In order to support the basis of LIFE and continuously create peace of mind for the future in a bid to realize a sustainable society, SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group will work to address environmental issues with a long-term outlook.
Positioning of This Materiality
SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group positions the environment as the most important key to transforming its business activities and business model in a manner that helps conserve the global environment while ensuring sustainable business. As a part of efforts to address environmental issues, arguably society’s greatest challenge, we have identified climate change, water risk, and resources recycling as important issues under our Long-term Environmental Management Vision, SEKISUI Environment Sustainability Vision 2050, and are working to realize an earth with maintained biodiversity. Under our current Medium-term Management Plan, we are working to analyze risks and opportunities, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, introduce renewable energy, and reduce the environmental impact of our business activities, particularly in response to climate change.
The planet’s air, water, land, and other elements interact with each other to form a healthy foundation for the survival of living things and a rich biodiversity. SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group aims to create a planet and society in which humankind and economic activities can develop sustainably by utilizing the planet’s valuable natural and social capital created through its activities.
We are engaging in business activities on a daily basis with the aim of preventing further deterioration of natural capital through such means as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting the use of recycled resources, and decreasing any impact on ecosystems. We are also working to provide returns to natural and social capital by expanding sales of Products to Enhance Sustainability while endeavoring to realize an earth with maintained biodiversity.
Natural capital:A term that refers to physical resources from nature, such as soil, air, water, minerals, flora and fauna, as well as biological capital, human capital, and social capital.
Social capital:A term that refers to the social infrastructure and facilities that form the basis of production activities and living environments, such as roadwork, housing, ports, airports, railroads, water supply and sewerage systems, public parks, educational facilities, social welfare facilities, electricity, gas, and hospitals.