Olympus Group Environmental Policy

All our activities are based on our corporate philosophy, "Making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling." Following this philosophy, the Olympus Group respects people’s security and health and the natural mechanisms that realize this. We will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society and sound environment by working to make the environment and economy compatible in our business operations.

1. Participation by All

Each employee enriches their understanding of environmental activities and each one of us will participate in the environmental activities conducted in consideration of the local features.

2. Promotion of Environmental Management

We will maintain the environmental management system and mechanism on a global scale so that we can continuously improve our environmental activities.

3. Compliance with Laws, Regulations, and Social Norms

We will fully comply with the laws and regulations, agreements with our stakeholders, and our voluntary standards in respect to the environment.

4. Reduction of Environmental Impact

Toward the solution of environmental issues, prevention of pollution, sustainable resource use, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and protection of biodiversity, we will reduce environmental impact or our products, services and business activities.

5. Development of Technologies to Foster Harmony with the Environment

We will develop the technologies that contribute to environmental protection and will make use of the results in our manufacturing processes, products and services.

6. Attributing Importance to Environmental Communication

We will proactively dispatch information about our environmental activities within and outside Olympus to deepen mutual understanding with our stakeholders.