Global Brother Environmental Activities Reducing Environmental Impact List of ISO 14001-certified Facilities and History of Auditing for ISO 14064

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Reducing Environmental Impact

List of ISO 14001-certified Facilities and History of Auditing for ISO 14064

Making continuous improvements by administering the environment management system

All of the Brother Group's manufacturing facilities as well as the sales facilities listed in the table below have acquired ISO 14001 certification (an international standard for environmental management systems) in accordance with the Brother Group Environmental Policy . Environmental improvement activities have been designed in compliance with the requirements. When a new business site is established, activities are implemented in compliance with ISO 14001 concurrently with the commencement of operations, in principle. ISO 14001 certification is immediately obtained in order to maximize the effectiveness of environmental conservation activities. Work is underway to comply with the requirements of ISO 14001 that have been revised in 2015 as appropriate.

Meanwhile, the Brother Group is subject to audit based on ISO 14064  that provides guidelines for measuring and verifying emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs).

List of ISO 14001-certified facilities

Name of site/facility Month and year of certification
Brother Commercial (Thailand) Ltd. April 2017
PT. Brother International Sales Indonesia June 2016
Brother International S.A. (Pty) Ltd. December 2015
Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH
Brother International (Gulf) FZE (Turkey Branch) September 2015
Brother International Korea Co., Ltd. June 2015
Brother International (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Brother Machinery Vietnam Co., Ltd. February 2015
Brother Industries (Philippines), Inc. April 2014
Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.)
(Two facilities listed on the right additionally acquired integrated certification with Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.))
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. December 2013
Nefsis Corporation
Brother Machinery Shanghai Ltd.
XING Inc. July 2013
Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH
(Facility listed on the right additionally acquired integrated certification with Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH.)
Brother International CZ s.r.o.*1
(Currently: Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH (Czech Branch))
May 2013
Brother LLC April 2013
Brother Industries Saigon, Ltd. August 2012
Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH
(Two facilities listed on the right additionally acquired integrated certification with Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH.)
Brother International GmbH (Austrian Branch) May 2012
Brother Polska Sp. z o.o.*1
(Currently: Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH (Poland Branch))
Brother Nordic A/S
(Four facilities listed on the right acquired integrated certification with Brother Nordic A/S.)
Brother Nordic A/S April 2011
Brother Finland, Brother Nordic A/S Denmark, branch in Finland
Brother Norway, branch of Brother Nordic A/S
Brother Sweden, branch of Brother Nordic A/S, Denmark
Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.)
(Two facilities listed on the right additionally acquired integrated certification with Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.))
Brother Industries (U.S.A.) Inc. March 2011
Brother International del Peru S.A.C.
Brother International (HK) Ltd. February 2011
Brother International (Gulf) FZE May 2010
Brother International Philippines Corporation February 2010
Brother Internationale Industriemaschinen GmbH April 2009
Brother International Austria GmbH
(Currently: Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH)
Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.)
(Four facilities listed on the right acquired integrated certification with Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.))
Brother International de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Brother International Corporation do Brasil, Ltda.
Brother International de Chile, Ltda.
Brother International Corporation de Argentina S.R.L.
Brother Industries (Vietnam) Ltd. March 2009
Brother International (Belgium) NV/SA
Brother (China) Ltd. December 2008
Brother Industries, Ltd.
(Two facilities listed on the right acquired integrated certification with Brother Industries, Ltd.)
Brother Sales, Ltd. November 2008
Brother International Corporation
Brother Industries (Slovakia) s.r.o. October 2008
Brother (Schweiz) AG September 2008
Brother International Singapore Pte. Ltd. August 2008
Brother International Corporation (Ireland) Ltd.
(Currently: Brother Ireland DAC)
Brother International (Danmark) A/S
(Currently: Brother Nordic A/S)
Brother Norge A.S.
(Currently: Brother Norway, branch of Brother Nordic A/S)
July 2008
Brother International (Sweden) A.B.
(Currently: Brother Sweden, branch of Brother Nordic A/S, Denmark)
Brother France SAS June 2008
Brother International (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. May 2008
Brother Finland Oy
(Currently: Brother Finland, Brother Nordic A/S Denmark, branch in Finland)
April 2008
Brother International GmbH March 2008
Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.) NJ office
MA office
CA office
MIM Industries, Inc.
IL office
Brother Iberia, S.L.U.
Brother Italia S.p.A. January 2008
Brother International (NZ) Ltd. July 2007
Brother International Europe Ltd. March 2007
Brother Sewing Machine Xian Co., Ltd.*2
(Currently: Brother Machinery Xian Co., Ltd.)
June 2006
Brother Logitec Ltd. May 2006
Brother International (Nederland) B.V. March 2006
Brother Sewing Machine (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.*3 December 2005
Brother U.K. Ltd. February 2005
Brother Industries (Shenzhen), Ltd.*4
(Currently: Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd.)
June 2004
Mie Brother Precision Industries, Ltd. December 2003
Brother Tennessee*
(Brother Industries (U.S.A.) Inc.)
* Registered facility name when ISO 14001 certification was acquired
December 2002
Brother Industries, Ltd. Acquired integrated certification for the headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Japan November 2002
Zhuhai Brother Industries, Co., Ltd. July 2001
Brother Industries, Ltd. Headquarters / Research & Development Center March 2001
Brother Industries, Ltd. Momozono Manufacturing Facility December 2000
Nissei Corporation*5
Taiwan Brother Industries, Ltd. October 2000
Brother Industries, Ltd. Hoshizaki Manufacturing Facility November 1999
Brother Industries, Ltd. Minato Manufacturing Facility
Xian Typical Brother Industries, Co., Ltd.*2
(Currently: Brother Machinery Xian Co., Ltd.)
Buji Nanling Factory, Brother Corporation (Asia) Ltd.
(Currently: Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd.)
October 1999
Brother Industries, Ltd. Mizuho Manufacturing Facility August 1998
Brother Industries, Ltd. Kariya Manufacturing Facility February 1997
Brother Industries (U.K.) Ltd. December 1996

