Along with the development and expansion of society, the problems surrounding the global environment, such as climate change, biodiversity and pollution, are intensifying. The Showa Denko Group has been taking measures towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, energy savings, recycling, etc.
The exhaustion of natural resources including petroleum due to the increase in global energy demand is a matter of concern. The Showa Denko Group has been developing products which contribute to energy saving and conservation of natural resources.
While the demand for grains is increasing due to the increase in global population, securing the stable supply and safety of food resources have become issues. The Showa Denko Group has been contributing to the solutions of these issues.
There are various issues concerning health care, from nursing care problems, prevention of lifestyle related diseases, to health and beauty issues in daily life. The Showa Denko Group has been supporting the affluent and healthy life of people with the power of chemistry.
In the electronics industry, further improvement in the convenience and comfortability of products through higher definition, higher speed, higher capacity and more miniaturization has been demanded. The Showa Denko Group has been supporting the foundations of advanced information- oriented society with frontier technology.