Sustainability

Environmental Protection Activities Timeline

Hosiden group has a variety of environmental preservation activities since 1987.

1999JulyEstablishment of the Working Group for the Lead-free in July.
1987 A plan for reducing world freon was proposed through the Montreal Protocol of 1989. A strategy Planning for elimination ODS(Ozone- Depletion Substance) were started.
1989 Establishment of the Working Group for elimination of freon, with the objective of developing technology to permit a changeover to alternatives to the currently used chlorofluorocarbons.
1992 Installation of water-washing agents and washing agents of alternative to the currently used chlorofluorocarbons. Start of developing technology for washing-free.
1993 Total ban on the use of chlorofluorocarbons. Change the Working Group for elimination of freon into the ODS Countermeasure Committee. Countermeasure for the total elimination of chlorinated organic solvent and the elimination of the internal use of brominated flame retardants. Promotion of natural resources conservation and the recycling of wastes.
1997 December Establishment of the Working Group for the preparation of all Hosiden Group's environmental conservation activities and ISO14001 certification in December.
1998 April Establishment of the ISO System & Environmental Planning Department in April.
July Establishment of the Hosiden Group's environmental philosophy and environmental policy in July.
August Mr.Furuhashi,president's declaration of kick off for ISO14001 certification in August.
September Establishment of the Hosiden Group's environmental management organization in September.
1999 July Establishment of the Working Group for the Lead-free in July.
【certification】 Hosiden Kyushu Corp.
Hosiden Seiko Corp.
2000 May Establishment of the Lead-free Project in May.
August Establishment of the Lead & halogen -free Project in August.
【certification】 Hosiden Wakayama Corp.
Hosiden Plastics Corp.
Hosiden Service Corp. & Takayasu bunsitu of Hosiden Corp.
Hosiden Electronics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
2001 【certification】 Hosiden F.D. Corp.
Korea Hosiden Electronics Co.,Ltd.
Hosiden Corp. Tokyo Factory(Current Engineering & Production Dept.)
Qingdao Hosiden Electronics Co.,Ltd.
2002 April Lead & halogen-free Project changed to "Toxic Chemical Substances Study Group" in April.
July HTS A2106, "Regulation of the use of Environment-related substances to be controlled in electrical and electronic equipment" was released in July.This document shows control criteria for toxic chemical substances used in parts and devices constituting Hosiden group products or in their production processes
August Presentation meeting for measures of environmental control substances was held intended for vendors in August. (the first time)
2003 February "Hosiden group basic policy for substances of concern such as lead free" was released in February.
【certification】 Hosiden Corporation
2004 July Presentation meeting for measures of environmental control substances was held intended for vendors in July. (the second time)
2007 【certification】 China Hosiden Factory
2008 【certification】 Hosiden Technology (Qingdao) Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Branch
2010 【certification】 Hosiden Besson Ltd.
2011 【certification】 Hosiden Vietnam (Bac Giang) Co., Ltd.
2012 【certification】 China Hosiden Factory (LCD Factory)
2013 【certification】 Korea Hosiden Electronics Co.,Ltd.and Hosiden Vietnam(Bac Giang)Co.,Ltd.
acquired integrated authentication.
2019 【certification】 Hosiden Kyushu Corp.,Hosiden Seiko Corp.,Hosiden Wakayama Corp.,Hosiden Plastics Corp.,Hosiden Service Corp. & Takayasu bunsitu of Hosiden Corp,.Hosiden F.D. Corp.,Hosiden Corporation Hed offic and Hosiden Corpration Tokyo Branchi acquired integrated authentication.
2020 August "Regulation of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment -A2106-2020" was issued in June.(The revision of HTS,2106-2020 issued in Aug,2020)