Risks and Opportunities Related to Sustainability

Various problems and issues related to the environment and society constitute risks that threaten a company's sustainability, but the act of endeavoring to solve such issues leads to new business opportunities. Seven & i Holdings identifies risks and opportunities related to five material issues, and works to reduce risk levels while striving to realize a sustainable society alongside sustainable corporate growth by creating new business models for solving social issues.
We have therefore created the Corporate Action Guidelines and other policies, and established the cross-group CSR Management Committee and its subcommittees, the Compliance Subcommittee, Corporate Ethics and Culture Subcommittee, Supply Chain Subcommittee, Environment Subcommittee, and Social Value Creation Subcommittee. Specific measures are considered through these committees.

Material Issues, and Main Risks and Opportunities

Material Issue 1

Providing Social Infrastructure for an Aging Society and Declining Population

Material Issue 2

Providing Safety and Reliability through Products and Stores

Material issue 3

Non-Wasteful Usage of Products, Ingredients, and Energy

Material Issue 4

Supporting the Active Role of Women, Youth, and Seniors across the Group and in Society

Material Issue 5

Building an Ethical Society and Improving Resource Sustainability Together with Customers and Business Partners