Environment Policy

  1. Principle

    Always considering the influence on each environmental aspect in all our operations, Japan VAM & POVAL has tried and will try our best to contribute to the most important human theme: the irreplaceable earth and its ecosystem must be conserved in a healthy state.

  2. Basic Policy
    2.1 Environment Preservation
    We try our best to preserve the environment, always concerned about our environmental impact at each step of planning, development, production, distribution, usage and disposal of products, and for our overall operations.
    2.2 Continuous Improvement
    We understand the influence of our operations on the environment. With this understanding, we set the objectives and goal of environmental activities, and we periodically review both our objectives and goal to pursue continuous environmental improvement.
    2.3 Research and Technology Development
    With all our might and main, we work on the development of POVAL, a product which is friendly to the earth and its ecosystem, vinyl acetate monomer, which is the chemical precursor of POVAL, and other chemical products including vinyl carboxylates and their production processes. We seriously consider reductions of the environmental load, such as environment preservation, energy and resource savings, and advance environmental programs.
    2.4 Compliance with Laws and Regulations
    We comply with international environmental regulations, environmental regulations designated by country and local authorities and other requirements with which we are in agreement, and we work towards the prevention of environmental pollution.
    2.5 Employee Training and Contribution to Society
    We provide environmental education and have an awareness campaign to raise environmental awareness among all our employees and members of the supporting companies. We look towards the communal society and global environment, and we seek to spotlight environmental preservation within a broad spectrum of concerns.
    - Our environmental policy is open to the public -