CSR Activities

Develop and Prosper in Harmony with the Global Environment

  • The importance to our company

    To support sustainable development of society, the TDK Group unites in the quest to reduce CO2 emissions, effluents and waste in production activities, and otherwise use its business activities to minimize the global environmental load.

  • Expectations by stakeholders

    TDK complies with all environmental laws and regulations, working to lower the environmental load of its business activities, promote and invigorate the natural environment and advance other basic initiatives. Through its products, the Group also contributes to reducing energy consumption and implementing climate change countermeasures.

Basic policy

As stated in the TDK Environmental Charter, “Develop and Prosper in Harmony with the Global Environment” is one of the TDK Group’s most important business themes.
“TDK Environmental Vision 2035” has been established to contribute to developing a sustainable society. Based on this vision, “TDK Environment, Health and Safety Action 2025” has been formulated as a basic action plan for specific steps. Work is also underway to formulate industry-wide environmental standards promoting greater public understanding of the value of TDK environmental contributions.

Main achievements in Fiscal 2015

CO2 emissions from production activities(environmental load)

1,126thousand t-CO2

Environmental load involves many factors, such as resource and water use, but we realize that the biggest factor at TDK is CO2 emissions from production activities. That is why we are making efforts to reduce these emissions.

Reduction of CO2 emissions through productsReduction of CO2 emissions through products(environmental contribution)

1,580thousand t-CO2

Environmental contribution involves many factors, such as the use of renewable energy, but we realize that the biggest factor at TDK is the reduction of CO2 emissions through products. That is why we are making efforts to expand the scope of emission-cutting products.

  • *The calculation method was subjected to a third-party review.