Environment Promotion System

Our company has established Environmental Managers Meeting to review, resolve, and thoroughly implement important policies and policies related to environmental management and strategies, and has built a system that can be promoted and coordinated globally.
We also set up theme-specific committees, and Chemical Substance Management Committee deliberates and ensures management of product and factory chemical substance such as legal compliance.

This figure shows our environmental promotion system. We are building a system that can be linked and promoted globally about environmental activities.

Environmental Commendation

With the aim of stimulating environmental activities, improvement of awareness and horizontal expansion of superior case examples, we hold an Environmental Commendation.
In FY2023, we received 56 applications from global sites, and selected 4 themes for the Excellence Award ,20 themes for the Award.
To share superior case examples, we posted them on intranet website, aiming for promoting environmental activities.

Environmental Education

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.
For the purpose of preventing environmental accidents, we hold wastes and valuables exchange meetings and run case study workshops on environment risk.
The wastes and valuables exchange meeting was started in 2015 at home and in 2018 in China, and the case study workshop on environment risk was started in 2018 at home and in 2019 in China. Particularly in China, education on Panasonic’s management standard (factory emissions, chemical substances, etc.) is provided at the same time.
In APAC region, we hold seminars on our management standards and conduct improvement activities with on-site inspection, aiming for improvement in management level.
Since FY2020, we are continuing our educational activities such seminars and networking meetings by intranet, due to the coronavirus.

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.
Since FY2020, we are continuing our audit activities by intranet, due to the coronavirus.
We will continue to conduct on-site audits by bringing cameras to the audit site and using on-site inspection methods.