Based on our mission statement “Farm for Tomorrow, Table for Tomorrow,” we are committed to the future of an abundant Earth. Oisix ra daichi will directly address environmental issues related to food and work to solve them through our business activities.
We are building sustainable supply chains by constantly evolving new methods to connect those who produce with those who consume.
The Oisix ra daichi Group established its Green Shift Strategy in November 2020 in order to help realize a decarbonized society. Our strategy incorporates a range of environmental targets that are shared by all Group companies.
◆Green Shift Measures
|1||Promoting greening in agricultural production||Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural production related to our company by half by FY2025 (compared to FY2019).||
・Visualization of CO2 emissions throughout the supply chain. Implementation of visualization of CO2 emissions for Scope 3 Category 1 as well.
・Formulate and introduce our own green standards.
・Promoted introduction of vegetables using "biochar" to increase CO2 sequestration in farmland.
|2||Start green energy demonstration testing for delivery vehicles||To reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the last mile||・Test verification of refrigerated vehicles utilizing biofuels|
|3||Further greening of product packaging||Change the packaging of our products to more than 50% environmentally friendly materials||
・Started to use biomass-based materials for Kit Oisix bags and packaging materials for fruits and vegetables
・Reduction of plastic usage by optimizing the size of KitOisix bags
・Introduced label-less PET bottles.
・Reduction of cushioning materials by 1/3 through the use of variable-volume cardboard boxes.
|4||Strengthen initiatives for reducing food loss||Strengthening efforts to reduce food loss throughout the supply chain centered||
・Reduce food waste by improving operations
・Provide excess inventory to children's cafeterias
・Contribute to reduction of food waste by producers in each brand (310 tons in FY2021)
|5||Transforming Food waste into Value||Launched Upcycle by Oisix, a proprietary product of Oisix.||
・Launch of Upcycle by Oisix brand in July 2021. Developed 9 SKUs of original products (as of March 31, 2022)
・Started sales in the BtoB business.
・Start of special classes on food waste with junior high schools
◆Company-wide Targets for Greenhouse Gas Reductions
By promoting Green Shift measures, we will steadily reduce carbon emissions compared to FY 2019, aiming to become carbon neutral (zero emissions) throughout our non-consolidated supply chain in the medium term.
|Item||Target for achieving carbon neutrality||Measures|
|1||Scope 1・2||March 2024||
・Conduct electricity savings measures
・Promote use of renewable energy for electricity at all sites
|2||Scope 3||March 2026||
・Promoting green practices in agricultural production, such as biochar
・Promote greening of product packaging
・Reduce food waste
・Promote food scrap recycling
・Conduct verification testing of energy-saving deliveries and use of electric delivery vehicles