Environmental Accounting

Environmental Accounting

Overview of FY 2018 Results

Total environmental conservation expenses decreased by 56 million yen from the previous year.
Investment in environmental capital equipment increased by 344 million yen from the previous year, due to efforts to improve the energy efficiency of buildings and replace existing environmental equipment. The ratio of total capital investment spent on environmental equipment increased to 5.8 %, from 4.4 % the previous year. Environmental R&D expenses increased 16.0 % from the previous year.

1. Environmental Conservation Activity Costs

(Unit: million yen)

Classification Primary Measures Investment Expenses
2017 2018 2017 2018
1 Costs Within
Business Areas
Pollution
Prevention Costs

Noise control, etc.

135 37 140 99
Global Environment
Conservation Costs
Reduction of
substances damaging
the ozone layer, etc.
352 768 195 186
Waste Reduction
and Recycling Costs

Commissioned waste
processing, emission
reductions, and waste
separation

1 0 103 96
Subtotal 488 805 438 381
2 Environmental Management Costs

Office expenses,
training/educational
expenses

0 0 175 184
3 Social Activity Costs

Monetary donations,
greening, cleaning
of areas near plants, etc.

13 40 95 87
4 Costs of Environmental Damage   0 0 0 0
Total 501 845 708 652
Reference Total Capital Investments for the Applicable Period   11,450 14,504    

2. Research and Development Costs

(Unit: million yen)

Item Primary Details Investment Cost
2017 2018 2017 2018
1 R&D Costs

Development of
environmentally friendly and
environmentally beneficial products

7 12 9,152 10,622
Reference Total R&D Expenses for the Applicable
Period
      15,151 16,707

3. Calculation conditions

  1. Business operations included in totals: ISO certified operations (Sanjo Works, Murasakino Works, Technology Research Laboratory, Hadano Works, Atsugi Works, Seta Works, branch office of Tokyo, Kansai, Tsukuba and Kyusyu.)
  2. Period covered: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018
  3. Expenses related to education, conferences, and social activities: Calculated by multiplying the total number of man-hours expended by personnel involved in these activities by an hourly labor cost of 5,000 yen.

Environmental Accounting
(* Total number of sites in Japan with ISO 14001 certification)

Environmental Accounting
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Preventing Global Warming