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Sustainability Report 2008

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Executive Message
Special Features
Sustainable Mobility
Sustainable Plant Initiatives
Sustainable Social Contribution
Vision and Structures
Corporate Philosophy
Corporate Governance and Legal Compliance
Highlights in FY2007
Environmental Aspects
Environmental Philosophy (P16 - 19)
  • Principles, Policies and the Toyota Environmental Action Plan
  • Promotion of Consolidated Environmental Management
  • Fourth Toyota Environmental Action Plan
  • Goal Setting
  • Key Points in the Fourth Toyota Environmental Action Plan

Energy/Global Warming (P20 - 29)
  • Further reduction of CO2 emissions in Toyota's global operations
  • Promotion of the development of technologies to achieve the best fuel efficiency performance in each country and region
  • Promotion of the development of clean-energy vehicles, and encouragement of their effective introduction to ensure wider market acceptance
  • Promotion of initiatives to improve traffic flows using a variety of network technologies
  • Reduction of CO2 emissions in TMC's production activities
  • Reduction of CO2 emissions in the logistics activities in each country and region
  • Global Production Environment Data (CO2)
  • Examples of Overseas Initiatives

Recycling of Resources (P30 - 34)
  • TMC initiatives to promote the effective use of resources to further contribute to the realization of a recycling-based society
  • Reduction of water consumption by TMC
  • Steady implementation of recycling systems in Japan and Europe
  • Further promotion and development of the designs for recycling concept
  • Global Production Environment Data (waste and water consumption)
  • Examples of Overseas Initiatives

Substances of Concern (P35 - 36)
  • 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 (P37 - 38)
  • Reduction of emissions to improve air quality in urban areas in all countries and regions
  • TMC's VOC emissions reduction activities Examples of Overseas Initiatives

Environmental Management (P39 - 47)
  • Promotion Structure for Global Environmental Management
  • FY2007 Consolidated Environmental Management Action Policies and Results
  • Enhancement of the content of environmental education
  • Further promotion of environmental management at business partners
  • Promotion of new businesses that contribute to environmental improvement
  • Steady reduction of environmental impact over the entire vehicle lifecycle through implementation of Eco-VAS
  • Examples of Overseas Initiatives
  • Status of company-wide environmental policies

Other Businesses (P48 - 49)
  • Housing Business

Appendix (P50 - 55)
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Status of Major Environmental Data
  • Volume of Resources Input and Volume of Substances Discharged from Production Plants and Logistics Activities
  • Environmental Data for Japanese New Model and Redesigned Passenger Vehicles
  • Environmental Awards
  • Main Companies Subject to Consolidated Environmental Management System (EMS) in Japan
  • Continued Reporting
  • Status of ISO 14001 Certification
  • Companies Subject to Consolidated EMS
  • CO2 Conversion Coefficients
  • List of Main Affiliates Mentioned in this Report

Social Aspects
Relations with Customers (P56 - 60)
  • Responding to Customer Needs
  • Initiatives to Improve Quality
  • Robots?Future technology to Help Achieve Sustainable Social Development
  • Universal Design
  • Examples of Overseas Initiatives

Relations with Employees (P61 - 67)
  • Sharing the Toyota Way
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Human Resource Development
  • Safety and Health
  • Examples of Overseas Initiatives

Relations with Business Partners (P68 - 72)
  • Collaboration with Suppliers
  • Collaboration with Sales Networks
  • Stimulating the Market in Japan
  • Examples of Overseas Initiatives

Relations with Shareholders (P73)
Global Society/Local Communities (P74 - 87)
  • Initiatives toward Improving Traffic Safety
  • Principles and Policies for Social Contribution
  • Environmental Initiatives
  • Traffic Safety Initiatives
  • Education
  • 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 (P88 - 89)
Four-year Chronological Summary of Overseas Initiatives (Social Aspects) Websites for Overseas Affiliates' Reports
Independent Report

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