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Environmental Report 2022

Environmental Activity History

1960s 1961 (April)

Completed plant (present-day JAE Akishima Plant) in beautiful, green Akishima

Installed plating wastewater processing system

1970s 1970

Established Pollution Countermeasures HQ

1973

Installed integrated sewage treatment system (JAE Akishima Plant)

1976

Launched Environmental Safety Management Center (JAE Akishima Plant)

Established Environmental Safety Assessment Committee

Implemented rationalization measures for rinse water according to groundwater pumping regulations, etc. (water conservation)

1980s 1983

Established a register of chemical substances used in Akishima region

1984

Commenced discharge of plating wastewater and sewage after completion of sewer system in Akishima-shi (JAE Akishima Plant)

1989

Established CFC Countermeasure Committee

1990s 1990

Launched Environmental Management Division (JAE Akishima Plant)

  Established Environmental Management Committee rules

  Established rules for preventing and controlling air pollution

  Established rules relating to preventing pollution

1991

Started campaign to use less paper and recover used paper

Launched Environmental Measure Assembly for JAE subsidiaries

Commenced use of recycled paper companywide

1993

Established JAE Environmental Charter (present-day Environmental Policy of the JAE Group)

1994

Commenced environmental auditing

1995

Established product assessment guidelines

Commenced control and ordering management for poisonous and deleterious chemical substances

1998

ISO 14001 certification acquired at Akishima Plant

1999

Commenced lead-free activities

2000s 2000

Completed acquisition of ISO 14001 certification at four domestic production subsidiaries

Commenced activities for reducing use of materials that cause climate change

Merged Environmental Management Division with Production Support and Environmental Planning Division

Commenced zero emissions activities

2001

ISO 14001 certification acquired by JAE Taiwan, Ltd.

Commenced green purchasing and green procurement activities

2002

Commenced activities for reducing paper usage

ISO 14001 certification acquired by JAE Wuxi Co., Ltd.

2003

ISO 14001 certification acquired by JAE Philippines, Inc.

ISO 14001 certification acquired by JAE Oregon, Inc.

ISO 14001 certification acquired by JAE Wujiang Co., Ltd.

2004

Established Environmental Advisor System

Established JAE Group Forest

ISO 14001 certification acquired by JAE Hong Kong, Ltd.

2005

ISO 14001 certification at Japanese group companies switched to multi-site system

2006

Completed overhaul of pipeline carrying fluorine waste fluid (JAE Akishima Plant)

2010s 2010

Formulated the Ten-Point Plan for Saving Energy

2011

ISO 14001 certification acquired by JAE Tijuana, S.A. de C.V.

2012

Completion of the switch to 100% electronic manifests at the Akishima Plant

2013

Each Group company in Japan maintains 100% of its industrial waste manifests in electronic format.

2014

Event commemorating the 10th anniversary of the JAE Group Forest, the symbol of the Group’s environmental policies

2015

Upon reaching a 99.8% recycling rate, the zero emissions goal for waste was raised from “over 99%“ to “over 99.5%.”

2016

Earned the highest rank in the DBJ Environmental Rating conducted by the Development Bank of Japan Inc. as a company with “advanced environmental initiatives.”

2017

Multiple domestic sites, JAE Wuxi Co., Ltd., and JAE Philippines, Inc. transitioned to ISO14001:2015.

2018

JAE Taiwan, Ltd., JAE Wujiang Co., Ltd., JAE Hong Kong, Ltd., JAE Oregon, Inc., JAE Tijuana, S.A. de C.V. transitioned to ISO14001:2015.

At the 42nd National Tree-Raising Festival, we were recognized as a contributor to the Greening of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area for our forest preservation activities in the JAE Group Forest.

2020s 2020

Support for Declaration of Biodiversity by Nippon Keidanren and Action Policies

2021

Donated excess reductions as credits in the first compliance period for the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s Cap & Trade Program and received a note of appreciation.