"Supply-chain emissions" accounting gradually penetrates into Japanese companies. Figure "Trend in proportion of companies by number of categories included in Scope 3 accounting" shows a trend seen in the CDP Japan 500 reports in recent years, indicating to what extent Japanese companies engage in this accounting practice. No significant change is observed in terms of the number of companies that conducted Scope 3 emissions accounting, while the number of categories that they included in Scope 3 emissions accounting is on the rise.
Figure "Country breakdown of companies that include nine or more categories in Scope 3 accounting" shows a country breakdown of companies that conducted emissions accounting for nine or more categories of Scope 3 for the CDP Global 500 Report 2013. 25 companies in total covered nine or more categories, of which seven were Japanese companies which accounted for 28% of the total： the highest level on the world scale, showing that Japanese companies take positive attitude to perform Scope 3 emissions accounting.
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