Epson and the Environment
Epson 25 Corporate Vision Environmental Statement
Epson will continue to drive improvements in the basic environmental performance of its products in addition to reducing the environmental impact of their manufacture, transportation and sales. Epson also contributes to broader environmental conservation by reducing the environmental impact of customer work processes through its unique products and to the sustainable development of its customers' business and society in general.
Reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions
The 2015 Paris Agreement set a goal of keeping the increase in average global temperature to well below 2℃ above pre-industrial levels. Epson has set targets for reducing GHG emissions in the value chain to achieve this 2℃ goal as well as the goals of Epson 25. Epson's targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative as being consistent with climate change science.
GHG reduction targets
|Reduce scopes 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 19% by the FY2025.|
|Scope 3||Reduce scope 3 (categories 1 and 11)*1 GHG emissions as a percentage of value added (business profit) by 44% by the FY2025.
*1 Category 1: Purchased goods and services
Scope 1: Direct GHG emissions from the use of fuels, etc.
Scope 2: Indirect GHG emissions from purchased energy, etc.
Scope 3: Indirect GHG emissions of the entire value chain