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Response to Climate Change
Basic Stance / Risks and Opportunities Identification Based on Scenario Analysis

Basic Stance

Recognizing that responding to climate change is one of the most important ...

Biodiversity Conservation
Initiative 2 Co-Creation through Participation in External Projects

Participating in Forest Protection Activity (Solar Frontier Kunitomi Plant)

The water used at Solar Frontier Kunitomi Plant is groundwater from Aya Tow...

Idemitsu Group’s Sustainability
Medium-term Management Plan

Business Environment Recognition (Assumptions for 2030)

The environment surrounding Idemitsu group, including the energy situation,...

Dialogue with Stakeholders

Dialogue with Stakeholders

The Group’s Management Vision makes it clear that we continue to create new...

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Initiatives
Promoting the Advancement of Our Foreign National Employees

GNI (Global Nakama Initiative); Idemitsu’s Initiative to Support Foreign National Employees

In May 2018, Idemitsu Kosan launched GNI (Global Nakama Initiative), a foru...

Ensuring Safety
Activities and Results Based on the Annual Basic Policies on HSSE

Activities and Results Based on the Annual Basic Policies on HSSE

Annual Basic Policies on HSSE in FY2019 Continue to take on the challe...

Waste Reduction
Waste Reduction

Concept and Performance

The Idemitsu Group works to curb environmental impact by reducing the volum...

Human Rights
Human Rights

Stance and Basic Policy on Workplace Harassment

The Group’s stance is that respect for human rights should be prioritized i...

Response to Climate Change
GHG Reduction Initiatives 2. Provision of Eco - Friendly Products and Services

Cumulative Solar Panel Shipments Worldwide Surpass 6GW Milestone

Solar Frontier K.K. is a Group company specializing in solar panel prod...

Efforts to Improve Workplace Culture and Motivation
Internal Awards

Best Achievement Award 2018 at iBusiness Partners

On July 3, 2019, taking “Initiatives to Expand New Business Domain” as the ...

Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Commitment to Quality Management and Quality Assurance Initiatives

Employee Education and Awareness Raising Regarding Quality

The Idemitsu Group conducts education and awareness raising activities aime...

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Initiatives
Awareness Raising of D&I

D&I Experience Event

Since October 2018, the event has been held to meet the needs of each d...

Response to Circular Economy
Initiative 3 Carbon Recycling

Our Unique Technologies for Reusing CO₂ as Resources

We have succeeded in the direct synthesis of methane and other hydrocarbons...

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Initiatives
Balancing Work and Life

Basic Stance

We position work-life balance support and next-generation development as ke...

Intellectual Property
Research & Development (R&D)

External Evaluation of Our Group's Technologies

Our technologies are highly appreciated by the international community. As ...

Response to Climate Change
GHG Reduction Initiatives 4. Expanding Supply of Biomass Fuels

Expanding Supply of Biomass Fuel

As Idemitsu Group is working on renewable energy based power generation, we...

Corporate Governance
Main Agenda Items Discussed by the Board of Directors

Main Agenda Items Discussed by the Board of Directors

In FY2019, the Board of Directors engaged in active discussion, holding mul...

Social Contribution Activities
Relations with People:Visiting Class and Energy Education Program for Children

Visiting Class and Energy Education Program for Children

We provide mainly elementary school students in the vicinity of refineries,...

Intellectual Property
Research and Development Initiatives

Promotion of Open Innovation

To strengthen and expand the functional materials business and create next-...

Corporate Governance
Basic Concept of Corporate Governance

Each Committee

List of Committees Committee n...

Biodiversity Conservation
Initiative 4 Providing Students with Opportunities for Environmental Education

Local Children and Parents Enjoyed the Nature at Aichi Refinery’s Green Belt

On July 21, 2019, Aichi Refinery hosted the Green Belt Experience, an event...

Idemitsu Group’s Sustainability
Idemitsu Group’s Policies

Compliance Code of Conduct

Compliance with Laws, Regulations, and Morals We will comply w...

Idemitsu Group’s Sustainability
Idemitsu Group’s Policies

Basic Policy on Harassment in the Workplace

Purpose Idemitsu Group considers ‘respect for human rights’ as...