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History of Toshiba's Activities

FY Initiatives, activities, and topics Promoting Organization
2013 Introduction of the T-COMPASS environmental management concept
Received 1st place (manufacturing sector) for the second consecutive year in the Nikkei Environmental Management Level Survey
Received the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry's award, etc. at the 10th Eco-Products Awards
 
2012 Formulation of the 5th Environmental Action Plan
Environmental Report 2012 received the Environmental Communication Award
Received 1st place (manufacturing sector) in the 16th Nikkei Environmental Management Level Survey
 
2011 Formulation of the Environmental Grand Design
Received the President of Keidanren's award at the 20th Global Environment Awards
 
2010 Announcement of the new concept for environmental management at a business policy briefing
Environmental Report 2010 received the Environmental Communication Award, etc
 
2009 Establishment of biodiversity guidelines
Environmental Report 2009 received the Environmental Communication Award, etc.
Toshiba Group's Environmental Management Promotion Organization restructured into eight divisions by adding the Corporate Strategic Planning Division, Logistics Planning Office and Advertising Division
2008 Publication of the Environmental Report 2008 Establishment of new standards for Excellent ECPs and the creation of a new ECP logo
Declaration of the turning point in greenhouse gas emissions
Division restructured into four groups by adding a group in charge of overseas operations
2007 Formulation of the Environmental Vision 2050 Division restructured into three groups: one group in charge of planning, one group in charge of ECPs, and one group in charge of business processes
2006 Integration of the conventional Toshiba environmental audit systems to start a new environmental management audit system The Asia and Oceania Environment Division newly established
2005 Publication of the “Factor T” brochure Acquisition of ISO 14001 certification for the Environmental Management Promotion Organization of Toshiba Corporation The United States Environment Management Division newly established Toshiba Group's Environmental Management Promotion Organization newly established
2004 Formulation of the 4th Environmental Action Plan
Formulation of Environmental Vision 2010
Publication of CSR Report 2004
Publication of the “Factor T: Introduction” brochure
Division name changed to the Corporate Environment Management Division
The China Environment Management Division newly established
2003 A third-party audit system introduced in environmental accounting The EC Environment Management Division newly established
2002 Achievement of zero waste
Introduction of material flow cost accounting
 
2001 Received the Green Award, Global Environment Award, etc. Organization name changed to the Environmental Conservation Promotion Division
2000 Formulation of the 3rd Environmental Action Plan
Disclosure of environmental accounting
 
1999 Decommissioning of all incinerators Organization name changed to the Recycling Promotion Center
1998 Publication of the Environmental Report 1998  
1997 Revision of the Basic Rules for Environmental Protection
Acquisition of ISO 14001 certification for all factories of Toshiba Corporation
 
1996 Formulation of the 2nd Environmental Action Plan  
1995 Establishment of the New Basic Rules for Environmental Protection, began taking steps to acquire an ISO 14001 certificate Organization name changed to the Environmental Conservation Center
1994 Complete elimination of 1.1.1-trichloroethane  
1993 Formulation of the 1st Environmental Action Plan
Complete elimination of specified CFCs used for cleaning Implementation of the Environmental Audit System in Toshiba on the basis of Eco-Responsibility (EASTER)
 
1992   The Environment Management Committee newly established
1991 Establishment of the environmental policy and slogans, product assessment approach and goals for energy saving  
1990 Structural Design Guidelines, limit set on the amount of industrial waste that can be disposed of  
1989 Establishment of the Basic Rules for Environmental Management, formulation of the ODS reduction plan, environmental audits An environmental management system implemented in all Toshiba Group companies
1988   The Environmental Management Center newly established

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