Environmental Initiatives

Environmental Policy

Recognizing that protection of the global environment is the world's most important issue, WingArc1st contributes to the development of a sustainable economy and strives to achieve harmony with the global environment in all corporate activities through the following:

  1. Eco-friendly software and services
    We strive to provide software and services that are friendly to the environment.
  2. Eco-friendly product development and planning
    We take ecological issues into account when developing and planning our products to reduce environmental impact.
  3. Pollution prevention
    We minimize the use of hazardous chemicals to help prevent pollution of the global environment.
  4. Green procurement
    We consider eco-friendliness in the procurement stage and choose products and supplies less harmful to the environment.
  5. Work efficiency
    We promote environmental conservation by maximizing business efficiency, saving resources, conserving energy, recycling, etc.
  6. Compliance
    We comply with environmental laws, regulations and other requirements.
  7. Social contributions
    We strive to contribute to local communities wherever we operate.
  8. Information disclosure
    We openly disclose information on our environmental conservation activities.
  9. Employee awareness
    We make efforts to raise the environmental awareness of all our employees.
  10. Environmental management system
    We established an environmental management system and environmental objectives that we periodically review and continually strive to improve.

We release this environmental policy to all company employees and officers, as well as the general public.

Environmental Management System (EMS)

WingArc1st's Environmental Initiatives

"ISO14001" is the international standard for environmental management systems (EMS)* As part of its environmental initiatives, WingArc1st has been applying the standard to its operations since 8 May 2020.
WingArc1st identified several factors in its business operations that have a significant impact on the environment, and between March 2021 to February 2022 will take the following measures to address them.

  • * A management system that evaluates the environmental impact of an organization's activities and contributes to the protection of the environment by reducing the organization's environmental impact.

WingArc1st's Environmental Targets for March 2021 to February 2022

Reducing Harmful Environmental Impact
1. Reduction of electricity consumption Annual electricity consumption at the head office (including the server room) is to be 100% less than it was the previous year.
2. Reduction of copy paper used Number of sheets used per person is to be 100% less than it was the previous year.
Expanding Beneficial Environmental Impact
3. Purchase of green products for office supplies The percentage of green products purchased for office supplies is to be maintained (or increased).
4. Continue to provide value that supports customers' and partners' promotion of digital transformation (DX). Promote WingArc1st products, services, and solutions.

In addition to the initiatives above, the Group is also implementing the following actions to reduce environmental impact.

External activities

Lessen shipments of products through downloads
  • ・Switch from physical shipments of all products to downloads
Reduce energy consumption through online activities
  • ・Conduct all recruitment activities online
  • ・Conduct all product training online
  • ・Conduct seminars and events online
  • ・Carry out consultations online
  • ・Hold surveys implemented by auditors online

Internal activities

Reduce CO2 emissions through work style reforms
  • ・Shift to remote work (Only 2-3% reporting to the office)
  • ・Limit overtime hours
Reduce energy by using WingArc1st products