Last updated: January 14, 2013

NGK and the environment

Environmental declaration

NGK Spark Plug Group will strive for harmony with society and the global environment while serving the people of the world, offering new value based on the principle of high quality throughout the entire life cycle of our environmentally friendly NGK spark plugs and NTK new ceramic products.

To achieve this, we have formulated an environmental action plan based on our environmental policy as a way of accepting our social role and responsibility as a trusted corporation. With the participation of everyone concerned, we will pursue the development of a sustainable society and business operations.

Environmental policies

Management
We will abide by all laws, regulations, protocols and voluntary standards relating to environmental conservation. We also aim to increase our environmental efficiency by continually trying to enhance our environmental management system (EMS) and performance.

Factory/office
We will remain constantly aware of the need for environmental harmony, working to prevent air, earth and water pollution, use energy and resources more effectively, and reduce waste materials.

Products
We will work towards the development, design, procurement, manufacture, sale, distribution and disposal of environmentally friendly products.

Communication
We will promote communication with stakeholders through clear disclosure of information. We will also contribute not only to local communities but to the wider society through consideration for the natural environment as well as participation and support for environmental conservation activities.

Mind
We will strive to raise awareness of environmental conservation through environmental education and publicity activities as well as the dissemination of these policies among all our employees. We will also seek the understanding and cooperation of our business associates.