HIGAKI SHIPBUILDING CO., LTD.

Corporate Social Responsibility
CSR

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Higaki Shipbuilding's activities are not limited to the act of building ships.
Through our shipbuilding operations, we make contributions to society, the natural environment and the local region, while also leveraging our strengths to help society overcome various problems and challenges.
This is why we pursue so many different activities and measures—to create vessels that meet user needs from various perspectives.

HSB's Approach to CSR

All activities related to CSR at Higaki Shipbuilding (HSB) center on the three pillars of society, the environment and the local region.
Accordingly, we make contributions to wider society through our business operations, take consideration of the natural environment in our corporate activities, and strive to give back to and live in harmony with the local region.
Through such pursuits, we contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.
Furthermore, we always comply with laws and regulations and strive for honesty and fairness in all Company activities.

Society

Through the building of safe, high-quality ships, HSB provides support for the marine transport industry and contributes to greater stability and growth in the global economy.
To enable the building of good ships, the Company also focuses its efforts on cultivating strong human resources and providing opportunities for their personal growth.

  • MISSION01

    ISO 9001 Certification

    Obtained international standard certification for quality management system in March 2000.

    ISO 9001 Certification

  • MISSION02

    Acquisition of OHSAS18001

    Obtained international standard certification for occupational safety and health management system in September 2010.

    Acquisition of OHSAS18001

  • MISSION03

    Human Resource Training Activities

    Introduction of qualification acquisition support system and E-learning ・ External training including Imabari Regional Shipbuilding Technology Center.

    Human Resource Training Activities

  • MISSION04

    Occupational Safety and Health Policy

    In order to ensure respect for each person's individual rights, HSB cultivates workplaces that allow for a wide variety of working styles, implements thoroughgoing occupational safety and health management measures, and strives to ensure safety and good health for all employees while pursuing continual improvements in these areas.

  • MISSION05

    Disaster Relief Fundraisers

Environment

In order to achieve and maintain environmentally friendly ships and shipbuilding, HSB pursues measures aimed at resource and energy conservation.
Furthermore, the Company develops and builds zero-emission vessels while also making efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.

  • MISSION01

    ISO 14001 Certification

    Obtained international standard certification for environmental management systems in September 2001.

    ISO 14001 Certification

  • MISSION02

    Solar Power Generation

    We are working to reduce the environmental burden by installing a solar power generation system on the factory premises.

    Solar Power Generation

  • MISSION03

    Development and Building of Eco ship in advance to EEDI-PhaseIII

    With the challenge of reducing GHG emissions toward the construction of zero-emission vessels, we are focusing on the development and construction of new vessel types.

    Development and Building of Eco ship in advance to EEDI-PhaseIII

  • MISSION04

    Environmental Policy

    Each and every employee and each group considers the global environment and is continuously working to improve and protect the environment.

  • MISSION05

    Efforts toward a zero emission office

    We are currently working on zero emissions in the office with the goal of zero emissions for the entire company.

  • MISSION06

    Transitioning from Land- to Sea-based Transport

    We are working to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions by reducing land transportation as much as possible and shifting to sea transportation.

Local Region

HSB coordinates and builds strong relationships with other industry organizations throughout the local region so that all parties can grow and develop together.
The Company also endeavors to build and promote the growth of an invigorated and lively local society through contributions to local employment stability, support for and participation in local events, and other such efforts.

  • MISSION01

    Shipyard Tours, Ship Launch Ceremony Events, etc.

    We mainly invite students from inside and outside the prefecture to hold factory tours and launching tours.

    Shipyard Tours, Ship Launch Ceremony Events, etc.

  • MISSION02

    Participation in Bari-Ship Exhibition/Conference Events

    I participate in the maritime exhibition "Bali Ship" held in Imabari City once every two years.
    We are working hard to further promote the shipbuilding and shipping industry and as a valuable place for the general public to be interested in shipbuilding and shipping.

    Participation in Bari-Ship Exhibition/Conference Events

  • MISSION03

    Participation in Imabari's Local Onmaku Festival

    We participate in the "Onmaku" held every year in Imabari City.

    Participation in Imabari's Local Onmaku Festival

  • MISSION04

    Support for Competitive Sports Leagues

    We support local sports organizations such as Imabari Orange Blossom and FC Imabari.

    Support for Competitive Sports Leagues

  • MISSION05

    Participation in the Shimanami Kaido Protection and Development Council

    Participation in the Shimanami Kaido Protection and Development Council

  • MISSION06

    Stable Employment

Achieving CSR Goals

In addition to pursuing various CSR measures, HSB works to help solve social problems through corporate activities. By utilizing the strengths provided via our technological capabilities and human resources, we strive to foster greater social value by solving societal problems while also building economic value through business growth.

Contribution to SDGs

Higaki Shipbuilding has begun working on SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) based on the concept of CSR, in addition to the practice of CSV.