Toyoda Gosei Sets Target of Cutting CO2 Emissions More Than 40% by 2030

Kiyosu, Japan, April 3, 2020: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has announced an environmental target for 2030 with the aim of stimulating efforts to cut CO2 emissions in its business activities.

In 2015 Toyoda Gosei adopted the TG 2020 Environmental Challenge, which lays out the company’s long term environmental targets. They include the aim of cutting the company’s CO2 emissions to approximately zero by 2050 to contribute to the fight against global warming. As a milestone on the road toward achieving that goal, the company has set a concrete target of achieving a 43% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030 compared to 2015 levels. Phased measures are being taken in two areas. One is to reduce energy consumption by eliminating energy loss at plants; innovating production technologies, such as by downsizing machines; and introducing energy-saving equipment. The other is to increase use of solar power and other forms of renewable energy.

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Toyoda Gosei invests in IoT specialist to advance e-Rubber

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Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei has invested in data and cloud computing business Uhuru Corp as it aims to further develop its e-Rubber technology.

Based in Minato-Ku Japan, Uhuru provides software systems and “has a solid track record” in the field of Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing, said Toyoda Gosei 8 April.

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Toyoda Gosei to set up engineering, sales office in U.S.

KIYOSU, Japan—Automotive supplier Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. is planning to establish a satellite engineering and sales office in Dublin, Ohio, to speed up its product development process in the U.S.

The office will serve as a regional headquarters for Toyoda Gosei North America Corp., which is based in Troy, Michigan. Certain functions, including design and sales of interior products and airbags, will be relocated from TGNA’s head office in Troy to the Dublin unit, which is set for operation in July.

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Toyoda Gosei reorganising executive structure

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Kiyosu, Japan – Japanese automotive supplier Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd is planning to change its executive officer structure in a bid to make the company more agile.

To take effect after a general shareholders’ meeting in June, the move will see the number of executives and audit & supervisory board members reduced from 30 to 21.

Corporate officer hierarchy will be reduced and people in ‘managing officer’ and higher positions will be the new corporate officers, said a 26 April company statement.

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