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Targets and Results of Environmental Activities

Medium-term and Long-term targets

Item Medium-term and Long-term targets
Environmental Management Systems ・Advancement of environmental management systems (EMS)
・Support and improvement of the objectives and targets of the Fundamental Environmental Policy
Making Products Environmentally Friendly ・Measures to develop and manufacture environmentally friendly products and expand operations to new markets and customers
Appropriate Management of Chemicals ・Establishment of appropriate systems for managing chemicals
・Promotion of understanding and management of chemical hazards
・Possession of GHS SDS in 85% or more by fiscal year 2022
Prevention of Pollution ・Compliance with laws and regulations and efforts to prevent environmental pollution
Fighting Global Warming ・Reducing energy consumption per unit of sales 8% by fiscal year 2021 compared to 2013
・Reducing energy consumption per unit of sales 18% by fiscal year 2031 compared to 2013
・ Using renewable energy 5% by fiscal year 2031
3R Activities ・Support of landfill rate below 1.8% company-wide
・Achievement of landfill rate below 1% company-wide by fiscal year 2021
Protect Water Resources ・Reducing water use per unit of sales 5% by fiscal year 2021 compared to 2016
Environmental and Social Communication ・Promoting of environmental communication

Targets and Results in Fiscal Year 2017 and Activity Targets in Fiscal Year 2018

Evaluation standard:  Achieved   Not achieved ×

Item Main targets in fiscal year 2017 Main results in fiscal year 2017 Evaluation Main targets in fiscal year 2018
Environmental Management Systems Continued maintenance and improvement of EMS at business locations certified under ISO14001 ・Underwent maintenance/renewal auditing from external auditors.
・Advanced support for the revised ISO14001 and obtained 2015 certification at Electron Tube Division and Miyakoda Factory.
Continued maintenance and improvement of EMS at business locations certified under ISO14001
Compliance with environmental laws and regulations ・Violations of environmental laws and regulations: 2
- Violation of reporting duties regarding special facilities under the Water Pollution Control Law
- Violation of inspection duties regarding special facilities under the Water Pollution Control Law
× Compliance with environmental laws and regulations
Making Products Environmentally Friendly Company-internal/external operation based on the Standards for Use of Environmentally Controlled Substances (Management of Chemical Substances) and update of the Standards ・Updated to version 14 of Standards for Use of Environmentally Controlled Substances.
・Provided in-house training (in Japan: 7 times; overseas affiliates and dealerships: 7 times).
Company-internal/external operation based on the Standards for Use of Environmentally Controlled Substances (Management of Chemical Substances) and update of the Standards
Advancement of R&D in environmentally contributing and friendly products ・Advancement at each business location Advancement of R&D in environmentally contributing and friendly products
Making Business Activities Environmentally Friendly Appropriate Management of Chemicals
Promoting the collection of GHS compliant SDSs ・The ratio of holding GHS compliant SDSs is 65% or higher, putting in our internal database. Promoting the collection of GHS compliant SDSs
Ensuring employees treat chemicals properly ・Held educational trainings for appropriate use of chemical substances, attended by a total of 605 people. Ensuring employees treat chemicals properly
Prevention of Pollution
Reduce VOC emissions into atmosphere per unit of sales by 30% compared to 2000 and recovery rate of 50% or higher ・61.1% reduction, recovery rate: 64.9% Reduce VOC emissions into atmosphere per unit of sales by 30% compared to 2000 and recovery rate of 50% or higher
Complying with the self-regulation standards ・Confirmed and conformed to environmental regulations. Inspected our facilities that could affect the environment Complying with the self-regulation standards
Fighting Global Warming
Saving energy programs and its promotional activities ・Promoted energy-saving activities as a Fun to Share sponsor company.
- Held an energy-saving contest at home in 2017 with 612 participants.
- 11 business locations in Japan participated in the Light Down Champaign.
Saving energy programs and its promotional activities
Reducing energy use per unit of sales by at least 4% compared to 2013 ・Reduced energy use per unit of sales by 17.7% compared to 2013. Reducing energy use per unit of sales by at least 5% compared to 2013
3R Activities
Support of landfill rate below 1.8% company-wide ・Landfill rate was reduced to 0.7% (company-wide tabulation) Support of landfill rate below 1.8% company-wide
Support of management of waste-disposal contractors ・Through confirmation, etc. of implementation with waste-disposal contractors, it was confirmed that contracted waste disposal is handled correctly. Support of management of waste-disposal contractors
Protect Water Resources
Reducing water use per unit of sales 5% by fiscal year 2021 compared to 2016 ・Reduced water use per unit of sales by 10% compared to 2016 Reducing water use per unit of sales 5% by fiscal year 2021 compared to 2016
Evaluation of water risks ・Using water-risk evaluation tools, water risks were evaluated at all production facilities and research centers. Evaluation of water risks
Environmental and Social Communication Promoting biodiversity conservation activities ・Distribution of Happy Memorial Trees
・A total of 540 people participated in local cleaning activities 16 times during the year.
・Participated in the Lake Hamana Cleanup Campaign and tree planting in Tsunami mitigation forest.
・Awarded the Hamamatsu City CSR Activities Commendation in 2016 (Joko and Miyakoda Factory).
Promoting biodiversity conservation activities
Publishing our environmental information to the public and our employees ・Disseminated environmental information including environmental reports and online dissemination.
・Posted ECO communications 4 times a year in company newsletter.
Publishing our environmental information to the public and our employees