Sony believes that reducing environmental impact throughout the life cycle of its products is a commitment that must extend to the procurement of materials and parts. To date, Sony and its suppliers have cooperated closely in the management of chemical substances. Efforts have now been expanded to include measures to save energy and resources. Sony will continue working closely with its suppliers as it strives to achieve its goal of a zero environmental footprint.
|●Establish a mechanism for determining suppliers' greenhouse gas emissions
●Contribute to the development of a common industrywide reporting format
|Resources||Promote procurement practices that help
reduce utilization ratio of virgin oil-based plastics in products by 5% from the fiscal year 2008 level
|Chemical Substances||Promote procurement practices that help
Reduce utilization ratio of virgin oil-based plastics in products: -5% (compared with FY2008)
Reduce mass of products: -10% (compared with FY2008)
Reduce incoming parts packaging waste by -16% (compared with FY2008).
|Biodiversity||Conduct biodiversity assessments at resource extraction and harvesting sites|