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Advantest keeps tabs of the company's annual environmental burden, using such numerical data to pinpoint areas where our operations are impacting the environment so that we can introduce measures and policies to reduce our environmental load.

Material Flow (FY2017)

Material Flow

Environmental Burden Data

Scope of Data

Items Scope FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Scope of Data
(Including affiliates in Japan)
Japan 12 bases 11 bases 9 bases 8 bases 8 bases
Overseas Major Overseas Affiliates 9 companies

Energy Consumption and Power Generation

Items Scope FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Energy consumption (GJ) Japan 397,495 357,210 330,751 338,895 362,847
Overseas 343,751 352,085 352,971 394,662 404,419
合計 741,246 709,295 683,722 733,557 767,266
Electricity consumption (MWh) Japan 38,129 34,254 31,651 32,209 34,771
Overseas 29,943 30,797 30,773 35,461 36,470
Total 68,072 65,051 62,423 67,670 71,241
Gas consumption (m3) Japan 291,049 310,416 312,753 350,473 331,076
Overseas 907,518 983,112 1,005,096 887,419 897,425
Total 1,198,567 1,293,528 1,317,849 1,237,892 1,228,501
Heavy oil consumption (kl) Japan 367 259 228 263 268
Overseas 61 25 32 64 45
Total 428 285 260 327 313
Green purchasing of electricity (MWh) Japan 0 0 0 0 0
Overseas 12,000 9,900 9,500 9,200 9,200
Total 12,000 9,900 9,500 9,200 9,200
Power generation of solar power generation systems (MWh)
Total Electric Power Sales Overseas
Japan 0 0 0 0 0
Overseas 330 1,504 1,439 1,493 1,494
Total 330 1,504 1,439 1,493 1,494

Energy consumption

Energy consumption

Electricity consumption

Electricity consumption

Gas consumption

Gas consumption

Heavy oil consumption

Heavy oil consumption

Green purchasing of electricity

Green purchasing of electricity

CO2 emissions

Items Scope FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Scope 1 + Scope 2
CO2 emissions (t-CO2)
Japan 22,418 20,215 17,961 18,225 18,729
Overseas 14,013 14,385 14,534 16,113 16,540
Total 36,431 34,600 32,495 34,338 35,268
Scope 1 CO2 emissions (t-CO2)
(Fuel: Heavy oil + Gas)
Japan 1,752 1,495 1,408 1,586 1,557
Overseas 2,341 2,260 2,318 2,144 2,115
Total 4,093 3,755 3,726 3,730 3,672
Scope 2 CO2 emissions (t-CO2)
(Electric Power)
Japan 20,666 18,720 16,553 16,639 17,172
Overseas 11,672 12,125 12,216 13,969 14,425
Total 32,338 30,845 28,769 30,608 31,597
Scope 3 CO2 emissions (t-CO2) Japan 266 282 3,719 3,839 3,808
Product distribution 133 149 169 178 252
Commute 3,423 3,495 3,439
Company-owned vehicles 133 133 127 165 117
GHG emissions produced in non-energy related activities (t-CO2) Japan 2,172 2,384 1,085 940 339
PFCs 2,114 2,319 1,043 894 282
SF6 58 65 42 46 58
Calculation of CO2 emission
  • The emission factor used is based on calculation, reporting and policies for CO2 emission.
  • The emissions factor from electric power consumption at overseas bases uses the emissions factor or 0.000375t-CO2/kWh.

CO2 emissions (Scope 1)

CO2  emissions (Scope 1)

CO2 emissions (Scope 2)

CO2 emissions (Scope 2))

CO2 emissions (Scope 3)

CO2 emissions (Scope 3)

Water usage

Items Scope FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Water usage (m3) Japan 223,817 214,437 207,653 225,917 181,758
Drinking water 67,984 61,315 54,705 52,735 53,596
Industrial water 155,833 153,122 152,948 173,182 128,162
Groundwater 0 0 0 0 0
Overseas 63,948 68,772 72,716 62,124 67,310
Total 287,765 283,209 280,369 288,041 249,068
Ultra pure water usage (m3)
(Purification of drinking water)
Japan 2,797 2,615 1,579 1,358 1,288

Water usage

Water usage

Waste emissions

Items Scope FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Waste outpu (t) Japan 224 276 210 193 247
Overseas 207 177 172 166 193
Total 431 453 382 359 440
Hazardous waste output (t)
(Industrial waste subject to special controls)
Japan 11 17 7 8 6
Overseas 0 0 0 0 0
Total 11 17 7 8 6
Waste output and recycling rate (t) Japan 208 262 200 178 222
Overseas 125 109 103 107 118
Total 333 371 303 285 340
Recycling rate (%) Japan 93% 95% 95% 92% 90%
Overseas 61% 62% 60% 65% 61%
Discharged water (m3) Japan 69,007 63,478 57,725 53,787 54,324
Sewage system 21,963 26,440 19,601 15,745 15,993
Public water area 47,044 37,038 38,124 38,042 38,331

Change in waste output and recycling rate (Japan)

Change in waste output and recycling rate (Japan)

Change in waste output and recycling rate (Overseas)

Change in waste output and recycling rate (Overseas)

Incidents Over the Standard Value of Air and Water Quality

Items Scope FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Emissions into the atmosphere Japan 0 0 0 0 0
Waste Water to Water Area Japan 0 0 0 0 0

Emissions of air and water pollutants

Items Scope FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Emissions into the atmosphere NOx (kg) Japan 447 658 357 683 909
Emissions into the atmosphere SOx (kg) Japan 499 527 369 431 663
Emissions into the atmosphere Soot and dust (kg) Japan 8 7 10 8 9
Waste Water to Water Area (BOD) Japan 730 642 329 132 234
Waste Water to Water Area (COD) Japan 235 130 217 149 160

PRTR Data

Items Scope FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
PRTR Chemical Emissions (t) Japan 0.70 0.50 0.42 0.23 0.35
PRTR Chemical Movement (t) Japan 1.06 0.99 0.57 0.51 0.48

PRTR Chemical Emissions/Movement (Japan)

>PRTR Chemical Emissions/Movement (Japan)