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Principles and Policies

Makita Environmental Policy

As a global supplier of power tools used in building homes and in everyday life, Makita is aiming to conduct a wide range of environmental protection activities, in order to contribute  to have sustainable society and conservation of biodiversity.

Policies

  1. Enforcement of environmental administrative structure
    To conduct our business in an environmentally and friendly way, we will organize our environmental administrative structure on a global scale.

  2. Continuous improvement and pollution prevention
    Makita will endeavor to continuously improve the quality of environmental protection activities and prevent from pollution.

  3. Compliance with applicable laws and regulations
    Makita will comply with applicable laws, regulations and standards concerning the environment. Moreover, Makita will take preventive action against environmental pollution, based on our environmental principle.

  4. Establishment and review of objectives and aims
    Makita will endeavor to fully understand environmental impacts we may cause and periodically review the environmental objectives and goals within the technically and economically possible range.

  5. Reduction of environmental burden
    Makita endeavors to promote the following activities to reduce environmental burden.

    • Reduction of green house gas (CO2) emissions by conservation of resources and energy.
    • Reduction of industrial waste and promotion of waste reuse.
    • Replacement from substance of environmental concern and emission control.
    • Implementation of product assessment and development of environment-conscious products centered around cordless products at the stage of tool design and development
  6. Disclosure

    Makita will make this environmental policy known to all of our employees through internal communication and will positively announce it to the public.