These objectives are reviewed and revised on a yearly basis as part of our initiative to improve and protect the environment.
3rd Stage Environmental Action Plan
The Environmental Action Program is formulated for 3-year periods, while environmental activities are promoted on a continual basis.
After receiving ISO4001recognition in 2002, initial activities were implemented through FY 2004, with 3-year mid-range action plans implemented twice since.
- 1st Stage Environmental Action Plan: FY 2005 through FY 2007
- 2nd Stage Environmental Action Plan: FY 2008 through FY 2010
The 3rd Stage Environmental Action Plan, which started in 2011, is detailed below.
|Environmental Objective||Index||Target Values|
|Develop environmentally-friendly products||Eco-label products/ New product development||20% or more||20% or more||20% or more|
|Reduce environmental impact via operational improvements||No. of improvements (per year)/no. of employees||2% or more improvements||2% or more improvements||2% or more improvements|
|Prevent global warming||CO2 emissions reduction compared to 2004||18% or more||19% or more||20% or more|
|Promote zero emissions||Waste recycling rate||93% or more||97% or more||98% or more|
|Social contributions to environment||No. of annual activities/site||2 or more||2 or more||2 or more|
|Enhance environmentally-friendly mindset||Successful eco-exam applicants/No. of employees||30% or more||50% or more||70% or more|