Joins JCI to Proactively Promote Preventative Initiatives for Global Warming to Realize a Sustainable Society

April 22, 2021

TOKYO, April 22, 2021 ― Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has become a member of the Japan Climate Initiative (JCI), a network that aims to realize a decarbonized society. Renesas also announced its support for JCI’s “Call for an Ambitious 2030 Target for Japan to Realize the Paris Agreement Goal,” which was announced by the JCI on April 19, 2021. This message by the JCI urges the government of Japan to set a climate change goal that would cut greenhouse gas emissions in Japan by at least 45 percent below 2013 levels by 2030, and to strengthen its renewable energy target to 40 to 50 percent in 2030.

Renesas aims to become carbon neutral by 2050 and is striving to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. By supporting JCI, Renesas will establish networks with various companies and local governments, and proactively promote preventative initiatives for global warming to realize a sustainable society.

About the Japan Climate Initiative

Japan Climate Initiative is a network committed to strengthening communication and exchange of strategies and solutions among all non-state actors that are implementing climate actions in Japan and was established in July 2018 with Japanese companies, financial institutions, local governments, research institutions and NGOs. For more information, visit: https://japanclimate.org/english/

About the “Call for an Ambitious 2030 Target for Japan to Realize the Paris Agreement Goal”

This is a message sent to the government of Japan on April 19, 2021 and is supported by 290 organizations. This message aims to achieve the target of “limiting temperature rise by 2 ˚C in comparison to before the industrial revolution by pursuing temperature control at 1.5 ˚C”, aimed by the Paris Agreement, a new global framework to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, etc. beyond 2020. For details, visit: https://japanclimate.org/english/news-topics/call-for-ambitious-2030-target/

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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