Coatings Care

Coatings Care is the self-imposed voluntary initiative proposed and advocated by the International Paint & Printing Ink Industry Council (IPPIC) and The Japan Paint Manufacturers Association to protect the environment, safety, and health at all stages of chemical processing, from their development right through to manufacturing, transportation usage and their disposal. Also its basic policy is expressed in the same way as the one described in "Responsible Care" advocated by The International Council of Chemical Associations and promoted internationally.

Self-imposed control to protect environment, safety and health

CMP is committed to global environmental protection and on July 18, 2001 declared “Coatings Care (the program related to environment, safety and health)” to promote the responsible handling and use of its products. Coatings Care - - - “Coatings Care” is voluntary management activities to preserve the environment, safety and health throughout all business activities, from the development of the products, production, logistics, use, and to disposal, led by the International Paint and Printing Ink Industry Council and promoted in Japan by the Japan Paint Manufacturers Association. The policies are the same as those of “Responsible Care”, promoted in the world's chemical industries by the International Council of Chemical Associations. “Coatings Care” activities promote the registration to the International Standard “ISO 14001” specified by the International Organization for Standardization with respect to environmental conservation, and Shiga Factory & Technical Center(Shiga) and Kyushu Factory of CMP has also been registered.

Announcing to Promote Coatings Care

In response to the current worldwide demand to harmonize with environment of earth, CMP has been proactively engaged in protecting environment, safety and health as prioritized management issue. On 18th July 2001, CMP declared promoting Coatings Care (program to protect environment, safety and health) proposed and advocated by the Paint Industry.

Basic policy for environmental protection, safety and health.

1. To comply with the law and regulations regarding the environment, safety and health.
2. To promote our business activities through all the steps from the development of our products to their disposal, not only keeping in mind the environment, safety and health, but also resource conservation.
3. To develop and improve the products and technologies that are eco-friendly and safe to the global environment.
4. To consider the environment, safety and health of our employees and local residents through our business process of production, operation and distribution, as well as to promote the reduction of the environmental loading and waste products, resource conservation and recycling.
5. To shift to eco-friendly products and provide information and give advice to customers regarding the safe use and handling of our products in respect of the environment, safety and health in product markets.
6. To widely disclose information to the government and the local community regarding our products and operations.

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