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Fujitsu Group Environmental Action Plan (Stage VII)

To set specific targets for putting Fujitsu Group Environmental Policy into practice, the Fujitsu Group formulated medium-term action plans.

For the period FY 2013-2015, Fujitsu has formulated and is enacting the Fujitsu Group Environmental Action Plan (Stage VII).

Fujitsu Group Environmental Action Plan (Stage VII)

Our world faces many challenges relating to population growth. These include the security of supply of energy, other resources and food, climate change, the increasing frequency of natural disasters, and loss of biodiversity. These social and environmental issues are deeply interconnected, and they cannot be managed in isolation. Society expects businesses to proactively take actions to address these challenges.

Deploying information and communications technology (ICT) in an intelligent manner can improve the efficient use of energy and other natural resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ICT can also assist society preparing for and responding to natural disasters. Fujitsu believes ICT has a major role to play in helping society address the world's environmental challenges. Beyond meeting today's demands, ICT has the power to connect people, enable sharing of knowledge and experience, and shape a safer, sustainable, and more prosperous tomorrow.

Through our business activities, Fujitsu will continue to respond to these social and environmental challenges, by increasing the deployment of ICT sustainability solutions throughout society and developing new innovative technologies. As a leading ICT company, we will continue working together with our stakeholders in the global value chain including our customers, partners and suppliers to shape a sustainable and prosperous society.

Archives of targets and performance (FY2013)

By providing ICT solutions in FY 2013, we contributed to reducing customer and society-wide GHG emissions by 10.87 million tons and reduced GHG emissions at our business sites by 66,000 tons year-on-year. We are making steady progress toward achieving our targets by the end of FY 2015. Furthermore, as newly targeted in Stage VII of our Action Plan, we have achieved 21.3% resource efficiency for ICT products, primarily by making our smartphones, PCs, and servers lighter and more compact. In other areas, we are supporting employees' contributions to society, with employees actively participating in countries throughout the world, including teaching at an elementary school in the Philippines and working on forest revitalization activities in Iwate Prefecture.

In FY 2014, we will expand our initiatives, including increasing the effects of GHG emission reductions by providing customers with business solutions, improving the performance of our major datacenters, and investing in facilities and improving operations at our business sites.

Our Society

 
Target items FY 2013 Results Achievement
Contribution to Society by ICT: Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions for our customer and society over 26million tons. *1
10.87 million tons
(Japan: 6.68 mill. tons; overesas: 4.19 mill. tons).
Contribution to Society by ICT: Increase Solutions
Increase the deployment of sustainability solutions.
Prepared action frameworks.
Set a definition and criteria, and identified solutions.
Design and Deliver Eco-efficient Products: Energy Efficiency
Achieve top-level energy efficiency*2 of more than 50% of the newly developed products.
39.0%
Design and Deliver Eco-efficient Products: Resource Efficiency
Increase resource efficiency of newly developed products by 20% compared to 2011.
Increased by 21.3%.
Leading Edge R&D
Develop innovative technologies that enable solutions and products to reduce the environmental load.
Announced 18 key green technologies.
Corporate Citizenship: Social Challenges
Support initiatives that address the complex social and environmental challenges, e.g. biodiversity conservation.
Provided funding, technology, and human resource support.
Corporate Citizenship: Social Activities
With society, support our employees to volunteer social activities.
Dedicated 129,000 hours to social contribution activities by employees.

Our Business

 
Target items FY 2013 Results Achievement
Efficient Business Operations: Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our business facilities by 20% compared to 1990.
Reduced by 29.4%
Efficient Business Operations: Energy Intensity
Improve energy intensity in our business facilities over 1% each year.
1.6% -
Efficient Business Operations: Data Centers
Improve environmental performance of our major data centers.
Established the Green Datacenter Committee.
Set internal targets.
Efficient Supply Chain: Logistics
Reduce CO2 emissions*3 per sales from logistics over 4% compared to 2011.
* As the initial target was achieved, from FY 2014 the Fujitsu Group has changed the target to "Reduce CO2 emissions per sales from transport over 1% (on average) compared to FY 2013".
Reduced by 32%
Efficient Supply Chain: Procurement
Expand activities of reducing CO2 emissions to all types of suppliers.
Reached 95.9% of business partners implementing CO2 reduction/limitation measures.
Efficient Use of Resources: Renewable Energy
Increase generation capacity and procurement of renewable energy.
  • Installed 210 kW of new solar power generation facilities.
  • Purchased approx. 23,000 kWh of green power.
Efficient Use of Resources: Water
Continue efforts for efficient use of water, e.g. water recycling and water saving.
Water usage: 18,620,000 m3 (reduced by 6.3% compared to FY 2012)

Continuous targets*4

 
Target items FY 2013 Results Achievement
Reduced Environmental Impact: Chemicals
Reduce chemical emissions to less than the average level of 2009-2011 (PRTR: 21t, VOC: 258t).
PRTR: 21 t; VOC: 246 t
Reduced Environmental Impact: Waste
  • Reduce the amount of waste to less than average level of 2007-2011 (amount of waste: 31,134t).
  • Keep Zero Emission in factories in Japan.
  • Waste generated: 23,522 tons
  • Achieved zero emissions at domestic business sites.
Reduced Environmental Impact: Recycling
Maintain over 90% resource reuse rate of business ICT equipment at Fujitsu recycling centers.
92.7%

*1 26million tons:
Calculate the numeric target by multiplying annual sales of each solution category by a conversion factor of CO2 e savings per sales which is based on around 300 case studies of Environmentally Conscious Solutions in Japan.

*2 Achieve top-level energy efficiency:
Achieve more than 25% of market benchmark in energy efficiency such as top-runner products (first in the world or industry, top of the world or industry)

*3 Reduce CO2 emissions:
Calculate emissions of CO2 equivalence from energy consumption

*4 Continuous targets:
Targets to be achieved through business activity because already achieved high level performance.