Sony has established and continues to improve a unified global environmental management system, aiming to ensure full awareness of its principles and its mid- and long-term targets as well as compliance with the internal rules of the Sony Group.
While climate change poses a significant threat both to corporate activities and to society in general, it also affords Sony an opportunity to become part of the solution.
Sony promotes product designs that conserve materials by measures such as resources recycling and use of recycled materials, seeking to make the most of the earth's limited resources.
Sony is taking steps to protect biodiversity at its sites through site greening activities and initiatives aimed at helping to restore areas outside of its sites to their natural state.
Sony technologies pursue opportunities to minimize environmental impact.
Sony works to create environmentally responsible products to help reduce the use of energy, resources and chemical substances.
Sony collaborates with its suppliers in the management of chemical substances and energy efficiency in order to reduce environmental impact throughout the product life cycle.
Sony conducts environmental protection activities at all of its manufacturing and nonmanufacturing sites worldwide in accordance with a unified policy.
Sony proactively reduces greenhouse gas emissions related to the transport of products and parts.
Sony supports the principle of Individual Producer's Responsibility and promotes collection and recycling of end-of-life products and easy-to-recycle designs.
Sony strongly believes in the importance of informing stakeholders, including customers, about its environmental philosophy and initiatives. Furthermore, employees of each Sony Group company receive environmental training and have access to other self-development programs to help raise environmental awareness.