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Environmental Management

Green Heart Factories and Offices

Environmental Management

Green Heart Factories

Certifying Environmentally Conscious Plants Based on In-House Standards

Since fiscal 2005, Daikin has utilized in-house standards for evaluating and certifying environmentally conscious plants for their environmental and social performance. Certification is conducted once every two years.

In fiscal 2017, we revised these standards to elevate these efforts to a higher level. In addition to the standards used up to now focused on whether environmental activities are being conducted organization-wide, including mechanisms for the participation of all employees, we established a four-stage certification ranking system consisting of platinum, gold, silver and bronze categories in order to evaluate the initiatives of each business site.

As of the end of fiscal 2019, 39 bases in Japan and overseas had been certified as gold (seven bases), silver (16 bases) and bronze (16 bases).

Green Heart Offices

"Green Heart Office" Initiative

Daikin began the "Green Heart Office" initiative in fiscal 2011 to promote environmental activities at non-production bases such as offices. In fiscal 2014 we created a three-stage ranking comprising gold, silver and bronze to evaluate the level of initiatives being undertaken by each base based on "reduce resource usage" and "awareness and contribution."

In fiscal 2019, six bases were Gold Class and three bases were Silver Class. We are working toward increasing the number of Gold Class bases through activities to improve the environmental consciousness of offices.


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