Environmental Communication / Environmental Contribution Activities Environmental Communication / Environmental Contribution Activities


Approach to Materiality in Environmental Compliance

Advantest business activities have a wide range of environmental impact externally. We know sharing environmental information with our stakeholders and reflecting that information in our environmental management is important to be sincere and continually grow as a company.

Supervising division CSR & Environmental Affairs Promotion Office
KPI Environmental compliance violations
FY2018 target To work to prevent grave legal violations related to the environment before they happen (Grave legal violations related to the environment: 0)
FY2016 result 0
Boundary (scope) Advantest Corporation (non-consolidated) in Japan
Relevant policies Advantest Group Environmental Policy
Relevant commitments Adherence to environmental laws and ordinances
Responsible department/division CSR & Environmental Affairs Promotion Center/Environmental Management Supervisors
Relevant complaint processing policy (Corporate Ethics Helpline, dedicated contact window)
Assessment Maintained 0 incidents

Basic Stance on Environmental Information Disclosure

Our business activities have a range of impacts on the environment.
In order for us to achieve responsible, continuous development, it is important that we share environmental information with stakeholders and reflect this in our environmental management.
At Advantest Group, we disclose information about our environmental burden and activities through reports, our website, exhibitions etc. We are also working to foster communication with local communities, for example through the holding of environmental contribution activities.

Environmental complaints
  FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Complaints from stakeholders 0 0 0 0
Serious violations of environmental laws 0 0 0 0

*Japan only until FY2015. Includes overseas from FY2016.

Environmental Information Disclosure Results

Environmental Contribution Activities

We endeavor to foster communication with a variety of stakeholders through environmental contribution activities.

  • Holding of a nature observation event at the Gunma R&D Center’s Biotope
  • Conservation activity to protect Japanese red pine trees at the Advantest Laboratories Ltd.
  • Participation in the “Kusatsu Therapy Forest” project to help safeguard areas of state-owned forest
  • Tropical rainforest conservation activity in Malaysia (Borneo)
  • Cleanup activities in the vicinity of Advantest business bases