Environmental Responsibility

Respect for the environment has always been an integral part of the Honda philosophy when designing new products for the global market.
For 50 years, Honda has been devoted to providing boaters with the tools to help protect the environment… and will continue to do so through its unwavering commitment to the environment.


The e-spec concept is expressed in the day-to-day operation of Honda outboard engines. Honda shall make every effort to continuously reduce emission and noise levels. Honda shall reduce CO2 emissions by means of increased fuel efficiency for engines and new frame-related technologies for finished products. So, no matter which Honda engine takes you out to sea, you can be sure it is taking the cleanest route possible.


Honda has demonstrated that ultra-low emission levels are not only possible, but such a commitment is the right thing to do to protect the environment – now and for the future. Further, every Honda four-stroke marine engine is engineered to unique ‘e-spec’ standards that set the benchmark for both ultra-low emissions and whisper quiet operation.


Honda’s environmental commitment extends to all facets of its global business, as detailed in its environmental policy statement (excerpt below), established and announced over 20 years ago:

As a responsible member of society whose task lies in the preservation of the global environment, the company will make every effort to contribute to human health and the preservation of the global environment in each phase of its corporate activity. Only in this way will we be able to count on a successful future not only for our company, but for the entire world.

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