tms takes home sustainability award at McDonald’s 2023 Japan Supplier Summit

Two men bowing while shaking hands in front of the McDonald's logo at the award ceremony

tms was recently honored at the 2023 McDonald’s Japan Supplier Summit in Tokyo on November 17 for our sustainable business initiatives. tms Japan was presented with the prestigious “Giving Back to the Community Together Award,” which recognizes tms for our commitments to bettering the communities we live and work in.

The “Giving Back to the Community Together Award” embodies one of the four major strategic focuses identified by McDonald’s Japan. This award signifies the strong partnership and successful collaboration amongst our teams to create positive change for our planet. We are extremely honored to be recognized by McDonald’s for our ongoing diligence in the supply chain and category management industries. This award further motivates our commitment to help McDonald’s achieve their sustainable brand goals for 2025, driving industry excellence and innovation that will lead to a brighter future.

Toshihiko (Toshi) Hobo, Account Management Director of Sourcing at tms, graciously accepted the award on behalf of tms at the summit and represents one of the many colleagues who played an integral role in the receival of this award.

The competition amongst suppliers to receive this award has always been fierce, so we are extremely honored to be recognized by McDonald’s Japan. We believe our efforts paid off with this acknowledgement, and our motivation to succeed has increased even more with this vote of confidence. This award is a result of teamwork across all tms stakeholders, and we are thrilled to have won in the sustainability category, which is such a critical strategic area for both tms and McDonald’s. We love the McDonald’s business!

Toshihiko (Toshi) Hobo
Account Management Director of Sourcing at tms

Learn more about our commitment to helping leading companies achieve their sustainable business objectives through our Better Future Blueprint, and read more about McDonald’s environmental goals on their planet impact overview.