Green Products
Products that meet at least 90% of the criteria in Fujitsu's internal product environmental assessment checklist and that also comply with strict global environmental requirements are considered "Green Products."
 Environmental Efficiency
The value of a product or service over its lifecycle, divided by its environmental footprint. Environmental efficiency = (value of product or service) / (environmental footprint of that product or service)
How the environmental efficiency of a given product compares against that of a benchmark product.Factor = (environmental efficiency of subject product) / (environmental efficiency of benchmark product)
 Resource reuse and recycling rate
The ratio of the volume of recycled parts and materials to the processed volume of collected end-of-life products, based on the calculation method introduced by the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association.
 Volume of resource reuse and recycling
The absolute volume of collected end-of-life products that are processed for reuse (as components or products) and materials that are recycled.
 Modal shift
A concept of shifting freight shipments from road transportation, such as trucking, to transportation modes such as rail or sea that can handle larger freight volumes per trip. This contributes to environmental conservation by reducing energy consumption.
 VOCs (volatile organic compounds)
As a source of suspended particulate matter and photochemical oxidants, major emitters of VOCs are regulated under the Air Pollution Prevention Law.
 PRTR(Pollution Release and Transfer Register)
Under a law intended to improve the management and handling of certain chemical discharges, companies that emit or dispose of these chemicals are required to report statistics on these to the government, which makes these statistics public as a way to reduce environmental risk from chemicals and environmental pollutants.
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Date: 10 April, 2007
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