Honda Environment Statement

Honda has endeavored to solve environmental problems since the 1960s. We introduced the Compound Vortex Controlled Combustion (CVCC) engine, becoming the world's first automaker to comply with the 1970 U.S. Clean Air Act - a challenge thought by many at the time to be insurmountable. In 1992, we released the Honda Environment Statement to articulate the basic stance we had developed until that time to reduce environmental impacts at every stage in the life cycles of our products. Today, this Honda Environment Statement is the foundation upon which we carry out all our environmental efforts.

Honda Environment Statement

As a responsible member of society whose task lies in the preservation of the global environment, the company will make every effort to contribute to human health and the preservation of the global environment in each phase of its corporate activity. Only in this way will we be able to count on a successful future not only for our company, but for the entire world.

We should pursue our daily business interests under the following principles:

  1. We will make efforts to recycle materials and conserve resources and energy at every stage of our products' life cycle from research, design, production and sales, to services and disposal.
  2. We will make every effort to minimize and find appropriate methods to dispose of waste and contaminants that are produced through the use of our products, and in every stage of the life cycle of these products.
  3. As both a member of the company and of society, each associate will focus on the importance of making efforts to preserve human health and the global environment, and will do his or her part to ensure that the company as a whole acts responsibly.
  4. We will consider the influence that our corporate activities have on the local environment and society, and endeavor to improve the social standing of the company.

Established and announced in June 1992


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