Business Activities and Environmental Impact
We strive to reduce environmental impact over the entire life cycle of products, including all processes from material procurement through to production, use, and disposal.
Teijin Group Environmental Input / Output in FY2019
We believe that environmental management refers to the management for reducing the biodiversity and environmental impact over the entire life cycle of products, including all processes from material procurement through to production, use, and disposal.
Not only do we adhere to laws and regulations and agreements with local governments, we also focus on ascertaining the biodiversity and environmental impact over the entire product life cycle, reducing CO2 emissions, minimizing emissions of chemical substances, and managing and reducing waste materials.
- *Energy is calculated according to the calorific values per unit as specified in the Act on the Rational Use of Energy. We deduct the amount of energy sold to other companies and the corresponding CO2 emissions.
- *Scope 1 emissions of FY2019 were 683 thousand tons of CO2, and Scope 2 emissions were 747 thousand tons of CO2です。
- *The boundary of data aggregation from FY2018 on includes CSP (Continental Structural Plastics).
Teijin Group environmental input / output (trends in the past five years)
|Chemical substances handled||(thousand tons)||654||435||477||475||488|
|Freshwater intake||(million tons)||83.5||76.9||73.4||69.4||69.9|
|Hazardous chemical substances||(thousand tons)||1051||590||736||903||803|
|Water discharged||(thousand tons)||111||90||68||66||62|
Status of acquisition of environmental management system certifications
As a mechanism to minimize its impact on the environment, the Teijin Group encourages its business sites and plants to obtain the ISO 14001 certification, an international standard related to environmental management, as well as the Eco Action 21 recommended by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment.
|Japan (16 companies, 27 factories)||
Teijin (Iwakuni, Matsuyama, Chiba, Teijin Composites Innovation Center, Mishima, Ibigawa)
|Overseas (17 companies, 29 factories)||
|Japan (1 company, 1 factory)||Teisan Pharmaceuticals