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Takeda To Spend $31 Million To Reduce Carbon Emissions In Japan, China

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Takeda Pharmaceuticals says it has a plan to cut the emission of carbon dioxide from at least two of its plants by 40 percent. The reduction is to be made in emissions of its factories and research and development facilities in Japan and China, the company said. Takeda said the key to the reduction is use of natural gas as a fuel source instead of heavy oil. The company said it already has spent $31 million modifying equipment at a Japanese plant to make the switch and expects to spend another $621,000 making the change at its plant in China. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required

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