Environmental Management | Sustainability | NOK CORPORATION

Environmental Management | Sustainability | NOK CORPORATION


Basic Policies on Environmental Conservation

On the basis that the company is a member of the society, we give all our employees full recognition to the fact that our business activities, products, and services have diverse relations to the environmental impact in the global scale. We set and implement the Basic Policy on Environmental Conservation from a longitudinal perspective in order to contribute to the realization of sustainable development of a society toward future generations.

  • Based on our unique technology, we promote the improvement of technology and development of products with environmental considerations to reduce the negative environmental impacts.
  • We promote energy saving to prevent the global warming, and promote reuse and reproduction of resources and reduction of wastes corresponding to the recycling society.
  • Setting the goals by NOK central environmental protection committee, we will continue environmental improvement cooperating with business partners including suppliers, strengthen the control of chemical substances, prevent global environmental pollution and strengthen the effort to initiative of water environmental impact.
  • We comply with related laws and regulations, local government ordinances, and regional agreement, etc., and promote activities for environmental conservation.
  • We comply with self-imposed restrictions by the industry and customers, and positively engage in the requirements from our stakeholders toward environmental issues.
  • We disclose information on environmental conservation and social contribution activities, and positively communicate with local and broader society.
  • As a good corporate citizen, we strive to continually improve the environmental management system, as well as promoting all employees to recognize the importance of biodiversity and conservation of global environment and cultivate the awareness toward the global environment.

Third revision on April 1, 2018

President of NOK Corporation

Chairman of Central Environmental Protection Committee

Kiyoshi Doi

Environmental Management System

In order to promote environmental conservation and management smoothly and steadily, NOK is working on the following company-wide system. The Central Environmental Conservation Committee, chaired by the President and Representative Director, determines the risks and opportunities involved in environmental conservation and management, as well as company-wide business policies.

The ESG Committee also reports to the Board on important issues such as priorities and outcomes of identified risks and opportunities. Substantial environmental conservation activities are promoted mainly by the company-wide Environmental Secretariat and the Energy Conservation Subcommittee under the supervision of the company-wide Environmental Conservation Supervisor, and environmental conservation activities are carried out in accordance with environmental targets and policies at each business site.

In fiscal 2021, we set up a subcommittee to deal with carbon neutrality. We will study road maps to achieve carbon neutrality and specific methods to reduce CO2 emissions, and promote measures to achieve carbon neutrality.

Environmental Management System

NOK has established a system in accordance with ISO 14001, promotes environmental management, and strives to reduce environmental impact by promoting environmental conservation management with a view to the next generation and beyond.

● Registration Agency: Japan Automobile Research Institute, Registration Body

● Certificate Number: JAER 0335

ISO 14001 Certification Status of the NOK Group

Currently, 98.5% of the NOK Group’s business sites have acquired ISO 14001 certification.

ISO 14001 Certification Status

NOK CORPORATION’s Certification Scope

  • Registration Agency: Japan Automobile Research Institute, Registration Body
  • Certificate Number: JAER 0335

NOK CORPORATION’s Certification Scope

Please refer to the latest Sustainability Report for details.


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