Fiscal 2015 RC objectives and results

CompleteComplete SatisfactorySatisfactory UnsatisfactoryUnsatisfactory

RC compliance

FY 2015 RC Objectives FY 2015 Results Attainment FY 2016 RC Objectives
Enhance RC compliance Emergence of pile installation data issue at Asahi Kasei Construction Materials; lessons applied in review of RC system Unsatisfactory Review RC framework (including quality assurance)
Enhance RC compliance
Advance RC education and training
  • RC training course for section managers and assistant chiefs revised
  • Group discussions enhanced
  • Follow-up enhanced
Satisfactory Advance RC education and training
Enhance RC at affiliates RC at affiliates enhanced through instructions and support by core operating companies Complete Enhance RC at affiliates
Enhance dialog with the public RC reports of 2 core operating companies and 8 plant complex sites were used in community outreach Complete Continue to enhance dialog with the public

Environmental protection

FY 2015 RC Objectives FY 2015 Results Attainment FY 2016 RC Objectives
Avoid all polluting accidents and minor incidents No polluting accidents, 5 intermediate incidents (including 4 freon leaks) Unsatisfactory Avoid all polluting accidents and minor incidents
Promote recycling-oriented society: Complete Promote recycling-oriented society:
  • Final disposal of 0.3% or less of generated industrial waste
  • Goal reached with final disposal rate of 0.2%
  • Maintain rate of final disposal at 0.3% or less of generated industrial waste
  • Recycling rate of at least 89%
  • Goal reached with recycling rate of 98%
  • Maintain recycling rate of at least 90%
Prevention of global warming: Satisfactory Prevention of global warming:
  • Reduce CO2 emissions in Japan by 25% from FY 2005 level
  • 28% reduction from FY 2005 level
  • Reduce CO2 emissions in Japan by 28% from FY 2005 level
  • Reduce CO2 emissions in Japan and overseas by 5% from FY 2010 level
  • 17% reduction from FY 2010 level
  • Reduce CO2 emissions in Japan and overseas by 5% from FY 2010 level
  • Reduce GHG emissions in Japan by 32% from FY 2005 level
  • 35% reduction from FY 2005 level
  • Reduce GHG emissions in Japan by 35% from FY 2005 level
  • LCA/CO2 contribution ratio1 of 7.9
  • LCA/CO2 contribution ratio of 7.7
  • Achieve LCA/CO2 contribution ratio of 8.1
Protect water resources: Complete Protect water resources:
  • Water resource contribution ratio2 of 7.0
  • Water resource contribution ratio of 8.0
  • Water resource contribution ratio of 8.3
Control emissions of chemical substances: Complete Control emissions of chemical substances:
  • Control emissions of PRTR-specified substances
  • Release of PRTR-specified substances and emission of VOCs reduced by 91% and 87%, respectively, from FY 2000 level
  • Control emissions of PRTR specified substances
  • Control emissions of air and water pollutants
  • Control emissions of air and water pollutants
Preserve biodiversity when procuring biological resources Investigated impact of our business activities on biodiversity, including use of new materials; no problem found Complete Promote preservation of biodiversity at each site
Advance CSR procurement Implemented CSR procurement Complete Advance CSR procurement

Operational safety

FY 2015 RC Objectives FY 2015 Results Attainment FY 2016 RC Objectives
Avoid all industrial accidents No industrial accidents, 4 incidents Satisfactory Continue to avoid all industrial accidents
Continuously monitor for hazards of fire, explosion, and leaks; perform training of managers Review performed at time of on-site confirmation for preventing abnormal reactions Complete Enhance risk assessment:
  • Continuously monitor for hazards of fire, explosion, and leaks
Prevent abnormal reactions, confirm interlock functions on-site Confirmed progress in preventing abnormal reactions and securing interlock functions Complete Continue ongoing review to prevent abnormal reactions and confirm interlock functions
Enhance pre-investment safety assessment system
Control changes to equipment and operating conditions Control confirmed at RC Audits, etc. Complete Control changes to equipment and operating conditions
Review earthquake response and enhance emergency response systems: Complete Enhance earthquake response system:
  • Confirm seismic resistance of high-pressure gas facilities and formulate plans
  • Completed according to the plan
  • Review earthquake preparedness (emergency facilities, disaster response supplies)
  • Implement seismic retrofitting for specific and non-specific buildings
  • Delay in some retrofitting for FY 2016
Satisfactory
  • Advance seismic retrofitting of specific and non-specific buildings
Monitor for items in need of replacement and uninspected items, implement remediation Ongoing review with new perspectives Complete Monitor for items in need of replacement and uninspected items, implement remediation

