Élimination des déchets électroniques

Chez Wacom, nous mettons tout en œuvre pour améliorer notre espace de travail et nos produits afin de réduire leur impact sur notre environnement naturel. Nous encourageons nos clients à recycler nos emballages de produits et tout composant électronique usagé, comme les ordinateurs, les écrans et les téléviseurs.
Wacom's Quality and Environmental Policy
About ISO9001/ISO14001
Product Compliance about Hazardous Substances
Recycling Initiatives
Response to Climate Change
Environmental Performance

 

Wacom’s Quality and Environmental Policy

 

Together with our customers, users and partners in community, Wacom, a technology leadership company, is committed to continuing the limitless journey in the world of creativity paved with Digital Ink, as well as the pursuit of meaningful growth of human beings and society.

Through our core technologies and our progressive approach toward quality control, we offer innovative products and services, which contribute to social development, and make the power of handwriting and drawing more meaningful than ever.

In the belief that the beauty of nature can be preserved and passed on to future generations together with the cherished memories, we strive to make a sustainable world a reality through development of eco-friendly products and our unique approaches.

We pledge to comply with relevant laws and regulations, and to continuously improve our management system.

 

June 2nd, 2021

Wacom Co., Ltd.

Nobutaka Ide, President & CEO

 

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About ISO9001/ISO14001

Wacom is driving continuous improvement by establishing a management system so that all the employees shall be involved in the quality and environment management.

Current certification status

 

ISO9001

Site Name Certification Body
Certificate Number Expiry Date Revision Date
 Head Office  Bureau Veritas Japan Co., Ltd. 4570518  April 17, 2024  March 2, 2021
 Tokyo Branch

 

ISO14001

Site Name Certification Body
Certificate Number Expiry Date Revision Date
Head Office Bureau Veritas Japan Co., Ltd.
 4570517 March 16, 2024 March 2, 2021
 Tokyo Branch

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Product Compliance about Hazardous Substances

Wacom has established “Wacom Environmental Quality Guideline” which specifies environmental requirements regarding hazardous substances that are contained in Material, Parts and Products. It also prescribes restrictions on the Materials themselves and certain chemicals used in manufacturing. Suppliers are required to disclose information about the content of certain substances in their Deliverables according to the guidelines. Wacom also encourages our Suppliers to control chemical substances properly engaging their subcontractors and suppliers.

As Wacom produces electronic products which are sold globally, Wacom makes all the products compliant with the regulations of each country where the products are meant to be sold, such as EU RoHS, EU REACH, China RoHS, Japan J-Moss, India E-Waste, etc.

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Recycling Initiatives

Wacom complies with recycling laws and regulations in the countries where it sells the products, including the EU's Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive), state recycling laws on waste electrical and electronic equipment in the US, India's recycling laws (E-Waste), etc.

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Response to Climate Change

Climate change derived from global warming has become a serious problem on a worldwide scale. There is a growing trend towards acceptance, embracement, and implementation of ESG*¹ /SDGs*² policies every year in many countries, municipalities, and companies. Every country will set reduction targets on greenhouse gas emissions after 2020 based on the Paris Agreement and promote the introduction of renewable energy sources and development of eco-friendly products and/or services.

Wacom recognizes climate change as an important issue in environmental management. We are promoting the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and conduct of business activities with careful consideration of possible risks and opportunities in our business environment brought about by climate change. We are also promoting a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in response to the possible risk that our activities may be restricted by an increase in natural disasters such as floods. In addition, we are reinforcing our organization structure based on the recognition that the development of eco-friendly products could be an opportunity. Furthermore, we ask our partner companies to review, approve, and follow the Wacom Suppliers Code of Conduct, which could lead to CO2 emission reduction in the whole value chain.

Mid-term Target

Wacom outsources almost all production processes to overseas factories and CO2 emissions from the business activities of Wacom itself is not significant. However, we have set a mid-term target on CO2 emissions for FY2025 to contribute to global GHG*³ reduction.

Wacom is a member of Japan’s Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), which targets an annual average improvement of 1% in specific energy consumption on the industry-wide basis; or more than a 33.33% improvement in 2030 as compared to 2012.

Since Wacom completed its office relocation and extension in 2013, FY2014 was set as the base year, and a 1% annual reduction in CO2 emissions was announced as our target in 2020. The introduction of LED lighting in the head office helped reduce the CO2 emission in 2020. The estimated volume of emissions was 948t-CO2, which was much lower than the target(1231t-CO2). 

We will monitor and disclose improvements in t-CO2 emissions per 100 million JPY revenue to demonstrate our willingness to support JEITA’s target although we don’t set the reduction of specific energy consumption per unit as our goal.  (Please refer to the Environmental Performance section for Wacom’s CO2 emissions from FY2011 to FY2020.)

*1 Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG).
*2 United Nations 17 Sustainable development goals (SDGs).
*3 Greenhouse gas.

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Environmental Performance

 

Electricity consumption

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•    The graph shows the data on electricity consumption in the head office and Tokyo office; calculated value is within the scope of ISO 9001 / 14001 certifications.

 

CO2 emissions (Scope 2)

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•    The graph shows the data calculated from the consumed electricity based on the emission factors (after adjustment) that are prescribed by "Ministerial Ordinance Concerning GHG emissions Associated with Business Activities of Specified Emitters" setting the standards for the emissions due to purchased electricity consumption. The emission factors (after adjustment) are provided annually by the general power transmission and distribution company TEPCO Energy Partner, Incorporated that supplies electricity in the area where the head office and Tokyo branch office are located.

 

Specific energy consumption per unit

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•  CO2 emission (Scope2) per 100 million JPY revenue for reference.

 

Water consumption

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•  The graph shows the data on the water consumption for the head office. The data for Tokyo office is not available as per the building owner’s regulations.
• The figures for all the years have been corrected after the review of the calculation method.
• The large reduction in 2020 was due to the encouragement of work from home policy, which caused the reduction of the number of office attendees. 

 

Waste

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•    The graph shows the data on the total weight of industrial waste, general waste, and valuable resources from the head office and Tokyo office; calculated value is within the scope of ISO 9001/14001 certifications.
• The figures for all the years have been corrected after the review of the calculation method.
• The large reduction in 2020 was due to the encouragement of work from home policy, which caused the reduction of the number of office attendees.

 

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