Asahi Group Human Rights Principles Formulated

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. (Head Office: Tokyo; president: Akiyoshi Koji; the “Company”) has formulated a Asahi Group Human Rights Principles, based on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

The Company’s percentage of overseas core operating profit has increased to almost 40% due to factors such as proactive M&A activities and business portfolio restructuring pursued since 2016.

The foundations for global growth are also dramatically expanding: For instance, more than half of Group employees are now foreign nationals. The importance of respect for human rights, the cornerstone of business, is increasing in the countries and regions where Asahi Group does business, and the Group is expected to take appropriate action.

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