Mazda is carefully assessing the costs and benefits of its environmental activities and is working constantly to improve their efficiency.
Data collection period
April 2014 through March 2015
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/seven 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.
7 overseas companies:
Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation, Mazda Canada, Inc, Mazda Motor (China) Co., Ltd., Mazda Australia Pty. Ltd., Mazda Motors of New Zealand Ltd., PT. Mazda Motor Indonesia, Mazda Motor Taiwan Co., Ltd.
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 Engine Co., Ltd., FAW Mazda Motor Sales Co., Ltd.
Environmental Protection Costs
(Unit: million yen)
|Category||Major activities||Mazda unconsolidated||Mazda Group|
|Business area||Preventing pollution||Conforming to legal limits for air and water pollution, odor abatement, etc.||1,761||2,278||4,039||1,859||2,867||4,726|
|Protecting the global environment||Preventing global warming, conserving energy, preventing destruction of the ozone layer, and other environmental protection activities||2,282||842||3,124||2,333||1,044||3,377|
|Recycling resources||Effective resource use, recycling waste, processing and disposing of waste||143||1,569||1,712||151||3,883||4,034|
|Upstream/ downstream||Container recovery, recovery of end-of-life vehicle bumpers||0||193||193||0||194||194|
|Management activity||Employee environmental education, creating and operating environmental management systems, monitoring and measurement of environmental impact, other activities||0||934||934||0||1,281||1,281|
|Research and development||R&D for products, production methods and distribution, to contribute to reduced environmental impact||844||37,186||38,030||937||38,161||39,098|
|Social activities||Greening, beautification, and environmental improvement; support of community residents and organizations; information disclosure; and other activities||0||879||879||0||885||885|
Overall Environmental Protection Effects
|Category||Mazda unconsolidated||Mazda Group|
|Environmental protective effect||Economic effect
|Protecting the global environment||Global warming prevention||Production||CO2 emissions volume (on unit sales basis)||23.1 (t-CO2/¥ 100 million)||−||−|
|Distribution||Annual shipping volume||506,250 thousand (ton-km/year)||−||−|
|Recycling resources||Effective use of resources, recycling||Shell sand||19,720 t (year)||68||2,627|
|Steel scrap||39,597 t (year)||2,559|
|Upstream/downstream||Product recycling||Number of discarded bumpers collected||66,757 (bumpers/year)||−||40|
|Other||Sale of items with commercial value||Metals||107,309 t (year)||2,708||2,745|
|Paint thinner, effluent||515 t (year)||37|
|Empty drums, wheels, discarded tires||19,610 (units/year)|
|Recovered sand, plastics, cardboard scraps||4,656 t (year)|
|Wooden pallets||660 t (year)|