CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility
By continuously creating and providing new value for our stakeholders, the Sumitomo Chemical Group will build the corporate worth, contribute to solving the problems facing society and our environment while enriching people’s lives.
In order to accomplish this, the Sumitomo Chemical Group will proactively work for profitable business operations, preservation of the environment, safety, product quality and social activities. We will pursue and promote our CSR activities with consideration for the interests of all our stakeholders, employees, business partners, and the local residents of all regions in which we conduct business.
Sumitomo Chemical Group’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
In September 2015, all 193 Member States of the United Nations adopted a plan for achieving a better future for all – laying out a path over the next 15 years to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet.
The spirit of the SDGs aligns well with posture of the Sumitomo Chemical Group in that by contributing to the sustainable development of society through business activities, we are ensuring our own sustained growth.
We will continue to ensure the sustainability and resilience of the Group by deepening Groupwide understanding of the SDGs, pursuing the SDGs through our core business, and playing a bigger role in the sustainable development of society.
ASDE’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
“We shall create new value through innovative technologies for plant protection activities and contribute to food productions in Europe Middle East and Africa with ensuring safety of those technologies to users, consumers and environment by meeting or exceeding all necessary regulatory requirements. We shall also act as a social example of realizing gender equality.”
We at ASDE, have chosen to promote and achieve these 5 SDGs through our business actions:
At ASDE, we support every year:
We organize fundraising and food collection for the association Les Restos du Cœur which provides food to people in great need
We collect food vouchers as fundraising for the Abbé Pierre Foundation which finds home for homeless people
Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
We settled a ASDE Collective Agreement on Professional Equality
We support the Sumitomo Chemical Group initiative on Women Empowerment in the Workplace
We subscribed to the Femmes Ici et Ailleurs Association’s magazine which promotes equality culture
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and suctainable industrialization and foster