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Komatsu' Environmental and Social Activities Data


Environmental Education

The basic framework for education in the Komatsu group divides functions in a way where education of common knowledge is supervised by the Head Office and specific education, unique or distinct to occupation, is administered by respective divisions.

The environmental education for FY2013 followed a curriculum that was in essence the same as that of the previous year. We continued emphasizing education on environmental laws in FY2013, which has been our focus since FY2010. We also expect to launch an environmental education program for newly appointed managers starting from FY2014. In regards to increasing licensed personnel relating to the environment, we plan to promote the acquisition of their qualification.

Courses in Environmental Education and Training in Japan

(excluding general environmental courses)

Komatsu and Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan
(including the Research Division, Field Testing Department)
Organizer No. Course name Target Participants
FY2010 FY2011 FY2012 FY2013
Head Office 1 Advanced environmental education
(held every two years)
Environmental specialists
(Komatsu and affiliates)
- 16 - 19
2 Overview of the ISO14000 series Managers
(Komatsu, affiliates, and business associates)
83 74 72 80
3 Training of internal auditors / Refresher courses Environmental auditors
(Komatsu, affiliates, and business associates)
273 103 380 177
4 Development and manufacturing (introductory) Development and manufacturing staff
(for second-year employees)
112 266 248 300
5 Environmental training for manufacturing engineers Assistant foremen/ foremen/ manufacturing engineers/ students of Komatsu Institute of Technology 114 158 160 152
6 Training new employees New Employees
(Komatsu and affiliates)
200 229 354 391
7 Lectures on the environment, experience-oriented education Komatsu Group employees 1,002 1,300 1,316 1,408
8 Education to refresh environmental understanding,
(e-Learning)
Komatsu Group managers and employees 194 251 153 193
9 Education for biodiversity Komatsu Group employees - 889 252 53
Divisions overseeing environmental management at plants 1 Education in the basics of auditing Managers and employees 99 183 221 257
2 Overview of the ISO14000 series Managers and employees 468 409 183 645
3 Training of internal auditors Environmental auditors 26 27 38 16
4 Training new employees New Employees 1,240 1,020 940 1,107
5 Regulatory education and personnel exchange Employees (and other participants) 448 1,232 1,066 3,274
6 Specialist training Environmental conservation practitioners (persons involved in regulatory affairs, etc.) 952 2,165 2,561 616
In addition to the education and training courses listed above, Komatsu also held courses dealing with environmental issues intended for sales agents.

Number of Persons Having Environment-related Certificate

Komatsu and Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan
(including the Research Division, Field Testing Department)
Certificate name Number of persons with certificate*
FY2010 FY2011 FY2012 FY2013
Pollution control administrators 178(33) 241(33) 230(33) 241(33)
Energy administrators 42(10) 45(10) 45(10) 45(10)
Environmental management system auditors 6 6 4 5
Figures in parentheses indicate the number of officers required.