Kyocera Group Environmental Safety Policy and Targets

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 Kyocera Group Environmental Safety Policy
In the course of business activities, through operation of the management system, the Kyocera Group will take comprehensive measures to proactively promote environmental protection and work safety, adhering closely to the Company's basic philosophy and to continuously improve environment and safety performance.
Kyocera Group Environmental Safety Policy
· Kyocera will comply with laws, agreements, and internal standards regarding the environment and work safety.
· Kyocera will increase research and development into products that make a positive contribution to the enhancement of the global environment and minimize environmental impact at all stages of the product life cycle; and the Company will strive to spread the use of such products.
· Kyocera will promote greenhouse gas emission control in the value chain to contribute to the prevention of climate change.
· Kyocera will contribute to the realization of a society with sustainable recycling of resources by purchasing materials with low environmental impact, reducing the volume of new resource consumption, and minimizing waste.
· Kyocera will advance conservation of biodiversity by minimizing negative impacts on the natural environment, as well as by protecting and nurturing the natural environment.
· Kyocera will support corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities and communicate with various stakeholders.
· Kyocera aims to build a corporate culture that creates an accident-free and disaster-free workplace environment where everyone can work safely and with peace of mind.
· Kyocera will carry out risk assessments and reduce risks by eliminating existing hazards in order to prevent workplace accidents and disasters.
· The Kyocera Group strives to build a work environment where employees feel healthy, enjoy job satisfaction and can reach their maximum potential by promoting mental and physical health.
*Latest Update:October 1,2018


 Kyocera Group Environmental Safety Targets
The Kyocera Group has established the Kyocera Group Environmental Safety Targets, which outlines targets in the five areas of energy, CO2, water, industrial waste and biodiversity, as well as setting targets to decrease industrial and fire accidents.
Kyocera Group Environmental Safety Targets

(1)Energy consumption(*1) unit improvement rate will be improved by 2% or more from the previous year.

(2)CO2 reduction measures (*2) of 13,000 t-CO2 will be implemented.

(3)Water consumption (*3) unit improvement rate will be improved by 1% or more from the previous year.

(4)Industrial waste discharge (*4) unit improvement rate will be improved by 1% or more from the previous year.

(5)Activities Related to the Conservation of Biodiversity will be implemented.

(6)In Japan, the target for total accident frequency rate is 0.4 or less; and lost time accident frequency rate is 0.15 or less, and total accident frequency rate to machinery is 0.25 or less. Overseas, the target for total accidents per 1,000 persons is 0.8.

(7)Fire accidents target is zero.

*1  Energy consumption: all sites in Japan including manufacturing sites and non-manufacturing sites
  *2  CO2 reduction measures: all sites in Japan manufacturing sites and non-manufacturing sites
  *3  Water consumption: except sites which do not consume water in the production line the manufacturing sites that have high risk of water consumption have to set the target
  *4  Industrial waste discharge: the manufacturing sites that have high risk of industrial waste discharge have to set the target

*Latest Update: June 1, 2019

   
 
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