In 1998 the CSJ organized the Special Committee for Environment
and Chemistry chaired by Makoto Misono of Kogakuin University. It was renamed
two years later as the Environment and Safety Promotion Committee.
Committee has examined how chemists and chemical engineers should strive to
solve environmental and safety issues and the actions the CSJ should take as
the core organization. The results of recommendations in the Committees gave
birth to the Environmental Charter '99, with Basic Policies and the Five-Year