Environment

Environmental Accounting

(Billions of yen)

  11 main manufacturing companies in Japan*1 31 main companies in Japan*2
  FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2014*6 FY2015*6 FY2016
Environmental conservation costs Business operation costs 8.53 9.46 8.51 9.01 9.93 9.02
Management costs 1.01 0.90 1.00 1.10 1.08 1.11
Upstream/downstream costs 3.89 5.14 4.68 3.91 5.18 4.72
Research and development costs 16.13 17.79 18.56 16.13 17.94 18.68
Social contribution activity costs 0.14 0.13 0.14 0.14 0.14 0.14
Environmental remediation costs 0.14 0.13 0.12 0.14 0.13 0.13
Total 29.84 33.55 33.01 30.43 34.40 33.80
Effects of environmental conservation measures Energy saving 0.85 0.93 1.02 0.88 0.96 12.3
Resource saving 0.63 0.44 0.14 0.66 0.47 0.14
Effects of reducing waste materials 0.03 0.04 0.03 0.06 0.04 0.04
Sale of valued property 8.43 6.98 4.78 8.62 7.19 4.96
Total 9.94 8.39 5.97 10.22 8.66 6.37

Note: These figures are based on Environmental Accounting Guidelines 2005, issued by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment.

  1. Of the 12 main companies in Japan, refers to the 11 manufacturing companies excluding Aisin Development, a non-manufacturing company.
  2. There were 33 companies from 2013 to 2014.