Detailed Environmental Impact Data

CO2 Emission Quantity

Unit: metric ton

/year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Sanjo Works 19,788 20,839 21,372 21,678 18,762 15,791
Technology Research
Laboratory
1,466 1,336 1,260 1,268 1,081 848
Seta Works 5,195 5,283 5,767 6,687 5,855 4,560
Murasakino Works 413 373 386 407 303 255
Hadano Works 1,926 1,713 1,753 1,692 1,830 1,657
Atsugi Works 665 625 625 661 834 805
Shimane Shimadzu
Corporation
2,420 2,156 2,073 2,164 2,037 1,855
Shimadzu Techno-Research, Inc. 1,796 2,038 2,005 1,982 1,846 1,570
Other offices in Japan 1,482 1,505 1,191 1,643 1,035 1,037
Affiliated Companies
in China
4,872 4,359 4,199 4,257 4,633 4,469
Affiliated Companies
in US
3,754 3,908 3,249 3,817 3,843 3,138
Affiliated Companies
in Europe
1,912 1,580 1,760 1,651 832 809
Affiliated Companies
in the Philippines
784 738 1,319 1,491 2,049 1,934
Total 46,473 46,453 46,959 49,398 44,958 38,727
  • Note: The power conversion factor for each applicable year is calculated using the values published by the power companies under contact at each
  • site, and the actual emission factors for each electric power supplier, published by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment.

Energy Usage

Unit: Kiloliter

/year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Sanjo Works 9,773 10,125 10,803 10,941 11,010 11,289
Technology Research
Laboratory
723 647 637 641 637 611
Seta Works 2,557 2,556 2,914 3,377 3,466 3,325
Murasakino Works 205 181 195 206 176 148
Hadano Works 939 873 902 887 883 848
Atsugi Works 324 318 322 346 412 412
Shimane Shimadzu
Corporation
891 812 787 829 801 780
Other offices in Japan 1,742 1,699 1,467 1,713 1,625 1,619
Affiliated Companies in
China
1,366 1,243 1,199 1,307 1,757 1,846
Affiliated Companies in
US
1,858 2,005 1,788 1,943 2,259 1,852
Affiliated Companies in
Europe
1,043 869 966 900 839 938
Affiliated Companies in
the Philippines
407 383 676 766 868 783
Total 21,828 21,711 22,656 23,856 24,733 24,452
  • Note: All crude oil conversion values for power in the report are calculated with the coefficient for daytime power.

Waste Output

Unit: metric ton

/year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Sanjo Works 1,788.5 1,855.3 2383.3 2535.6 2499.4 2369.4
Technology Research
Laboratory 
15.1 12.2 18.9 23.3 21.7 16.5
Seta Works 945.2 956.2 909.9 1285.0 1383.3 1372.4
Murasakino Works 169.5 139.1 150.0 156.4 142.0 195.6
Hadano Works 108.0 167.1 154.5 186.3 181.4 169.3
Atsugi Works 12.4 20.7 16.8 15.3 15.1 12.2
Shimane Shimadzu
Corporation
736.6 907.9 866.9 872.1 901.5 917.2
TAIHEIKOGYO CO., LTD. 94.1 75.4 65.6 73.9 83.1 84.3
Total 3869.4 4133.9 4565.9 5147.9 5227.5 5136.9
  • Note: The amount of waste discharged includes industrial waste, business related general waste, and valuables.

Recycling Ratio

unit:%

 /year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Sanjo Works  99.7 99.7 99.6 99.7 99.7 99.93
Technology Research
Laboratory
 
79.8 71.0 80.0 68.1 72.1 85.59
Seta Works 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100
Murasakino Works  99.4 99.4 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.86
Hadano Works  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 99.98
Atsugi Works  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100
Shimane Shimadzu Corporation 99.1 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.55
TAIHEIKOGYO CO., LTD. 92.5 87.0 93.1 97.7 88.1 90.34
Total 99.4 99.4 99.5 99.6 99.5 99.67
  • ※Recycling ratio = (Amount of waste discharged - Amount of final landfill disposal) / Amount of waste discharged

Tap Water Usage

Unit: m3

 /year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Sanjo Works 178,616 161,753 178,502 167,385 163,738 165,498
Technology Research
Laboratory
8,281 7,581 7,136 7,455 6,657 6,459
Seta Works 12,596 15,563 15,211 18,505 15,665 16,792
Murasakino Works 3,712 3,761 4,188 3,156 5,254 3,684
Hadano Works 7,522 8,048 6,634 8,028 7,450 6,280
Atsugi Works 3,922 3,648 5,179 4,237 4,387 3,800
Shimane Shimadzu Corporation 3,331 3,477 3,585 3,507 4,458 3,173
Affiliated Companies in China 33,035 44,763 14,559 14,434 41,891 26,528
Affiliated Companies in US 5,162 37,413 100,851 105,406 8,638 9,353
Affiliated Companies in Europe 3,387 2,930 2,558 2,558 3,945 3,874
Affiliated Companies in the
Philippines
16,420 15,029 14,208 14,280 15,943 13,290
Total 275,984 303,966 352,611 348,951 278,026 259,752

Usage of PRTR-Reported Substances in Japan

Unit:kg

Reporting Business Organizations and Substances Used 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
SHIMADZU CORPORATION
Sanjo Works[Kyoto]
Acetonitrile - - - - 1,100
Toluene 1,420 - - - -
Nickel and Nickel compounds 2,000 2,100 5,300 4,200 2,400
1-bromopropane - - - - 1,000
SHIMADZU CORPORATION
Seta Works [Shiga]
Xylene 1,600 1,900 1,500 1,700 -
Toluene - - 1,200 1,100 -
SHIMADZU INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
Head office factory [Shiga]
Toluene - - - - 1,301
Shimadzu Techno-Research, Inc
Head office [Kyoto]
dichloromethane 2,815 2,470 2,380 2,662 2,875
Toluene 3,318 3,088 3,310 3,480 3,184
n-hexane 4,223 3,293 3,520 4,095 3,900
  • Note: Above are the lists Shimadzu Corporation filed to Japanese government under the law of PRTR. Law of PRTR (Pollutant Release and Transfer Register):
    Its purpose is to reduce the risk of chemical substances in the environment.

Environmental Accounting