Environmental Impact generated by Our Business Activities
Illustrated here is a comprehensive image of the environmental impact generated by the domestic DIC Group`s business activities in FY 2011. As input, 2 items are indicated: energy consumption and total water consumption. As output, 6 items are indicated: emissions of 567（+1 substance group） chemicals released into the environment, including PRTR*1 chemicals, CO2 emissions, NOx emissions, SOx emissions, COD emissions through waste water, and industrial waste disposed of as landfill.
About DIC Group （overseas）, the data for 2011 （including energy consumption as input and CO2 emissions and industrial waste disposed of as landfill as output）, is shown.
- *1567 substances （and 1 substance group）: Targeted for check by the DIC Group are 462 PRTR class 1 designated chemical substances + 105 substances targeted for study by the Japan Chemical Industry Association （excluding class 1 designated chemical substances） and 1 substance group （chain hydrocarbons with 4 to 8 carbons）
- *2The PRTR （Pollutant Release and Transfer Register） is a scheme for assessing, aggregating and disseminating data on the sources of hazardous chemicals, amounts released into the environment and amounts transferred off-site from industrial establishments via waste products
- * Overseas data includes that from January 2011 to December 2011
DIC has been taking measures to reduce the emissions of chemicals into the environment and prevent pollution
DIC conducts the measures properly in accordance with the regulation of VOC/Dioxin emissions
DIC continues promoting zero emission activities and spreads it to the domestic DIC group companies
The DIC Group is promoting the reduction of CO2 emissions in efforts to prevent global warming
View other various activities such as recycling and measures to cope with overseas regulations