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Changes in Actual GHG Emissions Volume by Area (Scope1,Scope2)

(Unit: Tons)
  Fiscal 2015 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Japan 166,857 75 155,379 80 132,888 80 94,522 77
Scope 1 61,036   56,422   48,842   46,217  
Scope 2 105,821   98,957   84,046   48,305  
Americas 31,837 14 17,505 9 13,666 8 13,546 11
Scope 1 21,329   10,205   8,442   7,479  
Scope 2 10,508   7,300   5,223   6,067  
EMEA 19,970 9 17,450 9 15,289 9 10,626 9
Scope 1 16,093   15,415   13,596   9,551  
Scope 2 3,877   2,035   1,693   1,074  
Asia/Oceania 4,080 2 4,039 2 4,295 3 3,903 3
Scope 1 41   51   18   29  
Scope 2 4,039   3,988   4,277   3,874  
Total 222,744   194,373   166,138   122,596  
Scope 1 98,500 - 82,093 - 70,898 - 63,276 -
Scope 2 124,244   112,280   95,239   59,320  

* Non-energy GHG emissions are less than 1% of total emissions and therefore not included in the disclosed data.

 

Reduction of GHG Emissions Generated by Sales Activities (Scope1)

(Unit: Tons)
  Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020
Total for each region 23,725 20,333 12,980
Japan 4,114 3,226 2,531
Americas 9,172 7,902 4,913
EMEA 10,439 9,205 5,536

 

Indirect GHGs emissions (Scope 3)

  Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020
Upstream Scope3 emissions
Category GHG emissions
1 Purchased goods and services 69,693 tons 48,998 tons 55,959 tons
2 Capital goods 78,527 tons 118,186 tons 95,377 tons
3 Fuel and energy related activities (not included in Scope1 and Scope2) 24,486 tons 21,586 tons 30,481 tons
4 Transportation and distribution 3,475 tons 2,827 tons 2,579 tons
Truck transportation of raw materials (252 tons) (188 tons) (163 tons)
Plant → warehouse (292 tons) (134 tons) (109 tons)
Warehouse (849 tons) (705 tons) (720 tons)
Warehouse → wholesalers (2,083 tons) (1,800 tons) (1,588 tons)
5 Waste generated in operation  2,898 tons 2,016 tons 2,605 tons
6 Business travel (by airplane) 35,454 tons 33,844 tons 5,008 tons
7 Employee commuting 2,409 tons 1,914 tons 1,862 tons
8 Leased assets Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant
Downstream Scope3 emissions
Category GHG emissions
9 Transportation and distribution 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 590 tons 582 tons 544 tons
13 Leased assets Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant
14 Franchises  Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant
15 Investments Not relevant Not relevant Not relevant

 * As the scope and method of aggregation for Scope 3 Category 1 have been revised, GHG emissions have been revised retroactively to FY2018.

 

Breakdown of Energy Consumption

(Unit: TJ)
Japan Fiscal 2017 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel 65 2 62 2 49 2 39 1
Gaseous fuel 1,119 36 1,036 34 905 33 866 33
Heat purchased 7 0 5 0 1 0 2 0
Electricity purchased
Renewable energy sourced
1,960
0
62
 
1,964
0
64
 
1,764
0
65
 
1,710
669
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 3,150 - 3,068 - 2,720 - 2,617 -
Americas Fiscal 2017 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel
Renewable energy sourced
168
8
37
 
143
6
43
 
124
7
45
 
76
3
24
 
Gaseous fuel 41 9 21 6 11 4 52 16
Heat purchased - - - - - - - -
Electricity purchased
Renewable energy sourced
241
-
54
 
171
-
51
 
141
7
51
 
192
8
60
 
Natural energy
Geothermal heat
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
 
Total 450 - 335 - 276 - 319 -
EMEA Fiscal 2017 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel 137 22 156 24 138 23 86 17
Gaseous fuel
Renewable energy sourced
97
7
15
 
96
-
15
 
85
-
14
 
74
-
14
 
Heat purchased - - - - 1 0 1 0
Electricity purchased
Renewable energy sourced
352
276
56
 
