CSR Management

Asahi Group Sustainability

The Asahi Group works to achieve sustainability, based on the Asahi Group's Sustainability Principles as its key way of thinking, with a view of achieving the realization of the Asahi Group Philosophy. We have also clearly outlined vision for the Group to aim towards in the future through the promotion of sustainability, in the form of the Asahi Group Sustainability Vision.

Asahi Group's Sustainability Principles

  1. The Asahi Group is striving to realize the tastiness of products and services that exceed consumer expectations, using the blessings of nature. We preserve finite nature to hand down the important blessings of nature to future generations.
  2. The Asahi Group is striving to bring more fun to life through its products and services. We build a sustainable society to allow a better life to be inherited.

Asahi Group's Sustainability Vision

Based on the Sustainability Principles, we will strive to create values toward a better future in all regions where we operate by incorporating “Environment,” “People,” “Communities,” “Health,” and “Responsible drinking” into our corporate strategy.
Through these initiatives, we will continue to take on challenges and innovation to contribute to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Overall Framework for Promoting Sustainability Towards Achieving Asahi Group Philosophy (AGP)

As shown in the following diagram, the Asahi Group aims to achieve the realization of AGP through its journey towards its future vision by contributing, through its business activities, to the resolution of social issues in areas that it has set as material issues.

Overall Framework for Promoting Sustainability Towards Achieving Asahi Group Philosophy (AGP)

Management Structure

The Asahi Group regards promoting sustainability as an important issue in business management, and has created a corporate governance structure that incorporates the promotion of sustainability by establishing a Global Sustainability Committee chaired by the CEO of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
The group is united in working to achieve sustainability through a structural framework, with details determined by the Global Sustainability Committee being incorporated into strategies for the Group as a whole via the Sustainability Execution Conference and the Sustainability Task Force.

Structure of Group-wide CSR Promotion System
Organization Role Composition Frequency of Meetings
Global Sustainability Committee
  • Formulates the Group's sustainability policy
  • Determines sustainability strategy
  • Makes investment decisions regarding sustainability
Chairperson:
CEO, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
Committee members:
  • Executive officer in charge of sustainability and division heads of relevant sections, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
  • Regional headquarters: CEO and executive officer in charge of sustainability
Annually
Sustainability Execution Conference Incorporates strategies decided by the Global Sustainability Committee within regional headquarters and operating companies Chairperson:
Head of Sustainability Section, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
Members:
  • Division heads of relevant sections and executive officers in charge of sustainability, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
  • Regional headquarters: Division heads of relevant departments
Twice a year (semiannually)
Sustainability Task Force (each material Issues) Concrete examination and promotion of each material Issues Leader:
Persons in charge of material issues in the sustainability and related function divisions of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
Members:
  • Persons in charge of material issues in Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. and in related departments
  • Persons in charge of material issues in Regional Headquarters
As necessary