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 load, 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|
|Energy||Rate of improvement in per-unit energy consumption||Global Warming Prevention|
|Emissions into the Atmosphere||Greenhouse gas emissions
(Scope 1 and Scope 2)
|Global Warming Prevention|
|Discharged Water and Waste||Waste recycling rate||Recycling Resources|
|Recycling Resources||Percentage of suppliers covered by hazardous harmful substance surveys||Environmental Risk and Chemical Substance Management|
|Products and Services||Percentage of products meeting own green products criteria||Green Products|
|Compliance||Number of environmental non-compliance||Environmental Contribution Activities / Environmental Communication|
|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.