Workplace safety and hygiene

FY 2015 RC Objectives FY 2015 Results Attainment FY 2016 RC Objectives
Avoid all workplace injuries: Satisfactory Avoid all workplace injuries:
  • Achieve frequency rate3 of 0.1 or less
  • 0.28
  • Achieve frequency rate of 0.1 or less
  • Achieve severity rate4 of 0.005 or less
  • 0.004
  • Achieve severity rate of 0.005 or less
Deepen utilization of OHSMS: Complete Deepen utilization of OHSMS:
  • Reduce latent risks at workplaces
  • Improvement in reducing latent risk confirmed at audit
  • Enhance risk assessment for workplace tasks
  • Enhance internal audits
  • Improvement confirmed at audit with reference to internal audit records
  • Make the effects of OHSMS more visible
  • Improvement of risk level confirmed at audit
  • Ensure thorough compliance with safe working standards
  • Compliance confirmed at audit
Avoid all accidents in “caught in/between machinery” category: Complete Avoid all accidents in “caught in/between machinery” category: (zero lost-workday injuries):
  • No lost-workday injury due to "caught in/between machinery" accidents
  • Zero lost-workday injuries; contributive effect from mechanical equipment improvement and risk assessment
  • Perform sound risk assessment for mechanical equipment
Avoid fire, explosion, chemical burn, poisoning, etc. related to chemical substances: Unsatisfactory Avoid chemical injury, poisoning, fire, explosion, etc. related to chemical substances (zero lost-workday injuries):
  • Zero lost-workday injuries related to chemical substances
  • 1 injury
  • Perform sound risk assessment for chemical substances
  • Perform sound management of workplace environment
Prevent injuries during working hours unrelated to operating procedures and during commuting: Unsatisfactory Prevent injuries during working hours unrelated to operating procedures and during commuting:
  • Prevent lost-workday injury related to stairways
  • 3 injuries
  • Prevent lost-workday injury related to stairways and walking
  • Prevent traffic accidents resulting in harm to self or others while commuting or traveling for sales
Enhance safety management guidance of on-site contractors: Complete Enhance safety management guidance of on-site contractors:
  • Enhance safety management structure as the contracting manufacturer
  • Status and continuous improvement confirmed at audit
  • No serious accident of on-site contractors
  • Enhance safety management of on-site contractors
  • Safety management guidance at each site and continuous improvement confirmed
Reinforce management of safety on equipment work: Satisfactory Reinforce management of safety on equipment work:
  • Enhance implementation of safety management standards
  • Progress confirmed at audit; 1 lasting injury from equipment work
  • No serious accident of equipment workers

Health maintenance

FY 2015 RC Objectives FY 2015 Results Attainment FY 2016 RC Objectives
Promote health maintenance and improvement among personnel: Complete Promote health maintenance and improvement among personnel:
  • Promote the prevention of and countermeasures to lifestyle-related diseases
  • Proportion of personnel with health warning signs and ratio of employees who smoke generally unchanged; slight increase in employees with obesity
  • Promote the prevention of and countermeasures to lifestyle-related diseases
  • Prevent falls
  • Physical fitness tests performed as part of fall prevention program, follow-up implemented
  • Prevent falls
Promote countermeasures to mental health issues and enhance support system: Complete Promote countermeasures to mental health issues and enhance support system:
  • Implement company-wide stress survey, utilize its results, and perform follow-up
  • Stress survey and follow-up implemented
  • Implement company-wide stress survey, utilize its results, and perform follow-up
Develop the health management system: Complete Develop the health management system:
  • Resolve critical tasks at each site with lateral extension
  • Held internal meetings and interviews on health management activities
  • Resolve critical tasks at each site with lateral extension
  • Establish the health management system at affiliates and independent plants
  • Specialist industrial physicians supporting affiliates and independent plants
  • Establish the health management system at affiliates and independent plants

Product safety

FY 2015 RC Objectives FY 2015 Results Attainment FY 2016 RC Objectives
Avoid serious product safety incidents No product safety incidents Complete Maintain zero serious product safety incidents

Management of chemical substances

FY 2015 RC Objectives FY 2015 Results Attainment FY 2016 RC Objectives
Enhance management of chemical substances: Satisfactory Enhance management of chemical substances:
  • Promote compliance with laws and regulations on management of chemical substances in Japan and overseas
  • Compliance maintained and system enhanced
  • Promote compliance with laws and regulations on management of chemical substances in Japan and overseas
  • Encourage JIPS5 activities
  • Continued risk assessment and public disclosure of safety documents
Complete
  • Encourage JIPS activities
  • Promote JAMP6 tools
  • Provided and received information via MSDSplus and AIS, participated in verification of new JAMP-IT tools
  • Promote JAMP tools

Living in health and comfort

FY 2015 RC Objectives FY 2015 Results Attainment FY 2016 RC Objectives
Number of people our health care business contributed to: Unsatisfactory Number of people our health care business contributed to:
  • 40% increase from FY 2010 level
  • 1% increase from FY 2010 level
  • FY2018 objective: maintain FY2015 level
Number of residents in Hebel Haus™ homes: Complete Number of residents in Hebel Haus™ homes:
  • 20% increase from FY 2010 level
  • 20% increase from FY 2010 level
  • FY2018 objective: 10% increase from FY 2015 level