Environmental Management System
Chiyoda Corporation became Japan's first engineering and construction company to acquire ISO14001 certification for environmental management in March 2001, and strives to upgrade the management system while conducting systematic environmental education and awareness activities.
In March 2001, Chiyoda Corporation became the first engineering and construction company in Japan to acquire ISO14001 certification. In March 2005, the scope of certification was expanded to include activities at the Research & Development Center .
With the addition of overseas project EPC operations to the scope of certification in February 2013 ISO certification now covers all organization* in Chiyoda under the control of “SQEI Management system”.
ISO14001 has been revised in 2015 and Chiyoda Corporation has reflected ISO14001:2015 and acquired ISO14001 renewal certification.
- The SQEI management system shall be applied to Global Headquarter (CGH), Koyasu Office & Research Park and all the site offices that perform the operations of Chiyoda business.
Chiyoda Corporation implements environmental training in house and expert training in outside when needed to aquire the special qualifications as the following.
6 (six) trainings for acquiring specialized EMS knowledge were held as of the end of November in 2020, with topics including introductory and advanced health, safety and environmental management and environmental laws especially for the waste management. In addition, pre-assignment supervisor consultation were provided for all site managers.
General environmental training:
General information about the environment and biodiversity is disclosed on the Company intranet for employees to learn about at their own convenience.
By the end of January in 2021, Chiyoda Corporation did not received any punishments and penalty on environmental issues.
Environmental Activity Categories
Chiyoda Corporation’s main operations are in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of plants/facilities, project management with the related support services and research and development. We categorize these operations into EPC, Office and R&D activities, as shown in the figure below, which also correspond to our environmental activity categories.
Chiyoda Corporation has set HSE objectives for the three areas of EPC, office and R&D. In addition, in Japan and overseas we contribute to the environment through our core business and monitor environmental impact at construction sites and offices while energetically undertaking environmental activities such as promoting recycling and green procurement..
Chiyoda Corporation establishes annual environmental HSE objectives for each of its specialized engineering and procurement departments based on the environmental objectives shown below. Self-evaluations of performance at the end of the first half and the full fiscal year are applied to the following fiscal year's activities.
Objective -- Provide Suggestions to Better Environmental Aspects Throughout the Life Cycle of the Project
As of the end of October in 2020 Chiyoda Corporation made total 271 environmental proposals(166 for domestic projects,105 fot the oversea projects), which supported reduction of environmental impact.In FY2020 Chiyoda Corporation plans to provide more effective proposals in terms of plant life-cycle as well as reduction of environmental effects.
Global warming countermeasures
To prevent the emissions of global warming gases, Chiyoda Corporation made countermeasure plans and confirmed the implementation status of this plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the offices.