Tokyo, JAPAN (September 29, 2023) — Suntory Group is inviting its employees from across the globe to take part in “One Suntory Walk”, the company’s annual health and wellness and sustainability management program taking place throughout the month of October.
Suntory promotes employee health and wellness management as it believes that health and productiveness of its employees are the source of its competitiveness. Entering its seventh year, “One Suntory Walk” aims to promote healthy workplaces by encouraging employees to get in a habit of regular exercise and give back to society through charity walk.
Last year, a total of 5,792 employees from 30 countries participated in the event and US$57,920 was donated to Charity Water, a nonprofit organization bringing clean and safe water to people around the world. This year, Suntory Group will again donate US$10 per participant for a total of up to US$100,000 to Charity: Water.
About Suntory Group
As a global leader in the beverage industry, Suntory Group offers a uniquely diverse portfolio of products, from premium spirits, beer, wine, ready-to-drink alcohol beverages, to brewed teas, bottled water, still and carbonated soft drinks, ready-to-drink coffee and energy drinks, along with health and wellness products. Suntory is home to award-winning Japanese whiskies Yamazaki, Hibiki and Hakushu, as well as iconic American spirits Jim Beam and Maker's Mark. Suntory also fascinates the taste buds with The Premium Malt's beer, and owns the exceptional Japanese wine, Tomi, and the world-famous Château Lagrange. Its brand collection includes Sauza Tequila, non-alcoholic favorites Orangina, Lucozade, Ribena, BOSS coffee, Iyemon green tea, Suntory Tennensui water, TEA+ Oolong Tea, V and BRAND’S, as well as popular health and wellness product Sesamin EX.
Founded as a family-owned business in 1899 in Osaka, Japan, Suntory Group has grown into a global company operating throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania, with an annual revenue (excluding excise taxes) of $20.2 billion in 2022. Its 40,885 employees worldwide draw upon the unique blend of Japanese artisanship and global tastes to explore new product categories and markets.
As a corporation sustained by the gifts of nature and water, Suntory Group will always protect the ecosystems that deliver water. Because its ecosystem is the wellspring, not only of its business and the rich experiences the group creates for people's lives, but also of human life itself. Suntory Group will continue to be a company where everyone is empowered with the freedom and flexibility to innovate. Through all of its corporate pursuits, Suntory seeks to inspire the brilliance of life.