Kao Corporation

Personal Products
4452.T
JPY 4,983 (1.1)%
Share price
$ 18 bn
Market Cap
$ 19 bn
Enterprise Value

Carbon footprint

47 Ton
GHG emissions per $ 1 mln investment
1.7x the weighted average for S&P 500
FY2020
How is this calculated?
-6.7%
YOY change in GHG emissions
Weaker than the -8.7% weighted average for S&P 500
FY2020 vs. previous year

Primary Climate Goal

-4.7%
Proj. YOY change in GHG emissions (Scope 1 + 2)
In line with the -5.1% weighted average for S&P 500
FY2021
How is this calculated?

Kao Corporation aims to reduce Scope 1 + 2 by 55% by 2030 from a base year 2017


1.5°C
Kao Corporation's actual and proj. GHG emissions (Scope 1 + 2) (Kt of CO2e)

Secondary Climate Goal

-1.9%
Proj. YOY change in GHG emissions (all Scopes)
Weaker than the -6.9% weighted average for S&P 500
FY2021
How is this calculated?

Kao Corporation aims to reduce all Scopes by 22% by 2030 from a base year 2017


1.5°C
Kao Corporation's actual and proj. GHG emissions (all Scopes) (Kt of CO2e)

GHG emissions and Carbon intensity

Kao Corporation's GHG emissions (market-based) (Kt of CO2e)

Kao Corporation's carbon footprint

Kao Corporation reported Total CO2e Emissions - Market-Based Scope 1 + Scope 2 for the twelve months ending 31 December 2020 at 899 Kt (-65 /-6.7% y-o-y).

Kao Corporation's Scope 3 emissions increased marginally to 11,184 Kt (+19/+0.2% y-o-y). The performance has been erratic recently.

The company is committed to reducing Scope 1 + 2 by 55% by 2030 from a base year 2017, which translates into the estimated reduction of -42 Kt per annum over the period of FY2021 - FY2030. This science-based target is aligned with Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Also, the company commits to reducing all Scopes by 22% by 2030 from a base year 2017, which translates into the estimated reduction of -234 Kt per annum over the period of FY2021 - FY2030. This science-based target is aligned with Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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