Corporate Social Responsibility

The TOSHIBA TEC Group is Conducting Activities with “Promotion of CSR Management” Viewed as an Important Pillar of Management.

TOSHIBA TEC is creating new values and contributing to society throughout its operations, while developing business activities, under the principle of making efforts to obtain mutual prosperity with all stakeholders, including customers, employees, society and the environment, by practicing high business ethics.

CSR oriented procurement

Basic Procurement policy

Toshiba TEC Singapore (TSE) procures materials from suppliers in a sincere and fair manner based on the Toshiba TEC Corp. Procurement Guidelines.

TOSHIBA TEC Corporation requests suppliers to provide components with lower environmental impacts in compliance with environment-related laws, regulations and standards.

Control on Environment-Related Substances

  1. Thoroughly control whether environment-related substances are compliant with current legal regulations in our targeted global marketplaces.
  2. Comply with requirements to effectively manage environment-related substances.
  3. Request our suppliers to respond to our ongoing surveys whether and how environment-related substances are used.
  4. Perform continuous analysis and measurement checks at our suppliers to meet relevant national and international regulatory standards
  5. Investigate and understand our suppliers’ control system to further improve our procurment support system.

EU WEEE Directive

In response to the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment or WEEE Directive, duty is imposed on manufacturers to recycle electrical and electronic equipment in EU Member States. The TOSHIBA TEC Group complies with the WEEE Directive while registering manufacturers and taking part in the recycling scheme through its affiliates outside Japan.

RoHS Directive

In response to the EU Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment or RoHS Directive, marketing of electrical and electronic equipment, which contains certain hazardous substances such as lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl or PBB, and polybrominated diphenyl ether or PBDE, is prohibited in EU Member States. The TOSHIBA TEC Group has configured a system to further ensure no certain hazardous substances are contained in products. In terms of components and raw materials, the TOSHIBA TEC Group defines voluntary standards and performs inspections through simple analyzers at production sites, while obtaining pledge forms from its suppliers.

REACH Regulation

The REACH Regulation, which was effective in June 2007, is a regulation concerning the registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemicals. It requires firms to register and report molded products, which contain chemical substances, as well as chemical substances when manufactured or imported, depending on the quantity. TOSHIBA TEC Corporation effectively collects data regarding purchases on the Eco, Substances of concern for all products. TOSHIBA TEC Corporation is thoroughly in compliance with the REACH Regulations regarding registration and notification of chemical substances contained in its products. TOSHIBA TEC Corporation thoroughly conducts registration, notification and information disclosure based on the information received on chemical substances contained in its products.