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Chronological table of environmental commendations

We have summarized awards received for initiatives related to recycling and energy conservation, through the greenery and cleaning activities of the Sapporo Group

(*Names listed are operation base names and other names at that time.)

Greenery/cleaning

Year Month Site Reason behind the award
2019 10 Sendai factory The Tohoku Minister of Economic, Trade and Industry Award for Factory Greening
2018 10 Chiba factory The Chiba factory received the “Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award” for its superior factory greening activities
2016 1 Sapporo factory The Sapporo factory received the 7th Sapporo Environment Awards for its planting and environmental beautificaiton activities.
2015 1 Yebisu Garden Place
(SAPPORO REAL ESTATE)
Yebisu Garden Place was certified as an ‘2015 Urban Oasis’ under the “SEGES Social and Environmental Green Evaluation System”
2014 7 The Kyushu-hita factory The Kyushu-hita factory received the “Award for Distinguished Service from the Oita National Highway Office and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport”
8 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received a “Commendation from the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport for road protection organization, etc. at the ‘Doro Fureai Month’”
2013 11 Shizuoka factory The Shizuoka factory received the “Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award” for its superior factory greening activities
2011 9 Sapporo Garden Park The Sapporo Garden Park received the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Award for the corporate category in the 21st “Japan Flower Town Development Contest”
2010 8 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Japan Road Association President Commendation”
10 Sapporo Garden Park The Sapporo Garden Park received the “Honorable Mention” award in the greenery development category of Fund for Greening in Cities “Green City Award”
2009 10 Shizuoka factory The Shizuoka factory received the “Director of the Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Commendation” for its superior factory greenery activities
2007 2 Shizuoka factory The Shizuoka factory received the “Nice Support Award” at the 2006 One More Life Volunteer Service Awards by the Sawayaka Welfare Foundation
2006 9 Shin-Kyushu factory The Shin-Kyushu factory received the “Director of Japan Greenery Research and Development Center Award” for its superior factory greenery activities
9 Sendai factory The Sendai factory received the “Director of Japan Greenery Research and Development Center Award” for its superior factory greenery activities
2005 4 Shin-Kyushu factory The Shin-Kyushu factory received the “Minister of the Environment Commendation for Distinguished Service toward the Environment (Environmental development for living creatures/greenery category)”
2004 8 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Distinguished Service for Roads Commendation” from the Director of the Hokkaido Development Bureau
2003 10 Shizuoka factory The Shizuoka factory received the “Director of Japan Greenery Research and Development Center Award” for its superior factory greenery activities
2001 7 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Prime Minister’s Award” in recognition of its distinguished service in greenery promotion activities
2000 4 Shizuoka factory The Shizuoka biotope garden received the “Director General of Environment Agency Commendation” in the greenery category for distinguished service in environment conservation
1999 8 Osaka factory The Osaka factory received a “Letter of Appreciation” from the Mayor of Ibaraki City for the many years of road sweeping by factory employees around the factory
1997 9 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Minister of International Trade and Industry Award” for its superior factory greenery activities
1995 9 Chiba factory The Chiba factory received the “Excellent Garden Award” from the Japan Greenery Research and Development Center
1994 9 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Director of the Hokkaido Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award” for its superior factory greenery activities
11 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Award” at the ‘Flower Town Development Contest’
1993 7 Okayama winery The Okayama winery received the “Prime Minister’s Award” in recognition of its distinguished service in greenery promotion activities
1991 7 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Director of Japan Greenery Research and Development Center Award” for its superior factory greenery activities
1990 7 Okayama winery The Okayama winery received the “Minister of International Trade and Industry Award” for its superior factory greenery activities
1988 7 Okayama winery The Okayama winery received the “Hiroshima Bureau Director of International Trade and Industry Award” for its superior factory greenery activities
1986 7 Okayama winery The Okayama winery received the “Director of Japan Greenery Research and Development Center Award” for its superior factory greenery activities

