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 hold an Environmental Commendation.
In FY2017, we received 35 applications from global business sites, and selected 5 themes as Excellent Prize, 17 themes as Prize.
To share superior case examples, we posted them on intranet website, aiming for promoting environmental activities.
We provide education on environmental activities for all employees through Intranet and 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, we completed transfer to ISO14001:2015 and make educational contents or hold trainings, seminars, and study sessions to disseminate revision of the standards.
As a global environmental activity, we completed transfer to ISO14001:2015. In China, our Chinese Branch Office provide educational contents and 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 conduct environmental mutual audits periodically to check operation of Environmental Management System(EMS) and ensure compliance with laws and other requirements.
From FY2016, we have held Cross-company Mutual Environmental Audits with other companies.
We will extend our knowledge by incorporating other company auditors' opinions, aiming for improvement in management level.