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Environmental Charter

The Mitsubishi Paper Mills Environmental Charter was initially established in April 1993 and revised in April 2001. Nine years have passed since then. The first commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol for the prevention of global warming commenced in 2008, and in 2010 the Tenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP10) was held in Nagoya. These events reveal the growing importance being attached to global environmental issues. Against this backdrop, we once again revised our Environmental Charter to reflect changes in society's attitude to environmental issues.

Environmental Charter

Fundamental Principles

The Mitsubishi Paper Mills Group intends to make an active contribution to the protection of the global environment and the creation of a sustainable society. To this end, the Group will not only strive to help prevent global warming and preserve biological diversity, but also to earn the trust of all its stakeholders through the use of sustainable forest resources.

Basic Policies

  • Implement measures to counter global warming
  • Protect and nurture forest resources, with appropriate care given to the preservation of biological diversity
  • Promote the sustainable use of resources
  • Develop environmentally friendly production technologies and products
  • Develop and fully utilize environmental management systems
  • Promote environmental communication
  • Draw up appropriate contingency plans

Revised July 2010

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