TOKYO, Japan – August 3rd, 2020 – Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) has joined RE100, the global corporate renewable energy initiative led by the Climate Group in partnership with CDP bringing together hundreds of businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity.
In April of this year, Advantest set a goal of 100% reduction of CO2 emissions as part of the company's long-term climate change policy. To achieve that goal, Advantest plans to accelerate its adoption of renewable energy sources. Participation in RE100, which tackles climate change as a global issue, will amplify the company's efforts through cooperation with other member companies to further utilize renewable energy.
RE100 is an international initiative convened in 2014 by The Climate Group, a nonprofit, in partnership with the CDP, a charity that promotes global disclosure and action on environmental impacts. As of July 29th, 2020, RE100 membership stood at 248 companies worldwide, of which 35 were Japanese companies.
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