Yamaha Group Environmental Data

The Company has changed the indicators and corrected past year data following a review of the data gathering method and scope.

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption
ISO 26000 6.5.5
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities (distribution data includes key sales locations)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
GHG Emissions Scope1
GRI-305-1
10,000 tons-CO2 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.3*6
GHG Emissions Scope2
GRI-305-2
market-based
10,000 tons-CO2 15.4

13.5

13.5 13.9 12.8
GHG Emissions Intensity*1 GRI 305-4 10,000 tons-CO2
/10 billion yen
0.38 0.38 0.37 0.37 0.38
Reduction of GHG Emissions*2 GRI 305-5 10,000 tons-CO2 0.7 2.0 0.2 -0.3 1.0
Bionic GHG Emissions GRI 305-5 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 0.9 0.9 0.6
GHG Emissions Scope3 GRI 305-3 Purchased goods and services 10,000 tons-CO2 34.7 41.4 43.7 48.1 48.6
Capital goods*3 10,000 tons-CO2 3.6 5.6 7.9 5.1 6.6
Fuel- and energy-related activities(not included in scope 1 or scope 2) 10,000 tons-CO2 1.3 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
Upstream transportation and distribution 10,000 tons-CO2 12.4 11.1 11.1 10.7 11.9
Waste generated in operations 10,000 tons-CO2 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4
Business travel 10,000 tons-CO2 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
Employee commuting 10,000 tons-CO2 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2
Upstream leased assets 10,000 tons-CO2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Downstream transportation and distribution 10,000 tons-CO2 1.7 1.8 2.2 2.2 2.1
Processing of sold products 10,000 tons-CO2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Use of sold products*4 10,000 tons-CO2 42.4 44.1 48.3 49 49.3
End-of-life treatment of sold products 10,000 tons-CO2 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6
Downstream leased assets 10,000 tons-CO2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Franchises 10,000 tons-CO2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Investments 10,000 tons-CO2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Transport Volume*5
GRI 305-3
1 million tons ×kilometers 332,822 369,353 374,425 325,439 363,308
Logistics-related CO2 emissions volume*5 G4-EN17 tons-CO2 121,441 110,794 111,330 106,693 119,108
  • *1 Calculated by summation of Scope 1 and Scope 2
  • *2 Difference from previous year (summation of Scope 1 and Scope 2)
  • *3 Applies to capital expenditure for the current period
  • *4 Applies to musical instruments and audio products. Calculated with an emission factor of 0.5
  • *5 Category 4 of Scope 3
  • *6 In December 2020, based on the results of third-party evaluation, we revised the Scope 1 value for fiscal 2020 from 2.2 to 2.3
Energy
ISO 26000 6.5.4/6.5.5
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Energy Consumption GRI 302-1 MWh 338,094 292,261 292,029 349,744 327,948
Renewable Fuel Sources MWh - - 16,665 16,989 19,134
By Region Japan MWh 198,904 172,546 162,467 219,546 168,951
China MWh 68,362 51,596 54,660 53,944 78,817
Southeast Asia MWh 70,828 68,120 74,902 76,253 80,010
Prevention of Pollution
ISO 26000 6.5.3
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities(*: Japan)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Water Discharge
GRI 306-1 (2016) GRI 303-4 (2018)
10,000 m3 209.6 178.8 169.4 173.8 153.9
Volume by Destination Fresh Surface Water 10,000 m3 135.5 99.1 96.3 102.1 84.8
Brackish Surface Water/Seawater 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Groundwater 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Municipal/Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant 10,000 m3 74.0 79.7 73.0 71.7 69.1
Wastewater for Other Organizations 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Emissions* GRI 305-7 Tons 32.4 32.6 29.7 28.4 38.2
