Environment Environment

  • Management Approach

    Advantest contributes to the safeguarding of the global environment and to the realization of a sustainable society, in line with the Advantest Group Environmental Policy. In this section you can read about business management areas that are based on specified materiality aspects relating to the environment.

  • Environmental Management

    Based on the basic stance of “Caring for Our Planet", we are incorporating environmental activities into our business activities and promoting environmentally-friendly business management. You can read more about the Advantest Group’s environmental policy and promotional system.

  • Environmental Action Plan

    Advantest has formulated an Environmental Action Plan based around the concept of “realizing a recycling society and low-carbon society.” The measures outlined in the “Environmental Action Plan” focus on three key areas: promotion of environmental management, providing green products, and reform of business processes.

  • Environmental Communication / Environmental Contribution Activities

    We endeavor to implement extensive information disclosure, with the aim of sharing environment-related information with stakeholders and ensuring that this information is reflected in the company’s environmental management.

  • Global Warming Prevention

    We regard the prevention of global warming as an important corporate mission, and are make efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emission by providing green products and reforming of our business processes.

  • Green Products

    Putting high precision and high quality first, we are making efforts to produce products that give due consideration to the needs of the environment. Designating products that meet our own standards as green products, we are promoting the reduction of environmental impacts.

  • Environmental Risk and Chemical Substance Management

    We monitor and assess the environmental impact of equipment utilization that may affect the environment, based on our own voluntary limits which are more exacting than the statutory requirements.

  • Recycling Resources

    We promote the "3(three) Rs" (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) with the aim of realizing a recycling-based society.

  • Product Recycling

    We take active steps to ensure that the products we sell are reused and recycled after use. To this end, we have set up, and continue to maintain, a recycling system to ensure that recycling runs smoothly.

  • Initiatives with Business Partners

    We created the “Advantest Green Procurement Guidelines” to reduce environmental impact at all stages of production, including the suppliers and processing companies that we cooperate with.

  • Biodiversity

    Recognizing that the natural benefits that biodiversity creates play an important role in underpinning a healthy society, we have formulated Guidelines of Action for Biodiversity.

  • Biotope

    At the biotope eco-park established at the Advantest R&D Center in Gunma Prefecture (which is the largest of its kind in Japan to have been established by a private-sector corporation), we are implementing a number of measures to safeguard local biodiversity.