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June 12, 2014

Honda Issues Environmental Annual Report 2014

TOKYO, Japan, June 12, 2014 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today issued the Honda Environmental Annual Report 2014 (Japanese language version), summarizing results of the Honda's environmental initiatives for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 (FY2014), as well as targets for the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 (FY2015).

In order to address climate change and energy issues, which Honda views as most important to its business management priorities, Honda has established targets to reduce CO2 emissions from its motorcycles, automobiles and power products sold worldwide. In addition, striving to minimize the environmental footprint of its corporate activities, Honda has developed mid-term plans for environmental initiatives related to the corporate activities. In the report, Honda discloses a wide range of information, including progress made during FY2014 toward Honda's targets as well as new targets for FY2015.

Published annually since 1999, which makes this year's report the 17th edition, the Honda Environmental Annual Report serves as a report on the targets and progress of environmental initiatives based on the Honda Environmental Statement released in 1992.

In addition to the Honda Environmental Annual Report 2014, which reports Honda's global environmental initiatives, each of the Honda regional operations issues its own environmental report. Honda is committed to disclose more information through these environmental reports, which also serve as a communication tool for collecting feedback and comments from a broad range of outside parties regarding Honda environmental policies and practices.

The following charts summarize key progress made during FY2014, and the new mid-term (FY2015 - 2017) plans for environmental initiatives related to corporate activities in Japan, which are disclosed in the Honda Environmental Annual Report 2014.

•FY2014 progress and FY2015 plans toward 2020 global CO2 emissions reduction targets for products

  • Global average of the amount of CO2 emitted by Honda products
  FY2021 Targets
(targets for fiscal year ending March 31, 2021)

(vs. FY2001)
Progress in FY2014
(vs. FY2001)
Product Motorcycles Per g/km 30% reduction 29.1% reduction
Automobiles Per g/km 30% reduction 17.6% reduction
Power products Per kg/h 30% reduction 15.1% reduction

•Mid-term (FY2012 - FY2014) plans for environmental initiatives related to corporate activities in Japan and progress made during the FY2014

Environmental Issues Scope Items Mid-term plans
(FY2012 - 2014)

(vs. FY2001 unless otherwise noted)
Progress in FY2014
(vs. target year)
Climate change /
energy issues
Corporate
activities*
CO2
emissions
30% reduction As % of
revenue
5% reduction
Logistics CO2
emissions
10% reduction
(vs. FY2007)
Per
ton-kilometer
25% reduction
Resource
recycling /
water resources
Corporate
activities*
Waste 5% reduction As % of
revenue
11% reduction
Water use 5% reduction As % of
revenue
32% reduction

•Mid-term (FY2015 - FY2017) plans for environmental initiatives related to corporate activities in Japan

Environmental
Issues
Scope Items Mid-term plans (FY2015 - 2017)
(vs. FY2001 unless otherwise note)
Climate change /
energy issues
Corporate
activities*
CO2
emissions
7% reduction As % of revenue
Resource
recycling /
water resources
Corporate
activities*
Waste 11% reduction As % of revenue
Water use 32% reduction As % of revenue
*
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Honda R&D Co., Ltd., Honda Engineering Co., Ltd. and Honda Access Corporation.

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