Hitachi Construction Machinery Group requests the support and endorsement of all suppliers for Hitachi Construction Machinery’s environmental vision, and asks for cooperation in the following items in accordance with the “Hitachi Group Green Procurement Guidelines” and “Hitachi Group CSR Procurement Guideline.”
- Items concerning the environmental conservation initiatives of suppliers
- Items concerning the reduction of the environmental footprint of goods for supply
- Items concerning management of information regarding chemical substances contained in goods for supply
Hitachi Construction Machinery Group is focusing on the reduction of paper usage in green procurement and is making efforts to lace the highest priority on promoting paperless initiatives, encouraging greater use of double-sided and more intensive printing methods *1 using recycled paper when use of paper is essential, and is working in the introduction of scheduled printing methods *2. In FY2020, green purchasing of recycled paper accounted for approximately 86% of the OA paper used in Hitachi Construction Machinery 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 performed on the printer side, 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.