Nippon Telegraph and Telephone: NTT DATA included as a case study in the international environmental NPO’s CDP’s “Stories of Change” publication showcases NTT DATA’s actions to combat climate change

January 20, 2022, Tokyo – NTT DATA, a global leader in digital businesses and IT services, today announced that it was one of nine companies worldwide selected to be featured in the 2021 edition of “Stories of Change”, a benchmark published by the CDP* outlining the urgent actions required of companies by the global society. The inclusion of NTT DATA as an example of business change reflects its efforts to address climate change issues through joint innovation with customers and related organizations, including corporate partners, CDP* and Green Software Foundation, using digital technologies to create a sustainable world.
* CDP is an international non-profit organization that manages the global environmental disclosure system and is the highest authority on climate change.

NTT DATA initiatives

NTT DATA has set a target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 60% by 2030 from fiscal 2016 levels (1.5°C science target) and achieving neutrality carbon by 2040. The company is proactively following CDP’s recommendations for a carbon neutral world. , and implements systems to assess and reduce CO emissions2 emissions throughout its commercial supply chain using the CDP supply chain program and other initiatives, as well as to reduce its own CO emissions2 emissions. Green innovation using digital technologies will be essential for a more environmentally friendly world, and NTT DATA provides a one-stop global service for green businesses and solutions. As a governing member of the Green Software Foundation, NTT DATA is a global discussion and action leader. Company change initiatives, including the establishment of the Green Innovation Office and other company-wide structures, and the conduct of activities to reduce emissions within and outside the company, have been recognized by CDP, leading to the inclusion of NTT DATA as a case study.

Overview of “Stories of Change”

Summary of points regarding NTT DATA in “Stories of Change”:

  • Targets
    2040 Carbon Neutral
    2030 1.5°C SBT (Decarbonize 60% compared to 2016)

  • Previous measurements
    Apr. 2020 Joined the CDP Supply Chain Program
    Sept. 2021 Joined the Green Software Foundation as a member of the steering committee (first in Asia)
    Oct. 2021 Creation of the Green Innovation Office as part of the organization of the head office

  • Future plans
    NTT DATA will further strengthen its business through the CDP and other global initiatives, and through connections with a wide range of people and organizations around the world, will aim to build a new society and achieve neutrality together. carbon.

English: Stories of Change 2021 (cdp.net)
Japanese: 2021_CC_Japan_report_JP_digest_v2.pdf (cdp.net)

About NTT DATA

NTT DATA – part of the NTT Group – is a trusted global IT and business services innovator headquartered in Tokyo. We help our clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, digital and IT modernization, and managed services. NTT DATA empowers them and society to confidently step into the digital future. We are committed to the long-term success of our customers and combine global reach with local attention to serve them in over 50 countries around the world. Visit us at nttdata.com.

Contact for inquiries

NTT DATA Corporation
Green Innovation Office
Contact persons: Tsunemi, Tategai, Yamaguchi
[email protected]

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