Sustainability Advisory Board
FYE 2021 Sustainability Advisory Board Overview
The Sustainability Advisory Board convened at Tokyo headquarters in January 2021 to hold a dialog on sustainability issues between the ITOCHU Corporation management and outside stakeholders. The Sustainability Advisory Board was established to engage outside stakeholders in a dialog to determine whether the direction we are taking with regards to sustainability is aligned with the needs of society as ITOCHU Corporation's business grows more diverse and widespread, and then to apply the insights to promoting sustainability.
In FYE 2021, we welcomed three experts on climate change with the latest trends in international society to hold a frank discussion. Each expert engaged in discussion from their relative positions in industry, academia, and government to provide honest opinions on the impact of climate change on society and recommendations based on trends seen in other companies. Participants expressed their support for ITOCHU's initiatives: "The business operations of a trading company are a microcosm of the economy. In the discussion of climate change, it is clear that the trading companies that support supply chains have an incredibly large role to play, and we hope ITOCHU will continue contributing to increasing the value of Japanese companies." We will reflect the opinions received in our future Group sustainability efforts.
Summary of Past Activities
Response to Climate Change
Sustainable Business Direction in a Circular Economy