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] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
GHG Emissions Scope1
GRI-305-1 [10,000 tons-CO2]
2.5 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.2
GHG Emissions Scope2
GRI-305-2
market-based [10,000 tons-CO2] 13.5 13.5 13.9 12.8 11.9
GHG Emissions Intensity*1 GRI 305-4 [10,000 tons-CO2/10 billion yen] 0.38 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.38
Reduction of GHG Emissions*2 GRI 305-5 [10,000 tons-CO2] 2.0 0.2 -0.3 1.0 1.0
Bionic GHG Emissions GRI 305-5 [10,000 tons-CO2] - 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.6
GHG Emissions Scope3 GRI 305-3 Purchased goods and services [10,000 tons-CO2] 41.4 43.7 48.1 48.6 39.6
Capital goods*3 [10,000 tons-CO2] 5.6 7.9 5.1 6.6 3.6
Fuel- and energy-related activities(not included in scope 1 or scope 2) [10,000 tons-CO2] 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7
Upstream transportation and distribution [10,000 tons-CO2] 11.1 11.1 10.7 11.9 10.8
Waste generated in operations [10,000 tons-CO2] 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3
Business travel [10,000 tons-CO2] 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.03
Employee commuting [10,000 tons-CO2] 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 0.7
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] 1.8 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2
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] 66.7 60.1 59.4 59.1 47.1
End-of-life treatment of sold products [10,000 tons-CO2] 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 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]
369,353 374,425 325,439 363,308 30,333
Logistics-related CO2 emissions volume*5 G4-EN17 [tons-CO2] 110,794 111,330 106,693 119,108 107,853
  • *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
Energy
ISO 26000 6.5.4/6.5.5
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Energy Consumption GRI 302-1 [MWh] 292,261 292,029 349,744 327,948 293,658
Renewable Fuel Sources [MWh] - 16,665 16,989 19,134 23,368
By Region Japan [MWh] 172,546 162,467 219,546 168,951 156,219
China [MWh] 51,596 54,660 53,944 78,817 49,684
Southeast Asia [MWh] 68,120 74,902 76,253 80,010 74,824
Others [MWh] - - - - 10,530
Prevention of Pollution
ISO 26000 6.5.3
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities(*: Japan)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Water Discharge
GRI 306-1 (2016) GRI 303-4 (2018) [10,000 m3]
178.8 169.4 173.8 153.9 139.4
Volume by Destination Fresh Surface Water [10,000 m3] 99.1 96.3 102.1 84.8 77.9
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] 79.7 73.0 71.7 69.1 61.4
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] 32.6 29.7 28.4 38.2 35.7
Sulfur Oxide (SOx) Emissions* GRI 305-7 [Tons] 4.6 2.8 4.5 5.4 3.6
PRTR-Designated Substances Released* GRI 305-7 [Tons] 52.7 53.9 47.3 48.9 45.0
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Atmospheric Emissions* GRI 305-7 [Tons] 165 184 165 177 182
Usage of PRTR-Designated Substances/VOCs* [Tons] 206 203 194 191 184
Environmental Audits* Japan [Sites] 4 4 4 4 6
Overseas [Sites] 4 4 4 4 0
  • * 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] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Water Withdrawals GRI 303-1 (2016) GRI 303-3 (2018) [10,000 m3] 221 207 192 180 171
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] 92 107 97 94 88
Groundwater (Non-Renewable) [10,000 m3] 0.0 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] 129 100 95 86 83
Wastewater from Other Organizations [10,000 m3] 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Water Consumption [10,000 m3] 51 45 34 34 32
Water Recycling
GRI 303-3 (2016)
Volume of Recycled Water [10,000 m3] 16 20 11 11 8
Recycling Rate [%] 7.2 9.7 5.7 6.1 4.7
Wood Materials Usage*1 GRI 301-1 [1,000 m3] 85.2 85.8 93.8 84.0 75.0
By Types Solid wood [1,000 m3] 47.4 50.4 56.7 49.0 40.9
Wood composite [1,000 m3] 37.8 35.4 37.1 35.0 33.9
By Logging Region Japan [1,000 m3] 1.1 2.4 1.5 1.7 1.2
China [1,000 m3] 6.9 9.2 7.8 6.9 5.7
Southeast Asia [1,000 m3] 34.7 34.0 37.8 34.7 31.1
Oceania [1,000 m3] 16.0 13.0 14.9 13.4 11.8
North America [1,000 m3] 12.0 14.4 17.0 14.4 11.6
Europe [1,000 m3] 8.0 10.3 9.9 9.0 8.0
Africa [1,000 m3] 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7
Others [1,000 m3] 6.1 1.8 4.2 3.1 4.8
Waste Generated GRI 306-2 [1,000 tons] 13.6 11.5 11.3 9.6 10.2
Hazardous Waste Generated *2
GRI 306 [1,000 tons]
- - - - 1.6
E-waste Generated
GRI 306 [1,000 tons]
- - - - 0.2
Recycling Activity* Waste Generated [1,000 tons] 7.1 6.3 6.2 6.6 5.0
Recycling Rate*2 [%] 99 99 99 99 99
  • *1 Counted by the system constructed in fiscal 2017/3
  • *2 Amount of specially controlled industrial waste for domestic sites and waste oil, solvents, acids and alkalis for overseas sites
  • *3 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] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Yamaha Eco-Products Program*1 Qualified Products [Number] 306*2 16 53 46 29
Labelling Products [Number] 13 16 56 58 70
Education for Environmentally Friendly Designing of Products [Persons] 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] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Internal Environmental Auditor
(employee ratio) [Persons]
419
(6.1%)
381
(5.7%)
362
(5.6%)
354
(6.8%)
327
(6.4%)
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 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Environmental Costs Environmental Investments [Million yen] 373 780 833 1,089 117
Environmental Expenses [Million yen] 1,240 1,081 1,426 1,257 1,251
Environmental Benefits Reduction of CO2 Emissions GRI 305-5 [10,000 tons] 0.5 0.1 -0.3 1.1 1.0
Reduction of Water Consumption [10,000 m3] -7.0 10.8 14.9 11.0 9.0
Economic Benefits Total Savings [Million yen] 223 449 75 46 530
Income from Sales of Valuable Wastes [Million yen] 256 383 313 333 241