Daikin environmental responsibility

Environmental responsibility

Creating sustainable climate solutions

Daikin is committed to providing homes, businesses and industries with the most efficient and safe solutions to meet all of your cooling and heating needs, today and in the future.

We are aware of our responsibility to protect the environment and our policies and practices keep environmental sustainability at the heart of everything we do. We conduct our business in accordance with green principles, because it makes economical as well as ecological sense.

daikin environmental responsibility

Daikin’s worldwide environmental initiatives

If you are interested in learning more about Daikin’s worldwide environmental initiatives, please consult the Daikin Industries Ltd Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) website.

Daikin Europe N.V. environmental objectives

Daikin Europe has a more specific action plan with an environmental policy and environmental objectives in view of ISO14000. Daikin Europe reports on annual base on these actions in the annual environmental report.

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Our environmental policy is based on the following fundamental principles:

Use energy sustainably

Daikin Europe N.V. is constantly seeking ways to reduce the energy consumption of its production facilities and to make use of sustainable energy sources.

Reduce environmental impact from refrigerants and improve the energy efficiency of our products

Daikin Europe N.V. is committed to reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of its products by reducing the impact of refrigerants and improving energy efficiency.

Continue efforts at European level

Daikin Europe N.V. continually adapts its environmental policy to the changing global, European and local legislative frameworks. It stimulates and promotes the strict application of all relevant legislation and formulates recommendations to facilitate implementation.

Increase product recycling and waste reduction

Daikin takes recyclability into account in the product development phase making use of the principles of Lansink’s ladder*. This concern for recycling and waste reduction continues through all phases of the product (production, transport and logistics, installation, maintenance, etc.), up to and including responsibly dealing with the product at the end of its useable life.

Manage chemical substances and preparations

Daikin Europe N.V. strives for optimum safety with respect to the handling and storage of chemicals. This includes the search for newer and safer products to replace existing technologies.

Develop products with reduced environmental impact

Daikin is committed to complying with all environmental legislation. In addition, its green procurement guidelines further ensure that its products are state of the art with respect to reduced environmental impact.

Be a model of environmental responsibility

Daikin intends to be a model company by providing training and information on the environmental impact of its activities. It supports and communicates with external organisations, its neighbours and the community at large, and is represented in working groups within the relevant industries.

* Lansink’s ladder: principles or methods of waste management established by a Dutch Member of Parliament – Ad Lansink – represented by a ladder with a number of rungs. The rungs represent a hierarchy of increasingly better ways to deal with waste in an environmentally responsible manner.

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