Shin-Etsu Group and SDGs

Contributing to the Achievement of SDGs Through Product

PVC/Chlor-Alkali business

  • PVC/Chlor-Alkali business
  • PVC/Chlor-Alkali business

Approximately 60% of the raw materials used in PVC are salts, which are abundant throughout the world. Compared to other general-purpose resins, the benefits of PVC include a low dependence on petroleum resources, placing a relatively small burden on the environment. The process of manufacturing PVC from raw materials uses around 60% of the energy required to make other general-purpose resins. Highly durable and easy to recycle, PVC is used for a wide range of social infrastructure materials, including vinyl windows, water and sewerage pipes, public works and other construction.

Example

Segment Our Products Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) Solution Example
PVC/Chlor-Alkali business

Goal2

Goal2

ZERO HUNGER
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

PVC is used for agricultural films such as vinyl plastic hothouses and plastic tunnel culture. It provides agricultural materials indispensable to grow vegetables and other crops.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

PVC window reduce the amount of heat that escapes from windows by 71% compared to aluminum windows.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

The use of highly durable PVC for PVC pipes and joints makes replacement of service water and sewage piping unnecessary for at least 50 years.

Goal6

Goal6

CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Make tap water and drinking water safe and sanitary by using high-quality sodium hypochlorite with less impurities to sterilize the water.

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Caustic soda and hydrochloric acid make harmful substances generated from productive operations harmless, protecting the air and aquatic environment.

Goal11

Goal11

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Semiconductor Silicon Business

  • Semiconductor Silicon Business
  • Semiconductor Silicon Business

As a basic material supporting our modern high-speed information society, silicon wafers contribute to the improvement of electronic device performance, the miniaturization of electrical equipment and energy conservation. Silicon wafers are a particularly essential material in the automotive field, where they are utilized to reduce environmental impact, improve safety and fully automate vehicle operation. Furthermore, they are useful for the stable supply of electric power, mainly to electronic equipment, as power semiconductors can minimize power consumption and accommodate high voltage and high currents. Group products also are used to accurately regulate motor drive controls from high to low speeds and used as power-saving transistors enabling the efficient transfer of power from generators to transmission lines.

Example

Segment Our Products Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) Solution Example
Semiconductor Silicon Business

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Semiconductor silicon is used for electronic devices of medical devices and medical robots.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • ・ Semiconductor silicon is used in electronic devices such as inverters that enable substantial power conservation.
  • ・Semiconductor silicon is used for electronic devices that control the fuel efficiency of motor vehicles.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • ・We provide silicon wafers that are most suitable for the miniaturization and high functionality of semiconductor devices.
  • ・It has become the core material of semiconductors indispensable for industrial innovation such as AI (artificial intelligence) and IoT (the Internet of Things: which means that everything is connected to the Internet through networks).
  • ・It is used in electronic devices that control hybrid cars, electric cars, etc., contributing to substantial reductions in CO2 emissions.   
  • ・Promote reuse of silicon wafer shipping containers.

Goal11

Goal11

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

It is used for surveillance cameras and monitor camera sensors that protect safe life.

Silicones Business

  • Silicones Business
  • Silicones Business

Silicone primarily consists of silicon (Si), which is the second-most abundant element found in the outer layer of the earth ’s crust, behind oxygen. It is associated with a low dependence on petroleum resources and a low environmental footprint. Furthermore, it contributes to the achievement of sustainable societies, as it is used in solar power generation and other environmentally friendly products, including electric vehicles, eco tires and LED lights.

Example

Segment Our Products Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) Solution Example
Silicones Business

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

  • ・Silicones are used to provide contact lenses with oxygen permeability. They help enhance the performance of contact lenses.
  • ・They are used for the joint motors of nursing care and support robots, such as to help reduce heavy workloads for nurses and caregivers, cushioning, and electronic device control.

Goal6

Goal6

CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

The use of silicone antifoaming agents in sewage water suppresses the foaming of sewage discharged into rivers.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • ・Solar batteries can be used for 30 years or more by sealing their modules with weather-resistant, durable silicone.
  • ・Silicones are used as raw materials for ship bottom paint . By preventing marine organisms from sticking to them, the fuel efficiency of the ship is improved.
  • ・By replacing metal parts of motor vehicles with silicone products, fuel efficiency will be improved.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal11

Goal11

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Highly waterproof silicone adhesive sheets are adhered to outdoor tanks or the joints of walls of viaducts. Silicone adhesive sheets have a long service life and are easier to handle than butyl rubber or urethane resin, thus contributing to the promotion of sustainable urbanization.

