Environmental Report 2017

Targets and achievements of the 8th Environmental Plan (fiscal 2016–2018)

Most of the initiatives for creating a recycling-based society and realizing a society in tune with nature are progressing as planned.

Long-term perspective and management approach towards solutions for environmental issues

The Mitsubishi Electric Group maximizes on the strength of its diverse businesses to provide solutions for energy savings and water resource conservation. We continue to create new technologies to improve environment-related social issues

Environmental considerations for value chain management

The Mitsubishi Electric Group has implemented ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, efficiently use resources, prevent environmental pollution, and work in tune with nature in each process of the value chain.

Managing chemical substances

The Mitsubishi Electric Group in Japan manages chemical substances on a voluntary basis, including refrigerant fluorocarbons, volatile organic compounds, and the 10 substances designated under RoHS. We currently manage some 3,208 controlled substances.

Environmental communication

Since 1998, Mitsubishi Electric has continuously reported on its environmental objectives and achievements through a combination of detailed data and case studies, both online and through corporate publications.

Verification statement

  • * Scope of verification for greenhouse gas emissions: Scope 1, 2, 3