Summary of Environmental Activities in Fiscal 2021 and Results of the Three-Year 10th Environmental Management Activities Plan (FY2019–2021)

CO2 FREE (Realization of a Low-carbon Society)

Target Reduce fiscal 2021 CO2 emissions per unit of net sales by 20% from the fiscal 2013 level (non-consolidated*)

* Fiscal 2021 figures are the total of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kawasaki Motors, and Kawasaki Railcar Manufacturing
Fiscal 2021 Results Worked on the “optimization of energy procurement” as an additional measure, and with respect to CO2 emissions per unit this resulted in the CO2 emissions per unit of net sales coming to 225 t-CO2/billion yen (down 22.6% from the fiscal 2013 level) in fiscal 2021
Initiatives in Fiscal 2021 Proactive use of onsite power generation facilities
Commenced studies on hydrogen power generation using gas turbines and on hydrogenation of fuel in gas engines , etc.
Utilization of renewable energy, energy-saving activities, and optimization of energy procurement (additional measure)
Established guidelines to promote the adoption of renewable energy and conducted several studies on the introduction of renewable energy
Developed Company-wide energy-saving activities based on guidelines for adoption of energy-saving equipment
Commenced procurement of electricity with low CO2 emission factors at Hyogo Works and Harima Works
Began considerations on an in-house energy management system that assumes maximum use of hydrogen power generation (fuel conversion in onsite power generation) in the future and solar power generation
Expansion of CO2 emission-reducing effects through the Kawasaki Ecological Frontiers system and product-based contributions
Emission reduction effect on CO2 from product use of 17,390 kt-CO2 (products sold in fiscal 2021)
Three-year Overview CO2 emissions reduced compared to the previous fiscal year for all three years from 2019 to 2021
As a result, we achieved the target, with fiscal 2021 CO2 emissions per unit of net sales coming to 225 t-CO2/billion yen, down 22.3% from fiscal 2013 level

Waste FREE (Realization of a Recycling-oriented Society)

Target Landfill disposal rate (=direct-to-landfill waste generation÷total waste generation) at less than 1% (non-consolidated*)

* Fiscal 2021 figures are the total of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kawasaki Motors and Kawasaki Railcar Manufacturing
Fiscal 2021 Results Landfill disposal rate: 0.2% (target achieved)
Initiatives in Fiscal 2021 Further enforce waste sorting and recycling
Shared on-site confirmation information on waste processing contractors (Fiscal 2021 transactions involved 81 contractors, with a total of 6 processing sites confirmed)
Precisely understand water uses and usage volumes
Confirmed water-resource risks utilizing the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas published by U.S. think tank WRI (World Resources Institute), to conduct domestic and overseas on-site risk assessment from the point of view of water shortage, drought, flooding, and water pollution
Three-year Overview The target was achieved with the less-than-1% landfill disposal rate for the three years from 2019–2021

Harm FREE (Realization of a Society Coexisting with Nature)

Target Reduce environmental risk while operating factories with respect for biodiversity
Fiscal 2021 Results No problems occurred
Initiatives in Fiscal 2021 Properly manage harmful chemical substances and consider alternatives (Reduce Group-wide environmental risk)
Maintained proper management of dichloromethane, hexavalent chromium, and major VOCs
Usage of dichloromethane increased but that of hexavalent chromium and major VOCs decreased year on year
Identify the types of trees on factory grounds and, where appropriate, replace with native species while continuing Company-wide forest conservation activities
Continued proper management of green spaces at plants
Implemented forest conservation activities in Taka and Ono in Hyogo Prefecture, Machida in Tokyo, and Niyodogawa* in Kochi Prefecture, to make up for shortcomings as measured against the Company’s voluntary indicator for green space land area (target achieved)

* Not included in Company-wide activities

Three-year Overview Implemented plant operations that respect biodiversity while reducing environmental risks through the management of harmful chemical substances and green spaces at plants

Notes: 1. Per unit of net sales figures are calculated based on non-consolidated net sales.

2. Major VOCs: For the Kawasaki Group, the major VOCs are toluene, xylene, and ethylbenzene.
VOCs: Volatile Organic Compounds.


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