Useless waste and necessary waste 1.5.3 Code of Conduct for Individuals, Companies and Countries

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Pollution is no longer a problem for one country or region due to the internationalization and globalization of the economy.

Pollution companies build factories overseas when it becomes difficult to locate factories in Japan. As a result, it will cause the same amount of pollution overseas as it does in Japan. For example, Asahi Glass used to flood mercury in the Chao Phraya River in Thailand in the past. Other firms overcut the wood in Kalimantan, Indonesia, causing a crisis of orangutan annihilation. A pulp and paper company has overcut the mangroves of a lagoon in Southeast Asia. Mining companies are expanding pollution in North America and Africa. Moreover, Kawasaki Steel planned to build a sintering plant on Mindanao Island and CTS in Palau, Micronesia. A large number of large-scale projects that carry out primary processing of resources particularly polluted have been carried out overseas and these are becoming problems in various regions. Asian Rare Earth (ARE), Malaysia's ore refining company invested by Mitsubishi Kasei, dumped waste containing radioactivity, which caused health damage to the surrounding residents. In July 1992 the local Ipoh High Court ordered the plant to be shut down.

Pollution or pollution exports by large companies have been widely reported in the media. Penalties will apply to them and the factory will be suspended. There are many cases where penalties are overlooked because SMEs have a low amount of pollution per company and it is below the regulation value. The amount of wastewater discharged from homes, small dining rooms and restaurants is small, so it is not regulated. However, when these are added up, the quantity cannot be ignored. Here too, the code of conduct must be applied as a self-regulation.

Putting the pollution problem aside, let me return to the main topic of energy conservation. If the United States adopts the behavioral standard of "America searching for ways to coexist," as mentioned by Hirofumi Miyazawa, the effects of global warming prevention and energy conservation will be greatly improved.

As I mentioned earlier, the "Environmentally Friendly Energy and Productivity" workshop was held in New Delhi in November 2002. There the instructors from the US Environmental Protection Agency introduced the “Star Energy Program” as an energy conservation standard as if it had been the only and best method. I argued that energy conservation efforts should be made to make it zero wasted energy, rather than the idea "better than before, better than other methods." I handed over the technology introduction material of Setsuden-mushi (a profit making device) to them and also asked them to report that to the related people. However, I could not receive a favorable reply from them saying that they had the difficulty in introducing energy conservation due to the low awareness among the consumers in the United States. After returning home, I emailed additional materials, but I didn't even receive the reply.

There are several standards of corporate behavior based on complying with the law. They are to comply with quasi-legal ISO standards, not to stick to politics, not to operate debt management, not to create a closed corporate village. I would like to encourage their employees to come in contact with the outside world, to interact with the local community and to encourage themselves to be independent. You might scold me for saying something great, so before that I describe my personal standards of conduct and the preconditions for work, personal daily life and life.

   Very low probability;

It is better to think that success, result, reaction, return etc. have a probability of 1% or less. It is quite natural that there are far fewer successes. Because it is a low probability, you cannot live unless you manage the large number of trials "permanently, seriously, slowly without spending money".

   Balance:

All phenomena in the natural world are based on balance.

Even if male-female ratio, income and expenses and so on are artificial, they converge to this law of balance.

The prosperity and happiness of one country rests on the poverty and misery of another. If possible, I would like to live without pursuing profits and living standards without exploiting other people or countries.

   Basic education:

Without basic education, there is no development or success of the country, individuals, companies and etc. Higher education beyond high school / university is something hard for oneself to devise and to gain, and what is given does not work well and cannot be learned. The current decline in academic ability, difficulty in finding employment, increasing restructuring and increasing unemployment are mainly caused by lack of appreciation to the environment in which they could get educated and by the people spoiled.

   Health;

No explanation is required. Tobacco, overdrinking and life without discipline are sources of failure. It is not only the person and his / her family who are desperately injurious to their health, but the current medical insurance system is also placed a heavy burden on society by them.

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