Basic approach to biodiversity

With a corporate purpose of "being an environment-creating company contributing to society through the environment by making the best use of limited resources", we contribute to the conservation of biodiversity through a variety of activities. The following issues have been put forth as the main factors behind loss of biodiversity.

Destruction and contamination of the natural environment
Destruction and contamination of the natural environment
Overuse of natural resources
Overuse of natural resources
Global warming
Global warming
Invasive species
Invasive species

Daiseki is undertaking the following initiatives for the conservation of biodiversity.

  • Employee training on the importance of conservation of the environment and biodiversity
  • Survey and analysis of the environmental impacts of our business activities on the areas around our business sites
  • Reduction of the environmental impacts of wastewater from our business sites
  • Prevention of the depletion of natural resources through promotion of the use of recycled products
  • Prevention of global warming through reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from our business activities
  • Prevention of pollution and conservation of the natural environment through cleanup activities around our business sites
  • Donations to greenery conservation projects

Initiatives at each step

Overview of Daiseki's business activities that take biodiversity conservation into consideration

The biodiversity on which our company depends Our company's business activities Main natural resources used by our company Major impacts of our company's activities on biodiversity Biodiversity conservation activities
Activities that lead to reduction of risks Activities that lead to expansion of opportunities
River systems* and ecosystems in the raw material-producing areas Procurement of wastes used as raw materials for recycled products The main raw materials are wastes generated by the manufacturing industry This impact is small as the use of natural resources is low Promotion of initiatives aimed at further reductions in the use of natural resources
  • Reduction of the natural resource mining volume and securing of biodiversity through the use of recycled products
  • Further promotion of manufacturing and sales of recycled products
River systems and ecosystems where our plants are located Production Service water, industrial water, and ground water during plant operation
  • Impacts of wastewater and exhaust gas from plants on the surrounding natural environment and communities
  • Impacts of odors and vibration noise generated during plant operation on the surrounding natural environment and communities
  • Reduction of the environmental impact of wastewater, exhaust gas, odor, and noise from plants
  • Reduction of landfill and incineration wastes
Conservation of the ecosystem through beautification and cleanup activities around plant
River systems around which our consumers live Ecosystem Use of recycled products by consumers None Release of harmful substances contained in recycled products into the environment Confirmation of quality control and safety through analysis at the time of shipment of recycled products
  • Reduction of limestone usage through promotion of the use of our cement raw material sludge
  • Reduction of coal consumption through promotion of the use of our recycled fuels
Disposal by consumers None None None None

*River system: An ecosystem connected by water, such as forests, rivers, community-based forest areas, tidal flats, and beaches