Environment : Data Overview Environmental Accounting

Environmental Accounting (FY2017)

Environmental Conservation Cost

(million yen)

Item Main Contents Cost
Area Cost
Pollution Prevention Cost Air / water pollution protection, etc. 165
Global Environmental
Conservation Cost
Global warming prevention / Energy saving, etc. 520
Resource Circulation Cost Resources effective use, industrial waste disposal, etc. 273
Upstream / Downstream Costs Collection / Recycling of used products, etc. 69
Administration Cost Environmental management system,etc. 84
R & D Cost R & D of environmentally-friendly products, etc. 427
Social Activity Cost Donation for natural environmental protection, etc. 2
Environmental Remediation Cost Repair cost relating land and underwater pollution 0
Total 1,540

Economic Benefit Associated with Environmental Conservation Activities

(million yen)

Item Main Contents Benefit
Estimated Benefit Assumed effect by control of environmental protection facility and development of environmentally-friendly products 1,312
Actual Benefit Profit on sale of valued articles, reduction of waste disposal cost, gain on sales of surplus electricity, etc. 2,298
Total 3,610

Cost and economic effect in FY2017

In FY2017, the environmental conservation cost was 1.54 billion yen (13% increase from the previous year) and the economic effectaccompanying environmental conservation measures was 3.61 billion yen (43% increase from the previous year).

As the special feature of FY2017, the environmental conservation cost increased due to the introduction of solar power generation system in the business area and the introduction of IT tools relating to the work style reform of indirect departments.

In addition, reduction of purchased electric power due to the introduction of solar power generation, gain on sales of surplus electricity generated during non-working hours, and reduction of electricity by switching to new electric power in Kawasaki head office area and Hamamatsu area were added to new substantial economic effect.