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Hitachi High-Technologies GLOBAL

Independent Assurance

In order to enhance the credibility of this report, FY2017 figures marked with have received independent assurance from KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd. in accordance with the International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000 and ISAE 3410.

Environment
  Unit FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Volume of CO2 Emissions from Manufacturing Sites in Japan t-CO2 41,540 40,190 41,106 42,539 41,394
Volume of CO2 Emissions outside Japan t-CO2 5,266 9,601
*1
7,403 8,871 9,614
CO2 Emissions per Unit of Revenues from Manufacturing Sites in Japan t-CO2/Million Yen 0.165 0.165 0.158 0.141 0.133
Reduction of CO2 emissions from the manufacture of purchased or procured materials and parts etc. Million t-CO2 20 22 28 29 30
Energy Usage in Japan (Crude Oil Equivalent) kl 18,119 17,658 18,829 19,876 21,336
*1
Energy Usage Improvement Rate per Unit of Sales in Japan (Crude Oil Equivalent) compared to FY2005 % 36 36 34.6 42.9 45.3
Energy Usage outside Japan (Crude Oil Equivalent) *2 kl 3,086 3,730 4,118
Volume of Waste Generated from Manufacturing Sites in Japan t 1,931 1,882 2,013 2,445 2,519
Final Waste Disposal Ratio in Japan % 0.05 0.03 0.02 0.01 0.02
Volume of Waste Generated outside Japan t 150 210
*1
154 168 46
*3
Water Consumption from Manufacturing Sites in Japan 383,614 344,309 392,366 403,333 436,736
Water Consumption outside Japan 22,163 30,514 35,517 39,908 39,400
*4
Volume of VOC emissions in Japan t 6.3 5.7 4.4 4.2 3.8
Environmental Conservation Costs in Japan*5 Million Yen 2,347 2,603 2,411 2,824 3,303
Environmental Conservation Effects in Japan (Economic Effects) *5 Million Yen 56 85 51 60 83
Environmental Investment Costs in Japan*6 Million Yen 194 579 533 601 747
*1
Increase in applicable sites
*2
Data collation started from FY2015
*3
From FY2017, data collation is for hazardous waste from manufacturing sites only. Until FY2016, data collation had been for waste generated by manufacturing and non-manufacturing sites
*4
From FY2017, for water consumption at sales bases where water consumption is not measurable, water consumption is estimated based on the calculation of sales bases where water consumption is measureable and the number of employees
*5
Environmental Conservation Costs in Japan, and Environmental Conservation Effects in Japan (Economic Effects): Amount invested in, and costs arising in relation to, prevention, minimization, and avoidance of environmental impact, clean-up, recovery after accidents, and initiatives that contribute to such, as well as economic effects of such
*6
Environmental Investment Costs in Japan: Environmental conservation costs relating to capital investment for complying with environmental laws and regulations and reducing environmental impact