Honda asks suppliers to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Economy

Honda Motor Co. has asked its major parts suppliers to achieve net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, a source familiar with the request said Tuesday, making the automaker the first in Japan to roll out a long-term reduction plan for a whole supply chain. Honda has proposed that starting from fiscal 2025 suppliers cut CO2 emissions by 4 percent every year compared with fiscal 2019, the source said. Each supplier will set a target in accordance with its corporate size and products, and then submit a reduction plan toward the 2050 zero emissions goal. Honda had already said that it would aim...

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