Fuji Seal Group's ESG History

What is required of ESG practitioners changes over time. Our customers are always responsible for ESG compliance and take the lead on ESG. To continue doing business with these customers, the Fuji Seal Group is required to continue to implement ESG-oriented management. We have developed together with our customers, suppliers, and employees.

Environment

Realization through products
  • No waste containers
  • Reduction of material use
  • Recycle
  • Waste reduction
  • Reduction of transport costs
  • Reduction of CO2 emissions
  • 2020-

    • System for the industry's thinnest 20 µm-labels
    • Recycled PET wrap-around labels with a thickness of 18 µm Shrink function leading to the standardization of containers for compact detergent
    • Metal beverage bottles (standardization of bottles leading to inventory reduction)
    • Shrink cardboard helping to reduce plastic use
    • Fuji Pouch
    • Non-box packaging with the use of a booklet
    • Dry steam shrink tunnel contributing to the reduction of CO2 emissions
    • RecShrinkTM labels recyclable with PET bottles into bottles
  • 2010-

    • Drinkable yogurt: Standardized containers + Shrink sleeve labels
    • Environmentally friendly labels: Biodegradable labels, recycled PET labels, low-density labels, white PET labels, olefin labels (Europe)
    • Reusable plastic cartons + Containers
    • Energy-saving heaters
    • Multiple refill pouches helping to reduce plastic use
    • Plastic-saving container pouches
    • World's fastest pouch system helping to increase productivity
  • 2000-

    • Containers and Packaging Recycling Act: Transparent bottles + Shrink sleeve labels + Development of perforated labels
      - De-label tack
      - Off-mold label
    • Cap seals made of biodegradable film adopted for processed foods
    • Development of high-speed stretch labelers and shrink sleeve labelers leading to increased productivity
    • Development of a roll feeder system: Reduction of carton boxes to be used for shipping and productivity improvement at customers
  • 1990-

    • Change from direct printing to the use of shrink sleeve labels leading to the standardization of containers, resulting in the reduction of container inventory
    • PET bottles + Shrink sleeve labels
    • Development of non-PVC film: OPS for PET shrink sleeve labels
    • Customer productivity increased due to high-speed labelers

Social

Realization through products
  • Display of necessary information
  • Safety and security
  • Easy to read
  • Easy to open
  • Light-weight / Easy to hold
  • Easy to dispose of
  • CSR activities
  • 2020-

    • Frozen food labels for food loss reduction
    • Label applicators with a position regulation function leading to container waste reduction
    • Wider space for display with the use of a booklet
  • 2010-

    • Security pressure sensitive labels for pharmaceuticals
    • Establishment of an all-in contract system, including filling processing
    • Fluid diet pouches for PEG feed
    • Labels with a light-shielding function enabling the extension of expiration dates
    • Universal-design containers for detergent + Shrink sleeve labels
  • 2000-

    • Development of thermal insulation labels (Japan, Americas, Europe)
    • Pouches for fluid diets
    • Over-wrapping for eyedroppers (response to product poisoning)
    • Packaging for button cells
    • Improvement of environments for primary food filling
  • 1990-

    • Sealing cap seals at retail stores
    • Outer shrink wrap for cup-type instant noodles + Film opener tacks
    • Tylenol Murders: Safety cap seals (Americas)
    • Glico Morinaga case: Tamper-proof seals (Japan) Cap seals for home-delivered milk
    • Universal-design containers + Shrink sleeve labels
    • Shrink hangers for infusion bottles
    • Beverage promotional label applicators
    • Business (Suntory Boss jackets)

Governance

  • Human resource development
  • Management transparency
  • Corporate compliance
  • 2020

    • Adopted as a constituent stock of the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN)
    • Acquisition of an environmental rating
    • Ratio of outside directors: 66%(as of June 23, 2020)
  • 2020-

    • Audit Committee (all outside directors)
    • Recovery from the earthquake due to a solid supply chain / Supply responsibility
    • Ratio of outside directors: 40-50%
  • 2010-

    • Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Committee system adopted
    • Ratio of outside directors: 30-40%
    • Whistle-blower system
    • Creation of a risk map
    • Complianc e Committee / Card distribution
    • Privacy mark
  • 2000-

    • Renewal of the Code of Ethics
    • 1st International Manufacturing Conference (global standard initiatives for production)
    • ISO-9000: Business bases in Japan and overseas
    • ISO-14000
  • 1990-

    • Renewal of the mission statement and slogan
    • Length-of-service award program
    • Employee stock ownership
    • Company's founding anniversary event
    • Birthday cards (for employees and their family members)
    • Suggestion System (KAIZEN TEIAN award)
    • TQM event