Patents in De-Carbonization: Toyota Leads in Number, Samsung Ranks First in Total Strength

Mar 22, 2021


Which companies are the biggest contributors to the creation of a de-carbonized society? That’s an interesting, yet difficult, question to answer. In the past 20 years, 1.55 million patents worldwide were filed by approximately 350,000 companies under the de-carbonization patent category. LexisNexis® PatentSight® defined 50 ESG-related technology fields that can be used to analyze which of these companies are leading the way. The Japanese newspaper Nikkei used this analysis to determine if Japan is following the right course.

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