Environment Society Governance

Environment

Input ⇒ Output Data (FY2019)

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Energy

GHG

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
GHG emissions (Scope1) / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 3,700 3,570 3,450 3,550
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 310 270 110 70
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 250 260 220 160
Global 4,260 4,100 3,780 3,780
GHG emissions (Scope2) / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 740 750 720 610
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 170 180 160 140
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 550 550 560 540
Global 1,460 1,480 1,440 1,290
GHG emissions (Scope1, Scope2) / thousand tons Global 5,730 5,580 5,220 5,060
GHG emissions (Scope3) / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 10,710 11,080 11,694
GHG emissions intensity per unit of sales / tons・billion yen-1 Global 472 420 352 378
GHG emissions reduction rate (compared with fiscal 2005, operating at full capacity) / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 22.6 24.5 27.3 27.7

Energy

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Energy consumption / PJ Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 78.3 76.2 75.1 75.5
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 4.1 4.2 3.9 3.5
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 14.3 14.6 13.9 10.3
Global 96.7 94.9 92.9 89.3
Energy intensity index (FY2009=100) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 94.0 93.4 94.6 94.9
Five-year annual energy intensity reduction rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 1.4 1.3 △0.3 △0.4

Industrial Waste

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Waste generated / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 131.8 125.8 127.1 117.6
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 54.0 50.1 48.4
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 56.0 58.6 47.3
Global 235.7 235.8 213.3
Hazardous waste / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 1.2 1.3 0.7
Waste sent off-site / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 82.3 94.9 102.0 92.1
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 35.0 34.3 32.4 31.8
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 39.9 42.9 47.2 34.7
Global 157.2 172.1 181.7 158.6

Recycling

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Amount recycled externally / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 54.3 61.4 68.0 60.9
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 31.5 31.1 28.8 27.5
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 31.3 32.3 34.7 24.3
Global 117.1 124.8 131.7 112.7
Recycling rate / % Domestic 73.1 71.6 72.1 71.4
Overseas 78.4 75.3 73.5 69.9

Landfill

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Landfill / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2
Global 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.8
Landfill rate for industrial waste / % Domestic 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4
Oversea 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5
Global 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4

Substances Subject to the PRTR Act

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Substances subject to the PRTR Act emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 789 766 816 768

Air

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 1,676 1,574 1,621 1,575
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 408 395 350 405
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 84 62 64 58
Global 2,168 2,031 2,035 2,038
NOx emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 2,588 2,311 2,110 2,311
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 303 295 253 108
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 456 203 195 254
Global 3,348 2,809 2,558 2,673
SOx emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 261 273 223 368
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 135 131 97 42
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 25 41 67 62
Global 422 444 387 472
Soot and dust emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 128 114 101 88
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 22 18 13 7
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 27 30 90 60
Global 176 162 204 155
Emissions of hazardous air pollutants / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 14 15 13 15
Fluorocarbons emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 3 4 5 8
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0 0 0 0
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 4 11 10 2
Global 7 15 15 10

Water

Efficient Use of Water

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total volume of water withdrawal (tap water, groundwater, industrial water, and seawater) / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 474.3 460.4 507.1 492.7
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 23.7 21.6 20.1 19.9
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 11.4 11.8 11.4 3.4
Global 509.5 493.8 538.6 516.1
Tap water / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.4
Global 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.5
Groundwater / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 2.6 2.5 1.0 1.2
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0
Global 3.4 3.3 1.8 1.8
Industrial water / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 76.1 83.5 83.0 81.9
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 12.1 10.3 9.7 9.3
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 11.1 11.0 10.7 3.0
Global 99.3 104.8 103.4 94.1
Seawater / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 396.9 375.5 422.7 409.5
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 8.8 8.4 9.1 9.2
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Global 405.7 384.0 431.8 418.7
Recycled water / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 1,747.9 1,692.4 1,667.1 1,686.2
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 101.0 101.2 100.9 101.5
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 34.0 39.0 40.0 36.9
Global 1,882.9 1,832.6 1,808.1 1,824.5
Water recycling ratio / % Domestic 78.8 78.8 77.0 77.7
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 74.8 76.8 77.8 91.5
Global 78.7 78.8 77.0 78.0
Discharge water volume / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 457.5 436.6 491.3 473.8
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 23.0 21.4 19.8 19.6
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 4.7 4.8 4.8 1.2
Global 485.2 462.9 515.9 494.6
Water consumption / million m3 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 16.8 23.8 15.9 18.9
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.3
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 6.7 7.0 6.6 2.2
Global 24.3 30.9 22.8 21.4

Emissions of Water Pollutants

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
COD, BOD emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 849 889 888 884
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 75 68 72 68
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 1,927 2,944 2,601 1,676
Global 2,851 3,901 3,561 2,628
Total nitrogen emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 866 1,053 1,138 1,269
Total phosphorous emissions / tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 40 33 41 27

Environmental Accounting

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Environmental preservation costs (Investment) / billion yen Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 9 13 19 19
Environmental preservation costs (Expenditure) / billion yen 220 212 217 222
Economic impact of environmental initiatives / billion yen 14 13 12 11

Visualization of Contributions to the Environment

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Blue Value™ products sales ratio / % Global 17 17 16 18

Others

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
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. 4,936 5,122 4,721 4,597
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 515 534 519 477
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 2,749 2,809 2,432 1,520
Global 8,200 8,465 7,672 6,594
Purchased materials / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 22 25 22 24
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 20 20 23 18
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 88 89 77 25
Global 130 134 122 66
Products shipped / thousand tons Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 5,126 5,189 4,789 4,573
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 579 575 537 539
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 2,867 3,009 2,775 1,530
Global 8,572 8,773 8,100 6,642
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