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Announcement of the Release of “AGC Group CSR Report 2009”

Post Time:Apr 29,2009Classify:Company NewsView:403

On April 28, Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., (Head Office: Tokyo, President & COO: Kazuhiko Ishimura) issued “AGC Group CSR Report 2009” (A4 size, 64 pages in color) which summarized the CSR activities of the AGC Group in FY 2008.

The AGC Group strives to be a company trusted by all its stakeholders, a company that meets the expectations of the world business community to grow and develop responsibly, and a company that significantly contributes to a healthier global society. To this end, the AGC Group conducts CSR activities in order to fulfill its social responsibilities centering on the value of the Group vision, “Look Beyond” in accordance with the “AGC Group Charter of Corporate Behavior” (established in June 2007).

This report is made up of Special Features and a report on FY2008 CSR activities and explains the AGC Group’s CSR activities in general to stakeholders in plain language.

“Delivering Technology Solutions for Climate Change” is taken up in Special Features, as touted in our management policy, Grow Beyond; introducing how the AGC Group is currently coping with this issue; and explaining what kind of contributions it can make in the future.

From the provision of various materials for solar cells to technological proposals to pioneer the future of solar cells

From the diffusion of Ecoglass to the enhancement of the perspective of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

From the improvement of energy saving automobiles by glass to technological development towards automobiles that use non-fossil fuels

From the reduction of CO2 emissions through the improvement of glass manufacturing technology to a 50% reduction of CO2 emissions by technological innovation

This report also sought opinions and comments from readers through a questionnaire. These opinions have helped us to plan and improve various activities and create this report.

This report is available for download in PDF format from the Asahi Glass website (

The AGC Group continues to aim to be a corporate group which is trusted, counted on and supported by all its stakeholders through its CSR activities.

Source: Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.Author: shangyi

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