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About Hitachi6 Hitachi in North AmericaHitachi’s Commitment to Environmental SustainabilityIn addition to our commitment to Social Innovation, Hitachi also recognizes our obligation to environmental sustainability. The world’s population, currently at 7.3 billion, is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. At the same time, worldwide economic growth continues to contribute to global warming, induced by multiple causes such as growing CO2 emissions from fossil fuel use as well as deforestation. Growing demands are depleting energy, water, mineral reserves and other natural resources, while ecosystem destruction and other environmental issues are also worsening.Hitachi believes that we can contribute to solve these environmental issues and to realize a sustainable society where humankind can thrive by employing our company’s resources and experience, as a company engaged in the Social Innovation Business.Our Environmental Vision aims that through our Social Innovation Business in cooperation with stakeholders, Hitachi will solve environmental problems and realize both improved quality of life and sustainable society. To achieve this goal, we are targeting to reduce our value chain’s CO2 emissions by 80%, improve water use efciency by 50% and minimize our impact on ecosystems by 2050.Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050Low-Carbon Society• Achieve 50% reductions in CO2 emissions by scal 2030 and 80% reductions by scal 2050 across the value chain (compared to scal 2010)Resource Efcient Society• Build a society that uses water and other resources efciently• Achieve 50% improvement in usage efciency of water and other resources by scal 2050 (compared to scal 2010 in the Hitachi Group)Harmonized Society with Nature• Minimize the impact on natural capitalENVIRONMENTAL VISIONHitachi will resolve environmental issues and achieve both a higher quality of life and a sustainable society through its Social Innovation Business in collaborative creation with its stakeholders.