- Safety, Accident Prevention, and Environmental Preservation
- Progress on the Fifth Medium-Term Environmental Plan
CSR Activity Report (CSR Guideline Activity Reports) - Safety, Accident Prevention, and Environmental Preservation
Progress on the Fifth Medium-Term Environmental Plan
Toray Group has finished carrying out its Fifth Medium-Term Environmental Plan, which ran from fiscal 2016 to fiscal 2020.
In July 2018, Toray Group published its Sustainability Vision, which outlines the following goals in aiming to further reduce the Group’s environmental impact.
- Toray Group: Achieve a 30% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions per unit of sales by fiscal 2030, compared with the fiscal 2013 level.
- Toray Industries and plants in Japan: Achieve a 7% reduction in the absolute volume of greenhouse emissions by fiscal 2030, compared with the fiscal 2013 level.
The Group will continue to work to reduce emissions in beyond fiscal 2020 in order to achieve the goals outlined in the Sustainability Vision.
Progress on the Fifth Medium-Term Environmental Plan Target
|Area||Toray Group fiscal 2020 target||Fiscal 2020 results|
|Curb global warming||Maintain greenhouse gas emissions at least 15% below the fiscal 1990 level (Toray Industries, Inc.)||35% reduction|
|15% or greater reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per unit of sales compared to fiscal 1990 (Toray Group in Japan)||30% reduction|
|Management of chemical substances||Atmospheric emissions of PRTR Law-Specified substances: Maintain at least 70% below the fiscal 2000 level (Toray Group)||70% reduction|
|Atmospheric emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs): Maintain at least 70% below the fiscal 2000 level (Toray Group)||74% reduction|
|Waste reduction||Zero emissions goal: Achieve at 45 or more Toray Group plants||Achieved at 48 plants|
|Simply disposed waste rate: 22.5% or lower (Toray Group)||20.8%|
|Recycling rate: Maintain at 86% or more (Toray Group)||86.2%|
|Landfill waste rate: 1.3% or lower (Toray Group in Japan)||2.4%|
Click here for the main initiatives for CSR Guideline 3, “Safety, Accident Prevention, and Environmental Preservation” in CSR Roadmap 2022.