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Environmental Report 2013

Environmental Accounting Data

The JAE Group adopted environmental accounting in FY 2002. Quantitatively comparing the cost of environmental activities with their effects helps the group ensure efficiency.

FY 2012 Data

Costs in FY 2012 were nearly the same as in FY 2011. Investments in fighting climate change grew dramatically, resulting in a total investment amount that was more than double the amount in FY 2011.

●Investments and R&D costs        Unit: 1,000 yen
Item Breakdown Investment amount Cost
Cost within business area Pollution control costs Maintenance and operations, including exhaust gas-scrubbing facilities 0 2,590
Maintenance and operations, including wastewater treatment facilities 32,910 56,360
Boiler maintenance and maintenance and operations of other environment-related facilities 0 3,410
Subtotal 32,910 62,360
Global environment cost Expenditures for measures against climate change 475,360 11,420
Subtotal 475,360 11,420
Recycling costs Investments and expenditures for treating/recycling industrial waste 2,280 50,770
Investments and expenditures for treating/recycling general waste 300 6,400
Operation of raw garbage processing machines 0 1,100
Investments and expenditures for other waste 5,800 340
Subtotal 8,380 58,610
Total for costs within business area 516,650 132,390
Upstream/downstream costs Expenditures for studying eco-friendliness of products and checking environmental quality 4,960 64,570
Subtotal 4,960 64,570
Management activity costs Labor expenses for dedicated environment personnel, ISO audit expenditures, and environmental activity man-hours in each division etc. 0 176,650
Creation of environmental reports and web pages 0 1,660
Measurement of exhaust gas, wastewater, noise, and groundwater 14,690 10,560
Education by position and training in emergency response 0 8,720
Cleanup and tree planting around each site 0 6,560
Subtotal 14,690 204,150
R&D costs R&D investments and expenditures for complying with chemical substance regulations 0 9,780
R&D other than the above 113,880 14,720
Subtotal 113,880 24,500
Communal activities costs Expenditures for JAE Group Forest and activities at each site that contribute to society 0 5,310
Subtotal 0 5,310
Costs for dealing with environmental destruction   0 0
Subtotal 0 0
Total 650,180 430,920

●Amount invested and R&D expenditures     Unit: 1,000 yen
Item Description Amount
Total investment for period in question Investments for measures against climate change, introduction of pretreatment measures and measurement facilities, and other R&D 650,180
Total R&D expenditures for period in question Compliance with chemical substance regulations and other R&D man-hours, etc. 24,500

●Economic effect of environmental protection measures     Unit: 1,000 yen
Item Description Amount
Revenue for period in question Revenue from sales of unneeded valuable materials 1,542,940
Scope: JAE Group sites in Japan
2005 edition of Environmental Accounting Guidelines issued by Japan's Ministry of the Environment
April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013
  • All sums are rounded off to the nearest 1,000 yen.
  • All costs (excluding R&D) that are prorated as environmental activities out of all labor expenditures at environment-dedicated divisions and labor expenditures at other divisions are aggregated into management activities costs. Labor costs that may also be applicable to the following costs are also included.
    1. Pollution control costs
    2. Recycling costs
    3. Communal activities costs
  • R&D costs are posted as total amounts without prorating the portion related to environmental activities.

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