Policies and Regulations
Environmental Policy of the OLC Group
The OLC Group has established our Environmental Policy that sets forth guidelines for action and our philosophy governing the OLC Group's environmental activities. Our Environmental Philosophy affirms our commitment to working in harmony with the environment throughout our business so that we may continue to offer wonderful dreams and moving experiences to future generations. Our Environmental Action Policy represents our responsibility to adopt environmentally conscious business practices, to observe environmental laws and regulations, and to hold to the voluntary standards developed by the OLC Group. Our intent is also to make improvements in this area, and to provide training and development opportunities to our employees.
Our Environmental Policy (Established November in 2005)
～To bring wonderful dreams and moving experiences to future generations～
We seek to work in harmony with the environment in all of our business, so that we may continue to offer wonderful dreams, moving experiences, delight and contentment into the future.
OLC Group Environmental Action Policy
- The OLC Group will make every effort to fight global warming, conserve energy, prevent pollution, engage in green purchasing, consider biodiversity and reduce and recycle waste in all aspects of its business operations.
- The OLC Group will comply with all statutory regulations and internal standards related to the environment.
- The OLC Group will establish, implement and review environmental objectives and targets on a regular basis.
- The OLC Group will offer education and training to all our employees so that they understand and are capable of acting independently on our environmental policies.
Reducing Environmental Impact across Supply Chain
The OLC Group has in place the OLC Group Vendors Code of Conduct with the aim of fulfilling its social responsibility across the entire supply chain.
To encourage our suppliers to advance their measures for environmental protection, the Code of Conduct prescribes our efforts to reduce all kinds of environmental impact, as well as to comply with laws, regulations and other standards, for the purpose of preventing global warming and environmental contamination as well as giving consideration to biodiversity.
Furthermore, as part of our efforts aimed at reducing impact to ecosystems in the course of procurement, we have in place guidelines on the procurement of paper and notify its content to our major suppliers. The guidelines require that illegal or excessive deforestation is avoided and recommend using paper made 100% of recycled paper in the office. Also, we annually investigate the paper usage of our major suppliers.
OLC Group Environmental Management Structure
OLC Group has a committee in place to promote environmental initiatives
Structures to Promote Environmental Action
Our Group has established an Environmental Action Committee chaired by the Executive Director and Executive Vice President Officer of the Sustainability Promotion Department, Corporate Strategy Planning Division. The committee is responsible for planning and setting targets for the Company’s environmental activities including against climate change. The Environmental Action Committee is comprised of four subcommittees *. These subcommittees conduct fact-finding surveys, devise strategies for addressing environmental issues, and implement initiatives to reduce environmental impact.
Since FY 2010, the Chairperson of the Environmental Action Committee has been appointed to supervise our energy management pursuant to the Amended Act on the Rational Use of Energy with the goal of systematically performing the proactive conservation of energy. Through Environmental Action Committee, targets and plans regarding environment actions are reported to the Board of Directors annually as well as when significant environmental issues come up. Also, “Measures to address climate change and natural disasters” and “Measures to promote circulation-type society” as our materiality were approved by the Board of Directors.
*The four subcommittees are: the Subcommittee on Global Warming Prevention, the Subcommittee on Energy Management, the Subcommittee on Waste Management and the Subcommittee on Chemicals Management (as of July 2021).
Internal Environmental Audits
Since FY 2015, the OLC Group has been implementing theme-based internal environmental audits. In FY 2019, “promotion of food loss reduction” and “management and operation of chemical substances” were audited.
Actions and Performances
Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations
The OLC Group ensures that information on environmental laws and regulations is shared across the Group by using a checklist, and keeps track of legal revisions with support from relevant external service providers.
In FY 2019, we experienced neither serious accidents concerning the environment nor payment of environmental penalties.
Environmental Education Activities for Employees
The OLC Group offers e-learning programs in order to raise employee awareness of the importance of environmental conservation.
We also engage in a variety of efforts to educate employees about environmental issues, including publishing an environmental series in our in-house newsletter and hosting environmental-themed events.
Environment Related Data
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Data on environmental performances of FY2019.