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Environmental Accounting

Environmental Accounting

Environmental Accounting

Komatsu fully reports on the content of our environmental accounting systems in order to obtain an objective and accurate evaluation of our environmental conservation activities.

Environmental Costs (Investments and expenses)

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Komatsu and Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan
(including Technology Innovation Center, Field Testing Department)

Category Investment Expenses
FY2018 FY2019 FY2018 FY2019
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

447

1,163

 

2,246

2,303

 
Breakdown

(1).
Pollution prevention cost

192

235

  • Investment for installation and conversion of pollution mitigation / prevention facilities

329

370

  • 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

139

893

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

932

1,116

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

(3).
Resource circulation cost

116

34

  • Investment for reducing the volume of waste materials

985

817

  • Waste material processing cost
2.Upstream/
downstream cost

0

0

  • Additional investment needed to provide eco-friendly product services

241

363

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

0

1

  • Investment for beautifying manufacturing sites

775

924

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

195

534

  • Investment in research facilities for reduction of environmental impact

16,224

17,804

  • 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

 

39

48

 
6.Environmental remediation cost

0

0

 

212

145

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

643

1,698

 

19,735

21,587

 

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

Environmental Effects

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Environmental impact reduction effects

Komatsu and Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan

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

-34,456

-16

Water consumption

-271,644

-9

Waste materials generation

-3,343

-18

Economic benefits

Komatsu and Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan 

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

Energy conservation

248

Installation of energy-saving facilities

  • In FY2019, there were no major accidents or legal infractions that would contaminate the environment.
  • No litigation costs were required in Japan during FY2019.
  • Proceeds from mobile recycling equipment
  • Proceeds from value added due to reduced environmental impact of products

Resource conservation

55

Saving heating and cooling cost by biomass utilisation

Waste materials reduction

53

Promotion of recycling through thoroughgoing sorting

Gain on sale of valuables

246

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

Other

5

-

Total

607

 
  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". We will give further consideration to the interpretation and the understanding of efficiency.

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. We are aware of the potential impacts on society that could arise from the use of our products. Qualitative information regarding the most significant effects are referenced here.
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