Showa Denko (SDK) recently announced that it has set a medium-term target figure to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) by 2030. In addition, recognizing importance of information disclosure to the global community, SDK has decided to announce the amount of the SDK Group’s GHG emissions in conformity with “GHG Protocol,” which is the global standard, starting from the data for FY 2018.
Under its business philosophy, the Group set a goal of 11% reduction of GHG emissions from its domestic bases for FY 2030 compared with that for FY 2013.
In addition, starting from the announcement of data for FY2018, the SDK Group will disclose the total amount of GHG emissions from bases at home and abroad in accordance with GHG Protocol.
Moreover, aiming to set the Group’s global warming mitigation measures as a part of its business strategy, the Group will introduce Internal Carbon Pricing mechanism and incorporate reduction of GHG emissions into the decision-making process for investment as a factor to be considered.
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