Policies and Regulations

Adhering to the Spirit of the PRTR System

Under the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) system based on Japan’s Act on Confirmation, etc. of Release Amounts of Specific Chemical Substances in the Environment and Promotion of Improvements to the Management Thereof, designated business operators are required to track the emission and transfer* of PRTR substances and to submit detailed reports to the government. Although the reporting requirements of the PRTR system do not apply to our Group, we voluntarily investigate emissions and transfers of PRTR substances by our Group each year in line with the PRTR system in order to reduce our release of these chemical substances. 
Most of the PRTR substances used by our Group are contained in paints and cleaning products used at our Theme Parks.
The use of PRTR substances, including the paints used to recreate buildings from the early 20th century and in various other Theme Parks productions, as well as those used in routine maintenance work, is closely supervised in accordance with safety data sheets. The sheets provide information on chemical components, properties and handling guidelines, and we strive to control their release and transfer within appropriate levels.
Our Group will continue to reduce the use of these chemicals by replacing them with alternative substances and redesigning facilities into those that do not require any paint to be applied, and reduce the emissions and transfer of the chemical substances.


*Operators are required to track what types of chemical substances are discharged into which environment, and what types of chemical substances are transferred off-premises.

Target for Release/Transfer of PRTR Substances

We aim to keep the release and transfer of PRTR substances below the level recorded in the previous year.

The OLC Group’s Environmental Policy (Revised May 2022)

The OLC Group undertakes environmental activities in line with Our Environmental Policy.

Management Structures

Environmental Action Committee and Subcommittee on Chemical Management

Our Group has established an Environmental Action Committee chaired by the Supervisor of the Corporate Strategy Planning Division (Executive Director and Executive Officer). The committee is responsible for planning and setting targets for the Company’s environmental activities including climate change. 
Through the Environmental Action Committee, targets and plans regarding environment actions are reported to the Board of Directors annually. Recognizing environmental issues including developing a recycling-oriented society as an important managerial challenge to be addressed, our Board of Directors resolved to set “Measures to address climate change and natural disasters” and “Recycling-oriented society” as our ESG materiality, and monitor the progress made in our related plans. 
Positioned under the Environmental Action Committee, the Subcommittee on Chemical Management conducts fact-finding surveys, devises strategies for addressing environmental issues, and implements initiatives to reduce environmental impact.

The OLC Group’s Structures to Chemical Substance Management System

We have established “The OLC Group Chemical Substance Management Guideline” that contains the general handling precautions for chemical substances, storage and disposal methods and confirmation items for related employees.

Actions and Performances

Efforts to Reduce Chemical Emissions

Tokyo Disney Resort

Our Group continues to conduct fact-finding surveys on the usage, discharge and transfer of PRTR substances annually and will search for and implement methods of reducing releases. We have thus far cut down on the use of toluene and xylene by switching to water-based paints and have substantially reduced the use of AE (poly (oxyethylene) alkyl ether) by discontinuing use of AE dishwashing detergent.

Furthermore, when redesigning structures and pavement materials at our Theme Parks to facilitate maintenance, we also strive to reduce the use of paint and construction materials containing chemical substances in consideration of the environment.

Applied no paint to the curbstone and eliminated chemical substances from pavement materials
Applied no paint to the curbstone and eliminated chemical substances from pavement materials

Environment Related Data

Tokyo Disney Resort

Data on environmental performances of FY 2022.