We are engaged in the research, development and production of chemicals and, accordingly, conduct environmental management activities to reduce the environmental impact of the products we make. We are particularly concerned about preventing resource depletion and work to procure recyclable materials to the greatest extent possible, while promoting activities to reduce environmental impact.
1 . Legal compliance and pollution prevention
We comply with environmental laws, regulations and other requirements, strive to prevent environmental pollution, and work to protect the environment of society and local communities.
2 . Environmental load reduction activities
We grasp the environmental pollution that accompanies business development, manage the environment through continuous improvement, and work to prevent pollution.
- ① We purchase environment-friendly products and develop product design, development, manufacturing, and sales activities.
- ② Strengthen the understanding and management of hazardous chemical substances and carry out activities to reduce emissions.
- ③ We strive to conduct research and development managing emissions in consideration of the environmental burden.
3 . Education and publicity activities
We set environmental objectives to achieve this environmental policy, informing all employees through environmental education to practice environmental pollution prevention.
Environmental Management System
In 2004, we obtained ISO 14001 certification for our environmental management system (Kyoto Plant, Tokushima Plant, Kawasaki Plant, Sakai Plant, and Research Laboratory).
We utilize an environmental management system to clarify organizational roles and responsibilities. Each organization sets its own environmental goals and works for continuous environmental improvement through a PDCA cycle. These woeks are evaluated by the Energy Conservation and Environment Committee and internal environmental audits, and the evaluation results are reflected to top management for improvement and review of the environmental management system.
Material flow(FY2022 actual results)New Japan Chemical Co., Ltd. & Nissin Chemical Co., Ltd.
Reduce environmental load initiative
The Challenge of Going Carbon Neutrality
As a company that conducts business using petrochemical resources, we recognize that it is a very important responsibility to go CN (Carbon Neutrality).We have set a goal of reducing CO2 emissions from our domestic business sites by 50% from the FY2013 level by FY2030, and achieving CN by FY2050.
To achieve our goals, we are promoting energy-saving activities such as fuel efficiency improvement and conversion to renewable energy as well as approaching a low-carbon society through our business.
From the perspective of reducing environmental impact and processing costs, We will continue to strive to reduce waste.
It is difficult to directly reduce the amount of waste per production volume, but we are working to increase the recycling rate ※ by promoting the recycling of generated waste.（FY2022 actual results 84.7%)
※Recycling Rate：Percentage of waste generated that is processed by the company or outsourced for recycling.
Presently, there are no water intake restriction areas in our production bases. However, we recognize the importance of water resources that are vital to our production activities, and we are working reduction and preservation of water resources risk. In FY2022, the total water intake by water source at our domestic production bases was 3,221 thousand tons. In regards to drainage water quality, we are independently managing quality at standards stricter than the standards determined by each municipality.
Through measures such as promoting proper operation of boilers and incinerators, we have been managing at standards set stricter than each municipality, as well as advancing our reduction in toxic substance emissions into the atmosphere.