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Otsuka Group Joins RE100 International Initiative - Comitted to 100% Renewable Energy -

  • Otsuka Holdings

April 21, 2022

Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd., (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and Representative Director, CEO: Tatsuo Higuchi) announced that it has joined the RE100* international initiative, which invites companies to commit to adopting 100% renewable energy for the electricity used in their business activities. Based on its 2050 Environmental Vision, “Net Zero,” the Otsuka group aims to reduce the total environmental impact of its business activities to zero, in order to do its part in the transition to a decarbonized society. The Otsuka group is actively working to reduce its CO2 emissions, having set a target of reducing CO2 emissions by 50% by 2028 compared to 2017. With its membership in RE100, the group will further accelerate its use of renewable energy. Its participation in RE100 is supported by the Japan Climate Leaders’ Partnership, a group of companies committed to building a sustainable, decarbonized society.

The Otsuka group will continue to carry out various initiatives leveraging group-wide collaboration to help build a sustainable society.

* Meaning “100% Renewable Energy,” a collaborative initiative of companies committed to adopting 100% renewable energy for electricity used in business activities. It is operated by the international environmental NGO, The Climate Group, in partnership with CDP, an NGO that promotes global information disclosure on climate change.

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Otsuka group’s environmental goals:
Based on its 2050 Environmental Vision, “Net Zero,” the Otsuka group aims to reduce the total environmental impact of its business activities to zero. The group has set medium-term targets for each of its three environmental material issues and is making a group-wide effort to achieve them.

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