As Kumon is dedicated to helping each child to have a bright future, we cannot neglect the environment.
In all our activities throughout Asia and Oceania, we endeavour to minimise our carbon footprint and paper usage. And where we use paper, we recycle as much as possible. The below report details the success of our efforts from 2019 to 2020.
Annual Usage Statistics
Total electricity usage reduced significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, where many branch offices were closed due to lockdowns. When in use, Kumon offices continued their energy saving practices.
Our reduction in paper usage is also attributable to COVID-19 restrictions. Our total paper usage reduced, as below:
Paper usage in 2019 4,229,597 sheets
Paper usage in 2020 1,500,609 sheets
Paper recycling is a major green initiative for Kumon Asia & Oceania. Our latest result is encouraging, with recycled paper increasing, as below:
Greenhouse gas emissions
Electricity usage a source of CO2 emissions, the main greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming. From 2019 to 2020, we significantly reduced our carbon footprint from 1,093 t-CO2 to 784 t-CO2.