As part of our efforts to provide eco-conscious products to the market, we promote procurement of parts, materials, and finished products which have a low environmental impact according to the following policy (green procurement).
- Prioritize purchasing from suppliers conducting ambitious environmental conservation activities while also excelling in areas that include quality, pricing, delivery times, and services
- Prioritize the purchase of toxic substance-free products
To uphold our green procurement policy, the Nihon Kohden Group asks its suppliers to practice environmental conservation in their business activities and supply products, parts, and materials that have a low environmental impact. We also ask them to provide an RoHS Declaration of Conformity and participate in various surveys.
We ask all our suppliers to take measures for effective environmental conservation such as establishing an environmental policy, maintaining systems, and implementing education.
To manage the chemicals that are used in our procured products, we request the following.
- Create a control system for chemical substances used in products
- Reduce toxic substances and implement green procurement of parts and materials that have low environmental impact
To evaluate the chemical substances in procured goods, we request all our suppliers respond to investigations of chemical substances in the goods. We require suppliers to provide certificates of compliance for materials used in RoHS compliant products.