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Toshiba Corporation, Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Company
Environmental Policy

[Photo] Corporate Senior Vice President & President of the Community Solutions Company Shinichiro Akiba

Toshiba Corporation Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Company contributes to the future of humanity and the earth by striving for a ‘safe, secure, reliable and sustainable society’ providing social and industrial infrastructure, and solutions for buildings and facilities. Our environmental focus permeates through all of our production: public infrastructures, building facilities and industrial systems. Toshiba Corporation Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Company also contributes to our clients and society by providing environmentally conscious products and services.

We regard our business as contributing towards the realization of a smart community through these environmentally-conscious activities.

We recognize that “the Earth is an irreplaceable asset” and it is a fundamental duty of each of us to preserve it for future generations. Because of this, we have the following policies in the Toshiba Group’s Environmental Vision that contributes to a sustainable society through environmental activities. We aim for a “low-carbon path” and a recycling-oriented culture resulting in a society in symbiosis with nature.

We also promote those environmental activities throughout our companies worldwide. Below is an outline of our actions:

1. Environmental stewardship through our environmental management is one of the primary responsibilities.

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We strive for continuous improvement and progress of our environmental management system by harmonizing environmental activities with economic activities to help improve environmental performance.
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We continuously assess impacts to biodiversity and the environment by our business aspects and specify environmental purposes and targets with respect to mitigation of pollution and environmental impact in order to pursue environmental conservation.
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We comply with all applicable environmental laws, regulations, and other environmental standards along with our own voluntary standards.
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We require all employees to make a practical contribution to the environment through their jobs and promote environmental activities throughout the group companies worldwide.

2. We contribute to society by offering environmentally-friendly solutions, products and services which contribute to reducing environmental impacts throughout their lifecycle.

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We will reduce CO2 emissions through continued improvement on efficiency of energy conversion, reduction of both energy loss and power consumption.
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We will reduce precious resources used in the production process through downsizing and lessening the weight of our products.
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We will facilitate, reuse and reapply through modularization and improvement of assembly.
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We will reduce the concentration of hazardous chemical substances by switching to less hazardous chemicals.
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We will provide information on the environmental function of our solutions, products, and services.

3. We are committed to mitigate the environmental impact in our production processes by addressing the actions presented below.

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We will reduce CO2 emissions in production, power supply facilities and distribution chains through the reduction of energy consumption such as electricity, gas, and fossil fuel.
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We will reduce greenhouse gases.
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We will decrease chemical emissions and improve our chemical-related facilities.
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We will reduce total waste quantity and work toward Zero Emissions.
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We will promote Green Procurement to purchase environmentally-friendly goods and parts.

4. We are committed to contributing to society though our environmental activities and by collaborating and cooperating with local communities and society.

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We will disclose environmental information and enhance the environmental communications both internally and externally to facilitate a mutual understanding both within Toshiba as well as outside Toshiba.
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We will participate and cooperate in environmental activities that engage our society.

April 1st, 2016
Shinichiro Akiba
President and CEO
Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Company

Shinichiro Akiba

Toshiba Corporation, Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Company Environmental Policy