Goal14

Goal14

LIFE BELOW WATER
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Silicones are used as raw materials for ship bottom paint and antifouling agents for fishing nets. They help prevent marine organisms from sticking to them, protecting the ocean ecosystem.



Goal15

Goal15

LIFE ON LAND
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The use of silicones as a spreader for agricultural chemicals makes them spread easily. As a result, the amount of agricultural chemicals sprinkled can be reduced.

Electronics & Functional Materials Business

  • Electronics & Functional Materials Business
  • Electronics & Functional Materials Business

Rare earth magnets have about 10 times the magnetic force of conventional ferrite magnets and are used to reduce the weight of motors and increase electrical power regeneration. These magnets help reduce greenhouse gas emissions while increasing the power efficiency of a variety of products, including environmentally friendly vehicles and energy-saving air conditioners.

Example

Segment Our Products Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) Solution Example
Electronics & Functional Materials Business

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Rare earth magnets are used for the joint motors of nursing care and support robots, such as to help reduce heavy workloads for nurses and caregivers, cushioning, and electronic device control.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • ・The use of rare earth magnets for the compressor motor of air-conditioning systems increases energy consumption efficiency and reduces power consumption.
  • ・The use of rare earth magnets for industrial motors increases motor efficiency and reduces power consumption.
  • ・The use of high-performance small rare earth magnets for the driving motor of hybrid cars, electric vehicles, and fuel-cell vehicles and various motors for vehicles helps reduce the overall weight of the cars or vehicles, thus increasing fuel efficiency.
  • ・Rare earth magnets contribute to making wind power generators highly efficient.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Rare earth is used for scintillator materials for diagnostic imaging systems such as CT scanning and PET. It contributes to reducing X-ray doses, high-speed diagnosis, and improving diagnostic accuracy.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Rare earth is used as a material for fluorescent substances, which convert the color of LED to white. The use of long-life LED for lighting and displays contributes to energy conservation.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • ・Rare earth is used for electronic components, which are indispensable to smartphones as they become smaller and smaller and offer increasingly high performance, as well as for the safe driving of vehicles and automated operation systems.
  • ・Highly plasma-resistant rare earth materials are attracting attention as they enhance the performance of semiconductor production equipment as semiconductor devices indispensable to AI, IoT, and smart grids evolve.

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

It is used for ceramic materials, which are indispensable to new energy systems such as wind power generation and fuel cells.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Among long-life, energy-saving LED optical modules, silicone packaging materials are used for most of the major components other than LED.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Semiconductor encapsulating materials are used for electronic devices (such as monitors and sensors) for medical equipment (MRI and medical testers).

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Semiconductor encapsulating materials are used for electronic devices that control the fuel efficiency of motor vehicles.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • ・Semiconductor encapsulating materials contribute to development of next-generation semiconductors such as stacked three-dimensional semiconductors.
  • ・They provide materials and technologies indispensable to artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of things (IoT, which means that everything is connected to the Internet through networks), and smart grids.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Silicon tetrachloride is used for compounds and materials that constitute Green Tire, which improves fuel efficiency by reducing rolling resistance.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

In DNA analysis, synthetic quartz wafers are used for fixed DNA sequencing boards for detection. They contribute to reducing the analytical time and improving the resolution.

Goal4

Goal4

QUALITY EDUCATION
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Synthetic quartz wafers are used for TFT liquid crystal panels for educational data projectors at schools and other institutions. They project a larger image of the teaching materials to clarify the aims of learning and allow students to easily share what they are studying.

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Synthetic quartz fibers are used for some medical endoscopes and fiber scopes. Compared to previous ones, they reduce the burden on patients and enable more accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Synthetic quartz fibers are used as materials for optical fibers, which are essential for the information society.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Oxide single crystals are used for mobile phones' SAW filters, contributing to enhancing the functions of mobile phones and improving their sound quality.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Photoresists and Photomask are used for electronic devices that control the fuel efficiency of motor vehicles.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts




Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • ・Photoresists and Photomask blanks contribute to development of next-generation semiconductors such as stacked three-dimensional semiconductors.
  • ・They provide materials and technologies indispensable to artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of things (IoT, which means that everything is connected to the Internet through networks), and smart grids.

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

The anode material of lithium ion batteries increases the capacity and output of lithium ion secondary batteries.

