NTT DATA Included as Case Study in CDP's "Stories of Change"

Publication by the international environmental NPO presents NTT DATA's actions to address climate change

January 20, 2022
NTT DATA Corporation

January, 20, 2022, Tokyo – NTT DATA, a global digital business and IT services leader, today announced that it was one of nine companies worldwide selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of "Stories of Change," a reference published by CDP* presenting the urgent actions required of corporations by global society. The inclusion of NTT DATA as an example of corporate change reflects its efforts to address climate change issues through joint innovation with customers and related organizations, including partner corporations, CDP* and Green Software Foundation, using digital technologies to create a sustainable world.
* CDP is an international non-profit organization that runs the global environmental disclosure system, and is the highest authority in the field of climate change.

Initiatives by NTT DATA

NTT DATA has set a target for a 60% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 from FY 2016 levels (1.5°C science-based target), and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040. The Company proactively follows CDP recommendations for a carbon neutral world, and is establishing systems to evaluate and reduce CO2 emissions throughout its business supply chain using the CDP Supply Chain Program and other initiatives, as well as to lower its own CO2 emissions. Green innovation utilizing digital technologies will be essential for a more eco-friendly world, and NTT DATA provides a global, one-stop service for green business and solutions. As a steering member of the Green Software Foundation, NTT DATA is a discussion leader and drives measures at the global level. The Company's initiatives for change, including establishing the Green Innovation Office and other company-wide structures, and conducting activities to reduce emissions both inside and outside the company, have been recognized by CDP, leading to the inclusion of NTT DATA as a case study.

Overview of "Stories of Change"

Summary of the points regarding NTT DATA in "Stories of Change":

  • Targets
    2040 Carbon neutral
    2030 1.5°C SBT (Decarbonize 60% compared to 2016)
  • Previous Measures
    Apr. 2020 Joined the CDP Supply Chain Program
    Sep. 2021 Joined the Green Software Foundation as a steering committee member (first in Asia)
    Oct. 2021 Established the Green Innovation Office as part of the head office organization
  • Future Plans
    NTT DATA will further strengthen its activities through CDP and other global initiatives, and through connections with a wide range of people and organizations around the world, aim to build a new society and together achieve carbon neutrality.

English: Stories of Change 2021 (
Japanese: 2021_CC_Japan_report_JP_digest_v2.pdf (


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