Nikkiso's corporate philosophy is to contribute to the world using its original technologies, focusing on human life and the environment. Modern day society is in a stage of transition, seeking both harmony with nature and sustainable development. Nikkiso aims to grow and develop with society and offer technologies, products and services to help realize these objectives.
- We will strive to develop environmentally friendly products by conducting environmental impact and safety evaluations at the development and design stages.
- We will work to minimize the amount of waste and pollutants generated during production, distribution and disposal, and when providing services, and take appropriate measures to deal with such materials when produced. We will also work to conserve resources and energy.
- As well as following all environment-related laws, regulations and agreements, we will establish our own environmental management targets and strive to meet and surpass them.
- We will devote considerable resources to educating employees about environmental issues with the aim of establishing firmly in their minds the importance, as members of the company and society, of working to conserve the environment.
Environmental management systems
Nikkiso has adopted a PDCA process (Plan - Do - Check - Act) to realize ongoing improvements to the environment via the environmental management systems detailed below.
Environmental management systems (ISO14001)
To develop its environmental management systems, Nikkiso has adopted a process that involves studying the environmental aspects of Nikkiso operations, identifying any operations with a significant impact on the environment, formulating and implementing environmental management plans, and review by management. Nikkiso has received the following international standard (ISO14001 accreditation) for these systems.
|Location||Date of certification|
|Higashimurayama Plant||January 1991|
|Research & Engineering Institute||May 1999|
|Kanazawa Plant||May 2000|
|Hakusan Factory||December, 2017|
Environmental Action Plan
We develop an environmental action plan at each of our business locations and work toward the specific goals set under the plan, which include the following.
|Location||Environmental Action Plan|
|Head Office||Reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions|
|Reduce environmental load from office activities|
|Higashimurayama Plant||Reduce total greenhouse gas emissions|
|Maintain or increase the 90% waste reuse/recycling rate
(Reduce, reuse, and recycle waste)
|Assess life cycle of standard model products|
|Conduct environmental education/training and give back to the community|
|Research & Engineering Institute||Reduce greenhouse gas (CO2) emissions|
|Develop environmentally friendly products|
|Reduce and recycle waste|
|Implement environmental measures for waste management companies|
|Conduct environmental education and emergency drills|
|Kanazawa Plant||Reduce resource and material consumption through environmentally friendly manufacturing|
|Reduce greenhouse gas (CO2) emissions
Reduce energy (electric power and crude oil) consumption
|Reduce copy paper consumption|
|Reduce waste and promote recycling through environmentally friendly manufacturing|
|Conduct environmental education and training and give back to the community