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Basic Environmental Policy

The DOWA group positions its commitment to environmental conservation as important issues in conducting our business.

We prepared the Basic Environmental Policy based on the following concepts: gWe must improve environment through our business activities and hand over the sound earth environment to the next generation,h and gWe strive to establish fairness and honesty in each employeefs action and awareness by considering what is good for the earthfs environment and local communities through daily activities and practice activities appreciated by local people.h

Basic Environmental Policy of the DOWA group

The DOWA group shall strive to create the resource-recycling society and shall aim to hand-over the sound global environment to the next generation through our business activities.

  1. We will provide our customers (clients and local communities) with products and services, which contribute to building a resource-recycling society.
  2. We will minimize the environmental impact and environmental risk in our business activities.
  3. We will work on environmental conservation activities across the entire company from the management level to employees together.

We will put forth our efforts as stated below, based on the Basic Environmental Policy.

  • gProviding products and services which contribute to strengthening our resource-recycling societyh
    We will evaluate the impact of our products and business activities on the environment though LCA (life cycle assessment), review proposals using the environment evaluation index and promote expansion of environmentally friendly products and services.
  • gMnimizing environmental impact and environmental risk in our business activitiesh
    We aim at achieving average 10% reduction of CO2 emission from that of 2006, during the period from 2008 through 2012 as a measure to reduce global warming, and strengthening measures focusing on energy saving. Each company in our group will prepare an environmentally conscious business management plan to establish a system that allows implementation of the PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) cycle.
  • gWorking on environmental conservation activities across the entire company from the management level to employees togetherh
    We will participate in gTeam Minus 6%h, an initiative by the Ministry of the Environment to promote measures to prevent global warming, promote the initiative across the company and raise awareness of employees on environmental conservation activities.

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