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Reporting and Recognition

Disclosure of environmental efforts

Companies today are being called upon to make a wide range of information disclosure about how they are managing risks related to such environmental issues as climate change and natural resource. Along with the timely release of information through our websites and press releases, we have issued an Environmental Report each year to introduce the efforts we are making to help improve the environment. Since fiscal 2012 we have been making detailed disclosures of our environmental performance on our website for stakeholders including investors, rating agencies and other specialists in accordance with GRI guidelines.


International NPO names Nissan a world leader in corporate action on climate change

Nissan was selected from among more than 6,000 global corporations for inclusion on the Climate A List in the Global Climate Change Report 2015 issued by CDP, becoming the only Japanese automotive company chosen by them. It also scored a perfect 100 in the organizationís Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI).
Nissan received its perfect score for working toward its vision of reducing “well-to-wheel” CO2 emissions from new vehicles by 90% by the year 2050 (compared with levels from 2000) and for its transparent disclosure of environmental information. Nissan was named to the Climate A List due to its championing of the Nissan LEAF and other zero-emission vehicles and its implementation of such innovative initiatives as LEAF to Home by which Nissan LEAF owners can use electric power from their vehicles to help cut energy use at home during peak hours. Nissanís efforts to reduce CO2 emissions in the manufacturing process were also noted.

Nikkei Environmental Management Survey*

The company also finished second in the manufacturing sector on the 19th Nikkei Environmental Management Survey. The survey, conducted by Nikkei Inc., examines and evaluates how Japanese corporations balance business concerns with environmental policies, assessing the performance of 1,737 companies in the manufacturing sector and 1,493 companies in non-manufacturing industries, including retail, restaurants, power and gas and construction. Nissan achieved a total score of 489 points out of a maximum of 500 across five categories and was the only manufacturing company to receive a perfect score in the global warming countermeasures category.

  • * The survey, which contains 200 detailed questions, was conducted to evaluate the companies' balance between environment management and corporate strategy.

Nissan ranked 4th in Interbrand's Best Global Green Brands report in 2014

Nissan has been named one of the world's greenest brands for 2014 in Interbrand's annual Best Global Green Brands report. Noted for its leadership in zero emissions mobility with the Nissan LEAF 100% electric vehicle, Nissan was ranked 4th place overall out of 50 brands that were selected.
The Interbrand green brand report ranks brands based on a company's environmental practices and customers' perceptions. The survey cited Nissan's leadership in electric vehicles, ambitious EV infrastructure plan and its support for the sustainability goals of governments.

Products & Technologies

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Minister's Prize in the Grand Prize for Excellence in Energy Efficiency and Conservation program The "LEAF to Home" power supply system
"The Minister's Prize, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism" of the 8th Eco-products Awards The Nissan LEAF
The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Director-General's awards in the 20th annual Energy Conservation Prizes The Eco-mode function and Navigation-linked Speed Control
The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Director-General's awards in the 19th annual Energy Conservation Prizes X-TRAIL 20GT
The Director-General's Award for Energy Saving Devices and Systems in the 18th annual Energy Conservation Grand Prize awards The fastest route guidance system and Eco-Driving Advice of Nissan CARWINGS service
The 5th annual "Minister's Prize" of the 2008 Eco-Products Awards X-TRAIL 20GT
The 5th annual "Chairperson's Award" of the 2008 Eco-Products Awards the CARWINGS eco-drive service
The 4th annual "Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Prize" in the Eco-Services Division of the 2007 Eco-Products Awards The fastest route guidance system and Eco-Driving Advice of Nissan CARWINGS service


Nissan Motor Company Yokohama Plant The Kanagawa Global Environmental Awards, the Environmental Activities Award
Nissan Motor Company Oppama Plant Energy Management Company of Merit (Director's Award from the Energy Conservation Center, Japan); and the Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Director's Award given at the National Conference for Energy Conservation Excellence
Nissan North America Canton Plant The Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR Award
Nissan North America Decherd Plant The Tennessee Business Recycler Award and the Waste Management Excellence Award
Nissan Mexicana Aguascalientes Plant The Environmental Excellence Award
Nissan Motor Iberica Avila Plant The Natural Energy Effective Utilization Award


"S" ranking in the Comprehensive Assessment System for Building Environmental Efficiency (CASBEE) Nissan's Global Headquarters in Yokohama City
Nissan's Global Headquarters in Yokohama City the Nissan Advanced Technical Development Center in Atsugi City

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