Environmental Activities

Environmental Policy

Through our business operations of developing, manufacturing, and selling precision functional parts for transport, we have developed methods of harmonizing with the natural environment and coexisting with local communities, and are proactively engaged in global environmental conservation.

Policies of Conduct

  1. Observe and obey all environmentally-related requirements, legal and otherwise, in the course of our business operations.
  2. Establish environmental objectives, review them regularly, and work towards their continuous improvement.
  3. Strive to develop earth-friendly products.
  4. Engage in resource and energy conservation, recycling efforts, and chemical substance management of materials throughout the lifecycle of our products, which includes their development, manufacture, sale, servicing, and disposal.
  5. Endeavor to minimize and appropriately dispose of waste matter and contaminants that form during each stage of the product manufacturing process.
  6. Participate in environmental preservation activities as a collective member of the local community.Participate in environmental preservation activities as a collective member of the local community

Environmental Activities

Showa Corporation is actively undertaking activities in accordance with the environmental management system (EMS) by acquiring certification for the International Standard ISO 14001 - Environmental management systems.
■The scope of application of the environmental management system is as follows.
① Saitama Office ② Tochigi Office ③ Hadano Office ④ Gotemba Office ⑤ Asaba Office

Prevention of Global Warming To reduce CO2 emissions (per million yen of sales), which are generated through corporate activities, by more than 3% compared with fiscal year 2013 until the end of fiscal year 2016.
Promotion of Energy Saving To reduce energy consumption (crude oil equivalent per one million yen of rough added value) by more than 1% compared with the previous fiscal year.
Resource-saving Activities.
  1. To continue a recycling rate of industrial waste of 85% or higher until fiscal year 2020.
  2. To continue to reduce the amount of industrial waste directly landfilled to zero.
Compliance with environmental laws and regulations To implement compliance of laws and regulations verified by two parties.
Peaceful coexistence with the community To actively undertake social contribution activities.
Environment conservation activity To maintain and to continuously improve the environmental management system.