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Climate Change 

Greenhouse gases form the most threatening source of climate change. In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Hyundai Motor Company continues to develop new and more eco-friendly vehicles, while enforcing low-carbon business policies and improving processes throughout its production and sales network.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Hyundai manages its GHG emissions and energy consumption while responding to the government’s climate change policies. While the number of vehicles produced declined by 0.1% from 4,955,536 in 2014 to 4,948,315 in 2015, the GHG emission was reduced by 0.4% over the same period, from 2,581 thousand tons in 2014 to 2,570 thousand tons in 2015.

Greenhouse Gas Emission Intensity
Greenhouse gas emissions per
vehicle production
0.512 0.521 0.519
Greenhouse Gas Emission
2013 2014 2015
Scope 1 842,635 835,240 816,952
Scope 2 1,598,715 1,745,981 1,753,243
Total 2,441,350 2,581,221 2,570,195

Greenhouse Gas Reduction activities

Greenhouse Gas Reduction activities