Recycling

Year Month Workplace Reason behind the award
2018 11 Guelph factory (Sleeman Breweries) The Guelph factory (Sleeman Breweries) received the Gold Certification for the 3RCertified program by the Recyclying Council of Ontario, which is a public institution of the Province of Ontario.
2013 10 Shizuoka factory The Shizuoka factory received the “Association President Award” at the FY2013 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Promotion Association held by the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Promotion Association in recognition of its distinguished services
2011 11 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Association President Award” at the FY2011 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Promotion held by the Clean Japan Center in recognition of its distinguished services
11 SEPARE System The beer server management “Sapporo SEPARE System” received the “Promotion Association President Award (Award of Excellence)” at the Eco-products Awards
2010 10 Kyushu-hita factory The Kyushu-hita factory received the “Association President Award” at the FY2010 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Promotion held by the Clean Japan Center in recognition of its distinguished services
11 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Minister of the Environment Commendation” in the “Superior 3R Activity Companies” of the “FY2010 Commendation for Distinguished Services in Promotion of Establishing Recycling Societies”
2009 10 SEPARE System The beer server management “Sapporo SEPARE System” received the “Clean Japan Center President Award” at the FY2009 resource recycling technology/system commendation held by the Clean Japan Center
10 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Award of Excellence” at the Hokkaido Zero-Emissions Award held by the Hokkaido Prefectural Office
10 Chiba factory The Chiba factory received the “Minister of Finance Award” at the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Promotion held by the Clean Japan Center in recognition of its distinguished services
2003 3 Development of MALT STAR Development of “MALT STAR” by the project team received the “Clean Japan Center Director Award” of resource recycling technology/system commendation for “Converting beer lees into organic fertilizer”
2001 10 Sapporo factory The Sapporo factory received the “Association President Award” from the Recycle Promotion Association in recognition of its distinguished services promoting recycling
2000 5 Shizuoka factory The Shizuoka factory received a “Commendation” from the Shizuoka Prefecture as an industrial waste factory with proper treatment practices for waste reduction and recycling use
10 Saitama factory The Saitama factory received the “Association President Award” from the Recycle Promotion Association in recognition of its distinguished services promoting recycling
12 Saitama factory The Saitama factory received the “Director General of Environment Agency Commendation” in the recycling category for its activities in prevention of global warming
1998 10 Gunma factory The Gunma factory received the “Association President Award” from the Recycle Promotion Association in recognition of its distinguished services promoting recycling
11 Chiba factory The Chiba factory received the “Chiba Governor Award” for its superior industrial waste recycling activities

