Positioning and aiming

Net sales growth rate :116%
Operating profit growth rate:162%

Philosophy and three agritechnologies

Plant protection product

Research at 2 laboratories (Naruto and India)
To discover new highly safe, effective substances

Fertilizers & drip irrigation

Cultivation technology and fertilizers for hydroponic culture
Largest share in the Japanese market


Respect for the environment and biodiversity that boosts
the immunity of crops against diseases and pests

Corporate philosophy
To attain the philosophy: “We contribute to the people in the
world with our agritechnology and sincerity”

In accordance with the new mid-term
management plan under the philosophy,

  • Enhance the initiative to develop a growth driver

  • Pursue global synergetic effects

  • Construct a corporate culture and endeavor to launch new businesses

the OAT Agrio Group will concentrate on the following management targets in three years, to get on a sustainable growth track.

Through sustainable growth, we aim to achieve net sales of 30 billion yen, operating profit of 3 billion yen, and R&D costs of 3 billion yen.

To hone agritechnologies

  • It is indispensable to
    grow food production.
  • Acquisition of resistance against chemicals through the use of agrochemicals
  • Out of about 1,000 companies, a couple of dozen agrochemical makers in Japan, Europe, and the U.S. engage in development of new agrochemicals.
  • Development of new chemicals
    Plant protection product
  • Mass consumption of energy
  • Global warming and local climate change
  • Augmentation of stress on crops
  • Enhancement of immunity of crops Biostimulants
  • Destruction of nature
  • Desertification, salt damage, and water pollution
    Degradation of 30% of soil around the world
  • Minimum water and fertilizers
    Fertilizers & drip irrigation

ESG management/CSR: Important issues and execution items

ESG Important issues KPI Related SDGs
Reduction and recycling of waste Reduction of waste and plastic trash
Reduction of production loss
Practical application of recycling of industrial materials
Use of renewable energy and reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases Promotion of use of renewable energy
Management of emissions and water discharge Management of consumption and discharge of water at factories
Labor environment Safety of workplaces with no accidents
Quality of products Strengthening of the quality assurance system
Personnel affairs Production of new workstyles and evaluation systems, observance and promotion of the Act on the Promotion of Female Participation and Career Advancement in the Workplace
Training and development of personnel Support in obtaining qualifications and training under each theme
Supply chain management Establishment of a distribution system and responsible procurement of materials
Corporate governance Tightening of governance and internal control, securing of management transparency by disclosing information, and promotion of stakeholder engagement
Risk management Uniformity of IT
Compliance Promotion of compliance, maintenance and renewal of ISO9001 quality management

The OAT Agrio Group actively engages in ESG management, including “environmental conservation” and “diversity.”

OAT Agrio Group’s efforts to attain SDGs

The business activities themselves of the OAT Agrio Group are the initiatives for attaining SDGs. The dissemination of “agritechnology” will lead to “environmental conservation,” “improvement in resource efficiency,” and “eradication of famine.”

Roles of OAT Agrio

In order to actualize the “philosophy,” the OAT Agrio Group will disseminate “agritechnology” broadly in the world through “cultivation.”

Ideal state of OAT Agrio

In our company, employees, too, engage in cultivation for disseminating agritechnology around the world.