Sony has adopted the target of reducing CO2
emissions by 300,000 tons by using renewable energy*
by fiscal 2020 and is pursuing Green Energy Certificates and renewable energy through the use of solar power systems for all of its business sites worldwide.
In fiscal 2016, the total amount of CO2
emissions reduced by using renewable energy at Sony worldwide was approximately 78,000 tons. By region, renewable energy input breaks down to 12,000 tons in North America, 17,000 tons in Europe, and 48,000 tons in Japan and East Asia. Of the electricity used at Sony business sites worldwide, electricity generated by renewable energy accounted for approximately 7%.
- Renewable energy includes solar, wind, water, geothermal and biomass. This is energy that comes from sustainable sources.