In a statement, Honda said it provided estimates of all its greenhouse gas emissions, "including emissions from the procurement of raw materials to production and sales, and from customer use all the way to the end-of-life treatment of Honda products." Honda also said it was the world's first company to disclose all of its scope 3 emissions.
The company said its strong showing in the CDP index reflects its environmental vision, which calls for realizing "the joy and freedom of mobility" and promoting "a sustainable society where people can enjoy life."
The top-ranked U.S. electric utility on the CDP list was Exelon Corp., with a score of 98. The other U.S. utilities reporting were American Electric Power Co. and Duke Energy Corp., which scored 68 and 67, respectively.
Among the large U.S. firms scoring below 50 on the 2013 index are Costco Wholesale Corp. (45), Procter & Gamble Co. (47), Mastercard Inc. (43) and Danaher Corp. (12).
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