Itochu Enex has developed and implemented environmental management systems taking as a framework the ISO 14001 international standard, under which we obtained certification in 2000.
Itochu Enex has been designated as a specified shipper under the revised Law Concerning the Rational Use of Energy. In compliance with the law, since fiscal 2008 we have submitted an annual report on our energy conservation plans and performance to the responsible cabinet minister and have formulated and implemented CO2 emissions reduction measures with the aim of reducing energy consumption per unit of output by 1% or more per year on a medium- to long-term basis.
Group company Enex Clean Power Energy Co., Ltd. (at present: ITOCHU ENEX HOME-LIFE KANTO CO., LTD.) and Shimamura Precision Co., Ltd. have jointly developed the "hybrid + bi-fuel Prius ," which can use both gasoline and LP gas as fuel and has half the CO2 emissions of gasoline-powered cars.
At Itochu Enex, the Home-Life Division plays a central role in the sale of photovoltaic power generation systems and ENEFARM, the development of infrastructure for electric vehicles, the development of residential lithium-ion electricity storage system (ENE-POWABO-S), and the promotion of eco energy.