History of audit in compliance with ISO 14064-1

Name of site subject to audit Month and year of audit
Scopes 1, 2, and 3  June 2017
Brother Industries, Ltd., (Headquarters, Mizuho, Hoshizaki, Minato, Momozono, and Kariya Manufacturing Facilities, Research & Development Center, Logistics Center, Tokyo Branch)
Nissei Corporation*5 (Headquarters, two sales offices)
Brother International Corporation
Mie Brother Precision Industries, Ltd.
Brother Sales, Ltd. (Headquarters, seven sales offices)
XING Inc. (Headquarters, Tokyo head office, seven sales offices)
XING Music Entertainment, Inc.
BMB International Corp.
Teichiku Entertainment, Inc.
Teichiku Music, Inc.
Brother Logitec Ltd.
Brother Real Estate, Ltd.
Brother Living Service Co., Ltd.
Brother Enterprise, Ltd.
Betop Staff, Ltd.
Brother Industries (U.S.A.) Inc.
Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.) (Headquarters, four offices)
Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd.
Brother International de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Brother International Corporation do Brasil, Ltda.
Brother International de Chile, Ltda.
Brother International Corporation de Argentina S.R.L.
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc.
Brother International del Peru S.A.C.
Brother Industries (U.K.) Ltd.
Brother Industries (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Brother Internationale Industriemaschinen GmbH
Brother Internationale Industriemaschinen GmbH (Italian Branch)
Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH
Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH (U.K. Branch)
Brother System Technology Development (Hangzhou) Ltd.
Taiwan Brother Industries, Ltd.
Brother Industries Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Zhuhai Brother Industries, Co., Ltd.
Brother Machinery Xian Co., Ltd.
Brother Industries (Vietnam) Ltd.
Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd.*4
Brother Industries Saigon, Ltd.
Brother Industries (Philippines), Inc.
Brother Machinery Vietnam Co., Ltd.
Nissei Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Headquarters, one branch)
Brother International S.A. (Pty) Ltd.
Brother International (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
Brother International Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Brother International (NZ) Ltd.
Brother International (HK) Ltd.
Brother International (Gulf) FZE
Brother International (Gulf) FZE (Turkey Branch)
Brother Commercial (Thailand) Ltd.
Brother Machinery (Asia) Ltd.
Brother International (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Brother International Philippines Corporation
Brother (China) Ltd. (Headquarters, two branches)
BMB (Shanghai) International Corp.
Brother International (India) Private Ltd.
PT. Brother International Sales Indonesia
Brother International Taiwan Ltd.
Brother International (Vietnam) Co., Ltd.
Brother International Korea Co., Ltd.
Brother Machinery Shanghai Ltd.
Nissei Gear Motor Mfg. (Changzhou) Co., Ltd.
Brother International Europe Ltd.
Brother U.K. Ltd.
Brother International GmbH
Brother International GmbH (Austrian Branch)
Brother France SAS
Brother International (Nederland) B.V.
Brother Nordic A/S
Brother Norway, branch of Brother Nordic A/S
Brother Sweden, branch of Brother Nordic A/S, Denmark
Brother Finland, Brother Nordic A/S Denmark, branch in Finland
Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH
Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH (Czech Branch)
Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH (Poland Branch)
Brother International (Belgium) NV/SA
Brother (Schweiz) AG
Brother Ireland DAC
Brother Italia S.p.A.
Brother Iberia, S.L.U.
Brother Iberia, S.L.U. (Lisbon Branch)
Brother LLC
Brother International Hungary Kft.*6
Scopes 1, 2, and 3 June 2016
Brother Industries, Ltd., (Headquarters, Mizuho, Hoshizaki, Minato, Momozono, and Kariya Manufacturing Facilities, Research & Development Center, Logistics Center, Tokyo Branch)
Nissei Corporation*5 (Headquarters, two sales offices)
Brother International Corporation
Mie Brother Precision Industries, Ltd.
Brother Sales, Ltd. (Headquarters, seven sales offices)
XING Inc.
XING Music Entertainment, Inc.
Brother Logitec Ltd.
Brother Real Estate, Ltd.
Brother Living Service Co., Ltd.
Brother Enterprise, Ltd.
Betop Staff, Ltd.
Brother Industries (U.S.A.) Inc.
Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.) (Headquarters, four offices)
Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd.
Brother International de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Brother International Corporation do Brasil, Ltda.
Brother International de Chile, Ltda.
Brother International Corporation de Argentina S.R.L.
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc.
Brother International del Peru S.A.C.
Brother Industries (U.K.) Ltd.
