Basic Policies on Environmental Protection and
Safety & Health Promotion
Issued: April 8, 2011
The corporate philosophy of Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd. (ISK) emphasizes contributions to social development and to the protection of life and environment, thereby benefiting all our stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, suppliers, members of communities concerned, and our employees. To this end, ISK seeks to achieve transparent management in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
To gain social trust in ISK as a responsible chemical company, ISK seeks to fulfill its social responsibility and help realize a sustainable society. To implement environmental protection and safety & health promotion initiatives in line with our corporate philosophy, ISK has adopted the following basic policies.
1. Environmental protection:
Abiding by relevant environmental laws and regulations, ISK will take internal initiatives to prevent environmental pollution, reduce waste volume, and promote reuse and recycling of resources.
2. Safety and health promotion:
To promote the safety and health of employees and local residents in relevant areas, ISK will abide by laws and regulations concerning safety, hygiene, security and disaster management, work to prevent accidents and disasters, and create a safe and comfortable workplace.
3. Management of chemicals:
Given the tighten regulation of the use of chemicals on a global basis, ISK will augment the management and control of chemicals in all processes, ranging from the purchase of raw materials to manufacturing, transport, storage and disposal.
4. Resource and energy conservation:
To achieve greater efficiency in the use of limited resources, ISK will augment its resource and energy conservation measures.
5. Product development activities:
In consideration of the vital importance of environmental preservation in product development activities, ISK will work to reduce environmental impacts of our products and manufacturing and other activities, so as to protect the global environment, prevent global warming, and preserve biodiversity.
6. Sharing information with society:
To maintain management transparency, ISK will continue to promote close communication with the public, providing information about our activities for environmental protection and safety & health promotion.