Environment

Changes in Actual GHG Emissions Volume by Area (Scope 1, Scope2) independent limited assurance

(Unit: Tons)
  Fiscal 2015 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2021 Ratio
(%)
Japan 166,857 75 132,888 80 94,522 77 89,725 76
Scope 1 61,036   48,842   46,217   46,662  
Scope 2 105,821   84,046   48,305   43,063  
US 31,185 14 13,022 8 13,880 11 12,448 10
Scope 1 20,742   7,878   7,139   5,686  
Scope 2 10,443   5,143   6,741   6,762  
Established Markets 16,725 8 12,131 9 8,601 7 9,913 8
Scope 1 13,073   10,743   7,799   9,115  
Scope 2 3,652   1,389   802   798  
Greater China 3,349 2 3,941 2 3,623 3 3,956 3
Scope 1 14   18   29   47  
Scope 2 3,335   3,923   3,594   3,909  
International Markets 4,628 2 4,155 3 2,695 2 2,636 2
Scope 1 3,635   3,417   2,092   2,181  
Scope 2 994   738   603   455  
Total 222,744 - 166,138 - 123,320 - 118,679 -
Scope 1 98,500   70,898   63,276   63,691  
Scope 2 124,244   95,239   60,044   54,988  

Non-energy GHG emissions are less than 5% of total emissions and therefore not included in the disclosed data.


 

Changes in GHG Emissions Volume independent limited assurance

(Unit: Tons)
  Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
Total emissions 20,333 12,980 12,697

When it cannot be directly measured, CO2 emissions are estimated based on fuel purchase costs, annual average fuel usage by company vehicles or private vehicles (if used in sales activities) and other factors. Figures do not include data from Asia/Oceania region (with partial exception).

 

Indirect GHGs (Scope 3) independent limited assurance

  FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Upstream Scope3 emissions
Category GHG emissions
1 Purchased goods and services 48,998 tons 55,959 tons 76,267 tons
2 Capital goods 118,186 tons 95,377 tons 85,361 tons
3 Fuel and energy related activities (not included in Scope1 and Scope2) 21,586 tons 30,601 tons *1 30,590 tons
4 *2 Transportation and distribution
(upstream)
2,827 tons 2,579 tons 2,192 tons
  Truck transportation of raw
  materials
(188 tons) (163 tons) (168 tons)
  Plant → warehouse (134 tons) (109 tons) (102 tons)
  Warehouse (705 tons) (720 tons) (921 tons)
  Warehouse → wholesalers (1,800 tons) (1,588 tons) (1,001 tons)
5 Waste generated in operation  2,016 tons 2,605 tons 1,496 tons
6 Business travel (by airplane) 33,844 tons 5,008 tons 2,006 tons
7 Employee commuting 1,914 tons 1,862 tons 1,639 tons
8 Leased assets (upstream) Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant
Downstream Scope3 emissions
Category GHG emissions
9 Transportation and distribution
(downstream)
Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant
10 Processing of sold products Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant
11 Use of sold products No emissions No emissions Not applicable
12 End-of-life treatment of sold products 582 tons 544 tons 466 tons
13 Leased assets (downstream) Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant
14 Franchises  Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant
15 Investments Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant

*1 Scope 3 Category 3 data for fiscal 2020 has been revised due to revisions in the amount of electricity purchased at some sites in fiscal 2020.
*2 In addition to the above Category 4 data, CO2 emissions from transportation of products (including active pharmaceutical ingredients, intermediates, etc.) outside of Japan in fiscal 2021 were 17,529 tons.
 

 

Breakdown of Energy Consumption independent limited assurance

(Unit: TJ)
Japan Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2021 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel 62 2 49 2 39 1 44 2
Gaseous fuel 1,036 34 905 33 866 33 869 34
Heat purchased 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
Electricity purchased
Renewable energy sourced
1,964
-
64
 
1,764
-
65
 
1,710
669
65
 
1,673
668
65
 
Natural energy
Photovoltaic
0.2
0.2
0
 
0.2
0.2
0
 
0.2
0.2
0
 
0.2
0.2
0
 
Total 3,068 - 2,720 - 2,617 - 2,587 -

 

(Unit: TJ)
US Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2021 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel
Renewable energy sourced
129
0.6
41
 
110
0.1
43
 
68
0.0
21
 
52
0
16
 
Gaseous fuel 21 7 11 4 52 16 45 14
Heat purchased - - - - - - - -
Electricity purchased
Renewable energy sourced
166
-
53
 
135
7
53
 
206
8
63
 
226
9
70
 
Natural energy
Geothermal heat
0.0
0.0
0
 
0.0
0.0
0
 
0.0
0.0
0
 
0.0
0.0
0
 
Total 316 - 255 - 325 - 322 -

 

(Unit: TJ)
Established Markets Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2021 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel 114 19 96 17 61 13 70 14
Gaseous fuel 96 16 84 15 73 15 87 17
Heat purchased - - 1 0 1 0 1 0
Electricity purchased
Renewable energy sourced
336
278
57
 
