It is the Company’s policy to conduct its business in a manner that is compatible with the balanced environment and economic needs of the communities in which it operates. The Company is committed to providing continuous efforts to improve its environmental performance throughout its operations.

Environmental Policy

  • To comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations and apply responsible standards when laws and regulations do not exist.
  • To encourage concern and respect for the environment, emphasize every employee’s responsibility in environmental performance, and foster appropriate operating practices and training.
  • To work with government and industry groups to foster timely development of effective environmental laws and regulations based on sound science and consider risks, costs and benefits, including effects on energy and product supply.
  • To manage the business with the goal of preventing incidents and controlling emissions and wastes to below harmful levels – and to design, operate and maintain facilities to this end.
  • To respond quickly and effectively to incidents resulting from the Company’s operations, in cooperation with industry organizations and authorized government agencies.
  • To conduct and support research to improve the understanding of the impact of the Company’s business on the environment, to improve methods of environmental protection and to enhance its capability in making the operations and products compatible with the environment.
  • To communicate with the public on environmental matters and share its experience with others to facilitate improvements in industry performance.
  • To undertake appropriate reviews and evaluations of the Company’s operations to measure progress and to foster compliance with its policy.