Energy Conservation

Year Month Workplace Reason behind the award
2018 2 TOKYO ENERGY SERVICE Was commended by the Director of the Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry for its superior energy management practices for FY2017
2017 2 TOKYO ENERGY SERVICE TOKYO ENERGY SERVICE received the “Special Award” in the ‘Cogeneration Award 2016’ Consumer Category
2016 2 Sapporo Factory
(SAPPORO REAL ESTATE)
SAPPORO REAL ESTATE received the “Regional Award” in the [Regional Global Warming Measures Category] in the ‘7th Sapporo Environment Awards’
3 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Minister of Agriculture、Forestry and Fisheries Award” in the <Energy Conservation/Environment-friendly Promotion Type> in the commendation of superior food industry practices in the environmental category
2014 10 Sapporo Breweries The Sapporo Breweries collaboration project “Let’s bring energy back to the forests of Hokkaido!” project received the award for excellence at the Green Purchasing Awards
11 Sapporo Breweries The Sapporo Breweries collaboration project “Let’s bring energy back to the forests of Hokkaido!” project received the Minister of the Environment Award at the Carbon Offset Awards
2010 7 Kyushu-hita factory The Kyushu-hita factory received a special letter of appreciation at the “13th Thermal Storage Forum” held by the Heat Pump & Thermal Storage Technology Center of Japan.
2009 2 Hokkaido factory/Sendai factory The Hokkaido factory/Sendai factory received the “Silver Award” in the industrial category for the “4th Awarding of Excellent ESCO project” held by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan
4 Sapporo Lion Sapporo Lion received the “Minister of Agriculture、Forestry and Fisheries Award” in the environmental consideration category of the “17th Excellent Restaurant Industry Commendation Operation”
2006 2 Osaka factory The Osaka factory received the “Director of Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award (Thermal Category)” for its superior energy management practices
2 Shin-Kyushu factory The Shin-Kyushu factory received the “Director of Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award (Thermal Category)” for its superior energy management practices
2005 2 Sendai factory The Sendai factory received the “Commendation from the Director of the Agency of Natural Resources and Energy (Thermal Category)” for its superior energy management practices
2004 2 Shizuoka factory The Shizuoka factory received the “Chairman Prize of ECCJ” for its “High-performance hybrid cooling system applying thermal cycles” at the “2003 Successful Case of Energy Conservation in Factory & Building Presentation” held by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan
2 Sendai factory The Sendai factory received the “Tohoku Minister Prize of Economic, Trade and Industry” for its “Energy conservation through small once-through boiler and cogeneration facility incorporation” at the “2003 Successful Case of Energy Conservation in Factory & Building Presentation” held by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan
2003 2 Hokkaido factory The Hokkaido factory received the “Hokkaido Minister Prize of Economic, Trade and Industry” for its “ESCO operations applying project financing as a cogeneration system for the first time in Japan” at the “2002 Successful Case of Energy Conservation in Factory & Building Presentation” held by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan
1999 2 Chiba factory The fuel cell system using biogas at the Chiba factory received the “Director of the New Energy Foundation Award” in the ‘21st Century-type New Energy Equipment Commendation” for FY1998, held by the New Energy Foundation
2 Okayama winery The Okayama winery received the “Director of the Chugoku Regional Bureaus of international Trade and Industry Award” for its superior energy practices
1996 2 Sapporo Factory
(SAPPORO REAL ESTATE)
The Sapporo Factory atrium received the “Minister of Construction Award” at the “Energy Conservation Construction Awards”

Energy Conservation (with grants)

In energy conservation, there have been operations certified as a “New Energy Company” based on the ‘Act on the Promotion of New Energy Usage’ by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, some of which have received grants to support new energy companies by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), and also other operations which have received grants for incorporating high-performance energy systems in houses and structures, based on the grant outline for incorporating high-performance energy systems in houses and structures (innovative systems support program).

Year Workplace Reason behind the award
2015 TOKYO ENERGY SERVICE TOKYO ENERGY SERVICE “Grant to promote installation of distributed-type power sources (in gas cogeneration promotion operations)”
POKKA SAPPORO Food & Beverages Gunma factory Renewal of the PET bottle manufacturing line, boiler, and energy conservation operations for installing LED lighting and EMS
2009 Sapporo Factory
(SAPPORO REAL ESTATE)
Sapporo Factory “BEMS renewal operation with energy conservation facility installation”
2008 Chiba factory Chiba factory “Energy conservation ESCO operations with brine turbo heat pumps”
2006 Sapporo Factory
(SAPPORO REAL ESTATE)
Sapporo Factory “BEMS construction in the Kita 1-jo Higashi Parking Deck”
2005 Sapporo Beverage Sapporo Beverage “Grant for global warming prevention with fluorocarbon-free vending machines”
2004 Sapporo Factory
(SAPPORO REAL ESTATE)
Hotel Clubby Sapporo “Energy conservation ESCO operations with BEMS”
2003 Sapporo Factory
(SAPPORO REAL ESTATE)
Sapporo Factory “Energy conservation operations in the large-scaled commercial facility Sapporo Factory”
2002 Shizuoka factory Shizuoka factory “High-performance hybrid-type energy operations using thermal recycling in beer brewing processes”
2000 Saitama factory Saitama factory “1,100kW gas turbine cogeneration system with thermoelectric functions”
Hokkaido factory Hokkaido factory “ESCO operations at the Hokkaido and Sendai factories”
1998 Chiba factory Chiba factory “Fuel cell system using bio gas”
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