Hitachi to Promote Cooperation with Veolia Water Technologies, the World Leader in Water Treatment, on Overseas Water Infrastructure Projects

Tokyo, Japan, June 11, 2014 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, 'Hitachi') today announced that it has reached an agreement and completed a memorandum with Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies SA ('Veolia Water Technologies') to promote cooperation on water infrastructure projects. Based on this agreement, Hitachi will participate in water infrastructure projects that are expected to be in increasing demand, mainly in emerging countries, thereby further accelerating the global rollout of its water environment solutions business.