Hitachi Construction Machinery


Third-Party Review

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 Verification of Our Energy and Greenhouse Gas (CO2) Emissions (FY2019)

We have undergone third-party verification by SGS Japan Inc as described below. SGS Japan Inc. conducts independent verification based on ISO14064-3 verification standard for greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Scope 1, 2: Energy usage and CO2 emissions of Hitachi Construction Machinery Group’s production bases (10 Japan factories and 13 outside Japan factories) were reviewed.
  • Scope 3: The relevant categories 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11 and 12 were reviewed. * Details are contained in the Verification Statement.

Verification Statement

✓: Calculated, △: not Calculated, ―: not Applicable and excluded, ✓✓: Verified

Scope Category Classification Calculated Third-party Evaluation
Scope1 Direct Emission ✓✓
Scope2 Indirect emissions from energy generation (electrical power etc) ✓✓
Scope 3 (upstream) 1 Purchased Products/Services ✓✓
2 Capital Goods ✓✓
3 Fuel and energy related activity not covered by Scope 1 & 2 ✓✓
4 Shipping, delivery (upstream) ✓✓
5 Waste generated through normal operations ✓✓
6 Business Travel ✓✓
7 Employee Commuting ✓✓
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)
14 Franchises
15 Investments
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