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FY2018 ECO-VC Activity -Proposal and Application Guidelines
Implement cost rationalizations, CO2 reductions, reduction in total resources used, utilize recycled resources used and enhance product competitiveness through joint initiatives between Panasonic and its business partners and thereby help preserve the global environment.
2) Application Guidelines
1.Please refer to the following list, the Key Points of ECO-VC Activities, and apply your achievements or proposal using the designated form to the procurement professionals at our company to whom you are dealing with.
2.Screening process at Panasonic company
- Application acceptance period (January 2018 through March 2018)
May vary by each Panasonic company. Please contact procurement professional at Panasonic company for the details.
3. Screening Board Meeting (To be conducted by Panasonic Global Procurement Company)
(1) Initial Screenings. Venue: Panasonic Shoshin Hall. Osaka, Japan.
- Process Parts: Friday, May 25, 2018. (Planned)
- Standard Parts: Friday, June 1, 2018. (Planned)
(2) Final Screenigs. Venue: Panasonic Wonder Lab Osaka. Osaka, Japan.
All proposals must be related to Panasonic products.
For CO2 conversion, please refer "Panasonic CO2 Emissions Coefficients"
3) ECO-VC Activity Proposal and Application Guidelines
4) For inquiry about ECO-VC Activity
Please contact procurement person in charge at local Panasonic Manufacturing Company
or Panasonic Company.
You may also contact to ECO-VC Activity Administration at
Key points of ECO-VC Activities
Key points of ECO-VC Activities
|Key words||Examples of initiatives and achievements|
Key points of Logistics
|Key words (Logistics)||Examples of initiatives and achievements|
||- Improvement in a loading rate, joint transportation and consolidated service|
||- Implementing direct transportation to the warehouse and Utilize return track|
||- Optimized size for transportation and storage, downsizing by minimum packaging, review type of materials|
||- Change type of transportation such As from truck to rail lord, or vessel|
||- Introducing and utilize eco-track, and promote eco-conscious drive|
||- Use biofuel proactively|
||- Improve storage efficiency, consolidate warehouse locations, and eliminate defect inventory|
||- Reduce air freight transportation, contribute to reduce lead time|
||- Practically use RFID technology, building freight tracking systems|
||- Reduction of the loss by preventive action for accident reduction measures|
"Panasonic CO2 Emissions Coefficients
Emissions coefficients for electric power: 2005 CO2 emissions coefficients for electric power published by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative in May 2005.
Simplified emissions coefficients of materials and fuels to be used by Panasonic : Determined based on relevant documents.
Electricity and Fuels
|Type||Unit||CO2 emissions coefficient (kg-CO2)|
|Heavy oil A||Liter||2.710|
|Type||Parts||CO2 emissions coefficient (kg-CO2/g)||CO2 emissions coefficient (kg-CO2/pc)||Price per pc (in JPY)|
|*Printed wiring board (g-CO2/mm2)||14.6||0.0146||0.02|
CO2 Emissions Coefficients
|Material||CO2 emissions coefficient (kg-CO2)|
|Coppers, Solder Materials||1.3|
|Gold (Platinum, Palladium etc.)||160|
|Zinc (other Non--Ferrous Metals)||2.9|