Pan Pacific International Holdings Corporation

Pan Pacific International Holdings Corporation

Risks and Opportunities associated with each materiality

Environmental and social challenges present both risks and opportunities that can affect PPIH's sustainability goals, as well as create new business opportunities. As a business which is primarily based on adapting to change, the PPIH Group strives to identify risks and opportunities, as well as to grow sustainably in order to respond quickly to changes in the social environment and circumstances.

EnvironmentBe an environmentally-friendly company

  • 7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
  • 12 RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION
  • 13 CLIMATE ACTION
  • 14 LIFE BELOW WATER
  • 15 LIFE ON LAND
Risk Opportunities
Transition Risks:
  • Increased costs as a result of the necessity to comply with increased regulations on waste and environmental issues.
Physical Risks:
  • Physical damage to stores and logistics networks due to extreme weather conditions (typhoons, droughts, heat waves, cold waves, heavy rains, heavy snowfall) as a result of climate change.
  • Increasing difficulty in purchasing raw materials due to the depletion of natural resources such as fisheries.
  • Energy savings and waste reduction, efficient use of resources through the food recycling cycle, and improved corporate image.
  • Promoting ethical consumption through the sale of environmentally friendly products.
Reduction of Risk and Creation of Opportunities
◎Reduction of electrical consumption through the introduction of clean energy.
◎The establishment of recycle stations.
◎The reduction of general waste through the strengthening of office waste segregation.
◎The sale of our original PB product, "eco! on".
◎By purchasing farmed fish, we protect natural resources and at the same time secure a stable supply of products and a stable price.
◎Off-Price business.

SocialHuman rights management

  • 4 QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • 10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
Risk Opportunities
  • A shortage in manpower due to a declining workforce and business expansion.
  • Difference in ability due to OJT (on-the-job training).
  • Increased employee satisfaction through the strenghtening of work-life balance.
  • Increased employee motivation through complete merit-based evaluations.
  • Supporting growth and securing human resources through Mate Employee (part-time staff) education programs.
Reduction of Risk and Creation of Opportunities
◎The establishment of a Working Methods Project Team.
◎The establishment of employment satisfaction survey and employe consultation services.
◎Visionary System.
◎A competitive education system that transforms "Work" in to a "Game".

SocialDiversified organization

  • 5 GENDER EQUALITY
  • 8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • 10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
Risk Opportunities
  • Disengagement and poor social evaluation as a result of discrimination.
  • Disengagement and poor social evaluation as a result of harassment.
  • The acquisition of talented human resources.
  • Customer service improvement for all customers.
Reduction of Risk and Creation of Opportunities
◎The establishment of of a Diversity Management Committee.
https://ppih.co.jp/news/pdf/201110_3.pdf (Japanese only)
◎Awards and penalties committee.
◎Promotion of corporate culture that accepts diversity

SocialDialogs with local community

  • 3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
  • 4 QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • 9 INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES
  • 11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
  • 12 RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION
  • 17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS
Risk Opportunities
  • The loss of trust and increased difficulty in opening stores as a result of in-store and product accidents, as well as social impacts (traffic congestion, noise, etc. ).
  • The suspension of business activities due to natural disasters.
  • The strengthening of community-based store creation.
  • Enhanced business image through community service activities.
  • Contribution to the revitalization of the local economy through the creation of job opportunities.
  • New business developments for local businesses and producers.
  • Contribution to the community by continuing and resuming sales activities in the event of a disaster.
Reduction of Risk and Creation of Opportunities
◎Million Star System.
◎Enhanced quality control through HACCP operations.
◎The signing of disaster prevention agreements with each municipality.
◎Social contribution activities through work experience and on-site lessons.

GovernanceStrengthening corporate governance

  • 9 INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • 16 PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS
Risk Opportunities
  • Damge to social reputation due to illegal activities etc.
  • Enhanced community trust through transparent management and the disclosure of information.
Reduction of Risk and Creation of Opportunities
◎The establishment of the Nomination and Compensation Committee Preparation Office.
https://ppih.co.jp/news/pdf/201110_3.pdf (Japanese only)

GovernanceRisk Management

  • 11 SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
Risk Opportunities
  • Loss of trust due to confidential information leakage etc.
  • Shutting down of the information system.
  • The suspension of business activities as a result of natural disasters.
  • https://ppih.co.jp/en/ir/guide/riskfactor/
  • Building trust through thorough information management.
  • The provision of local infrastructure capabilities through the continuation of operations during disaster situations.
Reduction of Risk and Creation of Opportunities
◎ISO20000 (IT service management) certification.
◎Establishment of the Disaster Countermeasure Division.
◎Business risks etc.