Promotion of Environmental Management

We have established a framework for promoting a broad range of initiatives with the aim of contributing to environmental protection.

Environmental Management Framework

Nippon Sanso Holdings has established an environmental management framework for promoting policies decided by the Global Strategy Review Committee at its Group companies.

Environmental Management Framework

In line with the Group’s Rules for Environmental Management, our Environmental Management Committee from Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group, which is chaired by the individual responsible for environmental management, meets once annually. We have established an Environmental Contribution Investigation Working Group as a subsection of the Environmental Management Committee to guide our efforts to address particularly important challenges.
The Environmental Management Committee’s annual meeting formulates decisive initiatives to address issues determined by the Technological Risk Management Conference and deliberates annual activity reports and activity plans for the Company as a whole, corporate headquarters, branches, specified sites, and working groups.

Environmental Management Framework

Environmental Management Framework

* Specified sites are mixed-purpose sites—primarily production and research facilities—that are under direct divisional supervision and for which integrated process safety management is necessary.

Environmental Training

Taiyo Nippon Sanso provides a wide range of environmental training to all employees with the aim of raising employee awareness of environmental initiatives. Our environmental training program encompasses components focusing on environmental targets, environmental laws and regulations and emergency responses, as well as training for internal auditors.
New recruits are given basic Group training for new employees to promote the understanding of basic environmental issues and encourage familiarity with the Group’s environmental initiatives and achievements.

Certification under ISO 14001

A total of 12 Nippon Sanso Holdings Group companies in Japan and 29 Group companies overseas have obtained certification under ISO 14001, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)’s standard for environmental management systems.

Japan Overseas
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation
Thermos K.K.
Shizuoka Sanso Inc.
Japan Fine Products Co., Ltd.
Sogo Kariya Sanso Corporation
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Engineering Corporation
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas and Welding Corporation
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Higashikanto Corporation
Daiichikaimei Co., Ltd.
Nippon Ekitan Corporation
Nissan Tanaka Corporation
Funtaigiken Co., Ltd
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Nippon Sanso (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Ingasco, Incorporated
Ayutthaya Industrial Gases Co., Ltd.
Vietnam Japan Gas Joint Stock Company
Leeden National Oxygen Ltd.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Clark, Inc.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Philippines, Inc.
Nippon Gases Scandinavia Holding AS
Nippon Gases Offshore Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
Nippon Gases Offshore Tanks Ltd.
Nippon Gases Offshore Ltd.
Nippon Gases Espana S.L.U.
Nippon Gases UK Ltd.
Nippon Gases Norge AS
Nippon Gases Deutschland Holding GmbH
Nippon Gases Deutschland GmbH
Nippon Gases Danmark A/S
Nippon Gases Belgium HQ
Nippon Gases Sverige AB
Rivoira Gas S.r.l.
Rivoira Operations S.r.l.
Rivoira Pharma S.r.l.
Rivoira Refrigerant Gases S.r.l.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Engineering Taiwan, Inc.
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Taiwan, Inc.
Dalian Chanxhing Island Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ltd.
Matheson Specialty Gas ( Xi’an) Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ltd.

Acquisition of Green Management Certification

Green Management is an environmental certification system for companies engaged in transportation, including those operating truck, bus, and taxi fleets, administered by the Foundation for Promoting Personal Mobility and Ecological Transportation. Efforts to reduce the environmental impact of their operations are screened based on the foundation’s Green Management Promotion Manual, with companies judged to be implementing particularly key initiatives earning Green Management certification and registered. As of October 2020, a total of 11 of the 19 Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group and subcontracted logistics companies* we use, including Nissan Unyu K.K., have earned Green Management certification.

* For more information, please refer to the Sustainability Data Book.

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