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Sustainability Policy and Promotion Framework

Basic Policy on Sustainability Environmental Policy Sustainability Promotion Framework

Basic Policy on Sustainability

1. As a global supplier of a comprehensive range of tools for creating comfortable homes and living environments, Makita will focus on solving environmental problems and other social issues through our main business, and work to achieve a sustainable society.
2. Makita aims to develop in harmony with society, by promoting corporate ethics and compliance, respect for human rights, protection of the environment, quality assurance, responsible procurement activities, etc. In particular, we consider carbon neutrality and other environmental problems to be issues of the highest importance.
3. Makita will engage in highly fair and transparent corporate management, thereby building strong relationships of trust with all our stakeholders.


Environmental Policy

Basic Principles

As a global supplier of a comprehensive range of tools for creating comfortable homes and living environments, Makita is aiming to conduct a wide range of environmental protection activities, in order to contribute to having sustainable society and conservation of biodiversity.


  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.

Sustainability Promotion Framework

In 2021, the Sustainability Committee was launched. This committee is chaired by the President; with the Director, Corporate Officer, and General Manager of Quality Headquarters and the Director, Corporate Officer, and General Manager of Administration Headquarters serving as deputies; and members consisting of managers of major divisions.
The Sustainability Committee will deliberate sustainability-related policies, targets, measures, and other matters, and take the lead in promoting initiatives across the Company as a whole. The committee particularly focuses on promoting carbon neutrality, based on the understanding that addressing climate change is currently an important management issue.