Environment Promotion System
In Automotive & Industrial Systems Company, like Panasonic Group Promotion System, theme-specific committees are formed to set a promotion structure that enables global coordinated action.
For example, Energy Saving Committee shares information on energy saving, and Chemical Substance Management Committee deliberates and ensures management of product and factory chemical substance such as legal compliance.
With the aim of stimulating environmental activities, improvement of awareness and horizontal expansion of superior case examples, we conduct Environmental Commendation.
In FY2016, we received 46 applications from global business sites, and selected 4 themes as Excellent Prize, 15 themes as Prize.
To share superior case examples, they were posted on intranet website, aiming for promoting environmental activities.
We provide education on environmental activities for all employees through Intranet and provides special education for persons in charge of environment on global basis. As a part of special education, we hold Seminar on Factory Emission, Seminar on Chemical Substance Management, Energy Saving Network Event, etc.
In Japan, in order to complete transfer to ISO14001:2015 and drive home the revision of standards, we plan, make and provide educational contents as well as plan and hold trainings, seminars, and study sessions.
As a global environmental activity, in China, we—mainly the China Branch Office—provide environmental education to complete transfer to ISO14001:2015, as well as hold seminars on our management standards. (factory emissions, chemical substances, etc.)
In APAC region, we hold seminars on our management standards and conduct improvement activities with on-site inspection, aiming for improvement in management level.
Environmental Mutual Audit
We implement environmental mutual audits periodically to ensure reliable operation of Environmental Management System(EMS) and compliance with laws and other requirements.
From this fiscal year, we will join the Cross-company Mutual Environmental Audit, organized by regional headquarters. We will extend our knowledge by incorporating opinions from other company's auditors, aiming for improvement in management level.