The Nisshinbo Group’s Promotion of Environmental Management

The Nisshinbo Group is aiming to increase corporate value as a more united corporate group by realizing its Corporate Philosophy — “Change and Challenge! For the creation of the future of Earth and People.” As an Environment and Energy Company group, we will continue to offer new products and systems that help protect the environment, save energy and create alternative sources of energy, while also providing solutions that address some of the greatest issues faced by humanity today, such as environmental destruction and natural disasters caused by climate change, to make life safer and more secure for people everywhere.

Long-term Environmental Targets (fiscal year ending December 2025)

Increase ratio of products that
contribute to sustainable

society to 65% or more of total sales

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions

per unit of sales by 15%
or more compared with fiscal year ended March 2015

Improve recycling

ratio to 95% or more

Medium-term Environmental Targets (end-2021) and Results

Step up activities to maintain biodiversity

Targets for end-2021 Implement activities at more than five sites overseas
Results as of end-2019 Currently being implemented at two business sites

Water usage per unit of sales

Targets for end-2021 Reduction of 3% or more compared with fiscal year ended March 2018
Results as of end-2019 Reduction of 16% compared with fiscal year ended March 2018

Promote Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs)*1

Targets for end-2021 Ratio of total sales: 50% or more
Results as of end-2019 Ratio of total sales: 33%

Increase sales ratio for products that contribute to sustainable society

Targets for end-2021 Ratio of total sales: 55% or more
Results as of end-2019 Ratio of total sales: 50%

Reduce energy consumption per unit of sales

Targets for end-2021 Reduction of 10% or more compared with fiscal year ended March 2015
Results as of end-2019 Reduction of 5% compared with fiscal year ended March 2015

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions per unit of sales

Targets for end-2021 Reduction of 10% or more compared with fiscal year ended March 2015
Results as of end-2019 Reduction of 7% compared with fiscal year ended March 2015

Reduce volume of PRTR*2 substance emissions per unit of sales

Targets for end-2021 Reduction of 10% or more compared with fiscal year ended March 2018
Results as of end-2019 Reduction of 22% compared with fiscal year ended March 2018

Improve recycling rate

Targets for end-2021 90% or more
Results as of end-2019 82%

*1 Life cycle assessment (LCA): Understanding of environmental load during product life cycle, from raw materials, to production, use, and final disposal

*2 PRTR substances: Substances subject to Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) system pursuant to Act on the Confirmation, etc. of Release Amounts of Specific Chemical Substances in the Environment and Promotion of Improvements to the Management Thereof. Reports of their amounts of release and transfer must be filed.