IBIDEN has created a company-wide environmental-management system led by the president, and has also established organizations at each site of operations that are led by the each Plant Manager, and is promoting environmental management.
We are pursuing ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 certification with an in-house management system as the means to continuously improve the environmental footprint caused by the Group's activities, products and services.
Together with IBIDEN Electronics Industries Co., Ltd., IBIDEN Graphite Co., Ltd., and IBIDEN Engineering Co., Ltd. (water treatment division), which are directly linked to our business activities, we obtained ISO14001 certification in January 2000 and OHSAS18001 certification in March 2003*. Since fiscal year 2011, we have been operating a management system that integrates both ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.
In fiscal year 2012, domestic group companies worked to build a management system with the aim of obtaining OHSAS18001 certification. IBIDEN Industries Co., Ltd. acquired OHSAS18001 certification in August 2012. Moreover IBIDEN Greentec Co., Ltd., IBIDEN Jushi Co., Ltd. and IBIDEN Bussan Co., Ltd. acquired OHSAS18001 certification in January, March and May 2013, respectively.
* OHSAS:Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series
In our Group, not only Domestic group companies but also Overseas group companies are working to obtain ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification.
IBIDEN Electronics Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a new base in Southeast Asia, obtained ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 certificates in March 2013. IBIDEN Philippines, Inc. and IBIDEN Hungary Kft. are working to acquire the OHSAS18001 certificate. In the future, we will continue with efforts to obtain this certification for overseas group companies.
*IPI: IBIDEN Philippines Inc.
*IEM: IBIDEN Electronics Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
*IEB: IBIDEN Electronics (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
*ISH: IBIDEN Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
*IHU: IBIDEN Hungary Kft.
*IDFS: IBIDEN DPF France S.A.S.