味の素グループは、創業以来一貫して、事業を通じて社会や地域の課題の解決に取り組み、社会的価値を創造することで経済的価値を創出してきました。このPodcastでは、サステナビリティ領域において日本で先進的な取り組みをしている味の素株式会社の森島 千佳執行役に、BCGのマネージング・ディレクター＆パートナー 折茂 美保がサステナビリティの経営への織り込み方や味の素が掲げるビジョンなどについて伺いました。
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