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Komatsu's Environmental and Social Activities Enhancing Quality of Life

Topics  Recognized as the World's Best in Greenhouse Gas Reduction Performance

In the "Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) *2" within the "CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013" published by CDP*1, Komatsu was one of the companies awarded the highest rank of A. Also, a high score of 95 was awarded for information disclosure.

Komatsu believes that environmental activities are a top priority issue for a company to fulfill social responsibility and foster sustainable development, therefore, activities to reduce environmental impact is being actively promoted across all aspects of business activities.

For example, ICT construction machinery, hybrid hydraulic excavators, activities to halve power consumption, and biodiversity conservation activities are being promoted. The result of these climate change initiatives contributed to the high evaluation of our activities.

Preservation of the global environment is essential for companies to achieve sustainable growth and Komatsu will continue to advance environmental activities more than ever.

*1 The CDP is environmental disclosure information referenced by 722 institutional investors with a total of 87 trillion US dollars in assets under management which accounts for half of the invested capital of the world.
*2 The CPLI is an index that selects leading companies with an especially excellent track record for initiatives regarding climate change.