Hitachi Construction Machinery


Environmental Action Plan

To promote achieving the Environmental Vision and the long-term plan “Environmental CSV 2030”, HCM has determined the Environmental Action Plan, set the specific activity items and aims, and is taking initiatives accordingly.

This Environmental Action Plan formulates standardized indexes (quantitative targets and non-quantitative targets) across the HCM group that are to be implemented by manufacturing group companies and sales group companies in Japan and overseas. Each company bases their annual environmental planning on HCM Group Environmental Action Plan, and carry out their environmental activities accordingly. In October, the mid-point of the plan, we will check the progress state of each company and make sure things are going accordingly.
The following shows the medium-term targets and actions regarding the Environmental Action Plan.

Hitachi Construction Machinery Group Environmental Action Plan

As at March, 2020

2019 – 2021 Environmental Action Plan (Excerpt)
Category Action Target FY2019 FY2021
Target Result Evaluation Target
Compliance Compliance Violation of laws 0 Violation of laws 3 ◆◆ Violation of laws 0
Strengthen global environmental management Environmental audit 9 sites in and outside Japan Audit at 9 sites ◆◆◆ Annual audit 100%
Strengthen partnership with suppliers Environmental patrol Implemented ◆◆◆ Environmental patrol
Environmental Activities level Rating system of Environmental Conservation Activities “GREEN 21” Green Points *1 160GP 151GP ◆◆ 320GP
Products & Services Rate of reduction Products & Services CO2 emissions
(based on FY2010 levels)
16.9% 15.9% ◆◆ 23.2%
Low-carbon Society Rate of improvement in the basic unit of CO2 emissions amounts at sites *2
(based on FY2010 levels)
6.5% 1.4% ◆◆ 14.0%
Renewable energy introduction 0.9% 3.2% ◆◆◆ 1.1%
Resource Efficient Society (Water/Resource circulation) Rate of improvement in the basic unit of specific water usage volumes *2
(based on FY2010 levels)
35.1% 29.9% ◆◆ 34.7%
Rate of improvement in the basic unit of specific volume of waste, valuables etc. generated *2
(based on FY2010 levels)
4.3% 2.6% ◆◆ 12.5%
Harmonized Society with Nature (Chemical Substance Reduction) Rate of improvement in the basic unit of chemical substance emissions into the atmosphere *2
(based on FY2010 levels)
32.7% 33.9% ◆◆◆ 34.0%

◆◆◆:Achieved、◆◆:Partially Achieved

*1 Index which converts the degree of achievement of the plan into points
*2 Main Domestic and Overseas Production Bases for Consolidation (Bradken has been included in the Environmental Action Plan since FY 2019)

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