The HCM Group is focusing on the reduction of paper usage in green procurement, and is making efforts to promote paperless initiatives, encourage greater use of double-sided and more intensive printing methods *1, and is working in the introduction of scheduled printing methods *2. HCM Group is also actively introducing recycled paper options for areas where paper use reductions are less possible.
In FY2019, green purchasing of recycled paper accounted for approximately 82% of the OA paper used in HCM offices.
*1 Printing multiple pages on single paper sheets
*2 A method in which data is saved in the printer without being immediately output onto paper media. When required, the user’s finger authentication is presented, and printing is carried out. In this method it is possible to further prevent unnecessary paper output as printing mistakes can be canceled at the time using finger authentication.
HCM Group requests the support and endorsement of all suppliers for HCM’s environmental vision, and your cooperation in the following items in accordance with the “Hitachi Group Green Procurement Guidelines ” and “Hitachi Group CSR Procurement Guideline”.
(1) Items concerning the environmental conservation initiatives of suppliers
(2) Items concerning the reduction of the environmental footprint of goods for supply
(3) Items concerning management of information regarding chemical substances contained in goods for supply