CSR

Reducing Environmental Impact of Business Activities

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Glory continuously strives to preserve the Earth’s environment and reduce environmental impact by reducing CO2 emissions, managing chemical substances, and effectively using resources.

Environmental Impact of Business Operations (Material Balance)

Environmental Impact of Business (Material Balance)
 
 

Mitigation of Global Warming

"Mitigation of Global Warming" has been established as a theme of the Glory Environmental Vision, and we are working to cut emissions of CO2.

Under this part of the vision, we have adopted highly efficient production equipment to cut CO2 emissions. We have also been installing power monitoring systems (demand monitoring functions), LED lighting, and human detection sensors at our business sites while setting up a solar power system on the roof of the head office for the use of renewable energy sources.

Furthermore, we are promoting a modal shift by switching transport from trucks to railways and ships as a means of improving shipping efficiency with lighter weight packing materials in order to reduce the burden on the environment.

CO2 Emissions

CO2Emissions

*1 Domestic business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification

*2 Following overseas business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification
  GLORY Denshi Kogyo (Suzhou) Ltd.
  GLORY (PHILIPPINES), INC.
  Glory Global Solutions (France) S.A.S.
  Glory Global Solutions (Germany) GmbH
  Glory Global Solutions Inc.

Energy Consumption per Employee

Energy Consumption per Employee

*Domestic business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification

CO2 Emissions for each Scope

Scope and Category Fiscal Year 2019
Emissions
(t-CO2)
Ratio (%)
Scope 1 1,004 0.3
Scope 2 12,226 3.1
Scope 3 377,072 96.6
  Category 1 Purchased goods and services 151,288 40.1
  Category 2 Capital goods 35,801 9.5
  Category 3 Fuel- and energy-related activities 2,062 0.5
  Category 4 Upstream transportation and distribution 10,711 2.8
  Category 5 Waste generated in operations 566 0.2
  Category 6 Business travel 2,924 0.8
  Category 7 Employee commuting 2,890 0.8
  Category 8 Upstream leased assets 928 0.2
  Category 9 Downstream transportation and distribution Not applicable
  Category 10 Processing of sold products Not applicable
  Category 11 Use of sold products 168,131 44.6
  Category 12 End-of-life treatment of sold products 1,771 0.5
  Category 13 Downstream leased assets Not applicable
  Category 14 Franchises Not applicable
  Category 15 Investments 102 0.0
Total of Scope 1, 2, and 3 390,302 100.0

*Boundaries for each Scope are as follows.
 Scope 1: GLORY LTD. and domestic and overseas Group companies that have acquired ISO 14001 certification (excluding fuels of vehicles owned by the company)
 Scope 2: GLORY LTD. and domestic and overseas Group companies that have acquired ISO 14001 certification
 Scope 3: 1. Purchased goods and services, 2. Capital goods, 3. Fuel- and energyrelated activities not included in Scope 1 or 2, 4. Upstream transportation and distribution, 5. Waste generated in operations, 6. Business travel, 7. Employee commuting, 8. Upstream leased assets, 11. Use of sold products, and 12. End-of-life treatment of sold products

 

Management and Reduction of Chemical Substances

We thoroughly manage the chemical substances used in production and are making progress in switching to chemical substances with a low impact on human health. The factories manage and issue semi-annual reports about the amount of chemical substances they use. Factory employees who use chemical substances, including those subject to the Law concerning Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR Law), are trained in chemical substance handling. Safety data sheets (SDS) containing chemical substance safety data are always on hand so employees can, as necessary, confirm precautions when handling these substances as well as response procedures for emergencies.

Volume of PRTR Law-Listed Substances (Domestic)

Volume of PRTR Law-Listed Substances (Domestic)

*Domestic business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification

 

Effective Use of Resources

Glory is engaged in 3R (reduce, reuse, recycle) efforts to contribute to creating a recycling-oriented society.

In order to use resources more effectively, we are improving our production processes, raising parts manufacturing yields, and reducing the number of manufacturing trials to cut down on the volume of materials used. In addition, our factories and offices are going paperless, returnable containers are being used for deliveries from suppliers, and efforts are being made to reduce the volume of packing material. Also, we are reusing cushioning materials used for intra-Group parts shipping. Wastes are thoroughly separated when we dispose of them in order to increase recycling rates. Moreover, we have established a recycling rate of 99.5% as our zero emissions target and intend to achieve it at our production sites.

Waste Volume

Waste Volume

*1 Domestic business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification

*2 Following overseas business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification
  GLORY Denshi Kogyo (Suzhou) Ltd.
  GLORY (PHILIPPINES), INC. 
  Glory Global Solutions (France) S.A.S.
  Glory Global Solutions (Germany) GmbH
  Glory Global Solutions Inc.

Water Use

Water Use

*1 Domestic business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification (excluding some non-production sites)

*2 Following overseas business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification
   GLORY Denshi Kogyo (Suzhou) Ltd.
   GLORY (PHILIPPINES), INC.
   Glory Global Solutions (France) S.A.S.
   Glory Global Solutions (Germany) GmbH
   Glory Global Solutions Inc.

Zero-Emission Sites (Domestic)

FY 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of sites Domestic 8 8 8 8 8

*Domestic business sites that have acquired ISO 14001 certification

 
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