Environmental Accounting

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We have published the environmental accounting to get the objective evaluation of the environmental conservation activities.

Environmental Costs (Investments and expenses)

Komatsu and Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan (including Technology Innovation Center)

Category Investment Expenses
FY2015 FY2016 FY2015 FY2016
Investment
*1
(millions of yen)
Investment
*1
(millions of yen)
Contents Expenses
*1
(millions of yen)
Expenses
*1
(millions of yen)
Contents
1.Business area cost

1,586

1,281

 

2,603

2,344

 
Breakdown

(1).
Pollution prevention cost

235

93

  • Investment for installation and conversion of pollution mitigation / prevention facilities
    (installation of air pollution control equipment, etc.)

673

447

  • Cost of maintaining equipment for mitigation / prevention of air and water pollution and for noise and vibration prevention
    (labor and depreciation costs)

(2).
Global environmental conservation cost

1,164

1,167

  • Investment for implementing energy conservation measures
    (installation of energy-saving air conditioners, energy saving facilities, etc.)

1,106

1,116

  • Cost of maintaining energy conservation facilities, such as cogeneration systems
    (labor and depreciation costs)

(3).
Resource circulation cost

187

21

  • Investment for reducing the volume of waste materials
    (recycling facilities, etc.)

825

781

  • Waste material processing cost
2.Upstream/
downstream cost

9

0

  • Additional investment needed to provide eco-friendly product services

288

295

  • Reduction of the environmental impact of mass-production units
3.Administration cost

25

90

  • Investment for beautifying manufacturing sites

731

787

  • Cost of maintaining environmental management systems
  • Cost of creating green spaces and beautifying manufacturing sites
4.R&D cost

281

204

  • Investment in research facilities for reduction of environmental impact

21,514

16,896

  • Cost of R&D activities to reduce the environmental impact of products
  • Cost of R&D activities to develop environmentally-friendly construction equipment
5.Social activity cost

0

0

 

10

11

 
6.Environmental remediation cost

0

0

 

123

383

  • Cost of conducting surveys and remedial countermeasures related to soil and groundwater contamination
  • PCB disposal costs
Total

1,901

1,575

 

25,270

20,714

 
  1. All figures are rounded off to the nearest million yen.

Environmental Effects

Environmental impact reduction effects

Komatsu and Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan (including Technology Innovation Center)

Items of environmental impact Reduction amount (t/year) Rate of year-on-year changes (%)
CO2 emissions

13,289

7.9

Water consumption

-312,955

-10.4

Waste materials generation

1,249

9.8

Economic benefits

Komatsu and Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan (including Technology Innovation Center)

Tangible benefits Avoidance benefits of environmental risks*2 Contribution to profits*2
Type Monetary value*1
(millions of yen)
Major activities

Energy conservation

300

Installation of energy-saving facilities

  • In FY2016, there were no major accidents or legal infractions that would contaminate the environment.
  • No litigation costs were required in Japan during FY2016.
  • Proceeds from mobile recycling equipment
  • Proceeds from value added due to reduced environmental impact of products (engines)

Resource conservation

3

 

Waste materials reduction

39

Promotion of recycling through thoroughgoing sorting

Gain on sale of valuables

183

Sale of scrap, used paper, waste oil, etc.

Other

3

 

Total

528

 
  1. Figures are rounded off to the nearest million yen.
  2. Komatsu used statements instead of numeral figures to describe the "Avoidance benefits of environmental risks" and the "Contribution to profits. The sales amounts of businesses for content presented in "Contributions to profits" in FY2016 are as follows:
    Mobile recycling equipment business

    3.5 billion yen

    Engine business

    133.9 billion yen
    (Total for intra-Group sales from the Engine Business Division)

Effects on Society *1

Environmental impact reduction effects
  • Environmental impact reduction resulting from on-site recycling methods
  • Environmental impact reduction resulting from product operation
  • Waste components reduction resulting from "Reman" business
Tangible benefits
  • Reduction of expenses for processing waste materials
  • Savings in operating and maintenance costs
  • Reduction of repair costs
  1. Concerning the effects on society derived from product use by customers, the major items of qualitative information are shown here as a reference.