Hitachi Consulting to Lead the Establishment of a Sustainable Finance Platform to Accelerate Investments That Promote Sustainability

London, England — June 27, 2019Hitachi Consulting Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and a leading provider of digital business solutions, today announced the launch of a global digital platform to accelerate sustainable financing.

The platform, which uses blockchain, the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), will address inefficiencies currently hampering investment in sustainable projects. The investment community, insurers and government institutions will use the platform for reporting and analytics, drawing together currently fragmented information.