Environmental Activities (Social Contribution Activities)

Biodiversity Initiatives

(As a member of the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), Origin Corporation has summarized the status of its efforts with regard to the eight Aichi Targets presented in the Action Guidelines for the Conservation of Biodiversity in the Electrical and Electronics Industries.

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Aichi Targets Origin's efforts (specific activities, etc.)
Target 1 : Awareness increased People are aware of the values of biodiversity and the steps they can take. Information dissemination through the website and internal bulletin board, etc. Posting on homepage and bulletin boards (including electronic)
Target 4 : Sustainable consumption and production Governments, business and stakeholders at all levels have taken steps to achieve or have implemented plans for sustainable production and consumption. Lower power consumption and improved efficiency of products Reduction of landfill disposal of waste 3R activities Development of high-efficiency products, etc. Waste separation
Target 5 : Habitat loss halved or reduced The rate of loss of all natural habitats, including forests, is at least halved and where feasible brought close to zero, and degradation and fragmentation is significantly reduced.  Biodiversity-conscious green space management, etc. Actively adopting local and indigenous species at business locations and establishing biotopes on the premises
Target 8 : Pollution reduced Pollution, including from excess nutrients, has been brought to levels that are not detrimental to ecosystem function and biodiversity. Proper use and management of chemical substances, etc. Environmentally friendly BTX (Benzene, Toluene, Xylene)-free products, etc.
Target 9 : Invasive alien species prevented and controlled Invasive alien species and pathways are identified and prioritized, priority species are controlled or eradicated, Participation in the willow and Canada goldenrod (Solidago canadensis var. scabra) removal campaign during the Hometown Cleanup Athletic Meet, etc.
Target 11 : Protected areas increased and improved 17 per cent of terrestrial and inland water areas, and 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas are conserved. Conservation through cleanup activities, etc. Participation in the Ramsar Convention wetland registration "Watarase Yusuichi" cleanup campaign, Hometown Cleanup Sports Day (Omoigawa River cleanup activities), etc.
Target 14 : Ecosystems and essential services safeguarded Ecosystems that provide essential services, including services related to water, and contribute to health, livelihoods and well-being, are restored and safeguarded, Support for mangrove tree-planting project through participation in the Winding Core ECO Project
Target 19 : Knowledge improved, shared and applied Knowledge, the science base and technologies relating to biodiversity are improved. Participate in activities of the four electrical and electronics organizations and their affiliated companies to obtain the latest information.

Participation in Watarase Yusui Land Conservation Activities

Watarase Yusui has been registered as a Ramsar wetland on July 3, 2012. Employees of the Head Office and employees of the Mamada Plant (family members) have been participating in activities to preserve the wetland environment and rare plants in the Watarase Yusui area organized by Oyama City.
More than five employees participated in all meetings of the "Willow and Canada goldenrod (Solidago canadensis var. scabra) removal campaign" held in FY2020, and were registered and publicized on the Oyama City website as a <Oyama City Watarase Yusui Wetland Conservation Support Group for FY 2019>.

Saturday, 7/13/2019 26th Willow and Canada goldenrod (Solidago canadensis var. scabra) removal operation

Saturday, 7/13/2019 26th Willow and Canada goldenrod (Solidago canadensis var. scabra) removal operation
Adapted from Oyama City HP document

Saitama Minna no Ikimono Survey (Survey Site 9)

As part of our biodiversity activities, our Head Office has been registered as the ninth survey site for the "Saitama Survey on Living Things for Everyone", which is conducted in cooperation with Saitama City and the Saitama City Environmental Council, a citizen's action group. Photos of creatures taken during the survey are available to the public. We hope you will use this material for your environmental study.

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