Canon has been recognized as a five-star company in the green supply chain rating certification scheme employed by the China Environmental United Certification Center1 (CEC) for a second straight year. No other firm has been awarded a five-star rating in the electrical and electronics industry.
The scheme was launched to promote green production activities, green procurement and environmental management of supply chains by the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection and its certification operations are conducted by CEC under the Ministry. In the certification, a company’s supply chain management and other environment promotion systems are evaluated comprehensively.
This year, the following points were highly rated and led to the certification: