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 (to fiscal 2030)

Increase ratio of products that contribute to sustainable society

to 70% or more
of total sales

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions per unit of sales

by 25% or more
compared to fiscal 2014

Improve recycling ratio

to 95% or more

Reduce water usage per unit of sales

by 70% or more
compared to fiscal 2014

Medium-Term Environmental Targets (FY2019-2021) and FY2020 Results

Reinforcement of the maintenance of biodiversity

Fiscal 2021 Target Implement at more than 5 overseas sites
Fiscal 2020 Results Activities underway at 5 sites*3

Reduce water usage per unit of sales

Fiscal 2021 Target Reduce by 3% or more compared to fiscal 2017
Fiscal 2020 Results Down by 12% compared to fiscal 2017

Promote Life Cycle Assessments (LCA)*1

Fiscal 2021 Target 50% or more of total sales
Fiscal 2020 Results 49% of total sales

Improvement of the sales percentage by the products that contribute to the development of the sustainable society

Fiscal 2021 Target 55% or more of total sales
Fiscal 2020 Results 51% of total sales

Reduction of the energy consumption per unit of sales

Fiscal 2021 Target Reduce by 10% or more compared to fiscal 2014
Fiscal 2020 Results Down by 2% compared to fiscal 2014

Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions per unit of sales

Fiscal 2021 Target Reduce by 10% or more compared to fiscal 2014
Fiscal 2020 Results Down by 5% compared to fiscal 2014

Reduction of the volume of PRTR*2 substance emissions per unit of sales

Fiscal 2021 Target Reduce by 10% or more compared to fiscal 2017
Fiscal 2020 Results Down by 31% compared to fiscal 2017

Improvement of recycling rate

Fiscal 2021 Target Increase the recycling rate to 90% or more
Fiscal 2020 Results Improved recycling rate to 85%

*1 Life cycle assessment (LCA): Understanding of environmental load, through the life cycle of a product, from raw materials, to production, use, and finally to disposal.

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

*3 Fiscal 2019 Activities started: Shenzhen NJRC Technology Co., Ltd. (China) and PT. Nikawa Textile Industry (Indonesia). Fiscal 2020 Activities started: THAI NJR CO., LTD. (Thailand), Nisshinbo Somboon Automotive Co., Ltd. (Thailand), and NANBU Philippines Incorporated (Philippines).