Environmental Approach

Flow of Energy and Materials

Flow of Energy and Materials
Scope:
Tsubakimoto Chain Co. (Kyotanabe & Saitama plants & Nagaokakyo Plante & Okayama Plant), Tsubakimoto Custom Chain Co., Tsubakimoto Sprocket Co., Tsubakimoto Bulk Systems Corp., Tsubakimoto Mayfran Inc., Tsubakimoto Iron Casting Co., Ltd., Tsubaki Yamakyu Chain Co.
Period covered:
April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017

Changes in key environmental performance indicators

  FYE 2006 FYE 2013 FYE 2014 FYE 2015 FYE 2016 FYE 2017
INPUT Raw materials (t) 67,880 63,151 66,051 71,559 69,573 68,097
Energy consumption (GJ) 1,385,890 1,364,853 1,382,181 1,432,942 1,442,627 1,441,234
Water consumption (1,000 m3) 433 396 309 396 457 449
OUTPUT CO2 emissions (tons of CO2) 59,317 55,609 56,242 58,198 57,622 58,040
Non-industrial waste (t) 592 425 439 494 580 533
Industrial waste (t) 5,248 4,746 4,739 4,787 5,199 6,084
Amount recycled (t) 4,643 5,070 5,128 5,179 5,668 6,530
Recycling rate (%) 80 98 98 98 98 99
Valuables (t) 19,114 22,137 22,377 23,012 22,902 23,228
Release/transfer of hazardous chemical substances under the PRTR Law (t)
164 143 124 124 140 132
Consolidated net sales (¥100 millions) 1,477 1,500 1,780 1,967 2,039 1,987

Various Data

Breakdown of energy consumption
Breakdown of energy consumption
CO2 emissions
CO2 emissions
Waste Emission & Recycling Rate (Yearly Average)
Waste Emission & Recycling Rate (Yearly Average)

CO2 emissions throughout the supply chain (FYE 2017)

Scope: Tsubakimoto Chain (unit: Thousands of tons of CO2)
  Category   CO2
emissions
Composition
ratio
Notes
Scope 1 CO2 directly emitted by Tsubaki (from fuel usage) 10.3 2%  
Scope 2 CO2 indirectly emitted by Tsubaki (from electric power, etc.) 37.5 8%  
Scope 3 Cat 1 Purchased products and services 124.1 28% Calculations based on Ministry of Environment basic units
Cat 2 Capital goods 20.7 5% Calculations based on Ministry of Environment basic units
Cat 3 Fuel- and energy-related activities that do not fall under Scope 1 or 2 Not applicable
Cat 4 Transportation/delivery (upstream) Estimation method under review
Cat 5 Emissions from operations 0.16 0% Calculations based on Ministry of Environment basic units
Cat 6 Business trips 0.38 0% Calculations based on Ministry of Environment basic units
Cat 7 Employer commutes 1.14 0% Calculations based on Ministry of Environment basic units
Cat 8 Leased assets (upstream) Not applicable
Cat 9 Transportation/delivery (downstream) 2.32 1 Calculations based on Ministry of Environment basic units
Cat 10 Processing of products sold Not applicable
Cat 11 Application of products sold 244.45 55% Calculated using a standard scenario for each division
Cat 12 Disposal of products sold 1.64 0% Calculations based on Ministry of Environment basic units
Cat 13 Leased assets (downstream) Not applicable
Cat 14 Franchise Not applicable
Cat 15 Investments Not applicable
Tota 442.79  

Environmental materiality of the Tsubaki Group

Environmental materiality of the Tsubaki Group