In October 1997, Ushio Inc. Lamp Company (Harima Division), Christie’s parent company, became ISO 14001 certified. Since then, all of the Ushio Group, including Christie offices in both Canada and the United States, have adopted an Environmental Management System (EMS).
As well as the EMS, Ushio also created an Environmental Action Plan (EAP). The plan spans the years 2003 to 2020 and outlines specific environmental objectives and targets for all Ushio offices and all Ushio group companies.
When completed in 2020, the EAP will have accomplished Ushio’s environmental vision of becoming a low-carbon, recycling-orientated and biodiversity-preserving company globally. Ushio has also begun considering its new vision for the year 2030.
All Ushio Group companies and subsidiaries also participate in an environmental governance program. This governance outlines eight rules that every organization must follow: