The Toshiba Group is promoting biodiversity conservation activities with the aim of contributing to the achievement of the Aichi Targets, which are global goals. Sites and affiliated companies of Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation are also address various biodiversity conservation.
We are addressing Japanese eight-barbel loach conservation, which is on the red list, in our site. As a result of investigation of biotope in our site, it was ensured that they have grown proliferously without any concerns. Other aquatic organisms, such as Japanese rice-fish, dragonfly larva and pond-snail, were confirmed.
We are addressing to expand habitats of rare plants like birthworts and attracting red clawed crab with taking advantage of the factory location adjacent to the sea. The biotope is used as a place for act of shedding its skin or shell and we try to create a suitable environment that the baby crab can live. We have observed Chinese windmills, whose feeding herb is birthwort, and confirmed the growth process from egg laying to emergence.
Ginkgo planted on the premises is designated as a national top-class protected plant, so we are keeping all employees informed and addressing to protect by recording their growth regularly. Wild squirrels also live in the premises, and we have set up birdhouses and observed them.
We have contributed biodiversity by protecting and observing the flora and fauna that inhabiting the premises, and promoting tree-planting in the site.
We protected and observed the animals and plants that inhabiting the premises and have contributed to biodiversity.
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