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Environmental report 2020

Every fiscal year Mitsubishi Electric produces a detailed Environmental Report that covers the goals and plans of the Group, and provides data on the environmental performance of business activities, and the results of various environmental efforts in Japan and globally.

Environmental Sustainability Report

To provide an additional source of information about our environmental activities, each year Mitsubishi Electric produces a printed "Environmental Sustainability Report" that provides an overview of the major topics found in the Environmental Report and Environmental Topics sections of this website.

Environmental Sustainability Vision 2050

Based on diverse social issues, we introduce Mitsubishi Electric’s long-term environmental vision for environmental activities toward 2050.

Fiscal 2021 environmental topics

New environmental activities, awards and certifications of the Mitsubishi Electric Group.

Creating a society in tune with nature

Based on our strong desire to protect the natural environment and realize a sustainable society, we're building understanding of the relationship between business activities and biodiversity.

Recycling technologies

Introducing an entirely new water recycling technology that utilizes the power of electricity to break down substances in water that were previously difficult to manage. In this section we discuss the features of this technology and give examples of its applications, including "microbubbles" that remove grime, and ozone generators that produce delicious, safe, clear water using the power of ozone.

Until now, it was considered difficult to recirculate plastics, or recycle them from home electronic appliances for reuse in new home electronic appliances, as only 6% of the material could be recycled. However, Japan's first large-scale, high-purity plastics recycling system has raised that rate to 70%, more than 10 times the previous level. Here’s the secret behind this technology, and how it evolved.