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Environmental Initiatives

Environmental Management

Overall Environmental Protection Effects

Mazda is carefully assessing the costs and benefits of its environmental activities and is working constantly to improve their efficiency.

Data collection period:
April 2012 through March 2013
Basis of data collection:
Calculated according to Mazda's own guidelines in line with Environmental Accounting Guidelines. The amounts do not include depreciation expenses.
Scope of data collection:
Mazda Motor Corporation; five domestic/six overseas consolidated Group companies; seven domestic/four overseas equity-method Group companies

  • Mazda Motor Corporation
  • Consolidated Group companies
    • 5 domestic companies
      Manufacturing companies: Mazda Engineering & Technology Co., Ltd., Kurashiki Kako Co., Ltd., Mazda Logistics Co., Ltd., Mazda Ace Co., Ltd. Parts sales company: Mazda Parts Sales Co., Ltd.
    • 6 overseas companies
      Compañía Colombiana Automotriz S.A., Mazda Canada, Inc., Mazda Motor (China) Co., Ltd., Mazda Australia Pty. Ltd., Mazda Motors of New Zealand Ltd., PT. Mazda Motor Indonesia
  • Equity-method Group companies
    • 7 domestic companies
      Toyo Advanced Technologies Co., Ltd., Yoshiwa Kogyo Co., Ltd., Japan Climate Systems Corporation, MCM Energy Service Co., Ltd., Mazda Processing Chugoku Co., Ltd., Mazda Parts Sales Hiroshima Co., Ltd., Mazda Parts Sales Nishi-Kyushu Co., Ltd.
    • 4 overseas companies
      AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Changan Mazda Automobile Co., Ltd, Changan Ford Mazda Engines Co., Ltd., FAW Mazda Motor Sales Co., Ltd.

Overall Environmental Protection Effects
Category Mazda unconsolidated Mazda Group
Environmental protective effect Economic effect
(million yen)
Economic effect
(million yen)
Protecting the global environment Global warming prevention Production CO2 emissions volume (on unit sales basis) 20.3 (t-CO2/¥ 100 million)
Distribution Annual shipping volume 516,740,000 (ton-km/year)
Recycling resources Effective use of resources, recycling Shell sand 24,396t (year) 16 1,618
Steel scrap 41,551t (year) 1,602
Upstream/ downstream Product recycling Number of discarded
bumpers collected
76,868 (bumpers/year)
Other Sale of items with commercial value Metals 109,053t (year) 2,693 2,717
Paint thinner, effluent 736t (year) 24
Empty drums, wheels, discarded tires 20,524 (units/year)
Recovered sand, plastics, cardboard scraps 3,480t (year)
Wooden pallets 634t (year)
4,335 4,383



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