Brussels, 6 September 2022 – Earlier today, Daikin Industries, Ltd – Daikin Europe N.V.’s mother company – published its English edition of Sustainability Report 2022. The report summarizes the basic approach of the Daikin group for contributing to the realization of a sustainable society through its business along with fiscal year 2021 results and future plans. The report is now available at the website of Daikin Industries. Similarly, comprehensive ESG information is also planned for disclosure at the end of November.
The report outlines the target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions in 2050, as set out in the Environmental Vision 2050, and measures taken, together with examples of initiatives. The Report clearly demonstrates that sustainability has taken centre-stage in the company’s overall strategy.
Scroll down to get your copy of the report.
Main Points of Sustainability Report 2022
Message from the President
Overview of Sustainability
Based on the company’s Our Group Philosophy, Daikin is forging a path forward from the long-term perspective of its Environmental Vision 2050 and its strategic management plan Fusion, which is formulated and executed every five years. Here details on value creation and contribution to SDGs are explained.
Social Issues and Daikin's Business Characteristics
In light of changes in the external environment, Daikin identifies risks and opportunities relating to social issues based on their impact on business characteristics and activities. This section describes how they are being addressed in Fusion 25.
Sustainability Targets and Results
KPIs are set for each sustainability key theme, and actual fiscal year 2021 results are reported.
Features on fiscal year 2021 Activities Providing Value to Society through Business
· Environment “Challenge to Achieve Carbon Neutrality”
Aiming to achieve both contribution to the global environment and business expansion, Daikin presents examples of its carbon neutrality initiatives that not only involve the development and manufacture of products but also extend throughout the value chain including product use.
· Value with Air “Creating an Environment Conducive to Napping for Greater Vitality”
Through demonstration experiments, Daikin explores the type of thermal environment needed for "quality naps" to improve the performance of working people and reports on its efforts to develop and commercialize thermal control technologies.
· Supply Chain Management “Establishing a More Flexible and Resilient Supply Chain”
This describes efforts to build a supply chain that can avoid procurement risks and provide stable supply of products such as centralizing supply chain information and global allocation.
Every year in May we will provide an update of this text.
Daikin Gourp Sustainability Report 2022 A3 for web browsingpdfPDF | 3.17MB
Daikin Group Sustainability Report 2022 A4 for printingPDF | 3.19MB
Daikin Europe N.V.
Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification and refrigeration solutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial and industrial purposes. To date Daikin Europe has over 12,000 employees working at more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria and the UK. The headquarters of the Daikin Europe group are in Belgium, Ostend. The company was established in 1972, production in Europe started in 1973.
About Daikin Industries Ltd.
Based in Osaka, Japan, Daikin Industries employs over 89,000 people worldwide. The global company is market leader for heat pump and air conditioning systems, as well as air filtration. It is the only air conditioning manufacturer in the world that researches, develops and produces all important system components, such as refrigerants, compressors and electronics, in-house. The company achieved € 23.7 billion sales turnover in financial year 2021 (1 April 21 – 31 March 22).
Media Contacts Daikin Europe N.V.
Sofie Sap – T.: +32 472 580 482 Mail: email@example.com
Daisuke Kakinaga – T.: +32 465 462 321 Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org