Commitment to the Environment

Commitment to the Environment

Respect for the Planet

Simply stated, this is Toyota's commitment to the environment. We challenge ourselves to minimize environmental impacts at all stages of the vehicle life cycle: in research and development, manufacturing, logistics and sales. We look at our own operations as well as those of key business partners - suppliers and dealerships. And, we support environmental programs and initiatives that strengthen communities.

Our success comes only by engaging the talent and passion of our employees, who believe we can always do better. This conviction is rooted in the Toyota Way, our corporate philosophy that promotes continuous improvement. The result is a drive to design and produce more efficient and cleaner-emitting cars, to structure our operations so as to tread more lightly on the earth, and to enrich the lives of people in our communities. These aspirations are part of a long-term view of sustainable growth that shows respect for the planet at every turn.

We invite you to explore the many aspects of our commitment to the environment here, in our 2012 North American Environmental Report.

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WWF and Toyota Form Global Partnership, Join Forces on Living Asian Forest Project and Climate Change
TOKYO, August 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - WWF and Toyota Motor Corporation have entered into a five-year agreement aimed at accelerating the globe's transition to sustainability. Through this partnership, the organizations will work together to promote biodiversity conservation, raise environmental awareness and accelerate the move toward a "zero carbon" society. Toyota is the first car...
Aug 4, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Toyota Financial Services Supports Environmental Sustainability by Expanding Green Bond Program
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May 23, 2016 9:00 AM ET
Toyota Mirai Wins 2016 World Green Car
NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Toyota Mirai was declared the 2016 World Green Car this week at the New York International Auto Show.“Just as Prius changed the world nearly 20 years ago, the hydrogen-powered Mirai is ready to make history,” said Bill Fay, group vice...
Mar 30, 2016 11:45 AM ET
[Video] Toyota Mirai Sips a Summer Classic in 'Fueled by Lemonade'
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Sep 23, 2015 11:30 AM ET
Toyota Unveils Campus Design for New North American Headquarters
PLANO, Texas, June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/  - Toyota Motor North America today unveiled architectural renderings of its future North American headquarters, providing new details of the site layout and exterior design of its environmentally sensitive corporate campus. In support of the Company’s “One Toyota” vision, the renderings reveal buildings and outdoor...
Jun 25, 2015 4:30 PM ET