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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Wholesale of other household goods (NACE2 4649)

This company is engaged in domestic trading, import/export, and overseas trading of various products, such as textile, information and communications technology, machinery, energy, metals, minerals, chemicals, forest products, general merchandise, food, construction, realty, finance, insurance, and logistics services, as well as business investment in Japan and overseas. It was founded in 1858 when the company's founder Chubei Itoh commenced linen trading operations. It conducts business from its registered head office which is strategically located in Osaka, Japan. The company's operations are organized in seven business divisions: Textile; Machinery; Aerospace, Information and Multimedia; Energy, Metals and Minerals; Chemicals, Forest Products and General Merchandise; Food; and Finance, Realty, Insurance and Logistics Services. The Textile division offers clothing and interior products, such as wool, synthetic fabrics, silk and others. The Machinery division focuses on operations that extend from large-scale plants for the chemical and power generation industries, bridges, highways, railways and other public infrastructure, to automobiles, ships, industrial machinery and other individual items. The Aerospace, Information and Multimedia division specializes in the media network, high technology and related businesses. The Energy, Metals and Minerals division specializes in the mining, metal, energy and related businesses. The Chemicals, Forest Products and General Merchandise division focuses on the supply of lumber, pulp and paper in forest products operations, as well as home-building materials, including rubber, glass and cement, in the general merchandise sector. The Food division is responsible for the production, distribution and sale of wheat, rice, corn, frozen food and others. The Financial, Real Estate, Insurance and Logistics Services division focuses on providing financial consultation, real estate, transportation and other services. The company is one of the largest general trading companies in Japan and one the world's largest companies, with approximately 1,027 subsidiaries and associated companies operating in more than 80 countries. The company also has its headquarters in Tokyo. Its overseas network locations include Bulgaria, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, Brazil, Cuba, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Canada, the United States, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and mainland China.
  • ITOCHU CORPORATION

  • Japan (JP)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Masahiro Okafuji
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.itochu.co.jp

Financial data

Number of employees

N/A
125,944
128,146
119,796

Revenue 1

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80
92
93

EBIT 1

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2
3
3

EBITDA 1

N/A
6
7
4

1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  20

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

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  • Company card: N/A

Standards and certifications

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
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  • Accessibility: N/A

Other resources

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
  • D. 98/59/EC:
  • D. 2000/43/EC:
  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
  • D. 2002/14/EC:
  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A

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