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In order to create an environmentally-sound, sustainable economy and society, Tokyo Century Group maintains an accurate awareness of the costs and effects of its environmental conservation activities through environmental performance reports and environmental accounting and also promotes environmental management.

Environmental Performance Report

Based on its Basic Environmental Policy, Tokyo Century Group has adopted an ISO14001-compliant environmental management system for reducing its impact on the environment. While calculating and continually monitoring our annual CO2 emissions, we are promoting environmental management. (The following statistics are the data points managed through Tokyo Century Group’s environmental management system.)

Environmental Performance Report

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Priority Environmental Objective Item (unit) FY2018
Result
FY2019
Result
FY2020
Target
FY2020
Result
Achievement FY2021
Target
Medium-Term Target
March 2023
Address Climate Change Environmental
contributions
through office activities
Reduce use of electricity
(Contribute to reducing
CO2 emissions)
Electricity used (kWh) FY target or below 1,611,715 1,598,069
1,550,000
1,578,546
1,650,000 1,630,000
CO2 emitted
(t-CO2)
FY target or below 825 818
756
770
776 767
Reduce use of paper(*1)
(Contribute to preserving
forest resources)
Office-use paper (thousands of sheets) FY target or below 15,402 13,832 13,500 9,262 13,000 -
Reduce fuel consumption(Contribute to improving fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions) Fuel consumed (L) FY target or below 78,203 69,038
72,000
43,768
69,000 -
Fuel efficiency (km/L) FY target or above 13.9 13.9
13.5
14.3
13.5 -
CO2 emitted
(t-CO2)
FY target or below 181 160
167
102
161 -
Environmental
contributions
through operating
activities
Reduce CO2 through the promotion of solar power generation business of three consolidated subsidiaries (*2) (Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a solar power company, and other companies) Annual electricity
generated (MWh)
FY target or above 287,888 340,712 355,000 388,084 427,000 436,800
Annual reduction in
CO2(t) (comparison with conventional
thermal power
generation)
FY target or above 90,541 153,491 148,213 162,025 170,586 174,501
Promote refurbishing
business
(Contribute to creating
an environmentally-sound,
sustainable economy and
society)
Annual pre-owned PCs sold (units) FY target or above 459,341 479,625 230,000 405,055 260,000 250,000

*1 Number of sheets purchased is converted into A4 equivalent sheets multiplied by 2 for A3 , 0.75 for B5 , and 1.5 for B4 .

*2 The targets and results in or before FY2020 are the amount of electricity generated and CO2 reduction by the solar power generation business of Kyocera TCL Solar LLC

Total electricity used for fiscal 2020 including our group companies within the scope of our environmental management system, and our major affiliated companies in Japan, which manage the related data, came to 11,746,882kWh, with CO2 emissions of 5,521 t-CO2.
Tokyo Century Group also complies with relevant laws and ordinances and strives to manage and dispose of waste properly. (The Group produces no liquid wastes other than common wastewater. The Group periodically checks Freon gas recovery processes and management and currently has no Freon gas in storage. [As of March 31, 2021])
The Group also incurs no costs due to fines or punishments concerning environmental matters.

Long-Term Initiatives <Intensity Target>

Environmental Target Item (unit) Long-Term Target FY2019 Result FY2020 Result
Reduce use of electricity Electric consumption per head office floor area (kWh/㎡) <Intensity target>
Reduce annual electricity use per unit of head office floor space by 22%, or 70.65kWh/㎡ or below as of FY2030 compared to FY2009 (91.48kWh/㎡)
65.28kWh/㎡
Reduced by 28.7% compared to FY2009
60.56kWh/㎡
Reduced by 33.8% compared to FY2009
Annual CO2 emissions from power consumption per head office floor area (t-CO2) <Intensity target>
Reduce annual CO2 emissions (t-CO2) generated by annual electricity use per unit of head office floor space by 22%, or 0.054t-CO2/㎡ or below as of FY2030 compared to FY2009 (0.042t-CO2/㎡)
0.033t-CO2/㎡
Reduced by 38.9% compared to FY2009
0.030t-CO2/㎡
Reduced by 44.4% compared to FY2009

Note: Tokyo Century participates in the Japan Leasing Association’s action plan for achieving a low carbon society, and has set its own long-term goal to achieve the 2030 target set by the association.

Environmental Accounting

Tokyo Century Corporation uses environmental accounting to accurately assess the impact of environmental protection costs on its business activities and make its environmental management more efficient and effective. (The following statistics apply to Tokyo Century Corporation only.)

Environmental Accounting (April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021)

Category Type of Initiative Environmental Protection Costs (Millions of yen) Environmental Protection Effects (reduced annual CO2 emissions) (t-CO2)
(1) Costs within our business areas 33 72
Pollution control costs and Energy savings costs Switching sales fleet to low-emission cars (2) (7)
Upgrading network equipment (31) (65)

(2) Upstream/ downstream costs

Waste treatment 98 -

(3) Management costs

ISO14001 certification maintenance/ management Management office operation and environmental CSR operations 28 -
<Total (1)+(2)+(3)> 159 72

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