JXTG Holdings joins WBCSD

JXTG Holdings has today joined over 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Published: 3 Oct 2019
Type: News

Geneva, 3 October 2019: JXTG Holdings is the holding company for the JXTG Group, which provides energy, resources and materials that move the world forward. There are three subsidiaries in the group: JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy, JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration and JX Nippon Mining & Metals.

Through these subsidiaries, the group explores, produces, refines and distributes petroleum and petrochemical products, as well as non-ferrous metal resources and products. 

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, JXTG Holdings has a presence in over 40 countries around the world and employs more than 40,000 people globally.

Connecting with WBCSD’s network of forward-thinking businesses will enable JXTG Holdings to continue to develop and implement its sustainability ambitions in collaboration with like-minded partners. 

JXTG Holdings Representative Director, President Tsutomu Sugimori said, “We are pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to global sustainability through membership in WBCSD. With the Paris Agreement and the SDGs gaining momentum, the roles and responsibilities of the JXTG Group, which has operations in energy, resources and materials, are certain to grow ever larger in the future.

“In fulfilling our social mission of delivering a stable supply of energy, resources and materials while proactively addressing the ESG-related challenges we face, the Group will continue to contribute to the development of a sustainable society and the realization of a vibrant future,” he said.

WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker said “It is our honor to welcome JXTG Holdings as our newest member. As the world transitions to a zero-emissions environment, it is critical that ensure that large, international businesses such as JXTG Holdings are at the cutting-edge of sustainability solutions. By working together, we can jointly help to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.”

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