341
250
53
 
325
276
54
 
299
272
58
 
Natural energy
Wind
Wood chip biomass
Geothermal heat
Photovoltaics
45
6
37
1
-
7
 
 
 
 
47
6
39
2
-
7
 
 
 
 
54
6
46
2
0.4
9
 
 
 
 
54
7
45
2
0.4
11
 
 
 
 
Total 631 - 640 - 603 - 515 -
Asia/Oceania Fiscal 2017 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2018 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2019 Ratio
(%)
Fiscal 2020 Ratio
(%)
Liquide fuel 0.1 0 0.6 1 0.1 0 0.3 1
Gaseous fuel 0.2 0 0.2 0 0.1 0 0.2 0
Heat purchased 20 40 22 40 24 40 25 44
Electricity purchased          30 59 32 59 35 59 30 55
Natural energy - - - - - - - -
Total 51 - 55 - 58 - 55 -

 

Changes in Volume of Water Resources Withdrawn and Revenue

  Fiscal 2005 Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020
Volume of water resource withdrawn (1,000 m3) 17,055 8,501 7,503 7,520
Japan Surface water 14,012 7,503 6,979 6,938
Groundwater 2,479 810 330 436
Others - - - -
Americas Surface water 289 18 8 24
Groundwater - - - -
Others - - - -
EMEA Surface water 235 149 166 151
Groundwater 16 - - -
Others - - - -
Asia/Oceania Surface water 24 21 19 21
Groundwater - - - -
Others - - - -
Among them, research and production sites 16,990 8,490 7,493 7,564
Revenue (¥ billion) 879 1,306 1,301 1,250
Water resource productivity
(¥ billion/1,000 m3)
0.05 0.15 0.17 0.17
Ratio to Base-year (Times) - 3.0 3.4 3.2

 

Changes in Waste Generation Volume and Revenue

  Fiscal 2005 Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020
Waste generation volume (Tons) 44,771 14,820 13,922 14,352
Japan 38,476 12,411 11,065 10,714
Americas 551 59 71 361
EMEA 5,621 2,237 2,637 3,228
Asia/Oceania 123 114 149 50
Revenue(¥ billion) 879 1,306 1,301 1,250
Waste generated per unit (Tons/¥ billion) 51 11 11 11
Ratio to Base-year (%) - 22 21 23

 

State of PCB-contaminated Waste Storage

Weight (kg)
(Load-figure) Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020
Drum 9,995 9,821 9,821
Pall 37 N/A

N/A

Glass container 0.3 N/A N/A

 

Air Pollution

Change in Emissions Volume of VOC and NOx

 (Unit:Tons)
Substance Fiscal 2016 Fiscal 2017 Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020
VOC 49 34 44 28 22
NOx 27 21 22 17

22

VOC:Plants and research facilities in Japan
NOx:All business fasilities in Japan (excluding branches and sales offices)
*Astellas does not use equipment that runs on fuel oil,and thus SOx (sulfur oxide) emissions are not discharged.

 

Releases and transfers of PRTR chemical substances in fiscal 2020 (Unit: Tons)
Substance name Volume handled Volume Released Volume transferred
Air Water Soil Waste Sewerage
Acetonitrile 15.587 0.057 0.000 0.000 4.296 0.000
Chloroform 8.517 0.376 0.000 0.000 8.141 0.000
N, N-dimethylformamide 6.987 0.000 0.001 0.000 3.921 0.000
Toluene 1.066 0.000 0.000 0.000 1.066 0.000
n-Hexane 2.629 0.131 0.000 0.000 2.497 0.000

Target: Plants and research facilities in Japan.

 

Water Pollution

Changes in BOD Load (Unit: Tons)
Substance Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020
BOD 10 8 9
Drainage into rivers 8 7

8

Drainage into sewerage
system
2 1 1

Target:All Japanese production facilities and R&D Centers

 

Changes in Drainage Volume (Unit: 1,000m3)
Destination Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020
Drainage volume 8,058 7,061 7,038
Drainage into rivers 7,820 6,836

6,835

Drainage into sewerage
system
238 225 202

Target:All business facilities in Japan (excluding branches and sales offices)

 

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