(Billion yen)

  12 core manufacturing companies in Japan*1 Group companies in Japan*2
  FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Environmental
conservation costs
Business operation costs 8.90 10.24 10.17 9.67 10.9 11.30
Management costs 1.03 1.53 1.18 1.16 1.64 1.39
Upstream/downstream costs 7.03 5.66 4.17 7.07 5.71 4.19
Research and development costs 18.05 14.48 17.98 18.26 14.63 18.13
Social contribution activity costs 0.21 0.20 0.19 0.21 0.21 0.20
Environmental remediation costs 0.04 0.13 0.03 0.05 0.13 0.03
Total 35.26 32.24 33.72 36.42 33.22 35.24
Effects of environmental
conservation measures
Energy saving 1.0 1.08 1.65 1.37 1.19 1.67
Resource saving 0.21 0.27 0.46 0.22 0.27 0.46
Effects of reducing waste materials 0.05 0.05 0.04 0.10 0.10 0.07
Sale of valued property 7.58 9.22 6.64 7.72 9.38 6.74
Total 8.84 10.62 8.79 9.41 10.94 8.94

Note: These figures are based on Environmental Accounting Guidelines fiscal year 2006, issued by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment.

  • All of the 13 core group companies in Japan except Aisin Development, a non-manufacturing company.
  • There were 32 companies in fiscal year 2018 and fiscal year 2019 and 31 companies in fiscal year 2020.