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Environment State of Initiatives Location on "Sustainability" website
Environmental Management TDK has established the TDK Environmental Charter as the environmental policy of the entire TDK Group with the aim of contributing to the sustainable development of society. As basic plans for specific activities based on this charter, we have formulated the TDK Environmental Vision 2035 and TDK Environment, Health and Safety Action 2025 action plans and are making efforts to put them into practice. In addition, we have acquired ISO 14001 certification (an international standard relating to environmental management systems) at all manufacturing sites. Energy Transformation (EX)
Environmental Policy and Environmental Vision
Environmental Management System
Environmental Goals and Achievements
Facilities with ISO14001 and ISO50001 Certification
Social and Environmental Consideration at Manufacturing Sites
Cost of Environmental Protection
Climate Change In the TDK Environmental Charter, we clearly specify the implementation of environmental activities with consideration for climate change. And in the TDK Environmental Vision 2035 and TDK Environment, Health and Safety Action 2025 action plans, which were compiled based on this charter, we stipulate goals relating to climate change, such as the target of improving CO2 emission intensity. TDK is promoting initiatives toward the achievement of these goals. We have also identified energy transformation (EX) as a materiality issue and are conducting activities accordingly. Furthermore, in line with the framework of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), we disclose information on our efforts at TDK to combat climate change. Environmental Policy and Environmental Vision
Environmental Goals and Achievements
Energy Transformation (EX)
Climate Change Initiatives
Third-Party Verification
Third-Party Review of Environmental Performance Data
Environmental Performance Data
Environmental Performance Data by Site
Pollution & Resources In the TDK Environmental Charter, we clearly specify the need to implement environmental activities in recognition of the finiteness of resources. And in the TDK Environmental Vision 2035 and TDK Environment, Health and Safety Action 2025 action plans, which were compiled based on this charter, we stipulate goals relating to the effective use of resources, such as the target of improving waste intensity. TDK is promoting initiatives toward the achievement of these goals. Indeed, from the perspective of the effective use of resources, TDK is promoting efforts to curb the discharge of waste itself too. Environmental Policy and Environmental Vision
Environmental Goals and Achievements
Environmental Management System
Effective Use of Resources
Reduce Risks of Chemical Use
Environmental Performance Data
Environmental Performance Data by Site
Water Security In the TDK Environmental Charter, we clearly specify the need to implement environmental activities in recognition of the finiteness of resources. And in the TDK Environmental Vision 2035 and TDK Environment, Health and Safety Action 2025 action plans, which were compiled based on this charter, we stipulate goals relating to water resources, such as the target of improving water withdrawal intensity. TDK is promoting initiatives toward the achievement of these goals. Moreover, we conduct surveys relating to water risks in each country and region and endeavor to understand and manage water risks at manufacturing sites. Environmental Policy and Environmental Vision
Environmental Goals and Achievements
Water Resources Conservation
Environmental Performance Data
Environmental Performance Data by Site
Product Stewardship / Environment-Conscious Products For some time now TDK has been promoting such activities as the introduction of product assessment to evaluate the impact of products on the environment throughout their entire life cycle and the certification of excellent environment-conscious products. In addition to these activities, we are also promoting activities to reduce CO2 emissions by products and have compiled guidelines on the calculation of product contributions as criteria to quantify the reduction of CO2 emissions by products and know-how as environmental contributions. Environment-Conscious Products
Lifecycles and Product Assessment
Climate Change Initiatives
Third-Party Review of Environmental Performance Data
Green Procurement In our Purchasing Policies, we clearly specify the need for green procurement. TDK is promoting green procurement with the aims of contributing to a lightening of the environmental load and giving priority to the procurement of purchased products that enable us to fulfill our social responsibility. Sustainable Procurement
Procurement (Purchasing Principles, Purchasing Policies, TDK Supplier Code of Conduct)
Biodiversity TDK agrees with the Guidelines for Action by the Electrical and Electronics Industries concerning Biodiversity Conservation and conducts activities to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services. Approach to Biodiversity
Society State of Initiatives Location on "Sustainability" website
Labor Practices Based on the TDK Code of Conduct, we are endeavoring to build an environment in which employees with diverse personalities can display their abilities. Among other things, TDK respects diversity in the employment and utilization of human resources, promotes a work-life-balance, and organizes human-resource development programs. Code of Conduct
Respect for Human Rights
