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Environmental Initiatives

Recognitions and Accreditations

Sharp New Zealand is committed to reducing the negative impacts of business practice on the environment through internationally accredited and respected processes, which is why we have focused our efforts on ISO accreditations first and foremost. 

ISO 14001

This accreditation is a group of standards for environmental management that exists to help organizations minimize how their operations (processes, etc.) negatively affect the environment, comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements; and continually improve.

View our ISO 14001: 2015 Certificate

View our ISO 14001: 2018 Certificate



Our Sustainability Philosophy

“Creating an environmentally conscious company with sincerity and creativity”. 

Sharp aims to become an Environmentally Advanced Company; a company balancing business expansion with environmental preservation, so we're moving forward to thoroughly fulfill our social responsibility through manufacturing and technologies that contribute to the conservation of the global environment.

Environmental Policy

The Directors, Managers, and staff of Sharp Corporation of New Zealand are committed to protecting the environment and preventing pollution while conducting our business in distribution, technically supporting and servicing our full range of consumer and business technologies. 

The company's aims are:

  • To conduct business in a manner that is environmentally responsible having due regard for the Corporate Environmental Policy, changing community standards and expectations, and to comply with all relevant environmental legislation, regulations, and other compliance obligations that Sharp subscribes to
  • To monitor and modify Sharp's environmental activities to ensure compliance with changing laws, standards and community attitudes
  • To conserve resources used by Sharp in the execution of our company's business including the maintenance of an effective energy conservation strategy when it is cost-effective
  • To achieve ongoing improvement in environmental management and the prevention of pollution
  • To provide environmental training to relevant staff to ensure proper operation of the Environmental Management System
  • To implement the environmental policy through the Compliance Management Committee, which will set objectives and targets for environmental matters within Sharp, and provide the resources necessary to support Sharp's environmental policy and its initiatives, including encouraging and reviewing staff recommendations leading to improvements in Sharp's performance
  • To maintain certification to ISO 14001 and the Sharp Voluntary Product Stewardship Scheme that is accredited and audited by the Ministry for The Environment.