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
Contributing to Communities (Blood Donation)
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Electronic handicraft workshop for students to develop an interest in science
Interaction with Communities (Science Class for Children)
  • Donation for the welfare fund for orphans from traffic accidents founded by the founder of TAIYO YUDEN and some scholarships
Contributing to Communities (Donation to Fund for Orphans from Traffic Accidents)
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Formulation and implement of action plan about promotion of women's participation and advancement
Diversity Promoting Activities
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
Contributing to Communities (Cleanup on Hills, Riversides, and Seacoasts)
  • Reduction of water use by recycling water
Environmental action case (Reducing Water Use) Waste, Water (Results of Water Resource Efforts)
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • Generation of electricity with photovoltaic power plant to promote utilization of sustainable energy
Environmental action case (Response to Climate Change)
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)
Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Establishment and implement of equal opportunity policy to prohibit any discriminations
Human Rights and Labor
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Effective Use of Natural Resources
Environmental Target and Progress
  • 3R activities (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) of waste and water resources considering biodiversity and coexistence between humans and nature
Waste, Water
  • Reduction of energy use to curb global warming
GHG, Energy
  • 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
GHG, Energy
  • Annual reporting on sustainability activity
Safety & Environmental Report
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
  • Mangrove tree plantation to achieve healthy and productive oceans in Philippines
Biodiversity action case (Mangrove Tree Planting)
  • Cleanup activities on riversides and seacoasts to prevent marine pollution
Contributing to Communities (Cleanup on Hills, Riversides, and Seacoasts)
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 to restore forests
Contributing to Communities (Afforestation)
  • Weeding and thinning in forests to conserve mountain ecosystems
Biodiversity action case (Volunteering for Forest Maintenance)
  • Extermination of invasive alien species to protect land and water ecosystems
Biodiversity action case (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
Responsible Minerals Procurement