Goal6

Goal6

CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Ultraviolet lamps using quartz glass tubes sterilize super-pure water and drinking water to secure safe, high-quality water. They are also used to sterilize foodstuffs.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Quartz glass for lamps are used as materials for optical fibers, which are essential for the information society.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Quartz glass products for semiconductor manufacturing are used for electronic devices that control the fuel efficiency of motor vehicles.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • ・Quartz glass products for semiconductor manufacturing contribute to development of next-generation semiconductors such as stacked three-dimensional semiconductors.
  • ・They provide materials and technologies indispensable to artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of things (IoT, which means that everything is connected to the Internet through networks), and smart grids.

Specialty Chemicals Business

  • Specialty Chemicals Business
  • Specialty Chemicals Business

Industrial cellulose derivatives reduce the separation of concrete in water, enabling concrete to be poured without polluting water. This contributes to environmental preservation by preventing water pollution. Synthetic pheromones are very safe, environmentally friendly and eliminate agricultural pests. They are useful for making food safer through the reduction of insecticides and agricultural chemicals sprayed in fields.

Example

Segment Our Products Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) Solution Example
Specialty Chemicals Business

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

  • ・If Cellulose derivatives are added to tablets, they enable the adjustment of the location of the tablets' dissolution, the amount dissolved, and the time required for their dissolution in the body.
  • ・The bitterness and smell of tablets can be eliminated by covering them with cellulose films, making them easier to take.
  • ・They are used to manufacture catalyst carriers and filters, which purify exhaust gas generated from the internal-combustion engines of vehicles and other systems that use gasoline or light oil.They contribute to improving the atmospheric environment by preventing the emission of NOx and SOx in exhaust gas and diesel soot, thus allowing people to lead a healthy life.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Cellulose derivatives are used to mold electrolytic ceramics for solid-oxide fuel cells, which are used for the Ene-Farm home-use fuel cell.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • ・Cellulose derivatives improve the resistance of bridge piers to massive earthquakes, thus making their structures stronger.
  • ・During non-excavation work for old sewage pipes, cellulose derivatives are added to heighten the liquidity of mortar to fill gaps inside the pipes..

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Cellulose derivatives use natural cellulose for raw materials. They are biodegradable and return to nature after use.

Goal14

Goal14

LIFE BELOW WATER
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

The addition of cellulose derivatives to concrete reduces its separation in water. This makes it possible to cast concrete without polluting water.

Goal2

Goal2

ZERO HUNGER
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Synthetic pheromones provide a new type of agricultural material that suppresses the mating of harmful insects to prevent the growth of the next generation of such insects. Since it aims only at eliminating agricultural insects, agricultural products can be cultivated while maintaining the ecosystem of many living creatures such as these insects' natural enemies.

Goal6

Goal6

CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

By using synthetic pheromones, it is possible to reduce the spread of agricultural chemicals that cause contamination of groundwater and rivers.

Goal15

Goal15

LIFE ON LAND
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Synthetic pheromones provide a new type of agricultural material that inhibits the mating of harmful insects to reduce the next generation of these insects. By using synthetic pheromones,
  • ・since it aims only at eliminating agricultural insects, agricultural products can be cultivated while maintaining the ecosystem of many living creatures such as these insects' natural enemies.
  • ・it is possible to reduce the spread of agricultural chemicals that cause contamination of groundwater and rivers.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Silicone/acrylic group hybrid resin is used for industrial hoses and abrasion-resistant electric cables. They strengthen the durability of such hoses and electric cables by being combined with major types of resin used for hoses and electric cables.

Goal11

Goal11

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

The application of wall paper coated with copolymer resin emulsions in hotels and houses help dissolve smells generated by human activities.

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Binder for glass wool heat insulation material that does not use organic solvent and does not generate VOC. By using this product as a heat insulating material, a safe living space can be realized without fear of sick house syndrome. It also contributes to making houses more energy efficient.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

It has excellent pigment dispersion stability and chemical resistance, is highly soluble in solvents with low environmental impact, and is used as a raw material for environmentally-friendly gravure inks.

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

  • ・It has been adopted as a water-based ink for digital printing by inkjet for its excellent ability to reduce surface tension and its defoaming properties. Relative to conventional analog printing, it contributes to low VOC, production of many kinds of products in small quantities and short delivery time, and reduction of environmental impact.
  • ・It is also used in digital printing inkjet inks for textiles. Compared with the conventional dyeing process, there is almost no loss of dyeing materials, which contributes to reducing the amount of wastewater treatment.

