Positive Impact Finance

Kawasaki has signed its first loan agreement for positive impact finance (PIF)*1 following the issuance of sustainability bond in July this year.
PIF is a loan intended to provide continuous support for corporate activities by comprehensively analyzing and evaluating the environmental, social and economic impacts (both positive and negative) of the five themes selected as activities that will contribute in achieving the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
Through its fundraising activities by sustainable finance*2, Kawasaki will continue to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs and the realization of a sustainable society.

*1 PIF is a loan with unspecified use of funds which is in line with Principles for Positive Impact Finance released by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative.

*2 A general term for financing by companies and businesses that contribute to environmental and social sustainability, such as sustainability bonds/loans and/or positive impact finance.

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Goals and Indicators (KPIs) for achieving the SDGs

Theme Content Goals and Indicators (KPI) SDGs
Realization of a Safe and Secure Remotely Connected Society Realization of the social participation of all people without being restricted by time and place, through providing a remote working environment and proposing new ways of working and living (a)Industrial robots

[Goal]

Contribution to dissolve the shortage of labor force in Japan

[Indicator(KPI]

Number of active users of remote robot Platforms

(b)Robotic assisted surgery systems

[Goal]

Increase in sales of robotic assisted surgery systems

[Indicator(KPI]

Sales of robotic assisted surgery systems

(c)Automated PCR testing systems

[Goal]

Establishment of PCR Testing Systems

[Indicator(KPI]

Number of PCR tests




Realization of a Society with “Near-Future” Mobility Development of a new mobility system that contributes to the realization of a "super city" as an advanced city (a)VTOL drones

[Goal]

Increase in sales of unmanned VTOL drones

[Indicator(KPI]

Sales of unmanned VTOL

(b)Delivery robots

[Goal]

Increase in sales of delivery robots

[Indicator(KPI]

Sales of delivery robots



Realization of a Decarbonized Society by Energy and Environmental Solutions
  • Large-scale stable supply and large-scale use of clean energy “Hydrogen”
  • Realization of low-carbon society
(a)Transportation amount of hydrogen

[Goal]

Transportation amount of hydrogen by Kawasaki hydrogen supply chain by 2030: 225,000 tons per year

[Indicator(KPI]

Transportation amount of hydrogen by Kawasaki hydrogen supply chain

(b)Amount of CO2 Reduction utilizing hydrogen energy generated by Kawasaki hydrogen supply chain (Theoretical value)

[Goal]

Amount of CO2 reduction utilizing hydrogen energy generated by Kawasaki hydrogen supply chain by 2030: 1.6 million tons

[Indicator(KPI]

Amount of CO2 reduction utilizing hydrogen energy generated by Kawasaki hydrogen supply chain

(c)Reduction of CO2 emissions

[Goal]

Zero CO2 emissions in business activities of the Kawasaki Group in 2050(Scope 1 and 2)

[Indicator(KPI]

CO2 emissions in business activities of the Kawasaki Group (Scope 1 and 2)




Waste FREE
  • Reduction of total waste generation
  • Recycling-oriented society

[Goal]

Ratio of waste disposed of in landfills to total waste generated is less than 1%

[Indicator(KPI]

Ratio of waste disposed of in landfills to total waste generated

Harm FREE Management of harmful chemical substances

[Goal]

Reduction of harmful chemical substances

[Indicator(KPI]

Total amount of harmful chemical substances generated

* Kawasaki selected themes specified in the attached from its materiality (key issues) as activities that will contribute in achieving the SDGs(Sustainable Development Goals).

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