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Asahi Group Recognized as Climate Change “A List” Company,
the Highest Evaluation in Climate Change Survey Conducted by CDP

8 Dec. 2020
Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. (Head Office: Tokyo; President and Representative Director, CEO Akiyoshi Koji) has been highlighted as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP*, achieving a place on the CDP A List for climate change.

Asahi is highly recognized by CDP (Climate Change)

One of our principles under the Asahi Group Philosophy is to “contribute to a sustainable society through our business.” Also, under the Asahi Group Environmental Vision 2050, we have established Asahi Carbon Zero, a medium- to long-term targets in addressing climate change, with the aim of achieving zero CO2 emissions by 2050.

Asahi Group recognize this honorable evaluation are due to our initiatives of greenhouse gas emissions reduction to achieve Asahi Carbon Zero targets, such as utilization of green power, development of label-less products, demonstration testing for development of new clean energy models, and utilization of lightweight containers, and endorsing of the TCFD recommendations, quantitatively evaluated the impact of climate change-related risks and opportunities on our businesses using scenario analysis methods.

As a corporate group that engages in business activities enjoying gifts from nature, the Asahi Group will contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions by reducing environmental impacts including water, raw materials. The Group also aims, through innovative initiatives, to create positive circular environmentally and engage in business activities in such a way as to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.

CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with assets of US$106 trillion, CDP leverages investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 9,600 companies disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2020.