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Management System

Implementation of the 2015-2017 Medium-Term Environmental Effort Plan

Under the 2015-2017 Medium-Term Environmental Effort Plan, Dai-ichi Life's executive officers and employees are together steadily carrying out environmental preservation efforts.The plan incorporates numerical targets and qualitative targets based on indicators including Efforts to Prevent Global Warming (Energy Saving), Efforts to Build a Recyclable Society (Resource Saving), Corporate Efforts for Environmental Protection, and Efforts to Improve Environmental Management in Response to Social Demands. It also establishes long-term targets for its Energy Saving component that span until fiscal 2030.

Medium-Term Environmental Effort Plan

Targets Target setting Target value Actual value
(Fiscal 2016)
Efforts to Prevent Global Warming (Energy Saving) CO2Emissions (t-CO2) Medium-Term Plan Period 8% reduction compared to fiscal 2009 154,560 136,800
long-term 20% reduction compared to fiscal 2009
(until fiscal 2030)
134,400 136,800
Energy Usage 1,000 kWh Medium-Term Plan Period 8% reduction compared to fiscal 2009 302,588 259,443
(1,000 kWh/1,000 m2) long-term 1% reduction compared to fiscal 2009
(until fiscal 2020)
103.6 95.2
Efforts to Build a Recyclable Society (Resource Saving) Total Paper Usage tons 50% reduction compared to fiscal 2009 6,388 6,726
Targets Specific efforts
Corporate efforts for environmental protection Promoting environmental consideration in asset management
  • Continually improving criteria used for ESG funds
  • Introducing high-efficiency equipment in accordance with the Medium- to Long-Term Real Estate Conservation Plan
Response to biodiversity conservation
  • Creating and maintaining greenery through the Green Environmental Design Award
  • Encouraging employees to volunteer in environmental preservation activities
Promoting environmental initiatives through the supply chain
  • Researching and evaluating environmental initiatives of major vendors
  • Conducting survey on environmental initiatives at major business partners based on evaluation results
Efforts to Improve Environmental Management in Response to Social Demands Developing pro-environmental behavior as a Group
  • Sharing the DSR Charter with domestic and overseas Group companies
  • Setting environmental effort targets at domestic subsidiaries
  • Promoting environmental efforts at overseas Group companies based on the local situation
Improving the social valuation of our efforts to conserve the environment
  • Acquiring third-party certification for environmental performance data
  • Enhancing information disclosures mainly on our website
Further enhancing educational activities for employees
  • Continuing to hold Environmental Initiatives Month
  • Providing curriculum from Environmental Initiatives Month to domestic Group companies and encourage training

Promotion Framework

To promote sustainable environmental improvements, the President and Representative Director has been appointed as the chief executive of the company's environmental initiatives. The Environmental Management Officer appointed by the president considers important matters such as environmental initiatives policies, action plans, details of activities and allocation of resources on a company-wide scale. Further, to ensure the environmental initiatives take root across the company, the Environmental Initiatives Promotion Office coordinates with related working groups to promote the company-wide implementation of various measures.

Promotion Framework

Environmental CSA (control self-assessment)

Environmental CSA (control self-assessment) has been adopted throughout the Company. Environmental audits are regularly conducted for each department in accordance with our unique criteria and we implement the PDCA (plan-do-check-action) cycle for risk reduction and business improvement.

 

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