Report on Other Initiatives

Goals and Achievements of Major Initiatives

Objectives of initiatives Goals for fiscal year 2016 Achievements in fiscal year 2016 Evaluation Goals for fiscal year 2017
Report on Responsible Care initiatives and prepare business site reports. • Reinforce and expand ef for ts to enhance the DIC Group’s performance.
• Promote ongoing Responsible Care initiatives tailored to local markets.
• Steps were taken to create a foundation for unifying performance data while ensuring legal and regulatory compliance in different countries and territories.
• Ongoing Responsible Care initiatives tailored to local markets were promoted.
★★★ • Reinforce and expand ef for ts to enhance the DIC Group’s performance.
• Promote ongoing Responsible Care initiatives tailored to local markets.
Implement measures for PCBs. • Maintain system for storing and managing PCBs.
• Promote the proper disposal of equipment containing PCBs.
PCB waste was collected and stored in an appropriate manner and disposed of in accordance with the practices of the Japan Environmental Storage & Safety Corporation (JESCO). ★★★ • Maintain system for storing and managing PCBs.
• Promote the proper disposal of equipment containing PCBs.
Protect the ozone layer. • Reinforce framework for managing equipment containing CFCs.
• Continue promoting efforts to avoid the adoption of new raw materials containing specified CFCs.
• Continue to ascertain the amount of CFCs leaked at domestic DIC Group companies and promote measures to prevent leakage.
• The adoption of new raw materials containing specified CFCs was avoided.
• Measures to ascertain the amount of CFCs leaked at domestic DIC Group companies proceeded.
★★★ • Reinforce framework for managing equipment containing CFCs.
• Continue promoting efforts to avoid the adoption of new raw materials containing specified CFCs.
• Continue to ascertain the amount of CFCs leaked at domestic DIC Group companies and promote measures to prevent leakage.
Asbestos Ensure awareness of the potential risks associated with the discovery of asbestos during demolition or when retrofitting equipment and appropriate responses. Materials containing asbestos, including insulation, were discovered during the removal of equipment and were removed and disposed of in a legally appropriate manner. ★★★ Ensure awareness of the potential risks associated with the discovery of asbestos during demolition or when retrofitting equipment and appropr iate responses.
Train raw materials and product safety experts.
• Provide support and direction for efforts to enhance the capabilities of ESH coordinators in Greater China and the Asia–Pacific region.
• Continue to provide and increase the sophistication of education, training and direction.
• Promote expert-led training for employees regarding laws and regulations.
• Training for ESH coordinators in Greater China and the Asia–Pacific region was conducted in Japan.
• In-house training regarding pertinent laws and regulations and business procedures was provided.
★★★ • Provide support and direction for efforts to enhance the capabilities of ESH coordinators in Greater China and the Asia–Pacific region.
• Continue to provide and increase the sophistication of education, training and direction.
  • * Evaluations are based on self-evaluations of current progress. Key: ★★★ = Excellent; ★★ = Satisfactory; ★ = Still needs work

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