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Shin-Etsu Group's products which contribute to the solution of the UN "Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)"

Goal13:CLIMATE ACTION

Goal 13
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

 

Classification of social issues

Addressing climate change and its impacts Promotion of the development and innovation of infrastructure
Conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity loss prevention Securing healthy living and welfare promotion

Products Solution Example
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
Solution Example1

■Energy savings

In compar ison to aluminum window profiles, PVC based resin window profiles can reduce the amount of heat loss from windows by 71%.

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Silicones
Solution Example5

■Energy savings

An annual reduction of 54 million tons o f CO2 greenhous e gas emissions is possible through the use of silicones in automobiles, construc tion and solar panels.

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Solution Example6

■Renewable energy

By utilizing silicones for sealing solar batteries, the batteries can be used for 30 years or more.

Solution Example7

■Energy savings

Improve the fuel efficiency of ships to prevent the attachment of marine organisms with paint made from silicone oil as a material for ship bottom paint.

Rare earth magnets
Solution Example19

■Energy savings

Improves the efficiency of motors and generators, and contributes to improving the performance of next-generation vehicles.

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Feature Article 2: Shin-Etsu Group Products and Technologies that Contribute to Environmental Conservation.

Solution Example21

■Renewable energy

Improved power efficiency through using a wind power generator.

LED / Semiconductor encapsulating materials
Solution Example22

■Energy savings

Contribute to longer LED life.