Expanding of the "Crayon System"
Toyota is expanding test operations on the "Crayon"
EV Commuter shared-use "e-com" system to group companies.
In addition, Toyota participated in public test operations in
Toyota City and Kyoto City.
Test Operations on Kyoto Public-Car System
Developing Energy Saving Houses
Toyota Home is developing and launching energy saving houses in
which the roof is completely covered with solar system panels
and homes that include a high-performance all electrified system.
New Biotechnology Project Started
In Indonesia, Toyota established a new joint venture company which
will produce animal feed and biodegradable plastics using sweet
potatoes as raw material.
Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program Started
In commemoration of Toyota"s winning the United Nations Environmental
Programme (UNEP) Global 500 Award in 1999, Toyota has started
a new grant program to promote environmental improvement and preservation
related to "sustainable development." Initially for
a three-year period, the program has an annual budget of 200 million
committee for the Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program
Reforestation to Prevent Desertification Started
In cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Sciences etc., Toyota
began in April 2001 a reforestation project in Hebei Province.
The project calls for reforesting 1,500ha over three years.
Disclosure of Information about Safety and Health
Ensuring the safety and health of employees can be considered
the foundation of corporate activities. In this report, the current
status of activities to create a safe and energetic work environment