Sustainability

Basic Policy on Sustainability

CKD Corporation (the “Company”), in keeping with its corporate philosophy, aims to contribute to the creation of a sustainable society and thereby enhance corporate value.
1.The Company helps protect the global environment and solve social issues through business activities, pursuing the quality of products and services and focusing on technological innovation.
2.The Company achieves fair and highly transparent management, emphasizing dialogue and partnership with stakeholders.

CKD Group Human Rights Policy

The CKD Group has established the CKD Group Human Rights Policy in order to practice actions that respect the human rights of all people involved in our business activities based on our corporate philosophy and management principles.

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Approaches to SDGs

The CKD Group’s approaches to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a single list.

What are the SDGs?

The SDGs are the Global Goals to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030.
Consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets, they are a pledge to "Leave No One Behind" anywhere in the world.

*Ministry of Foreign Affairs website
https://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/oda/sdgs/index.html

Examples of CKD Initiatives

17 SDGs CKD Group Initiatives
  • No Poverty

    End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Support for developing countries and educational support in disaster-affected areas

Cooperation in overseas development through donations to OISCA

Provision of educational opportunities through donations to Chances for Children

  • Zero Hunger

    End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture

Contributions to safe and long-term food storage

Development, production, and sales of products such as food packaging systems, nitrogen gas extraction units, and FP Series components Details

Contributions to improvement of agricultural productivity

Development, production, and sales of products such as automatic sprinkler control components

Participation in Table for Two

  • Good Health and Well-being

    Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Contributions to stable supply of pharmaceutical-related systems and medical-related systems

Development, production, and sales of products such as pharmaceutical packaging systems and life science components Details

Promotion of health and productivity management

Work-life balance, prevention of lifestyle-related diseases, and establishment of comfortable work environments

Eco-cap and used stamp collection activities

Donations to vaccination programs and to overseas medical assistance programs

  • Quality Education

    Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Human Resources Development

Support for in-house grade-based training and self-development programs, skills training workshops, overseas trainee programs, and in-house language courses

Nurturing the next generation

Teaching science through manufacturing (monozukuri), practical training for pharmacy students, sponsorship of Science Intercollegiate

  • Gender Equality

    Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Promotion of comfortable working environments

Development, production, and sales of products such as Powerful Arm Details Details

Promotion of women's participation

Establishment of environments where employees can balance work and caring for children, on-site childcare centers Details

  • Clean Water and Sanitation

    Ensure access to and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Reduction of water consumption at plants

Initiatives for improvement of water-intensive processes and water conservation

River clean-up activities

Clean-up activity around the Oyama River

  • Affordable and Clean Energy

    Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Reduction of air pollution through promotion of electric vehicles

Development, production, and sales of products such as winding machines for lithium-ion batteries and rechargeable battery components Details

Use of renewable energies

Solar-power generation at Thailand Plant

  • Decent Work and Economic Growth

    Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Development of a people-centered corporate culture

Implementation of work-style reforms and career-plan forms

Occupational health and safety

Occupational health and safety initiatives involving all employees

Promotion of Diversity

  • Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Contributions to global automation with the aim of becoming a total FA supplier

Enriching society with automation and flow control technologies

Contributing to cutting-edge semiconductor processing with our technologies

Development, production, and sales of products such as fine system components

  • Reduce Inequalities

    Reduce inequality within and among countries

Diversity & Inclusion

Initiatives for promotion of women's participation, encouragement of foreign national employees’ active performance, enhancement of re-employment schemes

Open and Fair Procurement

Purchasing Principles: We expand our purchasing from business partners that have sound management and strong quality control systems and aim for mutual growth and development.

  • Sustainable Cities and Communities

    Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Risk Management

Development of Business Continuity Plan (BCP), improvement of information security

  • Responsible Consumption and Production

    Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Development and sales of environmental load reduction products

Reduction of environmentally harmful chemicals

Prevention and reduction of waste generation

  • Climate Action

    Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Efforts to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Solar panel installation at Komaki Plant

Introduction of LED lighting and energy-saving equipment

Establishment of energy-saving production lines

  • Life Below Water

    Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Initiatives for the recovery of marine ecosystems

Planting of coral by employees

  • Life On Land

    Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Approaches to protection of ecosystems, including biodiversity

Forestation activities

Forest conservation activities

Support of forest conservation through donations to OISCA, participation in coastal forest regeneration projects as part of Great East Japan Earthquake reconstruction efforts

  • Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Compliance with laws and regulations

Whistleblower system, protection of personal information, compliance training

Corporate governance

  • Partnerships for the Goals

    Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Research and development through industry-academia cooperation

Sponsorship of MEXT’s Science Intercollegiate

Contributions to local communities

Clean-up activities in areas around plants, cooperation with Kodomo 110-Ban House Program, clean-up of Owari Koiki Ryokudo Road

CKD’s Environmental/Social Contribution Products Spreading throughout Society- Contribution to the SDGs Through Business Activities -

Through manufacturing founded on automation and fluid control technologies, we will promote activities for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and contribute to the enrichment of society and the creation of a new era.

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