The Ryumeikan Group places an emphasis on initiatives aimed at creating sustainable environmental practices in order to realize its core principle of being “a business in which people take pride in their work and collaborate with the local community.” We aim for the growth of both a sustainable society and business through active participation from all employees, valuing consideration toward the environment, and other contributions to society. Simultaneously, we value continuous dialogue and cooperation with everyone associated with the Ryumeikan Group, striving to contribute to a more sustainable future.
In June 2023, we established our greenhouse gas emission reduction goals (to achieve by 2030), and received a certification from the international organization “SBT Initiative.” This certification endorses the validity of greenhouse gas emission reduction targets based on scientific scrutiny by organizations like the United Nations, and marks the first instance in Japan of such a certification being received in the hotel and restaurant industry.
SBT (Science Based Targets) involve setting greenhouse gas emission reduction targets aligned with the levels required by the international framework of the Paris Agreement, with a focus on a timeframe of five to 10 years.
The Ryumeikan Group is participating in the 100 Renewable Energy Declaration “RE Action,” and aims to convert 100% of its electricity consumption to renewable energy by 2050. “RE Action,” established in October 2019, targets businesses with an annual electricity consumption of less than 50 GWh, and the Ryumeikan Group is the first in the Tokyo hotel and restaurant industry to join.
In accordance with the “Plastic Resource Cycling Promotion Act,” our hotels at the Ryumeikan Group are actively working to reduce the use of disposable plastic items. Items that guests indicate as unnecessary, such as toothbrushes, hairbrushes, shower caps and razors, are removed from amenity sets.
In accordance with the “Plastic Resource Cycling Promotion Act,” our hotels at the Ryumeikan Group use wooden or bioplastic cutlery in an effort to reduce the consumption of single-use cutlery.
Based on the K-HACCP certification, the Ryumeikan Group ensures the visibility of a series of food hygiene management controls to provide customers with safe meals and prevent food poisoning-related accidents.
The Ryumeikan Group is committed to developing menus that support “local production for local consumption.”
The restaurant “Hanagoyomi Tokyo” actively incorporates local ingredients produced in Tokyo into its menu, and is registered as a “Tokyo Specialty Ingredient Usage Restaurant,” which is part of Tokyo’s food safety and local production expansion project.
We aim to demonstrate excellent health management through the achievement of the “Silver Certification for Corporations with Outstanding Health Management,” a certification offered by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry.
We strive to maintain the health of our employees through maternity and child care leave, general health checkups, comprehensive health checkups, late-night work checkups and active club activities.
We provide training support to all employees through training sessions and internal study meetings tailored to different job ranks. We also offer subsidized training for individually selected training opportunities. Furthermore, we endorse global activities, including study abroad programs. Through these efforts in human resource development, we aspire to cultivate individuals who can demonstrate leadership and actively contribute to the success of the company.