Toshiba established an organization that promotes environmental management in 1988 and since then has been developing the Group’s environmental promotion structure. Currently, for matters concerning environmental management, mainly the Corporate Environment Management Office, a corporate staff division, works to formulate and promote important policies, strategies, and measures at the company-wide level under the supervision of the executive in charge of environment in the sustainability promotion structure.
Proposals on Toshiba Group’s various environmental measures and the progress and results of the Environmental Action Plan for the achievement of the environmental vision are deliberated, confirmed, and followed up on in the Corporate Environmental Management Committee meeting (held twice a year), which is comprised of the executive in charge of environment as the chairperson and environmental promotion managers of key Group companies and corporate staff division managers as members. The Committee is endeavoring to improve the quality of Group environmental management while implementing the PDCA cycle.
Among the important environmental measures and policies discussed at Corporate Environmental Management Committee meetings, critical issues related to management are deliberated and reported at the Sustainability Strategy Committee chaired by the President and CEO and held twice a year. These issues are also reported to all directors, including outside directors, at the Board of Directors meetings. What is reported at the Board of Directors meetings is reflected in our Group's management strategy.