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2014 Winner - Large Business

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia

Sustainability – Toyota’s Next Big Step

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd (TMCA) is Australia’s leading automotive manufacturer and employs over 3,200 Victorians at their manufacturing site in Altona and in associated facilities.

The company has a long and proud record of environmental commitment. The year 2013 marked another year of significant projects and achievements undertaken to improve the sustainability of the business, community and the environment described as their ‘Next Big Step’.

Results of the program included a 500kW solar PV installation – one of the largest such installations in Australia; a pioneering partnership to install a world leading biological treatment process which has reduced prescribed waste by 45%; continuing ISO 14001 certification with 15 years of consecutive zero non-conformances; and an ongoing commitment to the local community including the launch of their first Community Grant Scheme.

TMCA is recognised as a leader in the environmental field by their peers with requests for presentations on activities at the international level. The company is also recognised as the number one Brand in the Reputex Corporate Reputation Index.

TMCA has an ongoing and wide-ranging commitment to sustainable business practices across many aspects of its operations. The organisation is committed to contributing to society and the principles of sustainability – it understands that future success is dependent on a sustainable business model.