Our Environmental Efforts
The Tokiwa Cosmetics Group works toward global environmental conservation, the protection of biodiversity, and other challenges, as a part of our efforts to contribute to bringing about a sustainable society through our manufacturing.
Reducing CO2 Emissions
We are hard at work Group-wide to reduce the CO2 emissions from our factories worldwide.
Procurement of Raw Materials
The wood we use to make our pencils come from FSC-certified factories.
We are also an associate member of the RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), and are working to transition to the use of sustainable palm oil.
Packages Designed with the Environment in Mind
Our packages development and material procurement feature a focus on the three Rs (reduce, reuse, and recycle), as well as efforts to reduce CO2 emissions and environmental burden through the use of biodegradable materials.
Measures toward Oceanic Plastic Pollution
We promote efforts to reduce microplastics and to use replacement materials.
We have acquired certification in the ISO 14001 international standard for environmental management systems at our Ochiai Factory. We intend to maintain this certification, and to promote environmental activities Group-wide.
Our Social Efforts
At the Tokiwa Cosmetics Group, we maintain high ethical standards in our business, built on our responsibilities as a member of society.
Human Rights Policy
We abide by international rules like the International Bill of Human Rights (the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) and the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, and we operate based on the United Nations' Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
* Tokiwa Corporation Human Rights Policy (PDF)
Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion
We value diversity and inclusion at Tokiwa, and work to promote these values, so that every employee can demonstrate their abilities to their fullest, regardless of age, gender, race, disabilities, or any other characteristics.
Building Comfortable Work Environments
We strive to promote healthy work-life balance through workstyle reforms such as remote work.
We have acquired certification in the ISO 9001 international standard for quality management systems at our Nakatsugawa Factory. We intend to maintain our high operational quality Group-wide, earning customers' ongoing trust by continuing to offer outstanding products and services.
Our Governance Efforts
At the Tokiwa Cosmetics Group, we comply with laws, ordinances, and social ethics, and we offer employee training and a whistle-blower system in order to promote wholesome business administration.
We have established a compliance policy and internal regulations, and comply with laws, ordinances, and social ethics.
Through our employee training, we work to promote increased knowledge and awareness, and increased legal compliance, among employees at all Group companies internationally.
We have established a whistle-blower system to properly handle reports of, and counseling regarding, compliance violations. Through this, we aim to discover and correct violations as quickly as possible, and maintain our company’s social trust.
We have established information security management regulations and personal information protection regulations, and we take proper measures to ensure information security.