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Environmental Management

Basic Concept

We pledge the JAL Group Environmental Policy and Action Plans based on identified critical items to resolve environmental issues.

Environmental Management System and Promotion Structure

The JAL Group has established the Environmental Management Regulations based on the JAL Group Environmental Policy, and is building and operating the Environmental Management System (EMS). Based on this EMS, the JAL Group strives to achieve its environmental goals, as well as complying with laws, regulations, and other rules related to the environmental activities of our business, reducing environmental impact, and preventing pollution. In addition, internal environmental audits are conducted every year to confirm the conformity and legal compliance of the system and to check achievement status of the targets. Internal audits are conducted annually at each department in JAL headquarters, and over a three-year period at Group companies, and the results are linked to management reviews to ensure continuous improvement. In addition, JAL Royal Catering Co., Ltd. has acquired ISO 14001 certification in 2021.
The JAL Group aims to build a sound supply chain that takes sustainability into consideration in order to achieve the SDGs. In the JAL Group Supplier Code of Conduct, which was revised in July 2019, we ask our suppliers to implement the same initiatives as in the Environmental Policy and Action Plan, and to submit a written confirmation that the content has been checked. We are currently collecting confirmation letters from suppliers to prove that they have reviewed the contents of the Code.
For business partners, we stipulate in contracts that they comply with the JAL Group Code of Conduct "Commitment to Society," which includes environmental conservation content. During due diligence at the time of investment and M&A, we share our environmental policy and environmental management regulations with our business partners and encourage them to do the same.

Promotion System


Number of Violations, Fines, Environmental Debt Concerning the Environment

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FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of Violations 0 0 0 0
Fines 0 0 0 0
Environmental Debt
Concerning the Environment
0 0 0 0

Environmental Investment and Sustainable Return on investment (S-ROI)

Capital investment, costs, and returns concerning the environment

Billion Yen
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FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Capital investment 168.2 175.4 181.3 55.3
Costs - - - -
Total Costs 168.2 175.4 181.3 55.3

Eco-First Commitment

On May 17, 2010, JAL Group was certified as an Eco-First Company.
The Eco-First Program is a program launched by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) which the Minister of the Environment certifies companies that are innovative, original, and leads the industry in their business activities by making voluntary commitments to achieve environmental goals. We pledged the following Eco-First Commitments as an Eco-First Company.
More than ever each and every employee in JAL Group will take initiatives to engage in eco-activities for our customers to feel overjoyed with the results of safeguarding the ecosystem.

Independent Assurance Statement

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