Komatsu Honored for Climate Performance Leadership

October 17, 2014

Komatsu Ltd. was chosen as a leading company of the CDP Japan 500 Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) and Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) by CDP, respectively, for its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and mitigate climate change risks. This is the second consecutive year for Komatsu.

Komatsu received Performance A, the highest score of CPLI, and a high score of 99 points for CDLI.

Among 500 leading Japanese companies (based on FTSE Japan Index), Komatsu was chosen as one of the best companies with excellent climate change mitigation strategies and reduction of gas emissions as well as information disclosure. Twenty-four companies, including Komatsu, were selected as CPLI and 28 for CDLI. Fifteen companies, including Komatsu, were selected as both CPLI and CDLI. Komatsu believes that environmental conservation efforts should be a top-priority management task, when fulfilling its corporate social responsibility and ensuring sustainable growth. Based on this belief, Komatsu is making proactive efforts to reduce environmental impact, including GHG emissions, in all business activities.