About Nagase Medicals Sustainability

Basic Policy

Our basic policy follows the NAGASE Group's sustainability policy. For details, please see Sustainability in the NAGASE Group.

Environmental Commitment

Acquisition of ISO14001 Certification

Nagase Medicals received the certification of ISO14001, the international standard for environmental management systems, on April 7, 2006. We continue striving to reduce environmental impact and to improve our environmental management system based on our environmental policy.

Environmental Policy

Nagase Medicals, as a company involved in the lives and health of people, actively strives to conserve the global environment as part of its corporate social responsibility and promotes coexistence with local communities to contribute to the realization of an affluent society.

Environmental Philosophy

  1. We assess the environmental impact of our activities, including research, development, manufacture and sales of pharmaceutical products, identify risks and opportunities and set environmental targets. We regularly review these in order to continually improve our environmental performance.
  2. We comply with environment-related laws, regulations and other agreed requirements, as well as setting our own standards to promote environmental conservation.
  3. Among the significant environmental aspects related to our activities, products and services, we prioritize the following activities as part of our environmental management efforts.
    • Reducing the use of electricity and gas to help prevent global warming
    • Saving resources such as paper
    • Reducing waste
    • Strictly managing chemicals to reduce environmental impact and prevent environmental pollution
  4. We cooperate with local communities, such as supporting local environmental conservation activities and providing environmental information.
  5. We provide environmental education to all our employees to raise their awareness of the environment and to encourage them to engage actively in environmental activities.
  6. We ensure that all our employees are aware of this policy and make it publicly available.

Scope of Environmental Management System

Our environmental management system applies to all business activities, products and services as well as all employees of Nagase Medicals. It does not apply to external contractors but we request their cooperation if necessary.

Applicable sites:
Head office and Itami Plant
4-323 Senzo, Itami City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Development, manufacture, import/export of ethical drugs, medical devices, medical materials, and veterinary drugs

Occupational Health and Safety Policy

Nagase Medicals actively promotes health and safety activities for all its employees to prevent occupational accidents and to maintain and improve their health, aiming to provide a safe, secure and comfortable workplace.

  1. We comply with laws, internal regulations and rules and other agreements related to occupational health and safety.
  2. We seek to improve the health and safety awareness of all our employees through education and awareness activities on occupational health and safety.
  3. We continue to improve our workplace by assessing and managing risks, with the aim of creating a risk-free work environment.
  4. We enhance measures for health and hygiene management to promote mental and physical health and provide a comfortable work environment for all our employees.
  5. We regularly review the effectiveness of the occupational health and safety activities in order to continuously improve them.
  6. We ensure that all our employees are aware of this policy and make it publicly available.