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History of Toshiba's Activities

FY Promoting Organization Initiatives, activities, and topics
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
2010   Announcement of the new concept for environmental management at a business policy briefing
Environmental Report 2010 received the Environmental Communication Award, etc
2009 Toshiba Group's Environmental Management Promotion Organization restructured into eight divisions by adding the Corporate Strategic Planning Division, Logistics Planning Office and Advertising Division Establishment of biodiversity guidelines
Environmental Report 2009 received the Environmental Communication Award, etc.
2008 Division restructured into four groups by adding a group in charge of overseas operations 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
2007 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 Formulation of the Environmental Vision 2050
2006 The Asia and Oceania Environment Division newly established Integration of the conventional Toshiba environmental audit systems to start a new environmental management audit system
2005 The United States Environment Management Division newly established Toshiba Group's Environmental Management Promotion Organization newly established Publication of the “Factor T” brochure Acquisition of ISO 14001 certification for the Environmental Management Promotion Organization of Toshiba Corporation
2004 Division name changed to the Corporate Environment Management Division
The China Environment Management Division newly established
Formulation of the 4th Environmental Action Plan
Formulation of Environmental Vision 2010
Publication of CSR Report 2004
Publication of the “Factor T: Introduction” brochure
2003 The EC Environment Management Division newly established A third-party audit system introduced in environmental accounting
2002   Achievement of zero waste
Introduction of material flow cost accounting
2001 Organization name changed to the Environmental Conservation Promotion Division Received the Green Award, Global Environment Award, etc.
2000   Formulation of the 3rd Environmental Action Plan
Disclosure of environmental accounting
1999 Organization name changed to the Recycling Promotion Center Decommissioning of all incinerators
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 Organization name changed to the Environmental Conservation Center Establishment of the New Basic Rules for Environmental Protection, began taking steps to acquire an ISO 14001 certificate
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 An environmental management system implemented in all Toshiba Group companies Establishment of the Basic Rules for Environmental Management, formulation of the ODS reduction plan, environmental audits
1988 The Environmental Management Center newly established  

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