Examples of Overseas Initiatives

TMC and its overseas affiliates work together with NPOs and other entities to carry out a range of activities carefully tailored to local needs and circumstances in an effort to contribute to the development of local communities. Presented here are examples of initiatives undertaken by Toyota's overseas affiliates which appear in the Sustainability Report 2010.

Environmental Initiatives

Energy/Global Warming

Energy/Global Warming

Corolla FFV Models Are Compatible with 0-100% Flex Fuels

Brazil: Toyota do Brasil Ltda (TDB)

Energy/Global Warming

Energy/Global Warming

Reducing CO2 Emissions in Logistics through Cooperation with Trucking Companies

China: Tong Fang Global Logistics Co., Ltd. (TFGL)

Recycling of Resources

Recycling of Resources

Active Efforts to Address Water Shortage Continue with Achievement of 100% Water Recycling

China: Guangzhou Toyota Motor Company Limited (GTMC), Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (SFTM)

Substances of Concern

Substances of Concern

Various R&D Initiatives on VOC Reduction in North America – Water Extraction Smell Test to Predict Smell of Parts in Vehicle Cabin

USA: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America — Toyota Technical Center (TEMA-TTC)

Atmospheric Quality

Atmospheric Quality

Initiative to Improve Air Quality in South America Receiving Environmental Award in Brazil/Achieving VOC 40 Plan in Argentina

South America: Toyota Mercosur [Toyota do Brasil Ltda (TDB)/ Toyota Argentina S.A. (TASA)]

Environmental Management

Environmental Management

Approach to the Environment-Life Cycle Approach Sustainable Retailer Project

Europe: Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA (TME)

Environmental Management 

Environmental Management 

Eco Points Raise Awareness among Team Members and Families

U.K.: Toyota Manufacturing U.K. Ltd. (TMUK)

Stakeholder-related initiatives

Customers

Customers

Responding to the Recall Issue Based on ‘Quality, Customer First'

U.S.A.: Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. (TMS)

Employees

Employees

Promoting Ethics through Two-way Communication

Thailand: Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT)

Employees

Employees

Toyota Training School Cultivates Apprentices and Trainees

South Africa: Toyota South Africa Motors (Pty) Ltd (TSAM)

Business Partners

Business Partners 

Supporting Suppliers with TPS/QC

Australia: Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited (TMCA)

Social Contribution Initiatives

Environment

Environment 

Go Green Program Offers a Range of Environmental Learning Options

Vietnam: Toyota Motor Vietnam Co., Ltd. (TMV)

Traffic Safety

Traffic Safety

Expanding Driving Education Program for U.S. Teens

USA: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS)

Education

Environment 

Toyota Technology Challenge Supports Education

U.K.: Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. (TMUK)

Society/Culture

Society/Culture

TPS Guides and Supports Kaizen in Taiwan's Bicycle Industry

Taiwan: Kuozui Motors, Ltd.