Fair and Honest Corporate Activities
Harmony with the Environment
Management of Intellectual Properties and Information

Environmental Report 2009

Material Flow (Japan/Overseas)

Overview of Environmental Impact

The following balance sheet compares, for the JAE Group's domestic sites, the resource and energy inputs and the environmental impact (output) arising from business activities.
INPUT
Electric power Power purchased from power utilities for plant operations
Gas LPG used for energy
Fuel Heavy oils and kerosene used for energy
Water Tap water and groundwater
Chemical substances Regulated chemicals, including specified chemical substances, poisonous and deleterious substances, toxic substances, organic solvents, and specialty gases
Raw materials Metals and plastics used as raw materials for production
Packaging materials Paper and plastic-base packaging materials (including cardboard)
Copy/printing paper Copy/printing paper used in plants and offices
OUTPUT
Greenhouse gases Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases generated by electric power, natural gas, and fuel use
NOX Nitrogen oxide generated by gas and fuel use
SOX Sulfur oxide generated by fuel use
Wastewater Industrial and non-industrial wastewater generated by plants
General waste Non-industrial waste generated by business activities
Industrial waste Waste generated by business activities stipulated by Japan's Waste Management and Public Cleaning Law
Valuable resources Value resources that are no longer needed and sold

Material Flow (Overseas Production Sites)

This section shows the material flow for JAE Group companies overseas, primarily production sites.
INPUT
Electric power Power purchased from power utilities for plant operations
Fuel Natural gas, heavy oils, kerosene, gasoline and other fuels converted to crude oil equivalent
Water Tap water and groundwater
Chemical substances Specified chemical substances, plating agents, adhesives, and coating materials
Raw materials Metals and plastics used as raw materials for production
Packaging materials Paper and plastic-base packaging materials
Copy/ printing paper Copy/printing paper used in plants and offices
OUTPUT
CO2 Carbon dioxide generated by electric power and fuel use
Wastewater Industrial and non-industrial wastewater
Waste materials Waste generated by business activities

The items mentioned here differ to some extent from the classifications used for domestic production sites in Japan.  In addition, the data for some production sites is not as accurate as it could be.

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