Granted
Head Office Eco Action 21 July 2008
Hokkaido Brewery ISO 14001 September 2000
Fukushima Brewery ISO 14001 December 1998
Ibaraki Brewery ISO 14001 September 1999
Kanagawa Brewery ISO 14001 August 2004
Nagoya Brewery ISO 14001 August 2000
Suita Brewery ISO 14001 October 1999
Shikoku Brewery ISO 14001 October 2000
Hakata Brewery ISO 14001 October 1999
Hokkaido Headquarters Eco Action 21 February 2010
Tohoku Headquarters Eco Action 21 February 2011
Kanto Shin-Etsu Headquarters Eco Action 21 April 2011
Tokyo Metropolitan Headquarters Eco Action 21 December 2010
Chubu Headquarters Eco Action 21 February 2011
Hokuriku Headquarters Eco Action 21 March 2011
Kinki Headquarters Eco Action 21 December 2010
Chugoku Headquarters Eco Action 21 December 2010
Shikoku Headquarters Eco Action 21 March 2011
Kyushu Headquarters Eco Action 21 February 2011
The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co., Ltd Type Granted
Head Office ISO 14001 December 2002
Hokkaido Distillery ISO 14001 December 2003
Hirosaki Distillery ISO 14001 February 2003
Sendai Distillery ISO 14001 December 2001
Tochigi Distillery ISO 14001 August 2003
Kashiwa Distillery ISO 14001 December 2002
Nishinomiya Distillery ISO 14001 December 2003
Moji Distillery ISO 14001 November 2000
Asahi Beer Malt Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Head Office and Yasu Plant Eco Action 21 January 2006
Koganei Plant Eco Action 21 December 2006
Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Mt. Fuji Factory ISO 14001 July 2006
Hokuriku Factory ISO 14001 September 2000
Akashi Factory ISO 14001 October 2000
Rokko Factory (*Akashi Factory expansion certification) ISO 14001 August 2015
Calpis Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Group integrated certification (Head Office, 2 plants, 1 research laboratory and CALPIS FOODS SERVICE Co., Ltd.) ISO 14001 November 2013
Group Integrated certification (Head Office, 2 plants, 8 branch offices, 1 research laboratory and CALPIS FOODS SERVICE Co., Ltd.) ISO 14001 June 2005
Integrated certification (Head Office, 2 plants, 8 branch offices, 1 research laboratory) ISO 14001 June 2003
Gunma Plant ISO 14001 December 2000
Okayama Plant ISO 14001 June 2000
Asahi Food and Healthcare Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Integrated certification (Head office, 7 offices and 3 plants) ISO 14001 December 2015
Tochigi Plant Eco Action 21 December 2006
Ibaraki Plant Eco Action 21 November 2007
Osaka Plant ISO 14001 February 2004
Wakodo Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Integrated certification (Head office, 4 branch offices, research center, Tochigi Plant and Wakodo Food Industry Co., Ltd. Nagano Plant) ISO 14001 September 2015
Tochigi Plant ISO 14001 March 2003
Wako Food Industry Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Nagano Plant ISO 14001 September 2007
Amano Jitsugyo Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Integrated certification (Head office, regional offices, branch offices (5 offices), Okayama No.1 and No.2 Factory) ISO 14001 August 2015
Okayama No.1 Factory / Research and Development Center ISO 14001 November 2011
Okayama No.2 Factory ISO 14001 November 2011
Asahi Logistics Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Group integrated certification (Head Office, all regional offices, all branch offices and all sales offices) (East Japan AB Cargo Co., Ltd.: Head Office and all sales offices) (West Japan AB Cargo Co., Ltd.: Head Office and all sales offices) Eco Action 21 December 2006
Asahi Professional Management Co., Ltd. Type Granted
Group Integrated certification ISO14001 August 2018