Environmental Activities

We will continue our efforts to realize a society that promotes both enriched lifestyles and the global environment.

Canon will continue to deepen its connection to the earth based on the principle of kyosei.

News & Topics

2019

May 30

May 30

April 9

March 28

2018

December 25

November 20

October 31

September 20 | Awards and Recognition

August 30 | Awards and Recognition

August 30

August 9

June 28

June 5

  • Introducing some of Canon's Earth Day activities

April 23 | Awards and Recognition

April 23

  • Canon participates in Earth Hour 2018 in 323 locations across 39 countries and regions

April 2

March 27 | Awards and Recognition

March 27 | Awards and Recognition

March 27 | Awards and Recognition

March 27 | Awards and Recognition

February 22 | News Release

2017

December 26

December 26

December 26 | Awards and Recognition

December 26

December 6 | Awards and Recognition

November 21

  • ACTION for GREEN page updated

October 19 | Awards and Recognition

October 19

  • "Canon’s Environmentally Friendly Products" has been released

September 28

  • "ACTION for GREEN" has been released

August 9

August 9

June 5

  • Introducing some of Canon's Earth Day activities

June 5 | Awards and Recognition

June 5 | Awards and Recognition

May 4

April 27

  • Canon participates in Earth Hour 2017 in 283 locations across 36 countries and regions

April 10

April 1

March 15

March 1

February 1

January 23 | News Release

January 11

Canon's Efforts

We will continue our efforts to realize a society that promotes both enriched lifestyles and the global environment.

Through technological innovation and improved management efficiency, Canon aims to achieve realizing a society that promotes both enriched lifestyles and the global environment.

Environmental consideration over the entire product lifecycle

Environmental consideration over the entire product lifecycle

Canon takes account of environmental impacts at each stage of the product lifecycle and works to reduce them. This applies not just to our own development.

Canon’s Initiatives

We are tackling environmental issues such as climate change, resource depletion, pollution, and biodiversity loss on a global scale. To help leave a prosperous planet for future generations, Canon is taking various Group-wide initiatives.

Contributing to a Low-Carbon Society

Contributing to a Low-Carbon Society

Canon is contributing to a low-carbon society by working to reduce CO2 emission at all stages of the product lifecycle, including energy-efficient products design, initiatives at operational sites and production activities, and Logistics.

Contributing to a Circular Economy

Contributing to a Circular Economy

Canon strives to recycle products and reduce water consumption and the generation of waste from manufacturing at our operational sites.

Eliminating Hazardous Substances and Preventing Pollution

Eliminating Hazardous Substances and Preventing Pollution

Canon thoroughly manages chemical substances in products and those used in manufacturing processes to prevent environmental pollution and adverse effects on people’s health.

Contributing to a Society in Harmony with Nature

Contributing to a Society in Harmony with Nature

We recognize ecosystems and biodiversity as essential for sustainable society. Canon Group companies worldwide carry out various activities to conserve and protect biodiversity.

Relationship with SDGs

Relationship with SDGs

By pursuing environmental initiatives, we are contributing to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of 17 goals and 169 targets adopted by the United Nations in 2015 with 2030 as the target year for their achievement.

Environmental Report

Environmental Report

You will find more about Canon's environmental activities and performances through Canon Sustainability Report and environmental data.

CSR Initiatives

Introducing Canon's CSR initiatives including environmental activities.

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