Past & Future Steps

Grobal

Yamaichi Electronics Group


May
1997
Started 3R-Activities (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)
Montreal Protocol adopted September
1997

Kyoto Protocol adopted December
1997


April
1998
Started ISO14001-based environmental activities

September
1998
Stopped the use of plastics containing particular bromine flame retarder

November
1998
ISO14001 certified (Headquarters, Sakura, and Oita offices)

November
2000
ISO14001 certified (Matty Co., Ltd. and 5 branches/offices in Japan)

May
2001
Issued Green Procurement Guideline (YS Regulations 1st Edition)
ELV effective July
2003


November
2003
Certified by Sony Corporation as Green Partner

April
2004
ISO14001 certified (Koshin Kogaku Co., Ltd.)

June
2004
Started activities to eliminate RoHS 6

August
2004
Reinforcement of the practice of Green Procurement Guideline (YS Regulations 6th Edition)

December
2004
ISO14001 certified (Yamaichi Electronics Shenzehn Ltd.)
Kyoto Protocol effective February
2005
ISO14001 certified (Pricon Microelectronics Inc.)
RoHS effective July
2006

  December
2006
ISO14001 certified (Asia Yamaichi Electronics Inc.)

December
2008
ISO14001 certified (Suwa and Okayama Branch Office)

June
2011
Rooftop Gardening and Green Curtains at headquarters

July
2011
Photovoltaic Panels at Sakura Factory