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Basic Policy for the Environment

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Elecrtonic Devices & Components Group recognizes that the basic responsibility of people living today is to hand over the precious global environment to the next generation in a sound condition. Out of this recognition and in accordance with our Environmental Vision, we will strive to create affluence and ensure coexistence with the earth. We will also contribute to realizing a sustainable society by aiming at achieving a low-carbon and recycle-oriented society that strives to coexist with nature through our environmental activities.

Promoting environmental management

  • We consider environmental stewardship to be one of management’s primary responsibilities and promote environmental activities in harmony with economic activities.
  • We assess the impacts of its business activities, products and services on the environment, including with regard to biodiversity, and specify objectives and targets with respect to the reduction of environmental impacts and prevention of pollution.
  • We strive to continuously improve environmental management through internal audits and reviews of activities.
  • We comply with all laws and regulations, industry guidelines it has endorsed, and its own standards concerning the environment.
  • We strive to enhance the awareness of all its employees with respect to the environment and require that they make a practical contribution to the environment through their work.
  • We operate globally, and accordingly, promote environmental activities throughout Toshiba Group.

Providing environmentally conscious products and services and reducing their environmental impact through business activities

  • We recognize that natural resources are finite and implement vigorous environmental measures to promote their effective and practical use in terms of both products and business processes.
  • We develop and provide environmentally conscious products and services which contribute to the reduction of environmental impacts throughout their life cycles.
  • We strive to reduce the environmental impacts of all business processes, encompassing design, manufacturing, logistics, sale, and disposal, with a particular focus on the mitigation of climate change, efficient use of resources and management of chemicals.

    1)Promotion of climate change mitigation for each business place in the various material and device

    manufacturing processes

    2)Promotion of zero emissions of waste

    3)Management of and conveying of information about chemicals supporting the legal restrictions

    and trends in Japan and overseas

As a corporate citizen of planet Earth

  • We contribute to society through its environmental activities, which include the development and provision of excellent, environmentally conscious technologies and products in cooperation with society at large and with local communities.
  • We are committed to maximizing disclosure and transparency in communication with stakeholders and society at large in order to facilitate mutual understanding.

April-1 2017
Materials & Devices Division
Toshiba Corporation
General Manager
Kenji Sasaki