Several new environmental products are unveiled by Panasonic Corporation in North America for its North American operations. The corporation’s environmental products and initiatives are unveiled on its Eco Ideas Declaration that will include Panasonic’s detailed sustainability goals to be attained by 2013, or in three years..
The corporation will be showcasing its energy initiative, green initiatives and environmental products for homes and towns. Panasonic will also showcase its newest home entertainment products at CES or the International Consumer Electronics Show for 2011 held at Las Vegas Convention Center.
CEO and Chairman of Panasonic Corporation of North America, Joseph M. Taylor said, Panasonic is aiming to become the Electronics Industry’s Number One Green Innovation Company by 2018, which is going to be Panasonics 100th Anniversary.
In highlighting the company’s environmental products and initiatives, Taylor presented several measurable objectives for its businesses over the three-year stage through 2013.
Among the objectives for North America are: to double the corporation’s sales of its ENERGY STAR-qualified environmental products, Panasonic Superior Green Products, and EPEAT Gold and Silver -registered products by 2013.
And, to double the number of its drop-off locations to 1,600 from 800 sites for its electronics recycling program, as well as the goal to reduce the corporation’s headquarters operations’ green house gas emissions by 45 percent compared to its 2006 baseline.
Last June 2010, Panasonic announced it beats its 2009 objective for reducing carbon emissions on its manufacturing operations in Europe, getting a 34 percent reduction, or 21,400 tons.
Panasonics environmental products and sustainable initiative are displayed at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.