We have established a framework for promoting a broad range of initiatives with the aim of contributing to environmental protection.
Environmental Management Framework
In line with our Rules for Environmental Management, our Environmental Management Committee, which is chaired by the individual responsible for environmental management, meets once annually. We have established an Environmental Technology Working Group and an Energy Saving Working Group as subsections of the Environmental Management Committee to guide our efforts to address particularly important challenges.
The Environmental Management Committee’s annual meeting formulates decisive initiatives to address issues determined by the Technological Risk Management Conference and deliberates annual activity reports and activity plans for the Company as a whole, corporate headquarters, branches, specified sites and working groups.
Environmental Management Framework
* Specified sites are mixed-purpose sites—primarily production and research facilities—that are under direct divisional supervision and for which integrated process safety management is necessary.
We provide a wide range of environmental training to all employees with the aim of raising employee awareness of environmental initiatives. Our environmental training program encompasses components focusing on environmental targets, environmental laws and regulations and emergency responses, as well as training for internal auditors.
New recruits are given basic Group training for new employees to promote the understanding of basic environmental issues and encourage familiarity with the Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group’s environmental initiatives and achievements.
Certification under ISO 14001
A total of 11 Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group companies in Japan, including the parent company, and seven Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group companies overseas, have obtained certification under ISO 14001, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)’s standard for environmental management systems.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation
- 1. Certifying body: KHK-ISO Center
- 2. Registration date: October 26, 2001
- 3. Registration number: O1ER-162
- 4. Organization registered: Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation and the Sagamihara and Oyama plants of Shin Sagami Sanso Co., Ltd.
Principal Group Companies Certified under ISO 14001
Shizuoka Sanso Inc.
Japan Fine Products Co., Ltd.
Sogo Kariya Sanso Corporation
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Engineering Corporation
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas and Welding Corporation
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Higashikanto Corporation
Daiichikaimei Co., Ltd.
Nippon Ekitan Corporation
Nissan Tanaka Corporation
Funtaigiken Co., Ltd.
|Air Products Industry Co., Ltd.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Myanmar Co., Ltd.
Vietnam Japan Gas Joint Stock Company
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Engineering Taiwan, Inc.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Taiwan, Inc.
Dalian Changxing Island Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ltd.
Acquisition of Green Management Certification
Green Management is an environmental certification system for companies engaged in transportation, including those operating truck, bus and taxi fleets, administered by the Foundation for Promoting Personal Mobility and Ecological Transportation. Efforts to reduce the environmental impact of their operations are screened based on the foundation’s Green Management Promotion Manual, with companies judged to be implementing particularly key initiatives earning Green Management certification and registered. A total of 11 of the 20 Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group and subcontracted logistics companies* we use, including Nissan Unyu K.K., have earned Green Management certification.
*For more information, see Environmental Data.