News Release



Notice Regarding DBJ Environmental Ratings Loan


Fuji Oil Co., Ltd.

Fuji Oil Co., Ltd. has received the highest environmental rating for “particularly innovative environmental efforts”, according to the environmental ratings-based financing program of the Development Bank of Japan, Inc (hereon “DBJ”), thereby receiving the said environmental ratings-based financing from DBJ.

DBJ's environmental ratings-based financing program evaluates the degree of environmentally-responsible management in a corporation, based on its original rating system, and provides three types of interest rates according to those ratings. It is the first ever financing program in the world to implement such a specialized method of environmental ratings.

Fuji Oil Co., Ltd. was credited for the environmentally-responsible management in its main business activities, both in terms of its efforts to offer one of the most eco-friendly product lineups in the food manufacturing industry using innovative technologies, and management that focuses on reducing environmental burden.   
The company received particularly high points for the following:
1) Offering products that contain a high concentration of by-products generated from its manufacturing processes.
2) Reducing waste and sustaining a high food recycling rate through a sludge drying facility and by-product oil boiler, in order to achieve zero-emissions.
3) Promoting a modal shift to rail transportation as a logistics policy, with an aim to increase 3,000 tons-worth of rail transportation per annum.

Fuji Oil Co., Ltd. will continue to exert utmost effort to promote environmentally-responsible management, and serve our customers by offering products that contribute to environmental protection.

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