Overall Business and Scope of Impact

We at the Sumitomo Forestry Group strive in a wide range of business activities centered upon wood.

We have built strengths unique to our Group from the technology and know-how in wood accumulated for the almost 320 years since our founding to the brand cultivated with a network in Japan and overseas that connects us to our customers. The Sumitomo Forestry Group utilizes wood as a healthy and environmentally friendly natural resource to provide a diverse range of lifestyle-related services that contribute to the realization of a sustainable and prosperous society.

Value Chain
    Forest Management
  • Seedling Farming
  • Site Preparation
  • Garden Vegetation
  • Cultivation
  • Harvest
  • Transport
    Logistics
  • Verification of Legal Compliance/
    Sustainability
  • Procurement
  • Shipping/Sales
  • Delivery
    Manufacturing
  • Product Development
  • Raw Material Procurement
  • Manufacturing
  • Delivery
    Housing and Buildings
  • Sales/Product Development
  • Design
  • Materials Procurement
  • Construction
  • After-Sales Support
    Other
  • Procurement
  • Fuel Production
  • Power Generation
  • Sales

* related to the energy business

Relevant CSR Initiatives
Relevant Stakeholders
  • - Customers
  • - Business Partners
  • - Government and Regulatory Authorities
  • - Industries and Companies in the Same Business
  • - NPOs/NGOs
  • - Global Environment
  • - Global Society and Local Communities
  • - Employees and Their Families
Relevant Material Issues*
  • Material Issue 1>
    Environmentally responsible society
  • Material Issue 3>
    Low-carbon society
  • Material Issue 4>
    Strengthen occupational health and safety
  • Material Issue 5>
    Strengthen risk management framework
  • Material Issue 1>
    Environmentally responsible society
  • Material Issue 3>
    Low-carbon society
  • Material Issue 5>
    Strengthen risk management framework
  • Material Issue 1>
    Environmentally responsible society
  • Material Issue 3>
    Low-carbon society
  • Material Issue 3>
    Recycling society
  • Material Issue 4>
    Strengthen occupational health and safety
  • Material Issue 5>
    Strengthen risk management framework
  • Material Issue 1>
    Environmentally responsible society
  • Material Issue 2>
    Improve safety and quality
  • Material Issue 2>
    Improve communication with customers
  • Material Issue 3>
    Recycling society
  • Material Issue 3>
    Low-carbon society
  • Material Issue 4>
    Strengthen occupational health and safety
  • Material Issue 5>
    Strengthen risk management framework
  • Material Issue 3>
    Low-carbon society
  • Material Issue 5>
    Strengthen risk management framework
Relevant SDGs
SDGs13、15 SDGs12、15 SDGs12、15 SDGs9、11、12、13、15 SDGs3、7、11、13

* Material issues are CSR priority issues identified by the Sumitomo Forestry Group based on economic, environmental and social approaches.

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