Showa Denko KK (SDK) Publishes "CSR Report 2011"
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Showa Denko KK (SDK) Publishes
Showa Denko KK (SDK) Publishes "CSR Report 2011"

Tokyo, Sept 20, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has published a report detailing its wide-ranging activities based on the principles of corporate social responsibility (CSR). While posting a PDF-based full report on its website (, SDK printed a special edition explaining its efforts to contribute to restoration from the Great East Japan Earthquake. This year, too, our CSR Report is provided in Japanese, English, and Chinese.

The special edition mainly covers the following items:

1. Special report: Contributing to Restoration from the Great East Japan Earthquake

This article explains how SDK's Kawasaki Plant, which produces a variety of lifeline-related products, resumed operations after the earthquake and returned to normal conditions. Detailed reports from the operation site are presented.

2. Efforts to Promote "Active Safety"

Since 2008, the Showa Denko Group has been carrying out its "Active Safety" program, in which respective operation sites share the knowledge of past incidents and take necessary measures to ensure safety for the future. The article introduces some examples, focusing on our preparations for a big earthquake.

3. Contributing to Local Communities

The Showa Denko Group is contributing to the sound growth of society not only by supplying products and services but also by offering its technologies and human resources for the benefit of society. This article explains the Group's social contribution through the provision of chemical experiments, environmental education and plant tours.

Meanwhile, the PDF-based full report describes the Group's CSR management system, and presents reports on its social commitment and environmental/safety efforts, together with detailed data.

The Showa Denko Group will continue managing its operations based on the principles of CSR. The Group is aiming to fulfill its social responsibility by ensuring its coexistence with the global environment and contributing to sustainable development.

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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 .


Showa Denko K.K. (SDK)
IR & PR Office
Tel: +81-3-5470-3235

Sept 20, 2011
Source: Showa Denko

Showa Denko (TSE: 4004) (U.S: SHWDF)

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