Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Sony Achieves Over 30% Reduction in Global CO2 Emissions
Jul 26, 2011
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Sony Corp. (Tokyo) announced it has achieved or exceeded the majority of the targets set out in its "Green Management 2010" mid-term environmental plan, including an over-30% reduction in global CO2 emissions across its business sites compared to fiscal year 2000 levels. Sony’s GM2010 plan, introduced in 2006, aimed to reduce its environmental impact over the five-year period spanning fiscal years 2006 through 2010. Results were confirmed through third-party verification.

Other achievements (compared with fiscal year 2000):
• Waste generation at business sites: 54% reduction (target was 40%)
• Water usage at business sites: 41% reduction (target 20%)
• Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from business sites: 35% reduction (target 40%)
• Annual electricity consumption of products: achieved 100% of targets in each product category

Sony said semiconductors are primarily where VOCs remain in use. With semiconductor production increasing, Sony said, some VOCs have been difficult to replace, while others emit such low levels of gas, it has proved difficult to implement technically and economically viable alternatives. Sony said it will continue to take steps to reduce VOC emissions, including installing VOC treatment systems.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Aug 21, 2014: Miele Annual Sales Up 2.2%

Aug 21, 2014: TTI Reports Record Sales

Aug 21, 2014: Stihl Annual Cycling Event Raises $539,000 So Far in 2014

Aug 21, 2014: Canadian Housing Starts Expected to Edge Down

Aug 21, 2014: Panasonic Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Pharmalive | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows