ESG Data

Environment related Data

Material Flow Data

INPUT

Classification Units FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Materials Raw materials t 311 267 225
Packaging materials t 267 272 232
Energy Electricity*1 1,000 kWh 15,058 14,987 15,251
Heavy oil kL 0 0 0
Kerosene kL 3 3 4
City gas 1,000 m3 1,640 1,629 1,549
LPG m3 336 374 1
Gasoline kL 899 600 389
Diesel kL 1 2 2
Water consumption Tap water 1,000 m3 66 59 59
Well water 1,000 m3 138 123 101

OUTPUT

Classification Units FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Products Shipped products t 524 484 461
Transported products 10,000 t-km 15 16 13
Gas & Water emissions CO2emissions*2
(Scope1,2)
t-CO2 12,638 11,218 10,496
Wastewater 1,000 m3 204 182 161
Waste substances Amount generated t 522 482 428
Final amount of landfilled waste t 1.5 3.01 3.93
Container and package recycling*3 Waste containers and packages
(Amount contracted out as post-consumer recovered waste)
t 201 201 195
Class I Designated Chemical Substances handled*4 Acetonitrile kg 6,930 3,558 5,557
Chloroform kg 305 344 204
Dichloromethane kg 2,256 3,004 2,075
N-hexane kg 2,492 1,983 2,697
  • *1:Electricity consumption increased due to a switch from a gas absorption-type air-conditioning system to an electric one at the Odawara Central Factory.
  • *2:Despite the overall power consumption increase, CO2 emissions decreased from the previous year as a result of the reduced use of other energy sources.
  • *3:Waste containers and packaging (FY2019 entrusted amount for recycling)
  • *4:Amount of Class I Designated Chemical Substances handled based on the transfer register system under PRTR law

Environmental data by business site

Total energy consumption by business site

Total energy
consumption
Scope Units FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Main business locations 1,000 GJ 201 194 193 199 209 212 211 210
Sales offices, etc. 1,000 GJ 42 41 42 43 43 40 30 23
Whole company 1,000 GJ 243 235 235 242 252 252 241 232
Electricity Scope Units FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Main business locations 1,000 kWh 12,756 12,599 12,691 13,309 13,980 14,180 14,109 14,305
Sales offices, etc. 1,000 kWh 1,013 989 918 974 969 878 878 946
Whole company 1,000 kWh 13,589 13,588 13,609 14,013 14,949 15,058 14,987 15,251
City gas Scope Units FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Main business locations 1,000 m3 1,723 1,580 1,538 1,586 1,619 1,639 1,627 1,546
Sales offices, etc. 1,000 m3 3 2 1 3 3 2 2 2
Whole company 1,000 m3 1,726 1,582 1,539 1,589 1,622 1,641 1,629 1,549
Water Scope Units FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Main business locations 1,000 m3 245 240 246 266 275 204 182 161

Waste data by business site

Waste substances generated Scope Units FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Head Offices t 209.9 261.2 204.1 258 229 184.9 177 198
Odawara Central Factory t 138.0 136.1 189.7 135.2 246 315.3 282 213
Discovery Research Laboratories in Tsukuba t 20.1 22 20.9 31.3 31.9 21.5 23 18
Whole company t 367.1 419.3 414.7 424.4 507.8 521.7 482 428

Putting Environmental Management System Certification into Action

Office name Acquired certifications Date of certification acquisition Last 3rd party review
Odawara Central Factory ISO14001 August 2004 February 2021 (Periodic review)
Head office area business office KES Step2* June 2012 August 2020 (Review for renewal)

*KES:Abbreviation for Kyoto Environmental management system Standard

Environmental Accounting

Environmental conservation costs *1

Units:Thousands of yen

Costs FY2020 Investments FY2020 Expenses
Costs within our business areas Pollution prevention costs*2 19,000 53,301
Global environmental conservation costs*3 190,596 132,483
Resource recycling costs*4 0 56,072
Upstream & downstream costs*5 0 4,845
Management activity costs*6 0 79,246
R&D costs 0 0
Social activity costs*7 0 1,173
Environmental remediation costs 0 164
Total 209,596 327,284

Environmental conservation benefits*8

Units FY2019 results FY2020 results Year-on-year rate
CO2emissions t-CO2 11,218 10,496 93.6%
 Electricity usage 1,000 kWh 14,987 15,251 101.8%
 Heavy oil & kerosene usage kL 3 4 142.1%
 City gas & LPG usage 1,000 m3 1,629 1,549 95.1%
 Gasoline & diesel usage kL 602 391 64.9%
Water consumption (main business locations) 1,000 m3 182 161 88.2%
Waste substances generated (main business locations) t 482 428 88.8%
Final amount of landfilled waste (main business locations) t 3 3.9 130.6%
  • *1:Costs aimed at reducing the environmental impact caused by business activities. We compiled them based on "Environmental Accounting Guidelines 2005" published by the Ministry of the Environment
  • *2:Costs related to environmental damage prevention due to pollution such as water pollution, soil pollution, air pollution, etc.
  • *3:Costs related to global warming prevention, energy saving activities, etc.
  • *4:Costs related to proper disposal of waste, recycling etc.
  • *5:Consignment fee for recycling of containers and packaging (costs for collection and recycling of packaging containers for pharmaceuticals etc. in Nippon Shinyaku) etc.
  • *6:Costs related to maintenance and operation of EMS (Environmental Management System) and environmental education of employees
  • *7:Costs related to offerring classes to elementary schools in Kyoto city, greening in the workplace, regional cleanup activities, etc.
  • *8:Corresponding to an increase or decrease in factors impacting the environment from the reference year; the decreased gasoline and diesel usage resulted from reduced external sales activities and increased internal work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social related Data

Employees & Promoting Women in the Workplace

Classification Units FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Management Total number of managers persons 321 329 331
Number of female managers persons 25 32 34
Ratio of female managers % 7.8 9.7 10.3
Number of employees Total number of employees persons 1,761 1,793 1,806
Number of female employees persons 494 516 529
Ratio of female employees % 28.1 28.8 29.3
Number of recruits Total number of recruits persons 72 79 76
Number of female recruits persons 25 28 33
Ratio of female recruits % 34.7 35.4 43.4
Average years of service Number of female employees years 17.3 18.1 16.7
Number of male employees years 17.5 17.7 17.6
Difference in average length of service for female and male employees years -0.2 0.4 -0.9

Human Resources Development

Classification Units FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Training for new employees times 1 1 1
Training for newly appointed supervisors times 2 2 2
Compliance training times 12 12 12

Governance related Data

Directors & Auditors

Classification Units FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Directors Number of directors persons 10 12 12
Number of external directors persons 3 4 4
Number of female directors persons 1 1 1
Ratio of female directors % 10 8 8
Auditors Number of auditors persons 4 4 4
Number of external auditors persons 2 2 2
Ratio of external auditors % 50 50 50