Environment Society Governance

Environment

Input ⇒ Output Data(FY2018)

Greenhouse Gas(GHG) Energy

GHG

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
GHG emissions (Scope1) / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 3,640 3,700 3,570 3,450
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*1 400 310 270 110
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*1 170 250 260 220
Global 4,210 4,260 4,100 3,780
GHG emissions (Scope2) / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 860 740 750 720
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*1 180 170 180 160
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*1 540 550 550 560
Global 1,580 1,460 1,480 1,440
GHG emissions (Scope1, Scope2) / thousand tons Global 5,780 5,730 5,580 5,220
GHG emissions (Scope3) / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 10,290 10,710 11,080
GHG emissions intensity per unit of sales / tons・billion yen-1 Global 430 472 420 352
GHG emissions reduction rate (compared with fiscal 2005, operating at full capacity) / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 17.5 22.6 24.5 27.2

Energy

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Energy consumption / PJ Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 77.7 78.3 76.2 75.1
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*1 4.2 4.1 4.2 3.9
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*1 12.8 14.3 14.6 13.9
Global 94.7 96.7 94.9 92.9
Energy intensity index (FY2009=100) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 93.4 94.0 93.4 94.6
Five-year annual energy intensity reduction rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 1.0 1.4 1.3 △0.3

Industrial Waste

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Waste generated / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 148.5 131.8 125.8 127.1
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 54.0 50.1
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 56.0 58.6
Global 235.7 235.8
Hazardous waste / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 1.2 1.3
Waste sent off-site / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 86.1 82.3 94.9 102.0
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 29.5 35.0 34.3 32.4
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 42.3 39.9 42.9 47.2
Global 157.9 157.2 172.1 181.7

Recycling

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Amount recycled externally / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 59.3 54.3 61.4 68.0
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 26.3 31.5 31.1 28.8
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 35.8 31.3 32.3 34.7
Global 121.4 117.1 124.8 131.7
Recycling rate / % Domestic*2*3 74.0 73.1 71.6 72.1
Overseas*3 84.6 78.4 75.3 73.5

Landfill

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Landfill / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Global 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.7
Landfill rate for industrial waste / % Domestic*2*3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4
Global 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3

Substances Subject to the PRTR Act

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Substances subject to the PRTR Act emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 1,099 789 766 816

Air

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 2,018 1,676 1,574 1,621
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 379 408 395 350
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 67 84 62 64
Global 2,464 2,168 2,031 2,035
NOx emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 2,786 2,588 2,311 2,110
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 320 303 295 253
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 348 456 203 195
Global 3,454 3,348 2,809 2,558
SOx emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 374 261 273 223
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 145 135 131 97
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 22 25 41 67
Global 541 422 444 387
Soot and dust emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 123 128 114 101
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 34 22 18 13
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 21 27 30 90
Global 178 176 162 204
Emissions of hazardous air pollutants / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 24 14 15 13
Fluorocarbons emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 5 3 4 5
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 0 0 0 0
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 6 4 11 10
Global 11 7 15 15

Water

Efficient Use of Water

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total volume of water withdrawal (tap water, groundwater, industrial water, and seawater) / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 473.2 474.3 460.4 507.1
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 23.1 23.7 21.6 20.1
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 12.3 11.4 11.8 11.4
Global 508.5 509.5 493.8 538.6
Tap water / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5
Global 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.6
Groundwater / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.7
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 2.6 2.6 2.5 1.0
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Global 4.0 3.4 3.3 1.8
Industrial water / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 97.1 76.1 83.5 83.0
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 3.8 12.1 10.3 9.7
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 10.7 11.1 11.0 10.7
Global 111.6 99.3 104.8 103.4
Seawater / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 374.2 396.9 375.5 422.7
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 9.0 8.8 8.4 9.1
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Global 383.3 405.7 384.0 431.8
Recycled water / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 1,829.2 1,747.9 1,692.4 1,667.1
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 101.2 101.0 101.2 100.9
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 32.5 34.0 39.0 40.0
Global 1,963.0 1,882.9 1,832.6 1,808.1
Water recycling ratio / % Domestic*2*3 79.5 78.8 78.8 77.0
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 72.6 74.8 76.8 77.8
Global 79.4 78.7 78.8 77.0
Discharge water volume / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 447.7 457.5 436.6 491.3
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 16.0 23.0 21.4 19.8
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 5.3 4.7 4.8 4.8
Global 469.0 485.2 462.9 515.9
Water consumption / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 25.5 16.8 23.8 15.9
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 7.1 0.7 0.2 0.3
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 7.0 6.7 7.0 6.6
Global 39.5 24.3 30.9 22.8

Emissions of Water Pollutants

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
COD, BOD emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 1,032 849 889 888
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 63 75 68 72
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 1,588 1,927 2,944 2,601
Global 2,684 2,851 3,901 3,561
Total nitrogen emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 867 866 1,053 1,138
Total phosphorous emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 39 40 33 41

Environmental Accounting

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Environmental preservation costs (Investment) / billion yen Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 14 9 13 19
Environmental preservation costs (Expenditure) / billion yen 222 220 212 217
Economic impact of environmental initiatives / billion yen 18 14 13 12

Visualization of Contributions to the Environment

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Blue Value™ products sales ratio / % Global 15 17 17 16

Others

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of environment-related accidents Global 0 0 0 0
Number of violations to environmental laws and regulations Global 0 0 0 0
Purchased raw materials / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 5,272 4,936 5,122 4,721
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 502 515 534 519
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 2,516 2,749 2,809 2,432
Global 8,290 8,200 8,465 7,672
Purchased materials / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 33 22 25 22
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 18 20 20 23
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 93 88 89 77
Global 144 130 134 122
Products shipped / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*2 5,526 5,126 5,189 4,789
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*3 555 579 575 537
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*3 2,529 2,867 3,009 2,775
Global 8,610 8,572 8,773 8,100

*1Consolidated subsidiaries

*2Parent production sites and the Sodegaura Center

*3Production sites operated by consolidated subsidiaries and affiliated companies eligible for Responsible Care support

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