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Certified Green Power Used at KWE’s Misato Green Warehouse
Nov. 22, 2021
At Kintetsu World Express, Inc. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo), reducing total CO2 emissions is one of the most pressing matters of our sustainability agenda. Currently, we are identifying specific targets and performance goals for Scope 1 & 2 emissions (direct emissions) followed by Scope 3 (indirect emissions) by partner carriers and vendors.
As part of our decarbonization efforts, we are introducing renewable energy sources to our facilities. In September 2021, working in partnership with GREENa, green energy distributor, we have received Green Power Certificate for up to 1,200,000 kWh of electric power, compliant to the requisites of Green Power Certificate System* that trades in environmentally value-added green energy.
In 2003, KWE’s Misato Green Warehouse (GWH) obtained ISO 14001 certification, an internationally recognized Environmental Management System (EMS) and organizational framework. GWH also received LEED** Certification developed and operated by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2016 for its cost-efficient, environmentally equitable design and construction. As a leader in our sustainability efforts, GWH management regularly participates in EMS meetings, provides detailed site reports, and organizes community cleanups as part of its corporate social responsibility.
The KWE Group will continue to promote environmental initiatives in order to contribute to the realization of a better society and future.
* The Green Power Certificate System aims to translate Environmental Added Values of electricity generated from renewable sources, including energy conservation (reducing fossil fuel consumption) and the reduction of CO2 emissions. The Green Power Certificate allows companies and other organizations to use these values as metrics of their voluntary conservation measures.
** LEED: Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design