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Executive Message
Special Feature
Return to the Starting Point
Third-generation Prius
Initiatives Aimed at Conveying the Appeal of Toyota Vehicles
Corporate Philosophy and Structures
Corporate Philosophy
Corporate Governance / Compliance
Highlights in FY2008
Environmental Aspects
Environmental Philosophy (P14~19)
Principles, policies and the Toyota Environmental Action Plan
Promotion of consolidated environmental management
Fourth Toyota Environmental Action Plan
Implementation structure
The Fourth Toyota Environmental Action Plan interim review
Energy/Global Warming (P20~27)
Further reducing CO2 emissions in global business activities
Developing technologies to achieve the best fuel efficiency performance in each country and region
Development of clean-energy vehicles and effective introduction to ensure wider market acceptance
Developing technologies for energy and fuel diversification
Using network technologies to improve traffic flow
Tax system for promoting Eco cars / Subsidy for promoting Eco cars
Reduction of CO2 emissions in TMC's production activities
Reduction of CO2 emissions in the logistics activities of each country and region
Global production environment data (CO2 emissions)/ CO2 conversion coefficient / Examples of overseas initiatives
Recycling of Resources (P28~31)
TMC initiatives to further promote the effective use of resources and contribute to the realization of a recycling-based society
Reduction of water consumption at TMC
Steady implementation of recycling systems in Japan and Europe
Further promotion and widespread application of the Design for Recycling concept
Production environment data in Japan (Volume of materials discarded)/ Global production environment data (Waste volume and water consumption)/ Examples of overseas initiatives
Substances of Concern (P32~33)
Promote management of and further reductions in the use of substances of concern
Reduction of the discharge of substances subject to PRTR due to TMC production activities / Production environment data in Japan (PRTR)/ Examples of overseas initiatives
Atmospheric Quality (P34~35)
Reduction of emissions to improve air quality in urban areas in all countries and regions
TMC's VOC emissions reduction activities
Production environment data in Japan (VOC emissions) / Examples of overseas initiatives
Environmental Management (P36~43)
Initiatives by regional environment committees
Consolidated environmental management action policies and results
Initiatives to conserve biodiversity
Enhancement of environmental education
Further promotion of environmental management at business partners
Promotion of new businesses that contribute to environmental improvements
Steady reduction of environmental impact over the entire vehicle lifecycle through implementation of Eco-VAS
Legal compliance activities
Sustainable plant activities
Examples of overseas initiatives
Other Businesses (P44~45)
Housing Business
Appendix (P46~49)
Status of major environmental data
Volume of resources input and volume of substances discharged from production plants and logistics activities
Environmental data for new models and redesigned vehicles
Status of ISO 14001 certification
Continued reporting
Environmental awards
Scope of Companies Subject to Consolidated EMS
Main companies subject to consolidated EMS in Japan
Environmental accounting
Social Aspects
Relations with Customers (P50~53)
Creating products that customers find appealing
Response to customers
Activities to improve quality
Development of Partner Robots
Universal design
Examples of overseas initiatives
Relations with Employees (P54~59)
Sharing the Toyota way
Human resource development
Respect for diversity
Safety and health
Examples of overseas initiatives
Relations with Business Partners (P60~62)
Collaboration with Suppliers
Collaboration with sales networks
Examples of overseas initiatives
Relations with Shareholders (P63)
Global Society/Local Communities (P64~77)
Initiatives for improving traffic safety
Principles and policies for social contribution
Environmental initiatives
Traffic safety
Culture and the arts
Community Care
Examples of overseas initiatives
Communication with society
Examples of overseas initiatives
Economic Aspects
Business Results and Geographic Segment Information (P78~79)
Four-year chronological summary of overseas initiatives (social aspects)
Independent report/Websites for overseas affiliates' reports

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