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7-Eleven parent eyes net-zero emissions by 2050 in Japan and US

Seven & i Holdings to invest nearly $1bn over 5 years to achieve target

 The 7-Eleven convenience store chain will use fuel-cell trucks to help cut its greenhouse gas emissions in Japan. (Photo courtesy of Seven-Eleven Japan)

TOKYO -- Seven & i Holdings aims to cut by 2050 its greenhouse gas emissions essentially to zero at its retail outlets in Japan and the U.S., including those of its Seven-Eleven convenience store chain, Nikkei has learned.

The Japanese company will make zero emissions an official environmental goal and commit to spend at least 5% of its capital investment in the environmental field, for a total investment of 100 billion yen ($960 million) over the next five years.

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