Promoting Group-wide ESH Management
The Teijin Group positions Environment, Safety and disaster prevention, and Health (ESH) as a key issue relating to all business operations and is engaged in activities to reduce environmental impact affecting both the global environment and the local society, as well as to ensure the safety and health of residents and employees. We also quantitatively measure the investment and expenses relating to ESH, leading to efficient promotion and improvement of ESH activities.
Corporate Code of Conduct
1. Respect human life and give due consideration to safety and health concerns
The Teijin Group has respect for human life and strives to maintain people´s safety and health at all stages of its business activities.
2. Coexistence with the global environment
The Teijin Group aspires to ensure society´s sustainable development, to exist in harmony with the natural environment and to cherish nature and life.
Teijin Group ESH basic policies
We make safety our highest priority, following our philosophy of protecting human life.
ESH is the responsibility of every production line manager.
ESH efforts are integral to every stage of business activities.
The Teijin Group global environmental activity goals
Promotion of environmental preservation activities
Throughout our business operations, we will make efforts to reduce our environmental impact, including the reduction of CO2 emissions, conserve energy and resources, and make effective use of waste.
We will appropriately manage biological and chemical substances in compliance with the related laws and regulations to ensure that our use of these substances will not cause damage to the environment or to the safety and health of people.
We will provide as many people as possible with appropriate information and support so that our products will be transported, used, and disposed of in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.
Promotion of design for environment and environmental business
We will design products in an environmentally friendly manner in cooperation with our customers and suppliers, while promoting green purchasing and procurement as well as green transportation. In addition, we will conduct necessary assessment at the planning stage of business projects, thereby reducing potential risks to human health and the environment.
We will further develop technologies for environmental preservation and environmental improvement, including technologies that contribute to energy conservation and 3R activities (activities to promote the reduction, reuse, and recycling of materials) and will expand our environmental business taking advantage of our Group´s proprietary technologies and strong market presence.
Expansion of environmental communication and social contribution activities
We will clearly show our commitment to making contributions to society by such measures as setting and announcing environmental impact reduction targets and will engage in communication with a range of our stakeholders, including local communities in which we conduct business.
We will raise the awareness of all Group employees and provide them with education on environmental preservation as well as support them in conducting environmental preservation activities, such as energy conservation activities at their households and in their local communities.
(Established in December 1992; revised in July 2007)