Hitachi Construction Machinery


Long-Term Plan

CSV Long-Term Plan

The HCM Group is carrying out value-creation initiatives in its three fields of “Manufacturing, “Using” and “Challenge”, which maximize “business value + environmental value” alongside all of the people who make up the society we are aiming for, and is formulating systematic strategies for environmental CSV in its entirety.

We utilize advanced technology such as hybrids and electric motors etc. which contribute to energy-saving and CO2 reduction, and are switching to environmentally-friendly products with the goal of optimizing our products’ energy efficiency.


As at March, 2020

CSV Target 2010 2020 2030 Progress against 2030 Target
CO2 saving rate by products Reference Year 19% 33% 64%
Fuel Reduction Target of Products 2010 2020 2030 Progress
Excavators Reference Year 30% 35% 63%
Wheel Loaders 30% 40% 32%
Hybrid Excavators 45% 50% 80%
Basic Unit Target in Production 2005 2020 2030 Progress
Improvement Rate of Energy Basic unit Reference Year 20% 40% 86%
Improvement Rate of Waste Basic unit 25% 40% 103%
Improvement Rate of Water Basic unit 42% 50% 112%

* GHG Emission (Greenhouse Gas Emission): At our company, CO2 is mainly applied
** LCC: Life Cycle Cost

Related Information

Obtained SBT approval for greenhouse gas reduction targets

In May 2019, the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)* approved
our long-term goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions as targets based
on scientific facts.
The HCM Group will accelerate its energy-saving and carbonization-reduction initiatives
to achieve these goals, and thereby contribute to the 2°C target set in the Paris Agreement.

SBT of the HCM Group
Scope1+2: Reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030 (based on FY 2010)
Scope 3: Reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 33% by 2030 (based on FY 2010)

*Launched by the CDP (a research agency that represents investors and promotes disclosure of information related to climate change), WRI (World Resources Institute), an international environmental NGO, WWF (World Wildlife Fund), and UNGC (United Nations Global Compact) in September 2014


CO2 reduction by products

HCM Group has aimed to reduce 3.5 million tons of CO2 emissions from the use of our products by FY 2025 (FY 2005 base) by improving the environmental efficiency of our products. This goal has been achieved in FY 2018, and going forward, we are shifting to an ambitious SBT target.

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