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Overview of Our Environmental Impacts (Japan)Overview of Our Environmental Impacts (Japan)

Overview of Our Environmental Impacts (Japan)

*Calculated for the period from January to December 2021. However, logistics CO2 is calculated from April 2021 to March 2022 for the administrative reporting period.

*1 The conversion of electricity into CO2 is calculated with a fixed coefficient of 0.421 for internal management purposes.

*2 The calculation method for waste resulting from returned products is under review.

Major Trend in Environmental Impacts (domestic plants)
Classification Unit 2019 2020 2021
Raw ingredients Raw Vegetables t 28,770 27,010 31,000
Processed agricultural products t 113,750 110,570 120,060
Other condiments, etc. t 35,990 34,460 32,630
Energy GJ 858,940 832,120 831,260
Water (irrigation water) thousand tons 2,840 2,780 2,740
Classification Unit 2019 2020 2021
Products t 391,910 396,700 399,950
CO2 emissions t 38,910 37,600 37,560
Manufacturing surplus t 11,040 10,970 10,890
Recycled resources t 11,020 10,960 10,870

Environmental Accounting

We are reviewing the items relevant to environmental accounting as appropriate so that we can proceed with the right measures in reference to the Ministry of the Environment's Environmental Accounting Guidelines (2005 version). In FY2021, we spent a total of 1,014 million yen on investments and expenses.

(Unit: million yen)
Item & details Investment
within business area
1) Pollution
prevention cost
Prevention of air and water pollution, air and water quality analysis and measurement, etc. 37 280
2) Environmental conservation
CO2 reduction, energy conservation, fluorocarbon related costs, etc. 32 234
3) Resource recycling cost Effective use of resources, recycling of waste, etc. 0 140
Sum of 1), 2), and 3) 69 653
Upstream and downstream
Recycling consignment fee for containers and packaging, etc. 0 148
Management activities
Environment management system operations, environmental education, etc. 0 126
R&D cost R&D activities to reduce environmental impacts 0 13
Social activities cost Environmental clean-up, pollution control levy, related group activity expenses, etc. 0 5
Environmental damage
response costs
0 0
Total 69 945
(January to December 2021)

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