At the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21), the Paris Agreement was adopted and a target was set to limit the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
NH Foods Group is cognizant that climate change is a pressing issue in people’s lives and our business activities, and we are working to cut emissions throughout the Group such as by reducing CO2 emissions, using energy efficiently, and conducting environment-conscious procurement.
Sadanori Miyagai,a Director and Managing Executive Officer,is in charge of the execution and operation of climate change initiatives.
The CSR Promotion Committee debates important policies, the development of measures,and initiatives related to climate change.The matters discussed and decided on by management committees are taken up for discussion by the Board of Directors.
The NH Foods Ltd. participates in the Japan Climate Initiative.
CDP Worldwide-Japan,the World Wide Fund for Nature(WWF Japan), and the Renewable Energy Institute serve as the secretariat for the Japan Climate Initiative. This network aims to strengthen the distribution and exchange of information among companies, local governments, NGOs, and others in Japan and to achieve a low-carbon society.
The NH Foods Ltd. has set environmental performance target values for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 within the Medium-Term Management Plan 2020, and works together with external organizations in efforts to conserve energy and resources, and reduce the environmental burden.
Changes in CO2 Emissions and Energy Consumption
The Group will continue to promote measures to reduce carbon dioxide emissions such as through energy-saving activities.
- Note1: Emissions basic unit
Amount of CO2 released when producing a certain volume of products
CO2 emissions (kg) per product volume (t) are calculated.
- Note2: GHG emission data may differ from past disclosures due to revised calculation methods.
|Heavy fuel oil A||TJ||1,087||1,022||1,023||1,040||968|
|Liquefied natural gas / LNG||TJ||2||1||204||201||217|
|Liquefied petroleum gas/LPG||TJ||304||325||354||373||361|
|Steam, cold water,hot water purchased||TJ||-||-||12||9||21|
|Total calories(fossil fuel only)||TJ||3,380||3,377||3,522||3,558||3,486|
The Group will determine greenhouse gas emissions throughout the entire supply chain and take reduction measures.