Olympus to Use 100% Renewable Electricity at R&D and Manufacturing Sites in JapanLeads to 70% renewable energy use on a global level and marks significant progress towards achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030
June 14, 2022
Tokyo, Japan: Olympus Corporation ("Olympus" – Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) announces that from April 2022, the company has begun to exclusively source 100% of the electricity used at its major R&D and manufacturing sites in Japan from renewable sources.
As a result, CO2 emissions from Olympus Group facilities in Japan will be reduced by approximately 40,000 tons per year. The percentage of the Olympus Group's total electricity use* in fiscal 2023 (ending March 2023) from renewable energy sources is expected to substantially increase from approximately 14% in the previous fiscal year to approximately 70%.
*Excluding recently acquired companies, certain service offices, and certain sales offices.
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