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 KWE Group strives to minimize any negative impact on the environment caused through its business activities, by monitoring any impact and constantly taking actions to improve it.

KWE Group’s Environmental PolicyObtaining the ISO Environmental Management System Certificate
Minimizing Environmental Impact from Business ActivitiesData about Environment

KWE Group’s Environmental Policy

 In addition to our corporate philosophy, to contribute to the development of a global community through logistics services, KWE Group sets forth the following policy to conserve the earth’s valuable natural resources and strive to preserve the environment:

  1. We promote global pollution prevention and conduct continuous improvement activities.
  2. We comply with the environmental protection laws, regulations and requirements in each country in which we operate.
  3. From the aspect of environmental matters related to business activities, we define the following items as the key objectives of environmental management:
    • Control greenhouse gas emissions
      • Control electricity consumption
      • Control exhaust gas emissions from vehicles and sequipment
    • Reduce waste and promote recycl
  4. We prevent environmental pollution in cooperation and collaboration with clients, affiliated companies and subcontractors.
  5. We make both KWE employees and the public aware of our environmental protection policy through internal and external communications.

 

ISO Environmental Management System Certificate

 Kintetsu Logistics Systems Inc. was the first company to be ISO14001 certified within the KWE Group in September 2001. Since then, below sites have been certified, adopting Environment Management System (EMS):

【ISO14001-Certified sites in Japan】

  • KWE Misato Green Warehouse
  • Kintetsu Logistics Systems’ Tokyo Terminal

【ISO14001-Certified sites Overseas】

  • Malaysia 2
  • Philippines 2
  • Hong Kong 4
  • Taiwan 2
  • France 1
  • Russia 1
  • South Africa 1
  • India 17

  (As of Mar 2019)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimizing Environmental Impact from Business Activities

 In Japan, we are undertaking several environmental initiatives such as requesting affiliated businesses to reduce automobile idle time and promoting fuel-efficient driving to reduce automobile emissions, replacing forklifts with battery operated alternatives and replacing company cars with energy-saving models.

 Outside Japan, we work on reducing CO2 emissions by replacing trucks owned by local subsidiaries with new ones.

Data about Environment (2018)

Description Item KWE Year on Year KWE Group Total*
Energy Electricity(kwh) 15,800,131 102.1% 20,899,423
CO2Converted Emission(t)* 7,142 90.8% 9,499
City Gas(m3) 5,682 80.4% 3,089
CO2Converted Emission(t) 0 0% 7
Water Usage(t) 19,893 97.5% 34,924
Fuel Gasoline(ℓ) 68,096 84.1% 172,685
CO2Converted Emission(t) 46 84.1% 401
Diesel Fuel(ℓ) 25,731 86.6% 507,279
CO2Converted Emission(t) 176 86.6% 1,309
Propane Gas(ℓ) 68,880 98.2% 50,293
CO2Converted Emission(t) 73 98.2% 151
Fuel Oil A(ℓ) 0 0% 0
CO2Converted Emission(t) 0 0% 0
Office Paper Usage (box) (1 box = 2,500 pcs) 24,382 103.0% 3,126
Waste Flammable(kg) 130,962 91.7% 106,268
Non-Flammable(kg) 64,116 179.1% 184,668
Plastics(kg) 35,510 57.0% 76,459
Resources Emissions Cardboard(kg) 789,771 122.3% 419,027
Paper(kg) 180,228 219.2% 803,637
Wrap(kg) 100,312 57.4% 204,755
Wooden Pallet(kg) 880,840 121.1% 351,762
Iron Scraps(kg) 4,541 249.1% 880,960
CO2Converted Emission Total(t) 7,645 91.1% 11,572

*The conversion rate provided by Electric Power Company is used for the conversion from Electricity to CO2.
*The data is for the result of 2018.
*Above result is total by KWE Group except Overseas Subsidiary.

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