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Environmental Objectives (Goals as of Fiscal 2020)

Environmental Objectives (Goals as of Fiscal 2020)

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

Issues Goals as of Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2018 Results Evaluation
Reduction of Greenhouse Gas emissions Achieve four percent reduction in absolute amout vs. fiscal 2016 result*1 Established "OMRON Carbon Zero" environmental target to reduce GHG emissions by 2050, setting action plans for fiscal 2019 and 2020 As planned
Environmental contribution*2 > CO2 emissions from global production sites Environmental contribution (1,055 thousand tons of CO2)> CO2 emissions from global production sites (193 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 56 tons/year (81% progress) As planned
  • - Equipment using CFC: Down to zero
  • - Equipment using HCFC: Down 64%
  • - Use of mercury: Down 71%
As planned
Reduction of waste Achieve Zero Emissions*4 at all global production sites 25 sites (63% progress) As planned
Prevention of air, water and soil contamination Perform environmental legal assessments at all global production sites 38 sites (95% progress) As planned
Effective usage of water resources Reduce water usage at all global production sites by 6% vs. fiscal 2015 result*5 Down 7.2% As planned
Facilitating environmental management Acquire and maintain ISO 14001 certification at all global production sites 40 sites (100% progress) As planned
  • *1 OMRON 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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