Corporate Social Responsibilities-Environmental Policies

Environmental Policies

Steadily promoting what we should do as a responsible enterprise . . .

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Environmental Policies

Basic Management Philosophy

We, Polatechno Co., Ltd., aim to be a company that satisfies customers with products and technologies of various optical-controlling components to support the cultural lives of people. Our corporation remains committed to environment-friendly activities. The basic point of our activities is to build a foundation where people can coexist with the environment so that we leave a healthy environment to the next generation as a good corporate citizen trusted by international society.

Environmental policy

We are committed to improvement of customer satisfaction and contribution to protection of the global environment throughout our corporate activities including development, design, order, purchase, production, and shipment of polarizers and retarders for liquid crystal displays as well as processed goods by continuously improving the corporate management system through prevention of environmental pollution, reduction in environmental load and compliance with regulations and voluntary standards of the company.

*In addition to the environment, we establish the Responsible Care Policy for better labor safety and health, safety and accident prevention, chemical product safety, distribution safety, and communication with society. The policy is announced to all employees to work together as a team.

Responsible Care (Health, Safety and Environment) Policy

 1. Basic policy
(1) Prevent major accidents and disasters while prioritizing safety over everything else.
(2)  Promote development of safe, energetic worksites where employees can work in good health.
(3) Reduce environmental loads through pursuing energy conservation and zero emissions.
(4) Encourage social activities to strengthen relationships of trust with society.

 2. Specific action policy
(1) Labor safety and health
(i) Improve risk assessment, provide risk prediction training, and lead close-call activities to build safe worksites.
(ii) Promote traffic safety activities aiming to eliminate traffic accidents.
(iii) Implement regular health checkups for better health management of employees.
(iv) Prevent and alleviate mental health problems in employees by implementing preventive measures and quick reactions.
(v) Provide hazardous materials handling education and implement work environment management to prevent damage to health caused by hazardous materials.
(vi) Provide education and implement construction management to ensure the safety of construction projects and contractors.

(2) Environmental protection
(i) Promote and continue activities to reduce environmental loads by reducing waste and engaging in recycling and resource conservation.
(ii) Promote and continue energy conservation activities to mitigate global warming.
(iii) Prevent environmental pollution and contamination by complying with environmental laws, regulations, and voluntary standards set by the company.
(iv) Regularly review and continuously improve the environmental management system of the company.

(3) Safety and accident control
(i) Maintain and continue safe and stable operation by improving risk assessment and safety examinations.
(ii) Implement disaster management training and BCP training to prepare for natural disasters, fires, andenvironmental accidents.

(4) Chemical products and product safety
(i) Reduce environmental load and ensure safety by implementing risk assessment for chemical materials and using and managing the materials.

(5) Distribution safety
(i) Improve efficiency of transportation to ensure safe distribution and reduce environmental load.

(6) Communication with the society
(i) Provide better social contributions and improve trust by communicating with local societies.