319
276
58
 
294
272
61
 
300
279
59
 
Natural energy
Wind
Wood chip biomass
Geothermal heat
Photovoltaics
47
6
39
2
-
8
 
 
 
 
54
6
46
2
0.4
10
 
 
 
 
54
7
45
2
0.4
11
 
 
 
 
47
5
41
0.6
0.4
9
 
 
 
 
Total 592 - 554 - 483 - 508 -

 

(Unit: TJ)
Greater China Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2021 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel 0.6 1 0.1 0 0.3 1 0.6 1
Gaseous fuel 0.2 0 0.1 0 0.2 0 0.2 0
Heat purchased 22 45 24 45 25 49 27 50
Electricity purchased         26 54 29 54 25 50 26 49
Natural energy - - - - - - - -
Total 49 - 52 - 50 - 54 -

 

(Unit: TJ)
International Markets Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2021 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel
Renewable energy sourced
57
6
77
 
57
7
75
 
33
2
69
 
35
2
77
 
Gaseous fuel 0.4 1 0.5 1 0.6 1 - -
Heat purchased - - - - - - 1 3
Electricity purchased 16 22 18 24 15 30 9 20
Natural energy - - - - - - - -
Total 73 - 75 - 48 - 45 -

 

 

 

Changes in Volume of Water Resources Withdrawn and Revenue independent limited assurance

  Fiscal 2016 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
Volume of water resource withdrawn (1,000 m3) 8,774 7,493 7,564 7,394
Japan Surface water 7,705 6,969 6,932 6,737
Groundwater 758 330 436 458
Others - - - -
US Surface water 146 8 24 53
Groundwater - - - -
Others - - - -
Established Markets Surface water 145 166 151 128
Groundwater - - - -
Others - - - -
Greater China Surface water 21 19 21 19
Groundwater - - - -
Others - - - -
International Markets Surface water - - - -
Groundwater - - - -
Others - - - -
Revenue (¥ billion) 1,312 1,301 1,250 1,296
Water resource productivity
(¥ billion/1,000 m3)
0.15 0.17 0.17 0.18
Improvement from fiscal 2016 - 16% 11% 17%

Target: production facilities and R&D sites
* The indicators subject to independent assurance are the volume of water resource withdrawn and water resource productivity.

 

 

Changes in Waste Generation Volume and Revenue independent limited assurance 

  Fiscal 2016 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
Waste generation volume (Tons) 13,899 13,922 14,352 13,882
Japan 11,836 11,065 10,714 10,158
US 54 71 361 576
Established Markets 1,956 2,637 3,228 3,043
Greater China 54 149 50 105
International Markets - - - -
Revenue(¥ billion) 1,312 1,301 1,250 1,296
Waste generated per unit (Tons/¥ billion) 10.6 10.7 11.5 10.7
Improvement from fiscal 2016 - -1% -8% -1%

Target: production facilities and R&D sites
*The indicators subject to independent assurance are the waste generation volume and waste generated per unit.

 

State of PCB-contaminated Waste Storage independent limited assurance  

Load-figure Weight (kg)
Drum 9,821

 

 

Air Pollution

Changes in Emissions Volume independent limited assurance

(Unit: Tons)
Substance Fiscal 2017 Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
VOC 34 44 28 22 21
NOx 21 21 16 21 17

VOC: all production facilities and R&D sites in Japan
NOx: all business facilities in Japan (excluding sales offices)
Astellas does not use any equipment that runs on fuel oil, which is a major source of SOx emission.
There was an error in the application of the basic data used for the calculation, and corrections were made retroactively to FY2017 (correction range is 3% on average).


Releases and transfers of PRTR chemical substances in fiscal 2021 independent limited assurance

(Unit: Tons)
Substance name Volume handled Volume Released Volume transferred
Air Water Soil Waste Sewerage
Acetonitrile 17.783 0.121 0.000 0.000 13.618 0.000
Chloroform 8.947 0.447 0.000 0.000 8.499 0.000
N, N-dimethylformamide 4.264 0.000 0.000 0.000 4.228 0.000
Toluene 5.647 0.000 0.000 0.000 5.647 0.000
n-Hexane 2.134 0.107 0.000 0.000 2.027 0.000
Chlorodifluoromethane (better known as HCFC-22) 1.140 0.251 0.000 0.000 0.889 0.000

Target: Plants and research facilities in Japan.

 

 

Water Pollution

Changes in BOD Load independent limited assurance

(Unit: Tons)
Substance Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
BOD 8 9 9
Drainage into rivers 7 8 8
Drainage into sewerage system 1 1 1

Target: all production facilities and R&D sites in Japan
 

 

Changes in Drainage Volume independent limited assurance

(Unit: 1,000 m3)
Destination Fiscal 2017 Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
Drainage volume 8,293 8,058 7,061 7,038 6,810
Drainage into rivers 8,066 7,820 6,836 6,835 6,610
Drainage into sewerage system 227 238 225 203 200

Target: all business facilities in Japan (excluding sales offices)