Nippon Telegraph and Telephone: NTT Group’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction target based on a level of 1.5 ° C approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Tokyo, Japan – December 3, 2021– NTT Corporation (NTT) has revised its objective of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the new environmental and energy vision “NTT Green Innovation towards 2040”. Science-Based Targets (SBT)1 The initiative endorses the NTT Group’s GHG reduction target for fiscal year 2030 based on limiting global temperature rise to a maximum of 1.5 ° C.

The NTT Group has formulated the new environmental and energy vision “NTT Green Innovation towards 2040”2 September 28, 2021. The NTT group aims to reduce GHG emissions by 80% (carbon neutrality for the mobile and data center sectors) by fiscal year 2030 and to be carbon neutral by fiscal year 2040.

Regarding Scope 1 (direct emissions from companies, such as fuel combustion) and Scope 2 (indirect emissions from the use of electricity, heat and steam supplied by other companies), we raised the NTT group’s GHG emissions reduction target for fiscal year 2030/31 from 30% (level well below 2 ° C, approved in 2020) to 80% (level of 1.5 ° C), and is endorsed by the SBT initiative.

NTT Group’s GHG reduction targets

Scope 1 and 2

80% reduction by fiscal year 2030/31 compared to baseline 2018/19

Litter 33

15% reduction by fiscal year 2030/31 compared to baseline 2018/19

For the good of society, the NTT Group will intensify its efforts to achieve carbon neutrality for society and contribute to the Japanese government’s targets of reducing GHG emissions by 46% in fiscal year 2030 from levels in the world. year 2013 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

1Scientific objectives for reducing greenhouse gas emissions for companies in accordance with the Paris Agreement. The SBT Initiative, a climate change initiative led by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), World Resources Institute (WRI) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), designates the targets.

2NTT Group’s new vision for the environment and energy “NTT Green Innovation towards 2040”

3Scope 3: Indirect emissions other than Scope 1 and Scope 2 (emissions in the supply chain related to business activities)

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