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O u r A p p r o a c h t o P r e v e n t i n g P o l l u t i o nPreventing Pollution
125SUBARU CORPORATION CSR REPORT 2018Subaru has voluntarily performed soil and groundwater tests at our facilities since 1998, and have implemented purification measures and groundwater monitoring as required. Since 2003 Soil Contamination Countermeasures Act came into effect, we have been filing reports and conducting tests in accordance with the law.Prevention of Soil and Underground Water PollutionThe Amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) Subaru emitted from the automobile coating process in FYE March 2018 was 49.4g/ｍ2, down 46.0% from the FYE March 2001 level.We realized the reduction in VOC emission mainly by decreasing the use of cleaning thinners and increasing the recovery of used thinners.VOC EmissionsTargeted companies/divisions:Subaru: Gunma Plant, Tokyo Oﬃce, Utsunomiya Plant, Handa Plant, Handa West PlantDomestic Group Companies: Yusoki Kogyo K.K., Fuji Machinery Co., Ltd., Ichitan Co., Ltd., Kiryu Industrial Co., Ltd., Subaru Logistics Co., Ltd., Industrial Products Co., Ltd.Overseas Group Company: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.(Fiscal year ending on March 31)SUBARUDomestic Group CompaniesOverseas Group Companies300250200150100500（1,000N㎥）2018SOxNOx214.91.82017SOxNOx208.7 1.4 2016SOxNOx231.0 1.3 2015SOxNOx236.4 2.3 2014SOxNOx244.7 4.2 NOx and SOx Emissions
126SUBARU CORPORATION CSR REPORT 2018Subaru had no significant spills and transportation of hazardous wastes specified in the Basel Convention Annex I, II, III, and VIII.Transportation of Hazardous WasteSubaru promptly and appropriately responds in accordance with relevant laws and regulations in the event of significant spill accidents. The number of the accident was zero in FYE March 2018.Significant SpillsSubaru store PCB wastes appropriately according to the law, and plan to complete their disposal by a predetermined time.Status of Storage and Management of PCB Wastes
127SUBARU CORPORATION CSR REPORT 2018Compliance & Green ProcurementWe engage in procurement activities in a way to harmonize man, society and the environment and conduct transactions paying due care to observe legal and societal rules and to protect the environment.Establishment of Best PartnershipWe establish “WIN-WIN” relationships with suppliers through transactions based on mutual trust under the doctrine of good faith.Fair and Open Way of Selecting SuppliersIn selecting suppliers, the door is wide-open to all firms, domestic and overseas, for fair and equitable business to procure goods and services most excellent from six perspectives: quality, cost, delivery, technical development, management and environment (QCDDME).1.2.3.Subaru has been promoting procurement activities under the following basic policy.Fundamental Procurement PolicyF u n d a m e n t a l P r o c u r e m e n t P o l i c yThe Subaru Group aims to achieve a sustainable society recognizing that working on improving environmental issues through business activities is an urgent social issue imposed on corporations and that we bear the responsibility to accomplish this. In regard to procurement, the environmental