Employee Performance Data
Diversity & Inclusion
Human Resources Development
Social and Environmental Consideration at Manufacturing Sites
Human Resources Development TDK has formulated the TDK Global Human Resources Strategy and implements various measures, such as human-resource development systems, globally with the aim of building an environment in which diverse Group companies and outstanding human resources can display their abilities as members of the TDK Group. Furthermore, we have identified human resource management as a materiality issue and are conducting initiatives accordingly. Global Human Resources Strategy
Human Resources Development
HR Management
Employee Performance Data
Diversity & Inclusion TDK has formulated and is promoting the TDK Diversity and Inclusion Policy. Moreover, we have identified human resource management, which is in our materiality, as one of our themes and are conducting initiatives accordingly. Diversity & Inclusion
HR Management
Respect for Human Rights TDK has formulated the TDK Group Policy on Human Rights and, based on the framework of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, is promoting initiatives for the correct understanding, recognition, and improvement of human rights issues not only in business activities within the TDK Group itself but throughout the entire value chain. Respect for Human Rights
Code of Conduct
TDK Group Policy on Human Rights
TDK Supplier Code of Conduct
Supply Chain Management TDK has identified supply chain management as a materiality issue and is promoting initiatives that take account of society and the environment not only at TDK’s manufacturing sites but throughout the entire supply chain, including suppliers. TDK is a member of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA). By implementing self-assessments, audits, and so on in accordance with the RBA’s standards, we evaluate the state of implementation of CSR activities at our manufacturing sites and try to make continuous improvements. In addition, regarding suppliers, we promote not only sustainable procurement activities but also responsible mineral procurement. Supply Chain Management
Social and Environmental Consideration at Manufacturing Sites
Sustainable Procurement
Procurement (Purchasing Principles, Purchasing Policies, TDK Supplier Code of Conduct)
Respect for Human Rights
Responsible Sourcing of Minerals
Supply Chain Performance Data
Occupational Health and Safety TDK has formulated the TDK Occupational Health and Safety Charter and engages in various efforts to form safe and healthy workplace environments, including organizational improvements and operations to make the health and safety management system function effectively and risk reduction activities, such as risk assessment and education and training. Health and Safety
Employee Performance Data
Social and Environmental Consideration at Manufacturing Sites
Facilities with ISO45001 Certification
Quality Assurance TDK is promoting Group-wide activities toward realizing our basic philosophy of advancing to zero-defect. Furthermore, we have identified quality management as a materiality issue and are conducting initiatives accordingly. Quality Assurance Activities
Quality Management
Customer Relationship Management TDK is promoting activities with the aim of becoming a company that is trusted by customers. Moreover, we have identified quality management, which is in our materiality, as one theme and are conducting initiatives accordingly. Customer Satisfaction
Quality Management
Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy Based on TDK’s Basic Concept of Contributing to Society, we are promoting our own original social contribution activities. Social Contribution Activities
Governance State of Initiatives Location on "Sustainability" website
Corporate Governance Based on the TDK Basic Policy on Corporate Governance, we are continuously trying to enhance our corporate governance by building structures and mechanisms. Corporate Governance
Governance Performance Data
Compliance / Anti-Corruption We are endeavoring to foster a sincere, fair, and transparent corporate culture and to build a global compliance management setup with the aim of responding to the trust and expectations of customers and society. Code of Conduct
Corporate Ethics and Compliance
Policy on Relations with Business Partners
Governance Performance Data
Business Ethics Based on the TDK Code of Conduct, we have built a global corporate ethics management system and conduct efforts to disseminate awareness among directors and employees and to encourage apt behavior, including the establishment of a mechanism by which employees can report internally or consult on problems relating to corporate ethics anonymously. Code of Conduct
Corporate Ethics and Compliance
Risk Management To respond to risks occurring in our business activities, TDK has established various committees under the Executive Committee and is compiling countermeasures and responses to issues. In addition, we have identified opportunity and risk management as a materiality issue and are conducting initiatives accordingly. Risk Management
Opportunity and Risk Management
Tax Transparency TDK has established and is promoting our Global Tax Policy. Global Tax Policy
Information Security / Privacy Protection Based on the Basic Policy on Information Security, TDK has built a global information security management setup and is promoting activities with the aim of maintaining and improving information security. Information Security

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