Results of Activities in Fiscal 2018

Reducing CO2 from Production

graph: Plan for Reducing CO<sub>2</sub> Emissions from Production
  1. *1 Base year for CO2: Mitsubishi Electric parent company, fiscal 1991; affiliates in Japan, fiscal 2001; and overseas affiliates, fiscal 2006.
    Non-CO2 greenhouse gases: Mitsubishi Electric parent company and affiliates in Japan, fiscal 2001; overseas affiliates, fiscal 2006.
  2. *2 Figure published by the Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association (JEMA) in 1997
  3. *3 Figure published by the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan at the time of drawing up the 8th Environmental Plan (in 2013, when two nuclear power stations were operational)
  4. *4 Figure published by JEMA in 2006 has been referred to when calculating the overseas emission coefficient.
  5. *5 Figure published in IPCC's Second Assessment Report (1995) was referred to when calculating the global warming coefficient of non-CO2 greenhouse gases.
  6. *6 20,000t-CO2 added as a result of including two new overseas affiliates

Contribution to Reducing CO2 from Product Usage

graph: Plan for Reducing CO<sub>2</sub> from product Usage through Improving Energy Efficiency
graph: Contribution to Reducing CO<sub>2</sub> from Product Usage

Reducing CO2 from Logistics

  • graph: Total CO<sub>2</sub> Emissions in Distribution
  • graph: Fiscal 2018 Composition Ratio of Transport Volume by Transport Means

Effective Utilization of Resources

  • graph: Total Waste Output Mitsubishi Electric
  • graph: Total Waste Output Affiliates in Japan
  • graph: Total Waste Output Overseas affiliates

Reducing Resource Inputs

graph: Plan for Reducing Resource Inputs

Recycling End-of-Life Products

graph: Recycling of Four Kinds of Mitsubishi Electric Home Appliances in Japan

Reducing the Use of Disposable Packaging Materials

  • graph: Packaging Materials Usage and per Net Shipping Weight

Using Water Effectively

graph: Trends in Water Usage and Water Recycling Volume
graph: Fiscal 2018 Breakdown of Water Usage

■Water Reuse Ratio

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Mitsubishi Electric 32 33 30 30 29 31
Affiliates in Japan 47 48 45 41 40 40
Overseas affiliates 6.6 5.7 7.5 7.1 9.5 8
Total 32 32 30 29 28 29

(Units: %)

■Fiscal 2018 Breakdown of Water Use by Overseas Region

Water Usage Waste Water
Total Usage Public Water
/Industrial Water
Groundwater River Water
/Spring Water
Total Usage Sewage Public Water System
China 807,159 804,999 0 2,160 675,783 664,613 11,170
Southeast Asia 1,049,818 1,039,575 10,243 0 551,613 473,062 0
Europe 19,117 19,117 0 0 13,357 5,317 0
North America 31,546 30,846 0 0 30,846 30,846 0
Central and South America 32,289 29,569 2,720 0 26,705 6,077 4,420
Total 1,939,929 1,924,106 12,963 2,160 1,298,304 1,179,915 15,590

(Units: m3)

Managing Chemical Substances

diagram: Material Balance of Chemical Substances Subject to Regulation

Environmental Accounting

graph: Environmental Accounting

Mitsubishi Electric Outdoor Classroom

  • graph: Result of Fostering Leaders for Outdoor Classroom
  • graph: Numbers of Mitsubishi Electric Outdoor Classrooms Held
graph: Plan for Increasing Number of People Participating in Misubishi Electric Outdoor Classroom and "Satoyama" Woodland Preservation Project