The following figures illustrate CJ CheilJedang’s major achievements related to sustainability management in 2020.
CJ Selecta’s Declaration of Deforestation-Free
CJ CheilJedang protects the Amazon environment, which is also known as ‘the lung of the Earth’ CJ Selecta, an SPC (soy protein concentrate) manufacturer in Brazil, declared its plan to do business in a “Deforestation-free”way. This declaration aims to prevent the ecocide and protect the environment from procurement of raw materials by indiscriminate deforestation or cultivation of plants for soybean production. Accordingly, we are planning to cease the purchase of soybeans produced in the Amazon Biome region by 2024.
Establishment of the Human Rights Management System
CJ CheilJedang is establishing a Human Rights Management System as a major strategic task in sustainability management. Recognizing the importance of human rights management , we proclaimed of the Human Rights Declaration in 2017. The Human Rights Management TF was promoted in 2020 to preemptively identify and address the human rights of stakeholders including CJ Staff, subsidiaries, and suppliers. The TF’s task will focus on fully integrating human rights management in our business. To achieve this, we will establish basic human rights principles, educate and promote compliance management, assess human rights impact, and improve the violation relief process. Going forward, we will establish an advanced culture of respect for human rights
Establishment of the Coporate Sustainability Committee
CJ CheilJedang established a Coporate Sustainability Committee within the board of directors to accelerate sustainability management. It identifies various issues related to the environment, society, and governance areas and examines the company’s sustainability management strategy and direction. Also, the committee reviews related performances and approves improvements related to issues. With the launch of the committee, we are one step closer to our sustainability purpose, Nature to Nature.
See below for CJ CheilJedang’s key performance figures in sustainability management
Operating Profit Consolidated
Ratio of Female Executives
Win-Win Fund as Financial
Support for Suppliers
Employment Stability Support for Suppliers with Naeil Chaeum
Technical Support for Suppliers
Charity and philanthropy
Use of Recycled Packaging Materials
Reduction in GHG Emissions Cumulative