Environmental Accounting, Environmental Data by Principal Company

(1) Environmental Conservation Costs

The Nisshinbo Group’s total investment amounted to 299 million yen, down 22% year on year. The main component is research and development of new materials at Nisshinbo Brake Inc. and capital investment expenses associated with the renewal of sludge dewatering equipment at Nisshinbo Microdevices Fukuoka Co., Ltd.

The Nisshinbo Group’s total spending for the year came to 3,291 million yen, up 18% year on year. This increase is mainly related to research and development of sustainable products at Nisshinbo Microdevices Inc.

(2) Environmental Conservation Effects

The Nisshinbo Group reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 19,477 t-CO2, down 35% year on year. This decrease is mainly related to stopping own coal-fired power generation at PT. Nikawa Textile Industry.

(3) Income from Environmental Conservation Measures

The Nisshinbo Group’s economic benefits totaled 350 million yen, up 15% year on year. This increase was due to an increase in sales of cotton waste following a recovery in production volume at Nisshinbo Do Brasil Industria Textil LTDA.

Environmental Accounting Spreadsheet for Fiscal 2021

Category (1) Environmental conservation costs
Investment
(million yen)
YoY
change
(%)*
Costs
(million yen)
YoY
change
(%)*
On-Site Pollution prevention costs 72 -60% 316 -24%
Environmental conservation costs 119 -13% 290 -7%
Resource recycling costs 46 98% 453 7%
Upstream/downstream costs 0 - 469 43%
Management costs 0 -77% 402 43%
R&D costs 62 56% 1,324 31%
Social activity costs 0 - 4 204%
Environmental remediation costs 0 - 31 48%
Other costs 0 - 2 354%
Total 299 -22% 3,291 18%
Category (2) Environmental conservation effects (3) Income from environmental conservation measures
Greenhouse gas reduction (t-CO2) YoY
change
(%)*
Income
(million yen)
YoY
change
(%)*
On-Site Pollution prevention effects 34 -7% 21 1300%
Environmental preservation effects 18,010 -38% 54 -1%
Resource recycling effects 394 -32% 275 11%
Upstream/downstream effects 1,010 5,839% 0 -100%
Management effects 0 - 0 -
R&D effects 0 - 0 -
Social activity effects 0 - 0 -
Environmental remediation effects 0 - 0 -
Other effects 0 - 0 -
Total 19,447 -35% 350 15%

Environmental Data by Principal Nisshinbo Group Company