TOKYO, June 30, 2016 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
(TOKYO: 6503) announced today its immediate issuance of the Mitsubishi Electric Group's environmental report for the fiscal year that ended in March 2016, which documents that the Group mostly achieved its targets for total carbon dioxide emissions generated by product use and manufacturing operations. Investment in environmental initiatives came to 5.1 billion yen or approximately US$45 million during the reporting period.
The report (www.MitsubishiElectric.com/company/environment) reviews the operations of Mitsubishi Electric and its 112 Japan-based and 79 overseas affiliates, focusing on the group's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, expand recycling in society, enhance environmental awareness and strengthen environmental management. Also covered are efforts to meet targets and implement policies set under the Mitsubishi Electric Group's three-year environmental plan. Launched in April 2015 as the company's eighth three-year blueprint for environmental action, the plan is aligned with a long-term environmental vision that will culminate in 2021, Mitsubishi Electric's centenary.
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