Environmental initiatives

By improving the manufacture procedure of our products,
we are reducing environmental threating chemicals,
and we cultivate crops in-house to help prevent depletion of resources. In this way,
we are making ongoing efforts to improve the environment and prevent pollution.

Alps Pharmaceutical Ind. Co.,Ltd. 
Environmental policy

  1. As a pharmaceutical manufacturer, Alps Pharmaceutical employs the most advanced solutions to produce high-quality products, pursuing due care of the environment in an ongoing fashion while meeting our customers’ needs.
  2. We promise full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and with other requirements that we have agreed to uphold.
  3. We voluntarily pursue a range of activities in order to help protect the environment.
  4. We pursue greater productivity in our work while reducing the generation of waste, with ongoing recycling, reduced consumption of resources, and reduced use of power.
  5. We perform environmental risk assessments to apprehend the possible risks and plan, implement, and improve upon our environmental management initiatives continuously. Our environmental risk management system allows us to pursue activities that have a minimal environmental risk.
  6. Seeking to protect biodiversity and the ecosystem, we voluntarily engage in a range of initiatives on an ongoing basis.
  7. Through dialogue with the local community, we properly disclose environmental information and foster communication with society.
  8. We will ensure workplace safety and health and promote a comfortable work environment for our employees.
  9. Our environmental policy is widely disseminated to all employees and partner firms, as well as outside the company.

Alps Pharmaceutical Ind. Co.,Ltd. 
Osamu Ushimaru


Our firm primarily manufacturers pharmaceuticals, the production of which involves the consumption of energy and resources, and the generation of waste and emissions. We are cognizant of this fact and work company-wide to promote risk improvement activities and reduce our environmental impact.


FY 2022 Environmental activities

Type Main FY 2022 outcomes
Energy Conservation
Each resource
  • Promoting sustainable procurement through the “Basic Purchasing Policy”
  • Improving manufacturing efficiency by reviewing manufacturing processes and items and consolidating manufacturing plants
  • Energy saving activities by reducing boiler supply steam pressure
  • Paper reduction activities through paperless activities (digitization)
  • Improving energy saving awareness through awareness improvement and implementing activities to reduce electricity usage
Chemical substance management
  • Implementation of work environment measurements, SDS education, and work management education
  • In-factory pit inspection and pit cleaning and inspection by specialized contractors
Accident emergency response
  • Conduct disaster prevention drills and leakage drills in anticipation of disasters and accidents
  • Implementation of emergency response training (including holidays and nights) by the self-defense fire brigade
Environmental risk assessment
  • Examining measures to suppress odors and dust generated during manufacturing processes and implementing improvements
  • Regular measurement and monitoring of noise and odor
Waste management
  • Promotion of appropriate waste disposal and recycling
Environmental communication
  • Implementation of factory tours. (Once/year) Ueno Factory
  • Participation in gutter cleaning around the factory
  • Sponsoring city events

Resource depletion countermeasures

Given that we use a high volume of botanicals in our work, we have launched a division dedicated to researching cultivation and devising ways of preventing depletion of natural resources. We also pursue in-house cultivation.

Improvement of the local environment

We changed the outer walls of our 24-hour uptime plant to reduce external noise pollution associated with machinery noise, and also installed concrete damping walls on the site for greater safety.

Environmental Activities Report

Here you will find details
on our environmental activities and initiatives.

Certificate of ISO14001:2015

We have developed an environmental management system,
with all offices having acquired ISO14001.