Environmental Impact Overview

Environmental Impact Overview (PDF:38KB)

Environmental Impact Overview Fiscal 2016

Toray Group companies in Japan Group companies outside Japan
  FY2015 FY2016 Compared to previous year (%) FY2015 FY2016 Compared to previous year (%) FY2015 FY2016 Compared to previous year (%)
INPUT
Energy (1,000,000 gigajoules) 29 27.9 -3.8 7.2 7.2 0.0 46.8 52 11.1
Water (1,000,000 tons) 171 168 -1.8 12 13 8.3 38 44 15.8
OUTPUT
GHG (10,000 tons CO2eq)
6 gases including CO2 2121 2011 -5.2 46 45 -2.2 292 315 7.9
PRTR Law-specified substances (tons)
Atmospheric emissions 210 189 -10.0 265 245 -7.5 197 318 61.4
Water emissions 30 31 3.3 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
Waste transfers 9392 866 -7.8 1,340 1,246 -7.0 1,270 9,960 684.3
Air pollutants (tons)
SOx 298 264 -11.4 24 20 -16.7 2,870 3,090 7.7
NOx 1,456 1,332 -8.5 43 51 18.6 828 768 -7.2
Dust 108 105 -2.8 3 3 0.0 220 235 6.8
Industrial wastewater (1,000,000 tons)
  167 159 -4.8 10 10 0.0 24 25 4.2
Water pollutans (tons)
BOD 713 655 -8.1 25 27 8.0 236 245 3.8
COD 812 776 -4.4 42 24 -42.9 1,621 1,603 -1.1
Nitrogen 437 406 -7.2 18 14 -22.2 - - -
Phosphorus 28 27 -3.9 1 1 0.0 - - -
Waste (1,000 tons)
Recycled 30.5 29 -4.9 14.2 14.5 2.1 79 89.0 12.7
Incinerated and other 1.1 0.9 -18.2 2.1 2.1 0.0 9.7 16.6 71.1
Direct landfill disposal 0.2 0.0 -100.0 0.5 0.2 -60.0 19.5 21.9 12.3
Coal ash (1,000 tons)
Recycled 63.9 62.4 0.0 - - - 26.7 17.2 -35.6
Direct landfill disposal 2.3 2.0 0.0 - - - 0.7 0.4 -42.9
  1. 1 Toray greenhouse gas emissions have obtained a third-party guarantee from Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited (LRQA).
  2. 2 Corrected a data tabulation error in the 2015 CSR Report.

Index of Environmental Impact Per Unit of Sales

Toray and its group companies in Japan Group companies outside Japan Total
  FY2015 FY2016 Year-on-year comparison(points) FY2015 FY2016 Year-on-year comparison(points) FY2015 FY2016 Year-on-year comparison(points)
GHG emissions 67.9 64.8 -3.1 63.2 74.2 11.0 72.3 76.4 4.1
PRTR atmospheric emissions 31 28.2 -2.8 15.5 27.4 11.9 24.4 28.3 3.9
SOx emissions 5.2 5.2 0.0 15.4 16.8 1.4 17.4 18.0 0.6
Water usage volume 71.5 70.9 -0.6 42.6 53.7 11.1 56.2 59.5 3.3
BOD emissions 44.3 40.9 -3.4 19.8 22.4 2.6 33.8 33.3 -0.5
Landfilled waste volume 13.6 5.3 -8.3 43.1 52.9 9.8 64.3 73.1 8.8

Note: The amounts per unit of sales shown in the table are referenced to an index value of 100 set for the base year of fiscal 2001.

Aggregate Environmental Impact Data by Company Type and Location

Toray Group companies in Japan Group companies outside Japan
GHG All 12 plants and 1 research laboratory 51 plants at 26 companies 70 plants at 52 companies
PRTR Law-specified substances All 12 plants and 1 research laboratory 50 plants at 26 companies 70 plants at 52 companies
SOx, NOx, dust All 12 plants and 1 research laboratory 39 plants at 22 companies 70 plants at 52 companies
BOD All 12 plants and 1 research laboratory 39 plants at 22 companies 27 plants at 20 companies
COD3 10 plants and 1 research laboratory (including 6 plants subject to Total Water Pollutant Load Control) 39 plants at 22 companies (including 7 plants at 7 companies subject to Total Water Pollutant Load Control) 27 plants at 20 companies
Nitrogen and phosphorus All 12 plants and 1 research laboratory 39 plants at 22 companies -
Waste All 12 plants and 1 research laboratory 50 plants at 26 companies 70 plants at 52 companies
  1. 3 COD figures for Toray, group companies in Japan and Korea are given in CODmn (using the potassium permanganate method).
    Other group companies outside Japan are given in CODcr (using the potassium dichromate method).