T&K TOKA CO., LTD. is promoting initiatives based on the "Environmental Policy" for the achievement of a low-carbon and a recycling-oriented society, recognizing our social responsibility to carry out our corporate activities in harmony with the global environment.
Environmental Management System and Implementation Structure
T&K TOKA has established the environmental management structure, headed by the President and with the Director and General Manager of the Technical Division designated as the person responsible for environmental management. At the same time, our major manufacturing bases at the Saitama Headquarters (Miyoshi-Machi, Iruma-Gun, Saitama Prefecture) and the Shiga Factory (Kusatsu-Shi, Shiga Prefecture) have obtained ISO 14001 certification to continuously improve our initiatives.
ISO Acquisition Status
- The Examination Organization:
- Japan Quality Assurance Organization
- Registration Area:
- Saitama Headquarters
- Registration Date:
- March 1, 2002
- Registration Renewal Date:
- April 30, 2019
- Expiration Date:
- April 29, 2022
To evaluate the operational status of our environmental management system and make continuous improvement, internal auditors who meet internal criteria regularly conduct ISO internal environmental audits. In addition, to ensure that our environmental management system is constructed and operates in compliance with ISO 14001 standards, audits are conducted by the Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA), a third-party organization.
We carry out environmental training and provide assistance for staff to obtain national qualification, for the purpose of human resource development to ensure that the environmental management system functions effectively. During fiscal year 2019, training attended by a total of 178 employees was carried out over two days at the Saitama Headquarters, covering the Act on the Rational Use of Energy, the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures, the Waste Management and Public Cleansing Act, the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) system and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) system, chemical substance risk assessment, biodiversity, the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and pollution-related laws and regulations (air, water, noise, vibration, soil, odor).
Response to Environmental Regulations and Occurrence Status of Major Accidents
We carry out regular monitoring and measurements of air and water quality, odors, noise, vibration, and so forth, as well as evaluations based on regulatory management standards and voluntary standards. During fiscal year 2019, we were not fined or sanctioned by regulatory authorities for any legal or regulatory violations.