Hitachi Construction Machinery undergoes third-party reviews to increase the reliability of information related to the environment.
Third-party reviews have been continuously performed on energy and greenhouse gas (CO2) emissions since FY2011, and the scope of the reviews has expanded year by year.
We have followed the “Basic Guidelines on Accounting for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Throughout the Supply Chain” of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of the Environment when calculating emissions, and have aggregated the results.
Third-party Assurance of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Consumption (FY2021)
We have undergone third-party assurance by SOCOTEC Certiication Japan as described below.
Scope 1, 2: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Consumption of Hitachi Construction Machinery Group’s production bases (10 Japan domestic sites and 11 outside overseas sites)
Scope 3: The relevant categories 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11 and 12
* Details are contained in the Independent Assurance Report.
Calculation and verification categories for greenhouse gas (CO2) are as below.
|Scope2||Indirect emissions from energy generation (electrical power etc)||✓||✓✓|
|Scope 3 (upstream)||1||Purchased Products/Services||✓||✓✓|
|3||Fuel and energy related activity not covered by Scope 1 & 2||✓||✓✓|
|4||Shipping, delivery (upstream)||✓||✓✓|
|5||Waste generated through normal operations||✓||✓✓|
|8||Lease Assets (upstream)||―||―|
|Scope 3 (downstream)||9||Shipping, Delivery (downstream)||△||△|
|10||Manufacturing of Sold Products||―||―|
|11||Usage of Sold Products||✓||✓✓|
|12||Disposal of Sold Products||✓||✓✓|
|13||Lease Assets (downstream)||―||―|
✓: Calculated, △: not Calculated, ―: not Applicable and excluded, ✓✓: Verified