TAIYO YUDEN

SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations Development Program in September, 2015, are a collection of 17 global goals to achieve sustainable society by 2030. SDGs requires cooperation between all governments, private sector and civil society.
TAIYO YUDEN is promoting reduction of environmental effect and social contribution in our corporate activity. We also supply products and provide solutions which link improvement of social issues.

Table. SDGs and Efforts

SDGs Efforts Links for Details
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • Periodical blood donation by employees at each of TAIYO YUDEN Group sites
Social Contribution (Blood Donation Activities)
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Electronic handicraft workshop for students to develop an interest in science
Social Contribution (Manufacturing Lessons)
  • Donation for the welfare fund for orphans from traffic accidents founded by the founder of TAIYO YUDEN and some scholarships
Social Contribution (Support for Social Welfare Activities)
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Formulation and implement of action plan about promotion of women's participation and advancement
Diversity Promotion Activity
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
  • Treatment of used water in factory to displace clean water
Safety & Environmental Report, Data by Site
  • Cleanup activities to protect ecosystem on the waterfront where various species live
Social Contribution (Community Cleanup Activities on Hills, Riversides, and Sea Coasts)
  • Reduction of water use by recycling water
Our Efforts (Reducing Water Use) Reducing Waste & Preserving Water Resources
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • Providing solutions to improve photovoltaics efficiency using PV Micro Converter and monitoring system
Solution Proposals / Solar Power Generation
  • Generation of electricity with photovoltaic power plant to promote utilization of sustainable energy
News Release "Operation Start of Hongo Photovoltaic Power Plant"
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • Enhancement of safety working environment to level up Health and Safety
Health & Safety Activities (Efforts and Status)
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • For enhancement of energy efficiency, development and supply the Lithium Ion Capacitor; long life and high capacity
Solution Proposals (Lithium Ion Capacitor)
Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Establishment and implement of equal opportunity policy to prohibit any discriminations
Activities on Labor and Human Rights
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Providing solutions to realize safety in city with wireless sensor network for security system
Medical Care, Nursing Care and Crime Prevention
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Effective Use of Natural Resources
Achievement Levels for Medium-Term Environmental Targets
  • 3R activities (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) of waste and water resources considering biodiversity and coexistence between humans and nature
Reducing Waste & Preserving Water Resources
  • Reduction of energy use to curb global warming
Curbing Global Warming
  • Annual reporting on sustainability activity
Safety & Environmental Report
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Reduction of energy use to curb global warming
Curbing Global Warming
  • Annual reporting on sustainability activity
Safety & Environmental Report
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
  • Mangrove tree plantation (10,000 per year) to achieve healthy and productive oceans in Philippines
Contributing to Society (Mangrove Plantation)
  • Cleanup activities on riversides and seacoasts to prevent marine pollution
Contributing to Society (Community Cleanup Activities on Hills, Riversides, and Sea Coasts)
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
  • Plantation in Philippines and Malaysia to restore forests
Contributing to Society (Mangrove Plantation)
  • Weeding and thinning in forests to conserve mountain ecosystems
Action Policy for Biodiversity Conservation (Volunteering for Forest Maintenance)
  • Extermination of invasive alien species to protect land and water ecosystems
Extermination of Alien Species
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
  • Identification and assessment of conflict minerals, and sourcing responsible minerals
Activities on Procurement / Conflict Minerals