Green Policy (Environmental Policy)
Activities are underway for better “environmental quality” in all corporate activities of the Group, in compliance with our environmental policy, the Fujifilm Group Green Policy.
Fujifilm Group Green Policy
“Sustainable development” is the most important issue for our planet, the human race, and all business entities in the 21st century. The Fujifilm Group companies around the world aim to stay at the forefront of efforts to attain this goal in terms of environmental, economic, and social terms. We will strive for customer satisfaction as well as our contributions to “sustainable development” by achieving high environmental quality in products, services, and corporate activities.
- We will promote environmental burden reduction and product safety assurance with the following four items in mind:
- (1) Our efforts are pursued throughout all corporate activities.
- (2) Our efforts are pursued throughout the entire product life cycle.
- (3) We give overall consideration to economic and social implications.
- (4) Biodiversity conservation
- We will improve our management of chemical substances and the chemical content of products to reduce environmental risks.
- We will comply with legal regulations as well as Fujifilm Group regulations, standards, and requirements that are individually agreed on.
- We will strengthen partnerships with our business partners, collaborate in government and industrial activities, and actively participate in community activities.
- We will actively give full disclosure of the information regarding our involvement in and accomplishment of various environmental activities to all associated individuals, including local communities, governments, and Fujifilm Group company employees, to facilitate open communication.
- We will heighten the environmental awareness of every Fujifilm Group employee through employee education, so that we can fortify our infrastructure to face the challenges posed by environmental issues in the future.
Fujifilm FY2017 Priority Issues
|1. Contributing to resolving environmental issues through products and services||1) Develop and disseminate products and services that contribute to resolving environmental issues. (CO2 emission reduction, water issues, energy issues)
2) Quantifying Fujifilm's contribution to CO2 emissions reduction based on the Environmental Contribution Effectiveness
Guidelines to convey our efforts to customers.
3) Quantifying the effects of Fujifilm's contribution to resolving water resource issues based on the Water Footprint Guidelines to convey our efforts to customers.
4) Develop activities for achieving the 2030 target based on the Medium-Term CSR Plan.
|2. Promoting measures against global warming||1) Continually promote CO2 emission reduction at each of the stages of product lifecycle. (procurement, manufacturing, transportation, use, disposal)
2) Promote efficient energy use in business activities.
3) Explore and seize opportunities for using renewable energies.
|3. Promoting the efficient use of resources||1) Use resource efficiently by promoting the 3Rs: Reduce-Reuse-Recycle.
2) Reduce waste. (by yield increase, reuse of manufacturing waste, conversion of waste into valuables etc.)
3) Promote the concept of Zero Waste Disposal at all production sites.
4) Promote the effective use of water resources. (saving water to reduce the amount of water use per unit of production)
5) Improve main products' indices per unit, and verify their validity.
|4. Ensuring product and chemical safety||1) Continue dissemination of approaches and systems to the supply chain concerning management of chemicals in products.
2) Establish the enforcement of internal rules and procedures concerning product compliance.
3) Monitor, communicate, and assess product safety information thoroughly and laterally apply safety measures across all sites.
4) Implement safety management based on risk assessment of all chemical substances used.
5) Continue to improve the systems for ensuring product compliance.
|5. Enhance the CSR framework supporting the corporate activities across the value chain||1) Ethical Sourcing investigation for suppliers.
2) Self check and improvement on work mechanisms in response to social request.
|6. Environment and safety risk management||1) Maintain systems that abide by laws and regulations and adheres to voluntary management targets.
2) Improve and promote industrial safety and health.
3) Continue to control the level of VOC emissions generated from the production process.
|7. Information disclosure and communication of relevant information||1) Enhance information disclosure through various methods. (e.g., Sustainability Reports, websites)
2) Enhancement of the disclosure of environmental performance information.
|8. Employee education||Educate employees in the areas of environmental preservation, product safety, occupational safety and chemicals.|
Fuji Xerox FY2017 Priority Issues
|1. Controlling global warming
*Greenhouse gas reduction target by 2020
(1) By FY2020, 30% reduction in CO2 emissions during the company's overall lifecycle stage from the level in FY2005
(2) Reduce CO2 emissions at customers by seven million tons by FY2020
|1) Contribute to help reduce CO2 emissions from customers' office and factory by providing energy saving products & solutions
2) Reduce CO2 emissions by installing the new energy-efficient equipment and improving productivity in production process at the development and production sites
3) Reduce CO2 emissions in office by reforming employees' work style
4) Reduce CO2 emissions by improving efficiency in the product logistics
|2. Preservation of natural resources||1) Establish the next generation eco-friendly material technologies, such as bio-based plastics
2) Reduction of resource input with lighter equipment
3) Curb use of new resources by recycling used parts
4) Reduction of waste output and recovery of valuable substances at production and product development sites
5) Reduce water usage in production and product development sites
|3. Reduction in environmental risk from chemical substances||1) Reinforce measures against laws and regulations to reduce chemical substance risks from products (observing RoHS, REACH, etc.)
2) Expansion for risk assessment method for chemical substances into sales and service divisions (domestic)
|4. Preservation of ecosystems and biodiversity||1) Promote sustainable paper procurement concerning for forest ecosystems
2) Participate in Japan Business Initiative for Biodiversity (JBIB)
|5. Improvement of the infrastructure for promoting environmental targets||1) Reinforce systems to grasp environmental performance data
2) Reinforce measures to respond proactively to environmental regulation
Overall View of the Environmental Impact
Please find the material flow and Scope 3 Protocol of the Fujifilm Group.