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Environmental Data

We are promoting a broad range of initiatives with the aim of contributing to environmental protection.

Greenhouse Gases and Energy

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Scope 1 and Scope 2)
Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Scope 1 and Scope 2)

Reporting boundary: Taiyo Nippon Sanso, directly owned consolidated subsidiaries in Japan and principal consolidated subsidiaries overseas.

Energy Consumption
Energy Consumption

Reporting boundary: Taiyo Nippon Sanso, directly owned consolidated subsidiaries in Japan and principal consolidated subsidiaries overseas.

Electric Power Consumption
Electric Power Consumption

Reporting boundary: Taiyo Nippon Sanso, directly owned consolidated subsidiaries in Japan and principal consolidated subsidiaries overseas.

Electric Power Consumed by Sites
Electric Power Consumed by Sites

Reporting boundary: Taiyo Nippon Sanso sites (excluding gas production facilities)

Fuel Consumption by Tanker Trucks and Fuel Consumption per Unit of Production for the Transport of Products
Fuel Consumption by Tanker Trucks and Fuel Consumption per Unit of Production for the Transport of Products

Reporting boundary: Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group and principal subcontracted logistics companies

  • Notes:
  • 1. Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group logistics companies: Kyushu Ekiso Co., Ltd., Kouei Circulation Co., Ltd., Taiyo Ekiso Co., Ltd., Nissan Unyu K.K.
    Principal subcontracted logistics companies: Art Konpoh Transportation Co., Ltd., SII Logistics Inc., Ekiso Co., Ltd., Eto Unyu Co., Ltd., Ookawa Unyu Co., Ltd., Kanagawa Sangyo Co., Ltd., Kotobuki Unso Co., Ltd., Tatsumi Shokai Co., Ltd., Chiba Ekiso Co., Ltd., Tokai Unyu Construction Co., Ltd., Tohshin Sangyo Co., Ltd., Naruse Sanso Unyu Co., Ltd., Nishinihon Maruesu Co., Ltd., Niyac Corporation, Marusan Unyu Co., Ltd.
  • 2. Fuel consumption in the fiscal year 1991 base year was for Taiyo Nippon Sanso predecessor Nippon Sanso Corporation.

SF6 Recovery Service (Taiyo Nippon Sanso Higashikanto Corporation)

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Higashikanto Corporation provides the SF6 Recovery Service. An integrated service encompassing the recovery, reuse and detoxification of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), a potent greenhouse gas, the SF6 Recovery Service capitalizes on proprietary technologies and is offered to customers across Japan. This is a key example of our efforts to fully leverage our technologies to help achieve zero emissions of greenhouse gases and, in so doing, to contribute to global environmental conservation.

In fiscal year 2005, Taiyo Nippon Sanso Higashikanto received a special jury award in the Ozone Layer Protection and Global Warming Prevention Awards.

SF6 recovery equipment

SF6 recovery equipment

SF6 Recovered and Tonnes of CO2 Equivalent
SF<sub>6</sub>Recovery of SF6 and CO2

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Higashikanto website:
https://www.tnhk.co.jp/ (available in Japanese only)

Waste

Industrial Waste Discharged
Industrial Waste Discharged

Reporting boundary: Taiyo Nippon Sanso and directly owned consolidated subsidiaries in Japan.

Water

Fresh Water Withdrawn
Fresh Water Withdrawn

Reporting boundary: Gas production facilities of Taiyo Nippon Sanso and directly owned consolidated subsidiaries in Japan, and principal consolidated subsidiaries overseas.

Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR)-Designated Substances

Emissions and Transfer of PRTR-Designated Substances in Fiscal Year 2019

(kg)

Substance Emissions Transfer Substance Emissions Transfer
Ethylene oxide 33 0 Dichloromethane 4,750 2,000
Nickel compounds 0 92 Selenium and its compounds 0 67
Arsenic and its inorganic compounds 0 199 Trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) 464 0
Ethylbenzene 1,059 150 Toluene 807 21
Ferric chloride 0 462 Nickel 1 9
Xylene 2,883 21 1-bromopropane 6,242 0
Chromium and chromium (III) compounds 5 77 n-hexane 0 156
Chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC-22) 2,847 490 Boron and its compounds 0 99
Chloroform 0 101 Manganese and its compounds 6 51
1,3-dioxolane 242 0 Methylnaphthalene 4 0
Dichloropentafluoropropane (HCFC-225) 10,120 0 Total 29,463 3,995
Emissions and Transfer of PRTR-Designated Substances
Emissions and Transfer of PRTR-Designated Substances

Reporting boundary: Taiyo Nippon Sanso and directly owned consolidated subsidiaries in Japan.

