Hirox recognizes that preservation of the global environment is one of the most important issues facing humanity. The entire organization will devote the utmost effort to minimizing our environmental footprint.
In order to minimize the environmental impact of all production or consumption activities connected to the manufacturing and marketing of microscopes, and that of future products and services, Hirox will promote environmental management activities based on the following policies and strive to achieve harmony with the global environment.
- To develop environmentally friendly products and technology, and to strive to protect the environment.
- To promote the reduced consumption of resources and energy, the separation and recycling of waste, and to strive to minimize our environmental footprint.
- To establish environmental benchmarks, and to develop their implementation consciously and continually.
- To allow branch office activities to contribute to the local environment by performing comprehensive environmental activities rooted in the local area.
Based on the above policy, products manufactured by Hirox as of October 2006 are in conformance with the RoHS directive that limits the use of substances that are harmful to the environment and to individuals.