The Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company (MGC) supports the main ideas of sustainable development and the creation of a recycling-based society set forth in the declaration agreed on by the nations in the world at the Environmental Summit held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Accordingly, MGC has been promoting the Responsible Care initiative by participating in the Japan Responsible Care Council (JRCC*) since its inception, becoming a member, and establishing an Integrated Safety Management System.
Responsible Care is the chemical industry’s, including MGC, voluntary activities to harmonize business activities with global environment preservation through ensuring environment, safety and health in all stages of chemical substance life cycles from development, manufacture, distribution, use and final consumption to disposal.
* Operated as the Responsible Care Committee of the Japan Chemical Industry Association since April 2011.
RC Promotion System
MGC promotes Responsible Care on the basis of our Policies on Environment and Safety. We endeavor to make continuous improvements through the PDCA cycle based on RC medium-term plan targets and annual activity targets approved by environment and safety meetings chaired by the president.
RC Audits and Environment and Safety Audits
MGC conducts RC audits at plants and environment and safety audits at Group manufacturing companies to assess the status of progress in action plans and evaluate efforts.
Responsible Care (RC) Medium-term Plan 2020 (2018-2020)
MGC adopted the Responsible Care Medium-term Plan and set Responsible Care Mid-term Targets and is making efforts to achieve those targets in order to promote responsible care.
|Category of Activities||Mid-Term Plan|
|Occupational Health and Safety||Maintain occupational health and safety processes across all operations
|Process Safety and Accident Prevention||Ensure process safety and security at work sites
|Environmental Conservation||Reduce environmental impacts and contribute to the sustainable development of communities
2020 environmental impact reduction targets
|Chemical and Product Safety||Ensure the safe handling, usage, and disposal of chemical products
|Safe Transport and Storage of Chemicals||Ensure the safe transport and storage of chemicals and related products
|Stakeholder Relations||Build the trust of stakeholders
|Responsible Care Initiatives and Management|
|Implement group-wide environmental and safety initiatives
|Improve environmental and safety management systems on a regular basis
Results and Plans for RC Activities at MGC
MGC assesses plan results and implements the PDCA cycle for application to future plans in order to promote responsible care
This data was reported in prior issues of the CSR Report up to 2016.