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- Environmental Policy of the Yokogawa Group
Environmental Policy of the Yokogawa Group
Based on the Yokogawa philosophy which states, "Our goal is to contribute to society through broad-ranging activities in the areas of measurement, control, and information," and recognizing that environmental conservation of the precious earth is a critical issue for the whole of humanity, each site of the Group shall strive, in all its activities, to:
Establish, maintain, and improve its environmental management system.
Each site promotes and continuously improves its global environmental conservation activities, strives to prevent environmental contamination, and establishes an environmental management system. To maintain and improve the system, each site accurately evaluates the burden of its activities on the environment including climate change, biodiversity and water resources, sets environmental objectives and targets that are technically and economically viable, and carries out environmental audits.
Provide environmental training.
Each site actively provides training for global environmental conservation to ensure that employees understand the Environmental Philosophy, Code of Conduct for Environmental Conservation, and Environmental Policy of the Yokogawa Group to improve their environmental awareness, and to act autonomously with consideration of the environment in both their work and life in the local community.
Abide by legal regulations.
Each site abides by laws, legal regulations, and other requirements applied to environmental aspects, in order to proactively conserve the global environment.
Carry out resource recycling-based operations.
Throughout its activities, each site endeavors to utilize energy and resources efficiently, to prevent global warming, to reduce waste, and to promote the reuse and recycling of resources with the aim of eliminating emissions.
Minimize environmental pollution.
Each site strives to eliminate the use of substances that adversely impact the environment, such as toxic chemicals, and ozone-destroying substances, by using safe substitutes or employing safe technologies to avoid the risk of environmental pollution.
Create environmentally friendly products.
Each site develops and produces environmentally friendly “green” products in consideration of the environmental burden throughout the products’ lifecycles, from material purchase, manufacture, and distribution to their use and disposal.
Supply society with environmental solutions.
Each site supplies society with value-added products and services for conserving the earth's environment through measurement, control, and information technologies.
Contribute to local communities.
Each site encourages its employees to participate in environmental conservation activities under their own initiative as good corporate citizens.
Make environmental information available to the public.
Each site actively makes environmental information, including its environmental policy and conservation activities, available to the general public.
Senior Vice President
Audit & Compliance Headquarters
Yokogawa Electric Corporation