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Environment Policy

October 1, 2005

Fundamental principles

  1. The University aims to create a sustainable society in which people and Earth coexist, for the next generation to inherit a healthy environment. Aware of the importance of its functions and social responsibilities, in its education, research, and all other actions the University promotes activities for the protection of the environment and endeavors to reduce and minimize the environmental burden.
  2. The University implements relevant activities through the environmental education of students, pupils, and children to develop environmentally aware members of society. At the same time, the University actively engages in surveys and research for environmental conservation in order to protect Earth’s irreplaceable nature and works to contribute to create a safe future for all forms of life.

Basic policies

  1. The University strives to reduce the environmental burden that results from its activities in education and research and works to protect the environment.
  2. Through the enhancement and practice of environmental education, the University develops environmentally aware members of society.. At the same time, the University communicates with and participates in the local community and actively engages in surveys and research for the protection and improvement of the environment.
  3. The University observes environment related regulations and in order to attain its environmental policies devises environmental objectives and implementation plans. To attain these policies the University cooperates with its faculty and staff, students, pupils and children, and the members of the Shizuoka University Co-op.
  4. The University establishes environment management systems, periodically inspects and monitors the status of implementation, and works on ongoing enhancements.
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