Odawara Plant

The Odawara Plant's ISO 14001 Certification.

About the Odawara Plant

The Odawara Plant's environmental efforts in resource/energy conservation and reduction of industrial waste contribute to the development of recycling for coexistence with nature and reduced environmental burdens.
The plant's ISO 14001 certification supports these efforts and the promotion of ongoing improvement in the field.
All employees remain committed to effective application of the management system and environmentally friendly operation.

Registration Information

Registration January 27, 2005
Expiration January 27, 2023
Certificate number EC20J0018
Certification body Authority Japan Audit and Certification Organization for Environment and Quality
Applicable standard ISO14001:2015
Scope of certification Manufacture of Bank of Japan notes/paper and other items.

Environmental Policy

Basic Principle

The integrated Odawara Plant manufactures paper and prints Bank of Japan notes as well as other products with focus on environmental friendliness and recycling. The facility supports low-carbon output based on awareness of local and global impacts, promoting harmony with the environment as a flagship National Printing Bureau plant.

Environmental Action Guidelines

In line with its basic philosophy and its medium-term/general operation plan, the plant complies with relevant environmental laws and regulations and runs a management system to improve environmental performance. Focus is placed on ongoing system improvement, including:

  • Environmentally friendly operation.
  • Resource/energy conservation.
  • Reduction/improved recycling of industrial waste.
  • Environmental protection via the use of solar power and other sustainable resources.
  • Active efforts to promote environmental awareness among all employees.

April 1,2021
Uwatsu Kiyoshi
Odawara Plant
National Printing Bureau, Japan

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