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Commitment to the Environment

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The Seiren Group commits to continuing to pursue environmental activities all through its businesses, aiming at becoming an environmentally-conscious excellent company.

Fundamental Environmental Management Policy

Environmental Protection Philosophy

From the standpoint of protecting humans and the global environment, the Seiren Group is committed to conducting corporate activities in all its processes and organizations, including research and development, production and sales, in such manners that ensure safety and security of not only our employees, but also our customers.

Environmental Conservation Activities Policy

Environmental Conservation 

W commits to offering products and services friendly to humans and the earth, thereby contributing to the conservation of the global environment.

Safety and Health

We are committed to creating a safe and healthy working environment for all our employees so that they may lively work with “Nobi-nobi”, “Iki-iki” and “Pichi-Pichi (which indicates self-motivation, responsibility and commitment, respectively).

Field Capability Strengthening 

We commits to strengthening the employees' field capability which constitutes the basis for value creation through creating a mechanism for working with reduced loss and waste.

Green Procurement Guideline

We commit to promoting global environmental conservation, but our such commitment is not possible with cooperation from our customers.
The Seiren Group is committed to producing environmentally-friendly products by performing the procurement process in compliance with the green procurement guideline.

We shall use any new chemical or other material for use in our product production only if we obtain the SDS, specifications and Seiren's environmentally hazardous substance report for the chemical or other material to ensure its compliance with the applicable laws and regulations and relevant customer's requirements in addition to complying with the following requirements: 

  • Acceptance of any new dye or pigment for use in actual production only after relevant customer's written statement regarding whether it needs to be certified according to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®
  • Acceptance of any new chemical or other material containing any substance required to be labeled or notified by the Industrial Safety and Health Act for use in actual production only after implementation of risk assessment on the chemical or other material and submission of the report on the risk assessment to the relevant plant
  • Updating of the listing of the ”risk-assessment" based accepted chemicals and other materials once every year (in March) for distribution to the relevant plants
  • Acceptance of any new chemical or other material containing any restricted substance for use in actual production only after decision on whether it is acceptable or not according to its substance's content, application and usage method and, if it is acceptable, submission of report on its acceptance with comments clarifying the reason for its acceptance to the relevant plant; Updating of the listing of the accepted restricted-substances containing chemicals and other materials twice every year (in June and December) for distribution to the relevant plants
  • Acceptance of any new chemical or other material containing any conflict mineral for use in actual production only after acquisition of CMRT (conflict Minerals Reporting Template) for the mineral to confirm that it is not involved in the funding of armed forces; Updating of the CMRT report for each of the accepted chemical or other material containing any of 3TG (tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold) and cobalt conflict minerals once every year (in June for request → in July for collection) for distribution to the relevant plants
  • Acceptance of any chemical or other material containing any isocyanate group for use in actual production only after confirming whether it is likely to form any of specific aromatic amines designated as hazardous substances to decide on whether it is acceptable or not; Acceptance of any chemical or other material containing any heavy metal for use in actual production only after confirming whether leaching of the heavy metal from the chemical or other material is likely to occur to decide on whether it is acceptable or not.

When accepting any new chemical or other material for use in our production, in addition to checking it for the presence of any of the substances listed in the Seiren Environmentally Hazardous Substances (EHS) List , we shall check the chemical or other material for the presence of any other chemical substance than listed in the Seiren EHS List, if required to do so, by immediately collecting necessary information from the relevant supplier. 

If any revision is made to the applicable laws and regulations or any customer's relevant requirements or specifications, we shall accordingly update the Seiren EHS List by collecting necessary information about all the chemicals and other materials accepted for use in our production.

Third-Party Certification Acquisition

ISO14001 certification acquisition

  • Seiren Co., Ltd., Automotive Upholstery Materials Division
    KB Seiren, Ltd., Hokuriku Synthetic Fiber Plant
    KB Seiren, Ltd., Nagahama Plant
  • Seiren North America, LLC. (U.S.A.)
    Seiren Suzhou Co., Ltd. (Suzhou, China)
    Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. SRIRACHA Plant (Thailand)
    Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. KABINBURI Airbag Plant (Thailand)
    Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. KABINBURI Apparel Plant (Thailand)
    Seiren Produtos Automotivos Ltda. (Brazil)
    Seiren India Private Limited. (India)

bluesignⓇsystem partner certification acquisition

  • Seiren Co., Ltd.
    • Nitta Production Site (Nitta No.1 Plant, Nitta No.2 Plant, Nitta No.5 Plant)

OEKO-TEXⓇStandard 100 certification acquisition

  • Seiren Co., Ltd.
    • Katsuyama Plant/Nitta No.1 Plant/Nitta No.2 Plant/
      Nitta No.5 Plant/TPF Plant
  • KB Seiren, Ltd.
    Gunsen Co., Ltd.
  • Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. KABINBURI Apparel Plant (Thailand)

RCS certification acquisition

  • Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. KABINBURI Apparel Plant (Thailand)

ISO9001 certification acquisition

  • Seiren Co., Ltd., Automotive Upholstery Materials Division
    KB Seiren, Ltd., Nagahama Plant
    KB Seiren, Ltd., Hokuriku Synthetic Fiber Plant/Research & Development Center
    Seiren KP Co., Ltd.
  • Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. SRIRACHA Plant (Thailand)
    Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. KABINBURI Airbag Plant (Thailand)
    Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. KABINBURI Apparel Plant (Thailand)

IATF16949 certification acquisition

  • Seiren North America, LLC. (USA)
    Seiren Suzhou Co., Ltd. (Suzhou, China)
    Seiren Hebei Co., Ltd. (Hebei, China)
    Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. SRIRACHA Plant (Thailand)
    Saha Seiren Co., Ltd. KABINBURI Airbag Plant (Thailand)
    Seiren Produtos Automotivos Ltda. (Brazil)
    Seiren India Private Limited. (India)
    Seiren Viscotec Mexico S.A. de C.V. (Mexico)

ISO/IEC 17025 certification acquisition

  • Seiren North America, LLC. (USA)

J∞QUALITY certification acquisition 

  • Woven/knitted fabric
    • Seiren KP Co., Ltd.
  • Dyeing/finishing 
    • Seiren Co., Ltd.
       Katsuyama Plant/TPF Plant
  • Sewing
    • Seiren Alma Co., Ltd.
  • Planning/Sales
    • Seiren Co., Ltd., Sports/Fashion Clothing Materials Division

ISO/IEC 27001 certification acquisition

  • Seiren Suzhou Co., Ltd. (Suzhou, China)