Sustainability

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.

Teijin Group Environmental Input / Output in FY2020

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.

Status of ISO 14001 certification
Japan (16 companies, 29 factories)

Teijin (Iwakuni, Matsuyama, Chiba, Mishima, Ibigawa, Teijin Composites Innovation Center, Mihara Factory)
Hiroshima Plastic
Teiyo
Teijin Frontier (Head office, Ibigawa factory)
Teijin Modern Yarn (Komatsu, Kaga)
Frontier Tex
Teijin Tedy
Teijin Cordley
Teijin Pharma (Tokyo Research Center, Iwakuni, Home Healthcare Technical Service Center)
Unisel
Infocom (head office, Kansai, Yokohama)
Infocom West Japan (Matsuyama)
Teijin Eco-Science (Matsuyama)
Teijin Kosan (Ehime)
Toho Chemical Engineering & Construction (Mishima, Tokushima) Toho Machinery

Overseas (19 companies, 34 factories)
  • The Netherlands: Teijin Aramid (Delfzijl, Arnhem, Emmen)
    USA: Teijin Carbon America, Continental Structural Plastics (Conneaut, Serepta, North Baltimore, Van Wert, Carey, Grabill, Huntington, Lenoir, Salisbury)
    China: Nantong Teijin, Nantong Teijin Automotive Fabrics Finishing, Teijin Chemicals Plastic Compounds Shanghai, Teijin Polycarbonate China, N.I. Teijin Airbag Fabric (Nantong), CSP Victall (Tangshan) Structural Composites
    Thailand: Teijin Polyester (Thailand), Teijin (Thailand), Thai Namsiri Intertex (Weaving, Dyeing), Teijin Cord (Thailand), Teijin Corporation (Thailand), Teijin FRA Tire Cord (Thailand)
    Germany: Teijin Carbon Europe, Ziegler
    Mexico: Continental Structural Plastics (Saltillo, Tijuana)
    Portugal: Inapal (Leça do Balio, Palmela)
    Czech Republic: Benet (Čejetice, Čejetičky, Milovice)
    South Korea: Teijin Lielsort Korea