July 05, 2021
Sustainability Topics
Daiichi Sankyo joins RE100※1, an international initiative, aiming to achieve 100% renewable power consumption in its business activities.

Based on our mission of " To contribute to the enrichment of quality of life around the world through the creation of innovative pharmaceuticals, and through the provision of pharmaceuticals addressing diverse medical needs." we provide sustainable value to society and our stakeholders through our business activities, and at the same time strive for the growth and development of our Group. In the 5-Year Business Plan (FY2021-FY2025), we will identify "promoting environmental management" as one of the materiality related to our business foundations, and take on the challenge of various initiatives to reduce environmental load throughout the value chain in order to realize "Decarbonized society", "Circular economy" and "Society in harmony with nature"

We have set "carbon neutral" as a long-term goal for 2050 toward a "Decarbonized society." Our Group has set CO2 emissions of ▲25% in 2025 and ▲37.5% in 2030 compared to 2015 as the Well-Below 2 ℃ target certified by SBTi ※2. To that end, we aim to achieve a renewable electricity utilization rate derived from renewable energy of 30% in 2025 and 70% in 2030, and achieve 100% by 2050 at the latest. In addition, we will contribute to the realization of a decarbonization society by actively utilizing implementable decarbonization technologies such as hydrogen utilization, ZEB (Net Zero Energy Building), electric vehicles and next-generation rechargeable batteries.

We will continue to promote environmental management with the aim of becoming an Innovative Global Healthcare Company Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society, which is our Group's 2030 vision.


※1 RE100 is a global initiative bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power. Led by international non-profit the Climate Group in partnership with CDP, the group have a total revenue of over US$6.6 trillion and operate in a diverse range of sectors. Together, they send a powerful signal to policymakers and investors to accelerate the transition to a clean economy. https://www.there100.org/

※2 SBTi is a partnership between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to require companies to set greenhouse gas emission reduction targets that are consistent with the levels required by the Paris Agreement. https://sciencebasedtargets.org/

5-Year Business Plan (FY2021-FY2025)
https://www.daiichisankyo.com/files/investors/library/materials/2021/20210405_5th_MTP_E.pdf

Materiality
https://www.daiichisankyo.com/sustainability/our_approach/materiality/