ISO 14001 Certifications Obtained
Canon has since 1995 been creating environmental management systems (EMSs) and acquiring ISO 14001 certification at individual operational sites around the world. However, because of a lack of standardization in rules and in the overall orientation of EMSs, we needed a system we could gather environmental information from each operational site of the group, and make and communicate appropriate decisions. For this reason, we launched an attainment of consolidated certification in 2005. And as of 2012, we achieved the consolidated certification at our operational sites, manufacturing and marketing subsidiaries in 39 countries and regions around the world.