Teijin Group Global Environmental Charter

The Teijin Group defines its Global Environmental Charter and Global Environmental Activity Goals in line with our corporate philosophy.

The Teijin Group Global Environmental Charter

To fulfill the Teijin Group’s corporate philosophy “We place the highest priority on safety and the preservation of our natural environment” to ensure society’s sustainable development, we will:

  1. 1.Strive to promote efficient use of resources and energy and reduction of environmental impact to preserve the global environment.
  2. 2.Provide products and services that reduce the environmental impact for society through progress in science and technology with a focus on global environmental consciousness.
  3. 3.Participate in social activities aiming at conserving the global environment through education and raising awareness for group employees, and cooperation with local communities involved in our business activities.

(Established by resolution of the Board of Directors in December 1992; revised in July 2007)

The Teijin Group Global Environmental Activity Goals

Promotion of environmental preservation activities

  1. 1.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.
  2. 2.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.
  3. 3.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

  1. 4.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.
  2. 5.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

  1. 6.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.
  2. 7.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)