Initiatives and Affiliations
Initiatives: Endorsements and Memberships
TCFD（Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure）
The Kewpie Group has supported the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) since 2021, and also is a member of the TCFD Consortium.
The TCFD is a task force established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) in 2015 at the request of the G20. The TCFD Consortium is a forum where companies and financial institutions that agree with these initiatives can collaborate.
RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil)
The Kewpie Group has been a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2018.
RSPO is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 mainly by seven organizations, including WWF, with the aim of promoting the sustainable production and use of palm oil through the development of globally trusted certification standards and the participation of stakeholders.
Water Project of the Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Kewpie has been joining the Water Project of Japan’s Ministry of the Environment since 2022.
The Ministry of the Environment Water Project was launched in 2014 in accordance with the Basic Act on the Water Cycle, and is a public-private partnership project that promotes efforts aimed at maintaining or restoring a sound water cycle.
CLOMA (Clean Ocean Material Alliance)
Kewpie has been a member of the Clean Ocean Material Alliance (CLOMA) since 2020.
CLOMA is a platform established in January 2019 to help solve marine plastic pollution, a new challenge for the global environment. For that aim, the alliance develops and spreads innovative alternatives that will lead to the more sustainable use of plastic products and the reduction of plastic waste, and accelerates innovation by strengthening collaboration among a wide range of stakeholders across industries.
SCAFFF2030 (Sustainability Consortium for Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Food)
Since 2020, Kewpie has been participating in the Sustainability Consortium for Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Food (SCAFF2030) project (in Japanese, Afunowa 2030).
This is a project launched by Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries with the aim of achieving the SDGs by 2030 and creating a future where not only the present but also future generations can live with the gift of abundance from nature.
JaSPON (Japan Sustainable Palm Oil Network)
The Kewpie Group has been a member of the Japan Sustainable Palm Oil Network (JaSPON) since 2019.
JaSPON is a network established by retailers, consumer goods manufacturers and NGOs to accelerate the procurement and consumption of sustainable palm oil in the Japanese market, aiming to solve various social and environmental issues in palm oil production.
GPN (The Green Purchasing Network)
Kewpie Corporation has been a member of the Green Purchasing Network (GPN) since 1996.
To promote the formation of markets for products and services with lower environmental impact and help establish a sustainable society and economy, GPN promotes green purchasing activities, raises awareness of green purchasing and provides related information, and conducts research.
HSFE (Strategic Initiative for a Healthy and Sustainable Food Environment)
Kewpie Corporation has been a member of the Strategic Initiative for a Healthy and Sustainable Food Environment since March 2021.
Launched by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, this initiative has been promoted through collaboration among industry, academia, and government, and aims to realize a vibrant and sustainable society, recognizing issues such as excessive salt intake, the idealization of thinness by young women, and nutritional disparities associated with economic disparities as serious social issues.
|Association or Organization Name||Role|
|Japan Food Industry Association||Vice Chair|
|Food Industry Central Council||Auditor|
|Japan Association of Mayonnaise & Dressings||Chair|
|Japan Dressing Fair Trade Council||Chair|
|Japan Canners Association||Vice Chair|
|Japan Care Food Conference||Chair|