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WingArc1st embraces transparency by disclosing environmental impacts through CDP

WingArc1st Inc.

WingArc1st Inc. today announced that it has furthered its commitment to environmental transparency by disclosing its environmental impact through CDP, a global non-profit that runs the world's leading environmental disclosure platform. In the information disclosure, we reported the impact on our own business, including climate change-related risks and opportunities for FY2021, as well as the results of measuring carbon dioxide emissions and the year-on-year reduction in emissions per unit of sales.

Disclosing data around environmental impact is now a business norm. More than 680 financial institutions with US$130 trillion in assets and 280 purchasing organizations representing US$6.4 trillion in procurement spend requested environmental data from companies through CDP. A record 18,700+ companies responded in 2022.

We will continue to respond to the growing social demand for environmental transparency by financial institutions and customers.

■ WingArc1st's environmental initiatives
We aim to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for scope 1, 2 and 3 by 2030. For scope 1 and 2, we will convert electricity used to renewable energy to achieve the goal. For scope 3, we will contribute to the reduction of environmental impact through our products and services to archive net-zero indirect GHG emissions.

Data analysis platform, Dr.Sum

Ultra-fast tabulation using our proprietary algorithm saves energy and contributes to reducing environmental impact. It has been certified through a third-party organization* to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 80% to 90% compared to other companies' products.

* Power Consumption Verification Study for Dr.Sum researched by Alterna souken (December 2021)
https://souken.alterna.co.jp/ (Japanese)

Business document platform, invoiceAgent This service accelerates the digital transformation of business-to-business transactions by digitizing and managing all business forms such as invoices. This product will contribute to the enhancement of environmental value through the reduction of energy and operational costs by improving the efficiency of production and transportation and reducing the risk to employees' health due to the spread of diseases, as well as the stagnation of operations during disasters caused by remote working in paperless operations.

See the following site for more details: https://ir.wingarc.com/en/reporting/sustainability/

"Climate change and other sustainability issues must be addressed across the entire ecosystem of companies and industries. We will contribute to a sustainable society by supporting our customers' promotion of Green Transformation (GX) not only through our own emission reduction efforts but also by developing and providing a data platform that accelerates corporate DX. We will continue to formulate and manage monitoring indicators from various perspectives to maximize the environmental value created by GX through the ecosystem."

Jun Tanaka, CEO of WingArc1st Inc.

"Another year of extreme weather, including floods, droughts and record temperatures, has shown us that climate change is already posing a real and increasing risk to companies and their supply chains. Companies have a fundamental role to play in securing a sustainable net-zero, deforestation-free and water-secure world. It is only through measuring their environmental impact, risks and opportunities that they can manage them and prepare for the future. By disclosing through CDP, WingArc1st has taken a vital first step. I look forward to their continued dedication to transparency and action for the benefit of all people and the planet."

Dexter Galvin, Global Director of Corporations and Supply Chains at CDP

About CDP
CDP is a global non-profit that runs the world's environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions. Founded in 2000 and working with more than 680 financial institutions with over $130 trillion in assets, CDP pioneered using capital markets and corporate procurement to motivate companies to disclose their environmental impacts, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Nearly 20,000 organizations around the world disclosed data through CDP in 2022, including more than 18,700 companies worth half of global market capitalization, and over 1,100 cities, states and regions. Fully TCFD aligned, CDP holds the largest environmental database in the world, and CDP scores are widely used to drive investment and procurement decisions towards a zero carbon, sustainable and resilient economy. CDP is a founding member of the Science Based Targets initiative, We Mean Business Coalition, The Investor Agenda and the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. Visit cdp.net or follow us @CDP to find out more.

Contact on Products and Services:
WingArc1st Inc.
Roppongi Grand Tower, 3-2-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo106-0032, Japan
TEL : 81-3-5962-7300
FAX : 81-3-5962-7301
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