Sulfur Oxide (SOx) Emissions* GRI 305-7 Tons 4.0 4.6 2.8 4.5 5.4
PRTR-Designated Substances Released* GRI 305-7 Tons 74.0 52.7 53.9 47.3 48.9
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Atmospheric Emissions* GRI 305-7 Tons 179 165 184 165 177
Environmental Audits* Japan Sites 2 4 4 4 4
Overseas Sites 2 4 4 4 4
  • * Audit by staff who have skills and expertise in environmental preservation
Sustainable Resource Use
ISO 26000 6.5.4
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities(*: Japan)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Water Withdrawals GRI 303-1 (2016) GRI 303-3 (2018) 10,000 m3 241 221 207 192 180
Volume by Sources Fresh Surface Water 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Brackish Surface Water/Seawater 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rainwater 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Groundwater (Renewable) 10,000 m3 116 92 107 97 94
Groundwater (Non-Renewable) 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
Produced/Process Water 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Municipal Supply 10,000 m3 125 129 100 95 86
Wastewater from Other Organizations 10,000 m3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Water Consumption 10,000 m3 44 51 45 34 27
Water Recycling
GRI 303-3 (2016)
Volume of Recycled Water 10,000 m3 16 16 20 1 1
Recycling Rate % 18.3 15.6 25.4 9.6 0.5
Wood Materials Usage*1 GRI 301-1 1,000 m3 - 85.2 85.8 93.8 84.0
By Types Solid wood 1,000 m3 - 47.4 50.4 56.7 49.0
Wood composite 1,000 m3 - 37.8 35.4 37.1 35.0
By Logging Region Japan 1,000 m3 - 1.1 2.4 1.5 1.7
China 1,000 m3 - 6.9 9.2 7.8 6.9
Southeast Asia 1,000 m3 - 34.7 34.0 37.8 34.7
Oceania 1,000 m3 - 16.0 13.0 14.9 13.4
North America 1,000 m3 - 12.0 14.4 17.0 14.4
Europe 1,000 m3 - 8.0 10.3 9.9 9.0
Africa 1,000 m3 - 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.8
Others 1,000 m3 - 6.1 1.8 4.2 3.1
Usage of PRTR-Designated Substances/VOCs* Tons 232 206 203 194 191
Waste Generated GRI 306-2 1,000 tons 13.5 13.6 11.5 11.3 9.6
Recycling Activity* Waste Generated 1,000 tons 7.6 7.1 6.3 6.2 6.6
Recycling Rate*2 % 99 99 99 99 99
  • *1 Counted by the system constructed in fiscal 2017/3
  • *2 Calculated using values of land fill rate
Environmentally Friendly Products and Services
ISO 26000 6.5/6.7.5
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Yamaha Eco-Products Program*1 Qualified Products Number 4 306*2 16 53 46
Labelling Products Number 2 13 16 56 58
Education for Environmentally Friendly Designing of Products Persons 19 17 22 13 16
  • *1 An initiative started in December 2015, aimed at certifying environmentally-friendly products that meet standards established by Yamaha.
  • *2 Conducted retroactive certification of existing products
ISO 14001 Internal Environmental Audits
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities in Japan
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Internal Environmental Auditor
(employee ratio)
Persons 490
(6.7%)
419
(6.1%)
381
(5.7%)
362
(5.6%)
354
(8.5%)
Number of Internal Environmental Audits - 8
(all sites)
8
(all sites)
8
(all sites)
8
(all sites)
8
(all sites)
Environmental Accounting
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities in Japan, Manufacturing Facilities in Indonesia (Manufacturing Facilities in China and Malaysia Added from FY2018)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Environmental Costs Environmental Investments Million yen 169 373 780 833 1,089
Environmental Expenses Million yen 1,343 1,240 1,081 1,426 1,257
Environmental Benefits Reduction of CO2 Emissions GRI 305-5 10,000 tons 1.1 0.5 0.1 -0.3 1.1
Reduction of Water Consumption 10,000 m3 84.8 -7.0 10.8 14.9 11.0
Economic Benefits Total Savings Million yen 826 223 449 75 46
Income from Sales of Valuable Wastes Million yen 357 256 383 313 333