Contribution to SDGs Through Business Activities

Optex Group's business contributes to the achievement of SDGs goals

Since our founding, we have been developing our business with the goal of contributing to a "safe, secure, and comfortable" society and industry by making full use of our sensing technology. In other words, we are expanding our business to remove the “un” from unease, the “dis” from discomfort, and the “in” from inconvenience that exists in the world. We believe that the SDGs are also about removing these negative prefixes from the world, and here we will introduce the projects (removing the negatives) and CSR activities that we believe will contribute to achieving the goals of the SDGs that we have been engaged in.

THE 17 SDGs 169 Targets Optex Group's business contributes to the achievement of SDGs goals
Quality Education 4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes Providing children with hands-on learning experiences such as canoeing on the shores of Lake Biwa and observation of biodiversity

Lake Biwa Environmental Experience Learning Program

Providing children with opportunities to learn about history, traditional culture, nature, and the environment as part of their out-of-school learning through the World Heritage Site of Mt. Hiei
4.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship Nurturing the next generation of young people to be active in the world

Agreement courses at universities
Supporting education through business activities
Clean Water and Sanitation 6.3 By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally Improving the water environment in countries and regions where water pollution is becoming more serious

Sustainable river water quality monitoring with WATER it
Affordable and Clean Energy 7.3 By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency Conducting environmental assessment evaluations in product planning and selling environmentally friendly products with the goal of reducing CO2 emissions during product use

Environmental contribution through products
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure 9.5 Enhance scientific research, upgrade the technological capabilities of industrial sectors in all countries, in particular developing countries, including, by 2030, encouraging innovation and substantially increasing the number of research and development workers per 1 million people and public and private research and development spending Support for selecting the most suitable model by reproducing the conditions close to the customer's imaging environment

Provide evaluation opportunities with AI labs and testing rooms
Sustainable Cities and Communities 11.1 By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums Providing sensors that operate stably even outdoors, where there are many factors that can cause malfunctions, and that are useful for outdoor crime prevention.

Sensors for "outdoor pre-crime prevention" aimed at deterring crime before it happens
11.3 By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries Solving the problem of delayed detection of events due to missed images

Supplemental lighting for surveillance cameras for accurate situational awareness
Industry-academia collaboration to commercialize an inspection robot that can inspect aging social infrastructure and disaster response using cameras and sensors

Remote controlled crawler robot for monitoring and inspection
11.7 By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities Automatic doors that allow all users to pass through safely and securely.

Automatic door sensors
Responsible Consumption and Production 12.3 By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses Reducing food loss and supporting safe and secure food supply

Label Inspection Systems, High Performance Print Inspection Systems
Climate Action 13.3 Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning Simple Flood Monitoring System to be Used for Early Flood Control Activities

Road flooding, simple monitoring