TOKYO, February 15, 2021 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that its environmental efforts related to supply chains have earned the company selection to the 2020 “Supplier engagement leaderboard,” the highest ranking in the CDP Supplier Engagement program operated by CDP, an international non-governmental organization that supports environmental disclosure. This is the fourth year in which Mitsubishi Electric has earned a top ranking for excellent actions and strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and climate-change risk throughout its supply chain.
Mitsubishi Electric also received top-rank “A List” designations in two other CDP categories in 2020—Climate Change and Water—as announced on December 9, 2020*.
Mitsubishi Electric’s Environmental Commitment
Mitsubishi Electric’s Environmental Vision 2021 policy emphasizes creating a low-carbon, recycling-based society and respecting biodiversity. Also, Mitsubishi’s Environmental Sustainability Vision 2050** announced on June 13, 2019 states that the company will “protect the air, land, and water with our hearts and technologies to sustain a better future for all” by reducing environmental impact in global value chains, energy-saving products and systems and infrastructure, ultimately to realize decarbonization and a more sustainable future.
The CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) evaluates environmental initiatives of corporations and governments for more than 515 investors managing worldwide funds totaling USD 106 trillion. Its main activities include collecting and evaluating information on corporate and governmental activities that impact climate change, water and forests.