Category : [Brother Group Efforts]
Business sites and departments which won a “5R Award” in FY2015 through the Brother Group’s internal environmental award
It is used “3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle)” as a keyword for building a recycling- oriented society in general.
Based on that, Brother unique philosophy leads to add “Refuse” and “Reform” and carry out environmental activities signified by own keyword “5R”.
Particularly, “Reform” is an original idea for creating new value by introducing novel approaches and ideas for changing the state of a waste material.
Under this “5R” concept, Brother Group implemented a commendation system which called “5R Awards” for promoting environmental activities in the entire group.
This system praises for excellent internal activities that evaluated at the following viewpoints CO2 reduction, originality, Easy to share and participation for employees and biodiversity conservation.
It received twenty-nine applicants in FY2015 (April 1, 2015-March 31, 2016), and rewarded four business sites and one department which achieved significant results on tacking the problems that all corporations have to face. Those fields are CO2 emissions reduction, products and environmental contribution.
In this way, Brother Group is making efforts for the improvement of internal environmental awareness by awarding the excellent activities.
Business sites and departments which won the titles this fiscal year are following.
FY2015 “5R Award”
- Award title
- Business sites / departments
CO2 Emission Reduction 5R AwardProduction Category
Brother Machinery Xian Co., Ltd. Brother Iberia, S.L.U.
- Product 5R Award
- Machinery & Solution Company of Brother Industries, Ltd.
- Environmental Contribution 5R Award In the company
Outside the company
Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd., Brother Industries (Shenzhen), Ltd. Taiwan Brother Industries, Ltd.
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