Try to solve issues together with our stakeholders
This is the essence of the Nissui Group CSR activities.
The Nissui Group, aiming to solve key issues, has been engaged in numerous external communications with stakeholders and promoting activities while reminding ourselves to not become complacent.
August 1, 2018
Concerning the survey results of the marine resources handled by the Nissui Group, as well as sustainable procurement and combating IUU fishing
Concerning the Survey Results of Marine Resources Handled by the Nissui Group
●You’ve put together some fantastic data…going to all that trouble is rare, even globally.
●Close to 40% of the marine resources Nissui procured were marine eco-labeled -certified. This is also meaningful for the operator as a way of validating one’s own activities.
Concerning Sustainable Procurement and Combating IUU Fishing
●Creating a sustainable procurement mechanism that includes suppliers will also be effective in combating IUU fishing.
●Maintaining communications with suppliers will be a way for the company to avoid risk.
September 5, 2017
Sustainability of marine resources and sustainable procurement
●How to evaluate the impact of issues on future operations and share it with employees in the process of determining key issues.
●The question is what kind of leadership Japanese companies can show in the area of global marine resource management.
●There are cases of forced labor and child labor being involved in the procurement supply chain without the company’s knowledge. Human rights violations will be a future management risk.
●Capacity building of supporting the improvement of a supplier’s capabilities helps cultivate a lasting relationship.
September 6, 2016
Key Issues of the Nissui Group
●A global marine products company requires the perspectives of (1) conservation of the ecosystem, (2) the lives of fishermen and factory workers, (3) humane work styles (e.g. labor conditions) and (4) governance.
●In terms of food education and food loss, it is crucial to maintain a stance of the company solving issues together with the consumer, e.g. by making proposals that take into account the impact of consumer behavior.
●A global perspective is essential when dealing with hunger and food pillaging because of its security aspects.
●Measures are required such as articulating the relationship with SDGs.
February 12, 2016
“Nissui Group’s business management and CSR”
The type of CSR that the Nissui Group needs to reinforce
●Product development requires not only the perspective of marketing but also solving social issues.
●“Labor” and the “Environment” are universal issues for the world’s seafood processing industry.
●Initiatives toward the resources should satisfy present needs while anticipating future needs.
●The direction which the organization is to take should be articulated (The stance toward initiatives will be called into question).
●The negative impact generated by the business must be disclosed and solutions should be considered.
●Verify the process of monitoring progress together with the stakeholders.