Yamaha Recognized as a Top Runner in the "Eco-friendly Business Category" of Hamamatsu City’s New Energy/Energy Conservation Strategy
On January 22, 2014, Yamaha Corporation received S-Class certification (the highest level of certification) in the "Eco-Friendly Business Category" of its "Hamamatsu City New Energy/Energy Conservation Top Runner Certification Program."
Yamaha received recognition for actions such as the installation of a solar power generation system at company headquarters, a cogeneration facility at its Tenryu factory, the creation of green curtains and installation of energy-saving equipment at each office, and encouraging employees and their families to engage in environmentally-related activities.
The entire Yamaha Group will continue to pursue energy-conservation activities.
* Hamamatsu City New Energy/Energy Conservation Top Runner Certification Program.
A system instituted by Hamamatsu city in order to encourage businesses to implement new energy sources and energy conservation measures on their own initiative, recognizing those that work efficiently to reduce energy consumption as Top Runners.
This system targets businesses within Hamamatsu City, dividing them into two categories; the "Eco-Friendly Business Category" for businesses that are reducing energy consumed by their facilities, and the "Eco-Drive Category" for businesses that are reducing energy consumed by vehicles. Businesses are awarded S Rank, AAA Rank, AA Rank, and A Rank certification according to the nature of the initiatives they are pursuing.