At the 15th annual Green Reporting Awards and Sustainability Reporting Awards ceremony jointly organized by Toyo Keizai Inc. and the Green Reporting Forum, Honda Environmental Annual Report 2011 was selected to receive an award of excellence from among 78 submissions. The award was given for Honda’s approach of publishing CO2 emission reduction targets for each product and for the report’s international focus and overall excellence. This was the sixth straight year Honda was awarded for its environmental reporting.
Environmental reporting awards ceremony
The installation of facilities for a park-and-ride system was completed on March 28, 2012, at the JR Kagohara Station in Kumagaya city, Saitama Prefecture, near Tokyo. The facilities will be jointly operated by Honda and Saitama Prefecture. With park-and-ride systems, people can drive by car to the nearest train station, park, then ride the train or bus. The Saitama government is conducting the trial jointly with Honda to learn more about the effective use of next-generation vehicles and promote industrial revitalization in the region. Honda is providing electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). Parking facilities were constructed using solar panels made by Honda Soltec, a Honda subsidiary that manufactures and sells solar modules.
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) based on the Inspire