Working in a variety of innovative ways to make society more sustainable is part of the Lawson Group’s mission. We have established the Lawson Group Environmental Policy to provide the impetus for our social and environmental initiatives.

This policy is a statement of our commitment to caring for the environment and pursuing harmonious coexistence with local communities in every aspect of our business, in order to sustain the Earth’s natural bounty for future generations. In accordance with the policy, the Lawson Group proactively undertakes social and environmental initiatives while aiming to increase corporate value.

Our Commitment

To sustain the blessings of Earth for future generations, the Lawson Group will consider the environment in every aspect of our business activities and strive to achieve sustainable development and coexistence with local communities.

Our Principles

1. Creation of a low-carbon society
To prevent global warming, we will work on conserving energy and resources and reducing waste in our business activities.

2. Considerations in the development of products and services
We will give proper consideration to the effect on the natural environment and local communities at every stage in the cycle of products and services, from procurement of raw materials, through to sales and disposal.

3. Active participation in social contribution activities
We will actively participate in social contribution activities, getting involved as a member of local communities in efforts to promote greenery and beautification of local areas, and other initiatives.

4. Continuous improvements
We will strive to preserve the environment by utilizing our environmental management systems to make continuous improvements, which will be measured against objectives and targets.

5. Observance of laws and regulations
We will observe laws and internal rules relating to environmental preservation activities.

6. Promotion of communication
We will foster greater awareness about environmental preservation by promoting education, and will also promote communication with stakeholders.

June 2010