Mitsubishi Electric Named to CDP’s Climate and Water A Lists

Environmental activities recognized for second consecutive year

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mitsubishi
Electric Corporation
(TOKYO:6503) announced today that CDP, a global
disclosure system that encourages companies and cities to manage their
environmental impacts, has given Mitsubishi Electric its highest rank,
the A List, in two categories, climate and water, for the second
consecutive year.

Mitsubishi Electric’s recent initiatives to mitigate climate change
include:

  • Reduction of CO2 emissions from products by incorporating
    energy-efficient power semiconductors and by offering solutions for
    overall systems that deliver high energy-saving performance, such as
    net-zero energy buildings and net-zero energy houses.
  • Reduction of CO2 emissions from production activities by
    harnessing IoT and other state-of the-art technologies.

Mitsubishi Electric’s recent initiatives to preserve water resources
include:

  • Decreased water use and increased water reuse by conducting water-risk
    assessments to prioritize global manufacturing sites that most needed
    to strengthen their water-risk measures.
  • Continuous development of technologies and systems for water
    management and purification, including a water-treatment technology
    utilizing a membrane separation bioreactor that uses ozonized water
    and another water-treatment technology based on a gas-liquid interface
    electrical discharge.

Under its Environmental
Vision 2021
plan, Mitsubishi Electric is contributing to low-carbon,
recycling-based societies and increased respect for biodiversity.
Mitsubishi Electric aims to become a “global, leading green company”
that offers sustainability, safety, reliability and comfort by reducing
the environmental impact of its products and services, production
processes in its global value chain, and infrastructure throughout
society.

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