Environmental Management


The Sustainable Management Promotion Working Group considers international recommendations based on the ISO14001 environmental management system and scientific evidence to be the basis of environmental management.
For the details of international recommendations based on scientific evidence, please refer to "Approach to Climate Change."

Environmental Management

Acquisition of ISO14001 Certification

The Advantest Group has acquired the integrated ISO14001 certification for its offices, as well as its research, development, and production facilities in Japan. The Group has acquired ISO14001:2015 certification for its environmental management system, which is based on relevant laws and regulations in each country where it operates. Under the uniform standards provided by ISO14001:2015, we are promoting initiatives to reduce energy use, control waste generation, develop and provide environmentally friendly products (green products), and reduce the environmental impact of our business activities.

Acquisition of ISO14001 certification


As of March 31, 2021

Company (Base) First acquisition of ISO14001 certification
ADVANTEST CORPORATION (Including business affiliates) Aug. 2000 (Integrated certification)
  Head Office 2009/11
Advantest Laboratories Ltd./Sendai Factory 2000/2
Gunma R&D Center 2002/4
Saitama R&D Center 2003/10
Kitakyushu R&D Center 2003/3
Gunma Factory 1998/4
Advantest America, Inc. 2008/10
  San Jose, U.S.A.  
Advantest Europe GmbH 2008/4
  Munich, Germany  
Amerang, Germany  
Boeblingen, Germany  
Advantest (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. 2008/6
Advantest (M) Sdn. Bhd. (Penang - Malaysia) 2008/9
Advantest Korea Co., Ltd. 2008/7
Advantest Taiwan Inc. 2006/12
Advantest (China) Co., Ltd. (Certification includes the following subsidiaries) 2008/5
  Advantest (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.  
Advantest Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.  
  • Bureau Veritas Certification (copy)

    Bureau Veritas Certification (copy)

Advantest Corporation ISO14001 certifications scope

As of March 31, 2021

Applicable standards ISO14001:2015
Certification number 4468578
Certification scope Research, development, design, manufacture and services of semiconductor and component test systems and mechatronics systems
Certifying body Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS
Date of first certification December 8, 2000
(Acquisition of ISO14001:1996 certification at the Gunma Factory on April 21, 1998)
Date of integrated certification Integrated as Advantest Group as of December 8, 2000.
Applicable business locations Gunma R&D Center, Head Office, Saitama R&D Center, Gunma Factory, Kitakyushu R&D Center, Advantest Laboratories & Sendai Factory
(Including each business affiliate)

Implementation of Internal Environmental Audits

The Advantest Group is always implementing regular internal audits on environmental burden reduction activities at each business location in order to confirm internal and external compliance with the operation of the environmental management system (EMS). We have been striving to build an efficient system by training internal auditors in some sections of the company since fiscal 2018. Corrective measures are being executed for all items toward any issues raised by regular internal audits and no serious defects were found in the operation of the environmental management system. In the future, we will continue to make ongoing efforts to improve our environmental management system, and will focus on improving our environmental performance.