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Goals and Results

Environmental Objectives (Goals as of Fiscal 2020)

Green OMRON 2020 Environmental Objectives (The OMRON Group, Fiscal 2020 Goals)

In fiscal 2017, the OMRON Group set out to address below environment-related social issues, in accordance with the Group's identified sustainability issues and long-term goals.

Issues Goals as of Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2019 Results Evaluation
Reduction of Greenhouse Gas emissions Achieve four percent reduction in absolute amout vs. fiscal 2016 result*1 Achieved 34 percent reduction in absolute amount vs. fiscal 2016 result As planned
Environmental contribution*2 > CO2 emissions from global production sites Environmental contribution (971 thousand tons of CO2)> CO2 emissions from global production sites (135 thousand tons of CO2) As planned
Appropriate management and reduction of hazardous substances Reduction of mercury through the prevalence of digital thermometers and digital blood pressure monitors: 69 tons / year*3 57 tons/year (82% progress) As planned
  • - Equipment using CFC: Down to zero
  • - Equipment using HCFC: Down to zero
  • - Equipment using mercury (fluorescent lamps): Down to zero
As planned
Reduction of waste Achieve Zero Emissions*4 at all global production sites 21 sites (95% progress) As planned
Prevention of air, water and soil contamination Perform environmental legal assessments at all global production sites 24 sites (100% progress) As planned
Effective usage of water resources Reduce water usage at all global production sites by 6% vs. fiscal 2015 result*5 Down 13.2% As planned
Facilitating environmental management Acquire and maintain ISO 14001 certification at all global production sites 25 sites (100% progress) As planned
  • *1 The OMRON Group committed its participation in Science Based Targets Initiative in July 2018, and revised FY2020 target to absolute amount, back-casting from FY2050 goal. Click here for more information.
  • *2 Volume of CO2 emissions reduction contributed by society’s use of the OMRON Group’s energy generation and savings products and services
  • *3 Revised reduction goals following trends of mercury regulation in each country
  • *4 Recycling of waste: 98% or higher
  • *5 Changed the previous goal into absolute-amount goal at the beginning of FY2017
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