Environment-Related External Rating and Awards
- Environmental External Rating in 2018
- Receiving Environmental Awards in 2018
- Past External Rating and Awards
Environmental External Rating in 2018
Kubota Selected as a CDP Water A List Company in CDP2017
Kubota was selected as an A List company in CDP Water, a survey on water resource management by CDP*, a UK-based non-profit organization, by winning the A (Leadership) rank, the highest rating in the survey. For the CDP Water A List this year, 73 companies, including 12 Japanese companies, were selected globally from among 2,025 companies that had responded to the survey questionnaire. The Kubota Group’s contribution to the development of water infrastructures around the world as a comprehensive manufacturer of water-related products, from the intake of water to its discharge, as well as its efforts to reduce water consumption in its business activities, were highly evaluated.
In the CDP survey on climate change, Kubota won “A- (Leadership),” the second highest of eight ranks.
We will further contribute to society through its global business activities, seeing the response to climate change and conservation of water resources as one of its material issues.
* A project run in collaboration with institutional investors to encourage companies to disclose their strategies and data related to climate change, water, and forests
Receiving Environmental Awards in 2018
Kubota Keiyo Plant receives a Certificate of Gratitude as a Person of Merit in the Industrial Waste-related Business (waste generating business category)
In January 2018, at the 17th Chiba Prefecture Industrial Waste Proper Disposal Promotion Conference sponsored by Chiba Prefecture, Mr. Toshifumi Machi and Mr. Masaaki Nakatani of the Kubota Keiyo Plant (Pipe Systems Division) received the certificate of gratitude as a person of merit in the industrial waste-related business (waste generating business category) from the Governor of Chiba Prefecture, and the same certificate of gratitude from the Environment and Life General Manager, respectively.
These certificates of gratitude are awarded to persons who have been engaged in the operations of a technology manager defined in Article 21 of the Waste Management and Public Cleansing Act and are recognized as having made great contributions to the proper disposal of industrial waste.
Mr. Machi and Mr. Nakatani have promoted recycling and the separate management of industrial waste while working to build systems for the proper disposal of industrial waste. These efforts were highly appreciated, resulting in their receipt of the awards.
We will continue to work on reducing environmental loads through its efforts to ensure the proper disposal of industrial waste generated in plants and the 3R activities.
|Mr. Toshifumi Machi and Mr. Masaaki Nakatani with their certificates of gratitude|