Environmental policy of Fuji Site

Philosophy

The Kowa Group“with an eye on the earth and the future”, recognizes the importance of environmental problems and shall maintain a harmonious balance between our business activities and global environmental preservation in order to contribute to society and realize sustainable development.

Policy

The Kowa Group, as a conglomerate enterprise made up of manufactures and traders, has developed its global business activities by considering the environment in diverse ways. The Fuji site, which is located in the beautiful environment surrounded by Tagonoura and Mt. Fuji, has a business objective of contributing to people’s health through the manufacturing and R&D of pharmaceuticals.

At this site, we shall strive to realize our philosophy, considering a life cycle perspective of our own activities, products and service, and developing our business activities based on the following policy, so as to pass on this great environment to future generations.

  • 1. Establishment, implementation, maintenance of Environmental Management System
    By utilizing ISO14001, we shall establish our EMS, implement it and maintain it. Also we shall strive for continual improvement of our EMS in order to improve our performance.
  • 2. Compliance of Environmental Related Regulations
    We shall comply with the laws, regulations, and other rules agreed to by the Kowa Group through our active conduct of business.
  • 3. Prevention of pollution and Protection of the environment ① Adequate control of chemical substances
    We shall adequately control chemical substances to prevent environmental pollution.
    ② Contribution to building a “Low Carbon Society”
    We shall work towards resource and energy conservation, which will lead to the prevention of climate change.
    ③ Contribution to establishing a “Sound Material-Cycle Society”
    We shall work towards reducing waste, recycling and effective utilization of resources in order to help realize a sound material-cycle society.
    ④ Promotion of Environmental Preservation Enterprises
    We shall promote both enterprises which reduce environmental impact and handling of eco-friendly goods.
    ⑤ Consideration for Biodiversity preservation
    We shall recognize that preservation of biodiversity is responsibility to the next generation, and make an effort for not taking part in an act threatening sustainability.