Initiatives for Managing Water Resources

Materiality Focus

The Toray Group is working to provide solutions to water resources problems around the world, based on the following policies. In its own operations, the Group effectively uses and recycles water and properly manages water resources.

  1. The Toray Group recognizes that water is one of the most important resources for humanity, and that people are confronting problems related to water resources in many areas of the world.
  2. The Toray Group is committed to helping to solve global water resources problems through its products, technologies and services.
  3. The Toray Group continuously monitors the state of regional water resources, and conducts appropriate management of water resources according to the basic principle of sharing precious water resources with the local communities where the Group operates.

The Toray Group practices the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) in consuming water resources, and monitors the quality of water that is released into public bodies of water.

Water Resource Management by the Toray Group

Water Resource Management by the Toray Group

Water Usage

The Toray Group used 222 million tons of water in fiscal 2015, a decrease of 5% from the previous fiscal year. Compared to the amount used per unit of sales in fiscal 2001, set to an index value of 100, usage in fiscal 2015 stood at 56.2 points, down 3.5 points from the previous fiscal year.

Related Information

Comparative Water Usage Per Unit of Sales (Toray)

(FY) 2001 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Comparative water usage per unit of sales 100 76.7 75.6 66.7 59.7 56.2