|By JCN Newswire||
|September 3, 2012 05:41 AM EDT||
The report consists of a PDF-based full report that provides details of SDK's CSR activities in 2011 and future plans, and a printed version that focuses on SDK's products/technologies and its relations with society. This year, too, our CSR Report is provided in Japanese, English, and Chinese, and posted on our website.
The full report describes the direction of SDK's R&D and its intellectual property strategy for the two business domains of "Energy/Environment" and "Electronics" under the medium-term consolidated business plan PEGASUS. The full report also describes the Showa Denko Group's CSR management, relations with various stakeholders, and efforts toward environmental protection and safety promotion, providing detailed data.
Meanwhile, the printed version, based on the theme of "For the Future," outlines the Group's contributions to sustainable development of society by describing its R&D, production technologies, and HD media/graphite electrode businesses. Many photographs and illustrations are provided to deepen the readers' understanding of the Group's wide-ranging businesses and various measures taken by the Group.
The Showa Denko Group will continue managing its operations based on the principles of CSR, aiming to fulfill its social responsibility.
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About Showa Denko
Showa Denko K.K. ('SDK'; TSE: 4004, US: SHWDF) is a major manufacturer and marketer of chemical products serving a wide range of fields ranging from heavy industry to the electronic and computer industries. SDK makes petrochemicals (ethylene, propylene), aluminum products (ingots, rods), electronic equipment (hard disks for computers) and inorganic materials (ceramics, carbons). The company has overseas operations and a joint venture with Netherlands-based Montell and Nippon Petrochemicals to make and market polypropylenes. In March 2001, SDK merged with Showa Denko Aluminum Corporation to strengthen the high-value-added fabricated aluminum products operations, and is today developing next-generation optical communications-use wafers. For more information, please visit www.sdk.co.jp .
Source: Showa Denko
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) IR & PR Office Tel: +81-3-5470-3235
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