Environmental Accounting

Environmental Protection Costs

(Millions of yen)

Category Principal initiatives Fiscal year 2017 Fiscal year 2018 Fiscal year 2019
Investment Expenses Investment Expenses Investment Expenses
Pollution prevention costs Installation and maintenance of abatement systems; maintenance of purification tanks; purchase of tanker trucks 118 130 119 137 104 144
Global environmental conservation costs Introduction of energy-saving air separation units

Introduction and maintenance of low-emissions vehicles
5,133 125 11,527 171 9,516 116
Resource recycling costs Disposal/recycling of waste; recovery/disposal of used absorbent agents from customers 0 54 0 53 0 57
Upstream/downstream costs Green procurement 0 25 0 23 0 23
Administrative costs Expenses involved in environmental management system administration 0 74 0 75 0 75
R&D costs R&D for environment-friendly products 72 395 94 270 35 424
Community activity costs Environmental protection; beautification; landscaping and other improvements; cleanup of areas surrounding sites 0 4 0 3 0 4
Environmental remediation costs   0 0 0 0 0 0
  Total 5,323 807 11,740 732 9,655 844
Environmental Protection Benefits

(Millions of yen)

  Benefits Fiscal year 2017 Fiscal year 2018 Fiscal year 2019
Profit Profit attributable to the recycling of waste from principal business activities 11 12 12
Reduction in expenses Reduction in energy expenses achieved through energy conservation initiatives 3 1,363 4
  Total 14 1,375 15

Reporting boundary: Taiyo Nippon Sanso and four consolidated subsidiaries in Japan (Japan Fine Products Co., Ltd.; Taiyo Nippon Sanso Engineering Corporation; Nissan Unyu K.K. and Thermos K.K.)

Reporting boundary

Gas Production Companies Managed by Taiyo Nippon Sanso

Akita Ekisan Kogyo Co., Ltd.; Iwaki Sanso Center Co., Ltd.; Oita Sanso Center Co., Ltd.; K.K. Kameyama Gas Center; Kita Nihon Sanso Corporation; Kyushu Cryogenics Co., Ltd.; Kyokuyo Semiconductors Co., Ltd.; Sakai Gas Center Co., Ltd.; JFE Sanso Center Co., Ltd.; Shikoku Ekisan Co. Ltd.; Shunan Sanso Co., Ltd.; Shin Sagami Sanso Co., Ltd.; Shin Nanyo Sanso Co., Ltd.; Shinyo Sanso Co., Ltd.; Sendai Sanso Center Co., Ltd.; Taiheiyo Gas Center Co., Ltd.; Taiyo Nippon Sanso Higashikanto Corporation; Chiba Sanso Center Co., Ltd.; Tsurusaki Sanso Center Co., Ltd.; TM Air Co., Ltd.; Nagoya Sanso Center Co., Ltd..; Hakodate Sanso Corporation; Fuji Sanso Co., Ltd.; Yahata Sanso Center Co., Ltd.

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group Logistics Companies

Kyushu Ekiso Co., Ltd.; Koei Unyu Co., Ltd.; Taiyo Ekiso Co., Ltd.; Nissan Unyu K.K.

Principal Subcontracted Logistics Companies

Principal subcontracted logistics companies: Art Konpoh Transportation Co., Ltd., SEE Logistics Inc., Ekiso Co., Ltd., Eto Sanso Co., Ltd., Ookawa Unyu Co., Ltd., Kanagawa Sangyo Co., Ltd., Kotobuki Unso Co., Ltd., Tatsumi Shokai Co., Ltd., Chiba Ekiso Co., Ltd., Tokai Unyu Kensetsu K.K., Tohshin Sangyo Co., Ltd., Naruse Sanso Unyu Co., Ltd., Nishinihon Maruesu Co., Ltd., Niyac Corporation, Marusan Unyu Co., Ltd.

Principal Overseas Consolidated Subsidiaries

Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.; Leeden National Oxygen Ltd.; Ingasco, Inc.; Taiyo Nippon Sanso Philippines, Inc.; Taiyo Nippon Sanso Clark Inc.; Air Products Industry Co., Ltd.; Taiyo Gases Co., Ltd.; Vietnam Japan Gas Joint Stock Company; Taiyo Nippon Sanso India Pvt. Ltd.; Shanghai Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ltd.; Suzhou Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ltd.; Dalian Chanxhing Island Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ltd.; Dalian Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ltd.; Yangzhou Taiyo Nippon Sanso Gas Co., Ltd.; Taiyo Nippon Sanso Taiwan, Inc.; Taiyo Nippon Sanso Engineering Taiwan, Inc.; Fy Yang Gas Co., Ltd.; Supagas Pty Ltd