On April 1, 2003, Nichimen Corporation and Nissho Iwai Corporation established the joint holding company Nissho Iwai - Nichimen Holdings Corporation.
Since inauguration, the holding company has pushed forward a number of initiatives based on the keywords of "Speed and Action" and has worked to realized the basic policies of its Business Plan, namely "Improvement in Profitibality" and "Reinforcement of Financial Strength". To secure the integration structure, the two core operating companies Nichimen and Nissho Iwai in February 2004 agreed a merger, heralding the birth of Sojitz Corporation on April 1, 2004.
While fostering cooperation, Sojitz will continue to adhere to the timeless fundamental corporate philosophies of both companies, the "Pioneer Spirit" of Nichimen and "The Spirit of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship" of Nissho Iwai. Recalling the mindsets that have permeated each company's history, the Nichimen and Nissho Iwai components of Sojitz will pursue a renewed spirit of innovation and work toward the common goal of maximizing a variety of capabilities.
ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System
As one of the leading firms engaged in multi-product import/export business, Sojitz Philippines Corporation (SPC), is committed to the ideals and practices of sound environmental management. As we are engaged with the business industry, SPC recognizes its activities affecting the environment, paying close attention to prevention of pollution and protection of the environment. This will be realized through measures designed to:
This will be realized through measures designed to:
- Ensure fulfillment of all relevant and applicable compliance obligations;
- Manage scarce resources such as energy, water, and forests in an environmentally sensitive manner;
- maintain our vehicles in optimal condition to reduce fuel consumption; and
- Engage in “scrap-selling” activities to promote good use of solid wastes generated by the company.
This policy is implemented through a set of comprehensive programs with measurable goals to achieve continual improvement of our environmental management system to enhance environmental performance.