2014-02-28 12:22 PM
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 27, 2014--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has published the English-language edition of Toshiba Semiconductor & Storage Products Company Environmental Report 2013.
The Environmental Report covers environmental activities in fiscal 2012, including cases where our efforts to reduce environmental impact and greenhouse gas emission in the certain production processes of the semiconductor and storage products, as aspects of environmental management towards establishing a sustainable society. The report also includes community-based activities such as conservation of biodiversity and environmental communication.
The report's "Introduction" provides a simple explanation of the company's products, introduces semiconductor and storage products that contribute to the realization of smart communities, automotive products that are accelerating the computerization of automobiles, and enterprise SSDs (solid state drives) that contribute to energy saving in storage systems in the era of big data. This section also carries a conversation on the importance of environmental technologies and expectations for semiconductor and storage products between professors at Tokyo City University and the Chief Technology Executive of Toshiba Semiconductor & Storage Products Company, which will inform stakeholders of the future prospects of semiconductor and storage products and how they will contribute to society.
This report is published as a booklet and is also available on-line at: http://www.semicon.toshiba.co.jp/eng/profile/environment/documents/index.html
Toshiba Semiconductor & Storage Products Company seeks to contribute to society's safety and security, the creation of rich value and the reduction of environmental impacts, guided by Toshiba's Environmental Vision 2050, which points the way to living richer lives in harmony with the earth.
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm
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