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Climate Change

Mitsubishi Chemical pledges net-zero emissions by 2050

Japanese manufacturer to adopt solar power at plants and move away from coal

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings operates this plant in Singapore. The company plans to adopt renewable energy in groupwide facilities to attain carbon neutrality.

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings aims to realize net-zero greenhouse gas emissions groupwide by 2050, partly through renewable energy and eco-friendly production processes, under plans announced Wednesday.

The path to carbon neutrality contains growth opportunities, President Jean-Marc Gilson said in an online forum held by the Japanese company.

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