Sustainability | Key CSR IssuesDevelop and Prosper in Harmony with the Global Environment

Basic Policy

As stated in the TDK Environmental Charter, “Develop and Prosper in Harmony with the Global Environment” is one of the TDK Group’s most important business themes. “TDK Environmental Vision 2035” has been established to contribute to developing a sustainable society. Based on this vision, “TDK Environment, Health and Safety Action 2025” has been formulated as a basic action plan for specific steps. The Company also strives to formulate industry standards for gauging product contribution, thereby promoting greater social understanding of the value of its eco-friendly contributions

Relevant SDGs

  • SDGs 12.つくる責任 つかう責任
  • SDGs 13.気候変動に具体的な対策を

Social Impact (Positive and Negative Impacts)

Positive impact

  • Contributing to the reduction of environmental loads through product supply
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation through business activities
  • Improving assessment of amount of product contributions

Negative impact

  • Environmental loads generated at group manufacturing sites
  • Environmental loads generated through value chain

Important Theme―Reduce Environmental Load throughout Life Cycle Stages

Main efforts

  • Understanding of environmental load at each life cycle stages
  • Establishment of method for converting each environmental load into CO2emissions
  • Implementation of activities to reduce environmental load at each life cycle stages

Functions

  • Safety and Environment Function

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Important Theme―Creating a Framework for Gauging Product Contributions

Main efforts

  • Formulation and establishment of common industrial standards
  • Dissemination of formulated standards

Functions

  • Safety and Environment Function
Fiscal 2018 goals Fiscal 2018 achievements Fiscal 2019 goals
1) Continue to implement standardization and awareness activities in collaboration with industry associations 1) Ongoing activities in collaboration with industry associations and promotion of internal calculations 1) Ongoing activities in conjunction with industry groups and continued promotion of efforts to calculate internally

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