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Olympus R&D and manufacturing sites in Japan run on renewable energy

The medtech firm claims its major R&D and manufacturing sites in Japan have been running exclusively on electricity from renewable sources since April.

Photo: Yuriko Nakao/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Like a long string of other global firms, Olympus has a stated goal of reaching net zero CO2 emissions, and the Japanese firm wants to have achieved carbon neutrality at its site operations by 2030.

Olympus has now announced a large step toward that goal, having finished transitioning electricity consumption at its manufacturing and research and development sites in Japan.

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