Company Report

Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd. reports environmental activity of all manufacturing sites in FY2021.
Data covers the period from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, and is aggregated based on the organizational framework as of April 1, 2022.

Energy Saving

Results

Previous fiscal year result

Global

(Japan)

CO2 emissions [ t ]

548,545

190,035

511,241

Energy consumption
(converted into crude oil) [ kl ]

265,966

90,072

246,949

CO2 emissions in fiscal 2021 increased by 7.3% globally (compared to the previous year), partly due to a recovery fromproduction declines caused by COVID-19 in the previous fiscal year.

Water

Results

Previous fiscal year result

Global

(Japan)

Water consumption *1 [ 1000m3 ]

1,846

828

1,900

Reduction amount of water
consumption [ 1000m3 ]

54

-39

Reduction rate

2.9%

-4.7%

Water consumption in fiscal 2021 decreased by 2.9% on a global basis.

Chemical Substance Management

Panasonic Group makes efforts to reduce released and transferred amount of chemical substances, which cause impact on environment, with the original index, Human and Environment Impact (HEI).

Results

Previous fiscal year result

Global

(Japan)

HEI [ count ]

70,718

5,802

75,316

By promoting HEI reduction activities according to the characteristics of the manufacturing process, we achieved areduction of 6.1% (year-on-year) on a global basis.

< Material Balance of Substances in the Management Rank*1 >

Used: 136,343t Released into air: 107t Recycled: 7,345t Consumed in products: 128,570t Transferred*3: 129t Released into soil: 0t Released into waterways: 0t Removed*2: 192t

*1: Based on the Chemical Substance Management Rank Guidelines (for factories). Includes all the substances specified in the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register Act.
*2: Includes substances transferred as waste, as well as those discharged into the sewage system.
*3: The amount of substances converted into other substances through neutralization, decomposition, or other chemical treatment.
*4: The amount of substances recycled with revenue, as well as those recycled free of charge or with any payment
*5: The amount of substances that have been changed to other substances as a result of chemical reactions, and/or those that are contained in or accompanied with products and shipped out of factories.

Wastes and Valuables

Results

Targets

Global

(Japan)

Recycled amount [ t ]

41,250

16,883

Recycling rate
Global: 99% or more

Final disposal amount [ t ]

571

16

Recycling rate *6

98.6%

99.9%

*6 Recycling rate = (Recycled amount) / (Recycled amount + Final disposal amount)

* Above data on this report are rounded off to integers (recycling rates are rounded second decimal place).