Japan: Sustainable Solutions Mitsubishi Chemical to Form new Circular Economy Department
With the intention of accelerating Mitsubishi Chemical’s efforts towards the establishment of a circular economy, the new department will be developed from April 1, 2020 which will suggest sustainable solutions across all its business platforms.
Tokyo/Japan – Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) has recently announced its decision to establish a new Circular Economy Department (CE Department) effective April 1, 2020, with the aim of bolstering its efforts to bring about a circular economy.
The world is beset by numerous problems that require solutions, including climate change; loss of biodiversity; insufficient access to food, water resources, and energy as a result of population growth; and the issues of plastic disposal and marine plastic waste. In order to move proactively and swiftly to bring about a sustainable society, MCC has decided to establish the new CE Department.
Global in both perspective and scale, the department will operate across all business domains to propose circular economy-related solutions and develop them into businesses. It will also collaborate actively with customers, business partners, academia, start-ups, and others.
The establishment of this CE Department will enable MCC to forge steadily ahead as a company that promotes the circular economy.