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 3/2014 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
GHG Emissions Scope1
GRI-305-1
10,000 tons-CO2 3.6 3.3 2.6 2.5 2.3
GHG Emissions Scope2
GRI-305-2
market-based
10,000 tons-CO2 15.4 15.4 14.1 13.3 13.5
GHG Emissions Intensity*1 GRI 305-4 10,000 tons-CO2
/10 billion yen
0.48 0.44 0.38 0.38 0.35
Reduction of GHG Emissions*2 GRI 305-5 10,000 tons-CO2 -1.7 0.3 2.1 0.8 0.02
Bionic GHG Emissions GRI 305-5 10,000 tons-CO2 - - - - 0.9
GHG Emissions Scope3 GRI 305-3 Purchased goods and services 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 34.7 41.4 43.7
Capital goods 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 3.6 5.6 7.9
Fuel- and energy-related activities(not included in scope 1 or scope 2) 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 1.3 0.7 0.7
Upstream transportation and distribution 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 12.4 11.1 11.1
Waste generated in operations 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 0.5 0.5 0.3
Business travel 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 0.4 0.4 0.3
Employee commuting 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 1.0 1.2 1.2
Upstream leased assets 10,000 tons-CO2 - - N/A N/A N/A
Downstream transportation and distribution 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 1.7 1.8 2.2
Processing of sold products 10,000 tons-CO2 - - N/A N/A N/A
Use of sold products 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 42.4 44.1 43.2
End-of-life treatment of sold products 10,000 tons-CO2 - - 0.5 0.6 0.7
Downstream leased assets 10,000 tons-CO2 - - N/A N/A N/A
Franchises 10,000 tons-CO2 - - N/A N/A N/A
Investments 10,000 tons-CO2 - - N/A N/A N/A
Transport Volume*3 GRI 305-3 1 million tons ×kilometers - - 332,822 369,353 374,425
CO2 absorption volume by Yamaha Forest Activities in Indonesia*4 (FY2018 estimates) GRI 305-5 Area 1*4 30,929 tons (12 years) Area 2 11,542 tons (7 years)
  • *1 Calculated by summation of Scope 1 and Scope 2
  • *2 Difference from previous year (summation of Scope 1 and Scope 2)
  • *3 Category 4 of Scope 3
  • *4 Conducted jointly with Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
Energy
ISO 26000 6.5.4/6.5.5
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2014 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Energy Consumption GRI 302-1 MWh 383,223 376,785 338,094 292,261 292,029
Renewable Fuel Sources MWh - - - - 16,665
by Region Japan MWh 244,602 237,624 198,904 172,546 162,467
China MWh 72,506 70,920 68,362 51,596 54,660
Southeast Asia MWh 66,116 68,241 70,828 68,120 74,902
Prevention of Pollution
ISO 26000 6.5.3
Scope of coverage:
Headquarters Area, Manufacturing/Resort Facilities(*: Japan)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2014 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Water Discharge GRI 306-1 10,000 m3 240.7 268.4 209.6 178.8 169.4
Volume by Destination Fresh Surface Water 10,000 m3 166.3 195.6 135.5 99.1 96.3
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 74.4 69.7 74.0 79.7 73.0
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 38.5 34.8 32.4 32.6 29.7
Sulfur Oxide (SOx) Emissions* GRI 305-7 Tons 15.7 15.9 4.0 4.6 2.8
PRTR-Designated Substances Released* GRI 305-7 Tons 48.3 48.5 74.0 52.7 53.9
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Atmospheric Emissions* GRI 305-7 Tons 145 152 179 165 184
Environmental Audits* Japan Sites 2 2 2 4 4
Overseas Sites 4 3 2 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 3/2014 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Water Withdrawals GRI 303-1 10,000 m3 281 298 241 221 207
Volume by Sources Fresh Surface Water 10,000 m3 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Brackish Surface Water/Seawater 10,000 m3 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rainwater 10,000 m3 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Groundwater (Renewable) 10,000 m3 159 180 116 92 107
Groundwater (Non-Renewable) 10,000 m3 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Produced/Process Water 10,000 m3 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Municipal Supply 10,000 m3 121 118 125 129 100
Wastewater from Other Organizations 10,000 m3 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Water Recycling 10,000 m3 54 51 44 51 45
Water Recycling
GRI 303-3
Volume of Recycled Water 10,000 m3 28 12 16 16 20
Recycling Rate % 21.9 13.2 18.3 15.6 25.4
Wood Materials Usage*1 GRI 301-1 1,000 m3 - - - 85.2 85.8
By Types Solid wood 1,000 m3 - - - 47.4 50.4
Wood composite 1,000 m3 - - - 37.8 35.4
By Logging Region Japan 1,000 m3 - - - 1.1 2.4
China 1,000 m3 - - - 6.9 9.2
Southeast Asia 1,000 m3 - - - 34.7 34.0
Oceania 1,000 m3 - - - 16.0 13.0
North America 1,000 m3 - - - 12.0 14.4
Europe 1,000 m3 - - - 8.0 10.3
Africa 1,000 m3 - - - 0.5 0.8
Others 1,000 m3 - - - 6.1 1.8
Usage of PRTR-Designated Substances/VOCs* Tons 758 300 232 206 203
Waste Generated GRI 306-2 1,000 tons 13.6 14.3 13.5 13.6 11.5
Recycling Activity* Waste Generated 1,000 tons 8.2 8.2 7.6 7.1 6.3
Recycling Rate*2 % 100 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 3/2014 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Yamaha Eco-Products Program*1 Qualified Products Number - - 4 306*2 16
Labelling Products Number - - 2 13 16
Education for Environmentally Friendly Designing of Products Persons 24 24 19 17 13
  • *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 3/2014 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Internal Environmental Auditor
(employee ratio)
Persons - - 490
(6.9%)
419
(6.2%)
381
(5.7%)
Number of Internal Environmental Audits - 9
(all sites)
9
(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
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2014 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Environmental Costs Environmental Investments Million yen 142 245 169 373 780
Environmental Expenses Million yen 1,383 1,376 1,343 1,240 1,081
Environmental Benefits Reduction of CO2 Emissions GRI 305-5 10,000 tons 0.3 -0.2 1.1 0.5 0.1
Reduction of Water Consumption 10,000 m3 -14.5 -15.8 84.8 -7.0 10.8
Economic Benefits Total Savings Million yen -156 -465 826 223 449
Income from Sales of Valuable Wastes Million yen 292 329 357 256 383