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Recognition as a Company Utilizing Natural Capital

The Fujikura Group is deeply aware that its business activities are closely related to the global environment and aims to make maximum efforts to protect the global environment, and is aiming to be "a company that is friendly to humans and friendly to the global environment Group "as its name. All living creatures live directly and indirectly supporting each other, and our lives and lives are supported by many grace brought about by biodiversity.

Use of Natural Resources

  • Energy resources: oil, natural gas, coal, etc.
  • Mineral resources: cupper, aluminium, iron, tin, etc.
  • Renewal resources: water, wood, etc.

Impacts on Biodiversity

  • Air pollution:
    - Exhaust gas's impacts on ecosystem in the neighborhood
    - Biological effects by chemical materials emitted to the air in the neighborhood
  • Water contamination:
    - Exhaust gas's impacts on ecosystem in lower reaches
    - Biological effects by thermal discharge in lower reaches
    - Impacts on ecosystem by eutrophication
  • Climate change:
    - Impacts on ecosystem by climate change
    - Acceleration of reduction of the number of living species
  • Habitat loss:
    - Use of lands by constructing plants
  • Reduction of the number of living species:
    - Reduction of living species by climate change
  • Move of living species:
    - Reduction of living species by climate change

Activities to Suppress the Increase in the Impact on Biodiversity

The Fujikura Group manages the environmental aspects (causes) related to business activities and carries out activities to suppress the increase in the impact on biodiversity.

The Fujikura Group's Guidelines on Biodiversity Conservation

The Fujikura Group has formulated the "Fujikura Group Biodiversity Securing Guidelines" and the "Fujikura Group Biodiversity Long-term Vision and Road map 2030" in 2013 and is making progress with initiatives to raise awareness of each employee's conservation of biodiversity I will.

The Fujikura Group's Guidelines on Biodiversity Conservation (Established in October 2013)

The Fujikura Group's Commitment to Biodiversity Conservation (Established in October 2013)

Fujikura Group's Roadmap 2030:
A Long-Term Vision for Biodiversity

As part of the redevelopment of the headquarters district (Koto Ward, Tokyo), the Fujikura Group established the Biogaden "Fujikura Kiba Millennium Forest" in November 2010. This is the flagship of the Fujikura Group's efforts to secure biodiversity.

In 2013, in order to expand efforts to secure biodiversity to the entire group, we propose "Satoyama park" as an attempt to utilize the green space owned in each workplace of the Fujikura Group, and will introduce a road map until 2030 I formulated it.

Biological Diversity Road Map 2030

Main Efforts of 2017

As the main activity of the roadmap, we began to convert the green spaces in the premises of Fujikura Sakura Works (Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture). To that end, in November 2016 we launched the "Sakura Millennial Forest Project" and formulated an implementation plan for the five years to 2020. In fiscal 2017, we have been engaged in vegetation survey of green areas, zoning, improvement of promenade, use of events etc.

This initiative is prescribed in the management items of the Fujikura Group Environmental Management Activity Guidelines and the implementation status is monitored by the Global Environment Committee.

Certified as Edo Green Registration Green Area (Excellent Green Area)

Bio Garden "Fujikura Kiba Millennium Forest" has been registered as a good green area of the newly established system "Green space of Edo's green registration".
This system restores the environment suitable for the creatures of Tokyo, including animals such as insects and birds, by planting plants (native species) naturally distributed in Tokyo on the premises of buildings etc. It is a native planting registration system established by the Tokyo metropolitan government as an effort to do. Now, our efforts to biodiversity sticking to the native species in the forest of the Millennium Kiba forest are appreciated and registered as the first excellent green spaces after the registration system was established.

We will continue to cooperate with efforts to plant native species that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will advance, and will continue to act as a local community activity through the forest of Millennium Kiba.

"Green space of Edo's green registration" LOGO

Efforts in Sakura Works

"Sakura Millennium Woods" Project

The Fujikura Sakura Works, from the perspective of "Fujikura Group Biodiversity Long-term Vision / Roadmap 2030" and employee health management activities based on the Fujikura Group's health management declaration, in November 2016, "Forest of Sakura Millennium Forest Project We are studying to exploit the use of rich natural greenery spreading within our business sites.

In fiscal 2017, we created a zoning plan for the millennium forest by special consultant on biodiversity. Based on this, we promoted the conversion of green spaces, such as protection of rare plants, logging of dense trees, tree planting of native trees, and development of walking paths. We also utilized it for internal community, such as employment training for employee training, "Forest exploration & Totoro event" for employee families.

"Sakura Millennium Woods" Project Image1

"Sakura Millennium Woods" Project Image2

Features of the Fujikura Sakura Millennium Woods Project

Participate in the Biodiversity Chiba Corporate Network

The Sakura Works is promoting biodiversity efforts by participating in the Biodiversity Chiba Enterprise Network. This network is hosted by Chiba Prefecture, 15 corporate members in the prefecture and 7 support members are participating in the center. At Fujikura, we report our biodiversity activities, establish biodiversity satellites in the cafeteria, and participate in study sessions.

At the Sakura Works, participating companies are promoting activities on biodiversity in cooperation with Chiba Prefecture and supporting organizations.

 biodiversity activities in Sakura

Suzuka Works Initiatives

At the Suzuka Works, we are considering the management and utilization of nature-rich green spaces spread within our business sites. In 2017 we also maintained and managed green spaces by employees. Also, in January every year we commemorate planting trees by new adults, and we plan to preserve biodiversity by selecting native species when planting trees.

Suzuka Works  planting trees Image1

Suzuka Works planting trees Image2