Environmental Management

Based on its environmental philosophy and policy, the company promotes Monozukuri that minimizes environmental impacts in all processes, from development to production, disposal and recycling, and contributes to the realization of a decarbonized society through its business activities.

Environmental Philosophy

We will  strive to conserve the global environment and continue to be the good company that society expects us to be.

PACIFIC Environmental Challenge 2050

We recognize the need to understand and act on global environmental initiatives from a medium- to long-term perspective, and have established policies and targets up to 2050, and put forward targets to challenge.
As a company that conducts business on a global scale and benefits from the global environment, we will reduce the impact on the global environment as much as possible, and strive to mitigate and adapt to climate change so that future generations can live together with nature as we do now. We will work globally to realize a sustainable society.

Mitigation of and Adaptation to Climate Change

The world’s Industrial society has set out to challenge rising world-wide temperatures by aiming at reducing the rising temperature of 2°C (maintaining at 1.5°C). By 2050 the formulated long-term plan challenges on the reduction of CO2 gases among other greenhouse gases to zero. To help meet this goal, setting 2030 as a mid-term goal, every 5 years we will promote activities for production development with facility upgrades, production process improvement, daily improvement activities and the introduction of renewable energy. We will actively work towards building a decarbonized society to mitigate climate change.

CO₂ emissions  *from FY2019 *Scope1&2
2030 Target 50% Reduction
2050 Target Net Zero

Sustainable Resources Use

Our business uses a large amount of resources in the process of manufacturing. In light of the changing demands and values of society, we will strive to manufacture products based on the premise of recovery and reuse of resources from procurement of raw materials and product design stage, and promote the reduction of industrial waste and the establishment of a sustainable recycling-oriented society.

Amount of industrial wastes *from FY2019
2030 Target 30% Reduction
2050 Target Minimum Usage

*Our 2030 targets have been revised because the disclosed data did not include domestic material recycling nor the amount of disposal at some bases.

Conservation of Water Resources

While damage from floods and droughts are becoming more serious worldwide as a result of climate change, concerns about water shortages due to reduced precipitation are growing. We will promote effective use of water resources by ascertaining water risks in line with regional circumstances, by reducing water consumption and promoting recycling. We will also promote businesses that take biodiversity into consideration, such as considering the ecosystem of upstream and basins.

Water Usage *from FY2019
2030 Target Optimal Usage
2050 Target Minimum Usage
Usage according to local circumstances

System for the promotion of environmental activities

The company is promoting daily environmental conservation and improvement activities led by the company organization and centered on worksites to respond promptly to changes in external and internal conditions.
The president is the Chief Environmental Officer and environmental policies and targets are discussed and determined by the “Corporate Strategy Committee.” Led by the officer in charge of the environment, who is responsible for environmental control, the Environment Secretariat implements the company-wide promotion and management of environmental management and holds “issue resolution consultation meetings” aimed at achieving environmental targets.

Each business division has established an “Environmental Management Committee” for the smooth promotion of environmental conservation activities in each plant’s area. Environmental Management Committees promote the effective improvement of policy realization and target achievement. Each Planning Center promotes environmental conservation activities from the perspective of corporate functions, and the “General Managers’ Committee” decides the direction. In these ways and others, we are working on continuous improvements that transcend our organization to carry out sustainable environmental conservation activities.

System for the promotion of environmental activities

Environmental Policy and Environmental Targets

Environmental Policy

We accelerate environmental load reduction activities with the participation of all employees to achieve the PACIFIC Environmental Challenge 2050.

