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Environmental & Social Report 2005
Environmental Aspects
Environmental Management P12 - P23
*Toyota created its Fourth Toyota Environmental Action Plan
*Eco-efficiency as indicated by CO2 has improved 60% over 14 years PDF DATA
Development and Design P24 - P29
*The worldwide cumulative total of hybrid vehicles sold exceeded 360,000 vehicles (as of the end of March 2005)
*The number of gasoline-powered passenger vehicles meeting the 2010 Fuel Efficiency Standards reached 87% of total production
*Vehicles that meet or surpass the Ultra Low-Emission Vehicle level reached 90.8% of total production
*Eco-VAS employed for the first time on the new Vitz
Production and Logistics P30 - P37
*Total CO2 emissions including emissions from non-production areas disclosed
*VOC emissions were reduced to an average of 35g/m² for all lines
*Railways employed to transport production parts in a trial modal shift
Recycling P38 - P41
*Designs for recycling (DfR) created for the Raum steadily introduced on new models
*Toyota decides on early worldwide elimination of lead, cadmium, mercury, and hexavalent chromium
*Collection and recycling of three specified items begins in conjunction with Automobile Recycling Law coming into effect
Housing Business/Biotechnology and Afforestation Businesses P42 - P43
*The SINCE Cada series launched in April 2004 was awarded the 2004 Good Design Award in the Architecture and Environment Design category
*The bio-plastic pilot plant began full-scale operations in May 2005
Special Story P46 - P48
Creating Hybrids Demanded by the Market
Social Aspects
Customers P50 - P52
*The Customer Assistance Center open 365 days a year
*Sales of Welcab vehicles for disabled people were increased to reach approximately 18,000 vehicles in FY2004
Employees P53 - P57
*Toyota adopted an action plan to increase support for balancing work with childcare
*Employees taking childcare leave increasing yearly; use of childcare centers expanding
Business Partners P58 - P60
*Toyota promotes reduction of substances of concern in collaboration with suppliers
Shareholders P61
*Long-term stable growth enhances shareholder value
Global Society/Local Communities P62 - P77
*Toyota is in dual pursuit of the visions of "Zeronize" and "Maximize" to achieve sustainable mobility
*Toyota Stakeholder Dialog held on "Environmentally Sustainable Transport" *TOYOTA Safety Education Center "mobilitas" opened in April 2005
*Basic Policy on Philanthropic Activities adopted and action promotion structures reinforced
*TOYOTA Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute opened on April 2, 2005
*IMTS and FCHV Buses operate at EXPO 2005 Aichi, Japan.
Special Story P78 - P79
Toyota City Seeks Improvements in Traffic Flows in Collaboration with the Local Community
Appendix P80 - P84
Glossary P85
Independent Report P86
Company Outline P87

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