Management Approach Management Approach

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Basic Stance

Recognizing that promoting a harmonious relationship with the Earth is an important management issue, Advantest is contributing to the global environment protection and the realization of a sustainable society in line with the Advantest Group Environmental Policy.

To this end, Advantest is implementing various measures based on identified materiality aspects, including measures that provide a solid foundation for compliance with relevant laws and regulations and for the minimizing of environmental burden, etc., as well as working to reduce the amount of energy consumed in Advantest's business activities, developing more environmentally-friendly products, etc.

Identified Materiality Aspects and KPIs, and Targets for FY2018

Materiality Aspect KPI Measures implemented Items related to SDGs
Energy Rate of improvement in energy intensity Mitigation of Climate Change
(Global Warming Prevention)
Emissions into the atmosphere GHG emissions (Scope 1/2) Mitigation of Climate Change
(Global Warming Prevention)
Discharged water and waste Waste recycling rate Resource Recycling
Hazardous substances Percentage of used parts covered by hazardous substance survey Initiatives with Business Partners
Products and services Percentage of products meeting own green products criteria Green Products
Compliance Environmental compliance violations Environmental Communication / Environmental Contribution Activities  
Supplier environmental assessment Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental impact criteria Procurement Practices  

Looking Ahead to the Future

The identified materiality aspects relating to the environment are being incorporated into the department objectives in Advantest's Business Plan, and into the environmental objectives set for the company's environmental management; Advantest will continue its efforts to implement ongoing efforts in this regard.