Environmental Targets

We are promoting activities for 3 environmental targets which are (1) CO₂ emission,(2) Amount of industrial waste, and (3) water usage.
PACIFIC Environmental Challenge 2050
KPI
Our Activities Area FY2023 Targets
(1) CO2 Emission [1] Daily improvement
  • 1% improvement every year in daily activities
  • Building of energy efficiency equipment lines and construction methods
  • Changes to standards at the time of equipment installation and renewal
  • Development of construction methods, technologies and facilities for the reduction of environmental impact
  • Reduction in the number of trials
[2] Conversion to renewable energy
  • Introduction of solar power generation
Global 82.8kt or less

12% reduction or less
*from FY2019
(2) Amount of industrial wastes
  • Construction of equipment lines and construction methods with minimal environmental impact
  • Design and material replacement with minimal environmental impact
  • Reduction in the number of trials
  • Creation of processes with zero quality defects
  • Reduction of loss disposal
Global 3,500t or less

15% reduction or less
*from FY2019
(3) Water usage
  • Construction of equipment lines and construction methods with minimal environmental impact
  • Design and material replacement with minimal environmental impact
  • Reduction in the number of trials
  • Creation of processes with zero quality defects
  • Understanding water risks and business impact
Global 1,330 thousand m³ or less

24% reduction or less
*from FY2019

Acquisition of ISO 14001 certification

The Pacific Industrial Group considers ISO 14001 certification to be an absolute requirement as a manufacturer and has actively sought to build and maintain an environment management system (EMS) since 2000 on a global scale. With the addition of PIT, which was certified in February 2021, 19 of our 20 sites have been certified (eight in Japan and 11 overseas), equating to a 95% acquisition rate.

ISO 14001 registration certificate
ISO 14001 registration certificate

Management system certification acquisition status

(Month of registration)
Country Company ISO14001
Japan Pacific Industrial Co., Ltd. Oct. 2000
Pacific Engineering Corporation Dec. 2001
South Korea Pacific Valve Industrial Co., Ltd. Dec. 2007
Pacific Air Controls Co., Ltd. Aug. 2012
Taiwan Pacific Valve (Taiwan) Co., Ltd. Jul. 2003
United States Pacific Manufacturing Ohio, Inc. Jun. 2004
Pacific Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. -
Schrader Bridgeport International, Inc. Apr. 2007
Thailand Pacific Industries (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. (Wellgrow Plant) Jul. 2007
Pacific Industries (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. (Rayong Plant) Feb. 2021
China Tianjin Pacific Auto Parts Co., Ltd. Feb. 2013
Changsha Pacific Hanya Auto Parts Co., Ltd. Sep. 2016
Pacific Auto Parts Technology(Changshu)Co.,Ltd. Nov. 2017
France Schrader SAS Dec. 2004

Environmental Audits

Along with third-party audits, we conduct internal audits and management reviews (top management inspections) to ensure proper operation and continuous improvement of environment management systems.

Every year, we conduct an audit to see whether everybody related to the company is making continuous improvements in environmental conservation activities through the PDCA cycle, and whether they are complying with all requirements, including laws and regulations.

Internal audits provide an important opportunity for candid discussions, opinions, and proposals based on mutual audits, and we are working to improve the overall level.

Internal auditing scene
Internal auditing scene
External Audits with ISO 14001
External Audits with ISO 14001

Audit System

Audit type Period Auditor Targets Details
Internal Audits Once a year Internal auditor All departments Discover improvement proposals that raise awareness among all departments
Management Reviews (Top management inspections) Once a year President, officers and managers All departments

Follow up on the results of internal audits and give instructions on improvements

External Audits Once a year(Revise every 3 years) Certifying body All departments Audits whether activities comply with ISO 14001 and are effective

Environmental Risk Management

The company identifies risks that would have a significant impact on the environment (legal violations, leakage and pollution accidents, etc.) and the Environmental Management Committee plays a central role in preventing and reducing such risks, and responding to them if they occur.

We have established procedures based on the “Emergency Management Rules” in anticipation of cases of emergency, such as a leakage of oil or chemical substances or soil contamination. In addition, we are also working to promote environmental risk management by reviewing these regularly and building systems that enable us to respond quickly in the event of an emergency.

We received no environmental fines or penalties in FY2022. (Pacific Industries Group)