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Environmental Management System

We will strive to operate our businesses in ways that adapt to the impact of climate change. At the same time, we will be proactive in promoting business activities in an environmentally friendly manner and implementing environmental conservation activities.

Specific Policy on Promotion

In accordance with Japan Post Group Basic Sustainability Policy, Japan Post Group will promote business activities with consideration for climate change and environmental pollution in its efforts to achieve a sustainable society. At the same time, the Group will strive to make effective use of limited resources and reduce waste.

Environmental Management System

Recognizing the importance of initiatives for tackling climate change and global warming, making effective use of resources and reducing waste, we have set the Sustainability Committee as an advisory body to the Management Meeting. The Sustainability Committee deliberates on Japan Post Group's medium- and long-term strategies for sustainability management and reports the content of the deliberations to the Board of Directors and the Management Meeting. We have also established the Group Sustainability Liaison Conference for Group companies to check and share the direction.

Group Sustainability Promotion System
Reduction of Greenhouse Gases Pollution Control and Recycling Initiatives

Reduction of Greenhouse Gases

Japan Post Group has set the ultra-long-term target of "achieving carbon neutrality by 2050" and the milestone "46% (compared with FY2019)reduction by 2030" as a target of steadily promoting this goal in the Group Medium-term Management Plan, "JP Vision 2025" as ESG targets.
We will promote initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality.

Japan Post Group GHG Emission Reduction Target

Japan Post Group has set the ultra-long-term target of "achieving carbon neutrality by 2050" and the milestone "46% (compared with FY2019)reduction by 2030" as a target of steadily promoting this goal in the Group Medium-term Management Plan, "JP Vision 2025" as ESG targets.
We will promote initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality.

Environmental change

Performance Data

Costs Related to Climate Change

Japan Post Group has formulated a plan to reduce energy consumption in our business activities and is committed to implementing it. In addition, after estimating the cost required to promote the plan and analyzing the impact on management, we will strive to use limited energy resources and mitigate climate change efficiently.

<FY2021-FY2025 Costs Related to Climate Change>

Details of initiatives 2021-2025 Costs related to climate change (millions of yen)
Changeover of vehicles
  • Introduction of electric vehicles (12,000 light vans and 21,000 motorcycles)
  • Switch to fuel efficient vehicles (410 light vans, 550 motorcycles)
49,000
Switch to high efficiency air conditioning and LED lighting, updating of counter equipment, etc. 87,400
Adoption of renewable energy, review of electricity procurement methods 800
Other energy conservation measures, improvement of business efficiency 700
Total 137,900

Specific Actions

Participation in Initiatives (Action Through the Business World and Industry Groups)

  • Participation in the Green Partnership Conference

    The Green Partnership Conference is hosted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for the purpose of reducing CO2 emissions in the logistics field. Japan Post participates in this conference as a member. As a part of this conference, Japan Post was granted for the special award at the Green Partnership Conference for the use of their joint trunk transportation, "Super-Full Trailer". This initiative, utilizing "Super-Full Trailer" in cooperation with other logistics companies, was successful in creating a sustainable logistics system, as the project allowed a single truck to transport the cargo of two conventional trucks. This lead to a reduction in the number of vehicles in operation and a reduction in CO2 emissions.
    Participation in the Green Partnership Conference (Japanese)

Collaboration with External Parties

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