Brother Industries (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Brother International Europe Ltd.
Brother Internationale Industriemaschinen GmbH
Brother Internationale Industriemaschinen GmbH (Italian Branch)
Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH
Brother System Technology Development (Hangzhou) Ltd.
Taiwan Brother Industries, Ltd.
Brother Industries Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Zhuhai Brother Industries, Co., Ltd.
Brother Machinery Xian Co., Ltd.
Brother Industries (Shenzhen), Ltd.*4
(Currently: Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd.)
Brother Industries (Vietnam) Ltd.
Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd.*4
Brother Corporation (Asia) Ltd.
Brother Industries Saigon, Ltd.
Brother Industries (Philippines), Inc.
Brother Machinery Vietnam Co., Ltd.
Nissei Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Headquarters, one branch)
Brother International S.A. (Pty) Ltd.
Brother International (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
Brother International Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Brother International (NZ) Ltd.
Brother International (HK) Ltd.
Brother International (Gulf) FZE
Brother International (Gulf) FZE (Turkey Branch)
Brother Commercial (Thailand) Ltd.
Brother Machinery (Asia) Ltd.
Brother International (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Brother International Philippines Corporation
Brother (China) Ltd. (Headquarters, two branches)
Brother International (India) Private Ltd.
PT. Brother International Sales Indonesia
Brother International Taiwan Ltd.
Brother International (Vietnam) Co., Ltd.
Brother International Korea Co., Ltd.
Brother Machinery Shanghai Ltd.
Nissei Gear Motor Mfg. (Changzhou) Co., Ltd.
Scopes 1 and 2
Brother International GmbH
Brother International GmbH (Austrian Branch)
Brother France SAS
Brother U.K. Ltd.
Brother International (Nederland) B.V.
Brother Nordic A/S
Brother Norway, branch of Brother Nordic A/S
Brother Sweden, branch of Brother Nordic A/S, Denmark
Brother Finland, Brother Nordic A/S Denmark, branch in Finland
Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH
Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH (U.K. Branch)
Brother International (Belgium) NV/SA
Brother (Schweiz) AG
Brother International Corporation (Ireland) Ltd.
(Currently: Brother Ireland DAC)
Brother Italia S.p.A.
Brother International CZ s.r.o.*1
(Currently: Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH (Czech Branch))
Brother International Hungary Kft.*6
Brother Iberia, S.L.U.
Brother Iberia, S.L.U. (Lisbon Branch)
Brother LLC
Brother Polska Sp. z o.o.*1 (Currently: Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH (Poland Branch))
Scopes 1, 2, and 3 June 2015
Brother Industries, Ltd., (Headquarters, Mizuho, Hoshizaki, Minato, Momozono, and Kariya Manufacturing Facilities, Research & Development Center, Logistics Center)
Mie Brother Precision Industries, Ltd.
Scopes 1 and 2
Nissei Corporation*5 (manufacturing facilities in Japan)
Brother Industries (U.K.) Ltd.
Brother Industries (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Taiwan Brother Industries, Ltd.
Brother Industries Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Zhuhai Brother Industries, Co., Ltd.
Brother Machinery Xian Co., Ltd.
Brother Industries (Shenzhen), Ltd.*4
(Currently: Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd.)
Brother Industries (Vietnam) Ltd.
Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd.*4
Brother Industries Saigon, Ltd.
Brother Industries (Philippines), Inc.
Brother Machinery Vietnam Co., Ltd.
Scopes 1 and 2 July 2013
Brother Industries, Ltd., (Headquarters, Mizuho, Hoshizaki, Minato, Momozono, and Kariya Manufacturing Facilities, Research & Development Center, Logistics Center)
Mie Brother Precision Industries, Ltd.
Scopes 1, 2, and 3 March 2013
Brother International (NZ) Ltd.
  • *1: Brother International CZ s.r.o. and Brother Polska Sp. z o.o. were subject to an absorption-type merger in FY2016 (April 1, 2016-March 31, 2017), with Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH as the surviving company.
  • *2: Xian Typical Brother Industries, Co., Ltd. merged with Brother Sewing Machine Xian Co., Ltd. in 2010. The new company is named Brother Machinery Xian Co., Ltd.
  • *3: Brother Sewing Machine (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. transferred its business to Brother Machinery Xian Co., Ltd. in 2010.
  • *4: Brother Industries (Shenzhen), Ltd. was subject to an absorption-type merger in October 2016, with Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd. as the surviving company.
  • *5: Nissei Corporation became a consolidated subsidiary of Brother Industries, Ltd. on January 30, 2013.
  • *6: Brother International Hungary Kft. became the representative office of Brother Central and Eastern Europe GmbH on December 1, 2016.

Addresses of facilities are available here.