Business Activities and Environmental Impact
We strive to reduce environmental impact over the entire life cycle of products, including all processes from material procurement through to production, use, and disposal.
Teijin Group Environmental Input / Output in FY2020
The Teijin Group considers environmental management to refer to "management that reduces the environmental impact over the entire life cycle of the product, including all processes from material procurement to production, product use and disposal."In addition to compliance with laws and regulations and agreements with local governments, we understand the effects on biodiversity and the environmental impact over the entire life cycle of the product, and work extensively on reducing CO2 emissions, on minimizing the emission of chemical substances, and managing and reducing waste materials among others.
Status of acquisition of environmental management system certifications
As a mechanism to minimize its impact on the environment, the Teijin Group encourages its business sites and plants to obtain the ISO 14001 certification, an international standard related to environmental management, as well as the Eco Action 21 recommended by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment.
|Japan (16 companies, 29 factories)||
Teijin (Iwakuni, Matsuyama, Chiba, Mishima, Ibigawa, Teijin Composites Innovation Center, Mihara Factory)
|Overseas (19 companies, 34 factories)||