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Increasing Reduction of CO2 Emissions of Products and Services

Contributing to mitigating climate change by improving power supply and power consumption efficiency

(1) Eco-products (Power supply): Contributions by products and services associated with power supply
We contribute to reducing GHG emissions by improving the efficiency of power infrastructure facilities including power plants with low-carbon energy technologies.

(2) Eco-products (Power consumption): Contributions by products and services associated with power consumption
We contribute to reducing GHG emissions by improving the energy-saving performance of products and services associated with power consumption including social infrastructure products and services such as elevators, railway systems, air conditioners, and lighting systems as well as office equipment.

Results of FY2017

We reduced emissions by 10.86 million tons in terms of combined "Power supply" and "Power consumption."

(1) Results achieved by eco-products (Power supply)
Although sales in energy-related businesses did not increase as much as initially expected, we succeeded in reducing CO2 emissions by 9 million tons.

(2) Results achieved by eco-products (Power consumption)
We developed and provided products and services worldwide by setting eco-targets for mitigation of climate change, thereby reducing CO2 emissions by 1.86 million tons in FY2017, exceeding our original target.

Future initiatives

Regarding products and services associated with power supply, we will spread the use of high-efficiency thermal power and renewable energy by providing combined cycle power generation systems and power generation systems for geothermal power plants. Also, to promote large-scale introduction of renewable energy, we will continue to develop and provide storage battery solutions and hydrogen power storage systems designed to ensure a stable power supply.

Regarding products and services associated with power consumption, we aim to spread the use of products that have large energy-saving effects, such as industrial air conditioners and LED lighting. Furthermore, we will expand our business in the global market for system products mainly in the social infrastructure domain, particularly in emerging countries that have rapidly increasing demand for products that can achieve significant reductions in CO2 emissions.

Under the Sixth Environmental Action Plan, we aim to reduce emissions by a total of 22.6 million tons by 2020 in terms of "Power consumption" and "Power supply" combined.

Reductions in CO2 emission by eco-products (Power supply)

FY2017
target
FY2017
result
FY2018
target
FY2020
goal
9.6 million t-CO2 9 million t-CO2 12.9 million t-CO2 16.3 million t-CO2

Reductions in CO2 emission by eco-products (Power consumption)

FY2017
target
FY2017
result
FY2018
target
FY2020
goal
1.7 million t-CO2 1.86 million t-CO2 3.4 million t-CO2 6.3 million t-CO2

Breakdown of reductions in CO2 emissions by business segment (FY2017)
[Image] Breakdown of reductions in CO2 emissions by business segment (FY2017)

Breakdown of reductions in CO2 emissions by eco-products (Power consumption) by region (FY2017)
[Image] Breakdown of reductions in CO2 emissions by eco-products (Power consumption) by region (FY2017)

Percentages of CO2 emissions from the lifecycle stages of Toshiba Group's products
[Image] Percentages of CO2 emissions from the lifecycle stages of Toshiba Group's products

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