KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe
The 21st century is expected to make history as the “environmental era.” KYOCERA recognized early on the burden that business activities can place on the environment and on human life. We have strived to maintain clear vision in pursuing a harmonious balance between economic development and environmental preservation. In addition to operating under strict, group-wide environmental preservation measures - including ozone layer protection reduction, and energy and resource conservation - it is KYOCERA’s policy to develop products that can actively alleviate existing environmental problems.
As stated in the management rationale adopted when the company was founded, KYOCERA shall “contribute to the advancement of society and humankind.” We are committed to maintaining effective environmental management systems. KYOCERA has established organizational structures, methods and targets that define its environmental management goals, and is devoted to achieving them responsibly.
KYOCERA Environmental Charter applies to whole KYOCERA Group including KYOCERA Document Solutions Group. It clearly expresses the concept of this enterprise in working on the global environmental problems to within and without the corporation. KYOCERA Document Solutions Group establishes environmental management basic strategies in according to this Charter.
The KYOCERA Document Solutions Group established a consultative and decision-making body called the CSR Committee, to develop and implement Group-wide policies and strategies for addressing environmental regulations.
The Committee oversees the environmental management of the entire KYOCERA Document Solutions Group. Created in February 2004, the Green Committee consists of senior level management followed by seven subcommittees that are assigned to the task of reducing the environmental load across the product lifecycle.
The KYOCERA Green Committee is the core body for implementing and promoting KYOCERA’s environmental preservation activities worldwide. Its subcommittees propose specific targets and performance measurements for discussion and ratification. Each subcommittee performs local environmental preservation activities under the Green Committee’s direction.
In addition, the KYOCERA Affiliated Companies Green Committee supports individual subsidiaries throughout the KYOCERA Group, helping them to implement environmental directives based on the KYOCERA Environmental Charter.