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Sustainability

Continuous Improvement of Responsible Care Activities

Responsible Care Code Mid-term plan (FY2016-2021) FY2020 plan Achievement assessment FY2021 plan
Environmental protection and countermeasures to address climate change
  • Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving
    the GHG emission rate※1
    GHG emissions: Reducing by 20% from FY2011 level by FY2021
    GHG emission rate: Improving by 40% from FY2011 level by FY2021
  • 1 Emissions / sales
  • Continuing to undergo third-party verification for GHG emissions
  • GHG emissions: Reducing by 30% from FY2011 level
  • GHG emission rate: Maintaining improving by 50% from FY2011 level
  • Consideration of a drastic GHG emissions reduction plan
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  • GHG emissions: Reducing by 29% from FY2011 level
  • GHG emission rate: Improving by 52% from FY2011 level
  • Received the third-party verification about GHG emissions
  • Set GHG emissions reduction target (Reduing by 30% from FY2018 level by FY2030)
  • Continuing to undergo third-party verification for GHG emissions
  • GHG emissions: Reducing by 30% from FY2011 level
  • GHG emission rate: Maintaining improving by 50% from FY2011 level
  • Improving the energy consumption rate※2
    Improving by 30% from FY2011 level by FY2021
  • 2 Amount of energy consumption / sales
  • Further energy saving by improving the equipment capacities and renewal aging facilities
  • Energy consumption rate: Improving by 30% from FY2011 level
  • Implementation of Energy saving by improving the equipment capacity and renewal aging equipment, etc.
  • Energy consumption rate: Improving by 32% from FY2011 level
  • Further energy saving by improving the equipment capacities and renewal aging facilities
  • Energy consumption rate: Maintaining improving by 30% from FY2011 level
  • Reducing industrial waste
  • Recycling rate: 99.5% or higher by FY2021
  • Recycling rate: 98% or higher
  • Recycling rate: 97.3%
  • Recycling rate: 98% or higher (Reviewed due to changes in external conditions)
  • Establishing a CSR supply chain management (green procurement) system
  • Conducting EHS audits in major raw material suppliers
  • Expanding the coverage of CSR Questionnaire (purchases by business divisions)
  • Conduction of EHS audits in major raw material suppliers
  • Selecting companies to be surveyed with priority for purchases by business divisions
  • Conducting EHS audits in major raw material suppliers
  • Starting of operation of CSR questionnaire for purchases by business divisions
  • Strengthening measures for biodiversity conservation
  • Promoting activities for biodiversity based on biodiversity action guidelines
  • Management of Bio-Park
  • Support for a NPO
  • Contribution to the conservation of marsh registered under the Ramsar Convention
  • Continuous support for the conservation of Pinus pentaphylla
  • Promoting activities for biodiversity based on biodiversity action guidelines
  • Promoting development and sales of environmentally friendly products
  • Selecting Themes
  • Investigation of the relevant product, visualization of the cost
  • Continuing investigation of the relevant product and visualization of the cost
Safety and disaster prevention
  • Zero accident of fire / explosion / leaking chemicals
  • Creating safety culture and improving the safety capabilities
  • Improving effectiveness of the prior assessment system on manufacturing, construction work and research
  • Continuation and establishment of reviewed measures to prevent fires and explosions
  • Starting fires and explosions risk prevention measures and identifying issues
  • Verification and review of measures to prevent fires and explosions that have already been formulated
  • Zero accident of fire / explosion / leaking chemicals
  • Review of safety culture evaluation methods
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  • Implementation of reviewed measures to prevent fires and explosions
  • Implementation of fires and explosions risk prevention measures
  • One accident of fires and leaking chemicals respectively, and zero accident of explosion
  • Implementation of safety culture evaluation at the affiliates and cooperative companies
  • Implementation of consideration of safety culture evaluation methods
  • Continuing of fires and explosions risk prevention measures
  • Zero accident of fire / explosion / leaking chemicals
  • Continuing of consideration of safety culture evaluation methods
Occupational safety and health
  • Revising the occupational safety and health management system
  • Achieving zero accident that requires staff time off from work
  • Implementing safety audits
  • Review safety training and raise awareness of training for temporary staff
  • Efforts to achieve zero rule violations
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  • One case of accident requiring staff time off from work, two cases of accident involving employees of subcontractors including temporary staff
  • Implementation of reviewnig of safety education materials and raising awareness of training for temporary staff
  • Zero occupational injurie due to rule violation
  • Implementing safety audits
  • Verification of implementation / continuation of corrective measures for past cases of occupational accidents
Chemicals and products safety
  • Promoting risk-based management throughout the lifecycle of chemical substances
  • Contributing to advanced research that examines the impact of chemical substances on human health and the environment
  • Continuously disclosing safety summaries of chemical substances
  • Continuously conducting the risk assessment by prior assessment system
  • Continuously implementing Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) assessment
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  • Disclosure of safety summary of dilute nitric acid
  • Implementation of risk assessment by prior assessment
  • Implementation of WET assessment
  • Continuously disclosing safety summaries of chemical substances
  • Continuously conducting the risk assessment by prior assessment system
  • Continuously implementing WET assessment

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