Hitachi Group Sets Long-Term Environmental Targets "Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050"

Tokyo, September 5, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced its set of long-term environmental targets with a view towards 2050, called "Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050". In "Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050", under its "Environmental Vision" which sets forth a vision for the company through environmental management, Hitachi has set targets such as achieving 80% reductions in CO2 emissions across the company's value chain by fiscal 2050 compared with fiscal 2010, achieving a 50% improvement in the efficiency of the use of water and other resources by fiscal 2050 compared with fiscal 2010, and minimizing the impact on natural capital; for building a low-carbon society, a resource efficient society, and a harmonized society with nature. Moving ahead, Hitachi will drive forward with initiatives towards the future achievement of these targets.