Precaution of Environmental Pollution
The JAL Group will strive to prevent environmental pollution to fulfill its responsibility to pass on the precious Earth to the next generation.
We will strive to reduce carbon emissions from aircraft and factories, which cause environmental pollution.
To achieve this, we will reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrocarbons (HC) by using aircraft engines that comply with appropriate standards. We will also manage and reduce the release of hazardous chemical substances in accordance with the Law Concerning Reporting, etc. of Releases to the Environment of Specific Chemical Substances and Promoting Improvements in Their Management (PRTR Law). We will maintain a final disposal rate for industrial waste of 1% or lower.
The JAL Group manages hazardous chemical substances in accordance with the Law Concerning Reporting, etc. of Releases to the Environment of Specific Chemical Substances and Promoting Improvements in Their Management (PRTR Law) and strives to reduce their handling and release. In addition, the nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrocarbons (HC) emitted from the engines of the equipment used in the aircrafts all meet the standards set when the type certificate was obtained, and we are working to reduce emissions, including carbon dioxide (CO2), as well as to curb these emissions by upgrading to the latest aircrafts.
The total amount of waste generated by the JAL Group in fiscal 2021 was 3,998 tons. The final disposal rate was 0.3%.
With regard to industrial waste, in addition to complying with the laws and regulations of the Waste Management and Public Cleansing Act (the Waste Management Act), the company has set a target of reducing the final disposal rate of industrial waste to 1% or less, and is investigating the final disposal status of industrial waste generated by the company.
The JAL Group is also working to raise awareness of waste management within the company by providing in-house education to waste managers and carrying out daily garbage separation activities for all employees.