Goal6

Goal6

CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

  • ・Coating the surface of tablets with polyvinyl alcohol, which has high gas barrier properties, contributes to preventing the degeneration of medicines and reducing their smells.
  • ・The fibers of polyvinyl alcohol replace asbestos, which causes mesothelioma and pneumoconiosis. They prevent exposure to asbestos from construction materials, etc.

Goal11

Goal11

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Polyvinyl alcohol provides the raw materials for polyvinyl butyral, which is used for the intermediate films of window glass for vehicles and buildings. It helps prevent fragments of glass from scattering when glass is broken due to an accident or similar.

Processing, Trading & Specialized Services Business

  • Processing, Trading & Specialized Services Business
  • Processing, Trading & Specialized Services Business

The construction material (corrugated rigid polycarbonate sheets) manufactured by Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd. is used as an exterior roofing material. Using more than 50% reclaimed raw materials, this product contributes to recycling. In addition, the company's in-vehicle touch input device, which is overwhelmingly lighter than conventional mechanical switches, contributes to improved fuel efficiency in automobiles.

Example

Segment Our Products Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) Solution Example
Processing, Trading & Specialized Services Business

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Conventional mechanical switches consist of many parts such as buttons and frames, but touch switches are comprised of a sheet of film. This conserves resources and reduces the weight of switches. The use of these for onboard switches leads to a reduction in the overall weight of a car, improving its fuel efficiency.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Wafer cases are used for transport between semiconductor silicon manufacturers and device manufactures. Their overall weight is reduced by using a smaller number of parts, and this enables reduction in energy consumption during transport.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

The weight of these products is half or less than that of the previous metallic ones, thus reducing CO2 emissions during transport.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Embossed carrier tapes are used to transport minimum-chip electronic components. They contribute to resource conservation by reducing the amount of tape used and discarded compared to their predecessor products.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Office automation roller are used in laser printers and toner cartridges. Development of rollers with a particularly small external diameter contributes to reducing the power consumption of printers.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

HSP is a jig plate used in the electronic component manufacturing process for fixation. The use of slightly adhesive silicones for raw materials eliminates the need for adhesive tapes. In addition, HSP can be used repeatedly.

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

In some cases, the use of catheters enables treatment and testing without performing surgical operations.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Shupua consists of glass made from silicon rubber. It can be manufactured using a smaller amount of energy than glass.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal3

Goal3

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Wrapping films maintain foods, etc., in a sanitary condition when storing them. They also allow them to be preserved over a long period of time.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

It is used as a glass run channel material for automobile window frames.This product is lighter than the previous rubber glass runs, contributing to lower fuel consumption for vehicles.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal6

Goal6

CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

The use of highly durable PVC for PVC pipes and joints makes replacement of service water and sewage piping unnecessary for at least 50 years.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Materials recycled from polycarbonate are used for at least 50% of the product.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

If water leaks from water pipes and other pipes, they can be repaired simply by stretching and winding this bandage around the pipe, which makes maintenance easy.

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Conductive polymers are used for hybrid electrolytic condensers with aluminum. They help reduce the quantity and area of condensers used compared to electrolytic aluminum condensers.

Goal7

Goal7

AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Carbon mold separators are used as one of clean fuel cells' principal components.

Goal13

Goal13

CLIMATE ACTION
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal2

Goal2

ZERO HUNGER
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Biodegradable runner clips are used to fix agricultural products during agricultural work. They do not need to be collected after use because they are decomposed by microorganisms.

Goal12

Goal12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal15

Goal15

LIFE ON LAND
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Biodegradable runner clips are agricultural materials used to fix agricultural products. They do not contaminate soil because they are decomposed by microorganisms in the ground after they are used.

Goal15

Goal15

LIFE ON LAND
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Yosaku sheets are used to cover damaged pines when they undergo fumigation. Since they are biodegradable, they contribute to environmental protection even after they are used.

Goal11

Goal11

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

This toilet booth reduces the risk of a finger being caught in the booth. In addition, if, for example, an accident (such as a sudden illness or other unexpected event) occurs when it is being used, the door can easily be opened from the outside. These functions provide a safe toilet space.

Goal9

Goal9

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • ・The use of Shin-Etsu capacitor films makes the replacement of condensers for power transmission networks unnecessary for 30 years.
  • ・They are used for condensers at frequency converter stations (east-west interconnection) to contribute to the stable supply of electricity.