Environmental Related Data

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Advantest keeps tabs on the company's annual environmental load and discloses the data.

Material Flow (FY2019)

Material Flow

* Figures marked with the symbol are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

Environmental Load Data

Boundary of Data

Item Boundary FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Boundary of data
(Including affiliates in Japan)
Japan 9 bases 8 bases 8 bases 8 bases 7 bases
Overseas Major overseas affiliates 9 companies Major overseas affiliates 9 companies

* Tabulation target overseas affiliates are reviewed as follows.

  • Advantest Philippines, Inc. and Advantest (Thailand) Ltd. were excluded from tabulation targets as they are small offices, and the data has been retroactively tabulated.
  • From FY2019, energy consumption and CO2 emissions of Advantest Test Solutions, Inc. and Essai, Inc. have been added to the tabulation.

Energy Consumption and Power Generation

Item Boundary FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Energy consumption (GJ) Energy Consumption Japan 334,279 342,462 366,165 390,846 382,600
Overseas 351,224 393,348 404,020 452,942 505,010
Total 685,503 735,810 770,186 843,788 887,610
Electricity consumption(MWh) Japan 31,651 32,209 34,771 37,361 37,334
Overseas 30,716 35,417 36,430 39,932 44,726
Total 62,366 67,627 71,201 77,294 82,059
Gas consumption(m3) Japan 312,753 350,473 331,076 316,752 131,864
Overseas 1,005,096 887,419 897,425 1,224,000 1,322,043
Total 1,317,849 1,237,892 1,228,501 1,540,751 1,453,906
Heavy oil consumption (kl) Japan 228 263 268 277 263
Overseas 32 42 45 40 41
Total 260 304 313 317 304
Gasoline consumption (kl) Japan 52 55 47 46 53
Diesel fuel consumption (kl) Japan 12 10 11 13 12
Amount of Tradable Green Certificate purchases (MWh) Japan 0 0 0 0 0
Overseas 9,500 9,200 9,200 9,200 23,072
Total 9,500 9,200 9,200 9,200 23,072
Renewable Power Percentage (%) Japan 0 0 0 0 0
Overseas 31 26 25 23 52
Total 15 14 13 12 28
Power generation of solar power generation systems (MWh)
Total Electric Power Sales Overseas
Japan 0 0 0 0 0
Overseas 1,439 1,493 1,494 525 0
Total 1,439 1,493 1,494 525 0

* The FY2019 figures marked with the symbol are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

Energy Consumption

Energy Consumption

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

Electricity Consumption

Electricity Consumption

Gas Consumption

Gas Consumption

Heavy Oil Consumption

Heavy Oil Consumption

Gasoline Consumption

Gasoline Consumption

Diesel Fuel Consumption

Diesel Fuel Consumption

Amount of Tradable Green Certificate purchases

Amount of Tradable Green Certificate purchases

* FY2019 figure is assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

Renewable Power Percentage

Renewable Power Percentage

Power Generation of Solar Power Generation Systems

Power Generation of Solar Power Generation Systems

GHG Emissions

Item Boundary FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Scope 1 + Scope 2
CO2 emissions (t-CO2)
(Electricity: Market-based)
Japan 17,927 18,193 18,863 19,667 19,126
Overseas 15,961 15,347 15,579 17,713 14,259
Total 33,888 33,540 34,442 37,380 33,385
Scope 1 CO2 emissions (t-CO2)
(GHG Emissions from fuel and non-energy related activities)
* For PFCs and SF6, FY2018 and later values are included.
Japan 1,561 1,740 1,696 1,845 1,427
Overseas 2,319 2,083 2,115 2,826 3,045
Total 3,880 3,824 3,811 4,671 4,471
Scope 2 CO2 emissions (t-CO2)
(Electricity: Location-based)
Japan 18,326 18,907 17,803 18,681 18,219
Overseas 15,728 17,545 17,601 18,809 20,463
Total 34,053 36,452 35,404 37,490 38,682
Scope 2 CO2 emissions (t-CO2)
(Electricity: Market-based)
Japan 16,367 16,453 17,167 17,823 17,699
Overseas 13,642 13,264 13,464 14,886 11,214
Total 30,009 29,717 30,631 32,709 28,913
Scope 3 CO2 emissions (t-CO2) Total 1,628,366 1,245,562
GHG emissions due to non-energy related activities (t-CO2e) PFCs 269 268 47 9 6
SF6 816 671 292 146 171
Japan total 1,085 939 339 156 177

* The FY2019 figures marked with the symbol are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

CO2 Emissions (Scope 1 + Scope 2)

CO2 Emissions (Scope 1 + Scope 2)

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

CO2 Emissions (Scope 1)

CO2 Emissions (Scope 1)

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

* From FY2018 onward, GHG emissions due to non-energy related activities are included.

* We had been disclosing CO2 emissions from corporate vehicles individually without including them in the total Scope 1 emissions until FY2018. From FY2019, we have been disclosing them by retroactively including them in the total Scope 1 emissions.

CO2 (Scope 2: Market-Based)

CO2(Scope 2: Market-Based)

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

CO2 Emissions (Scope 3)

CO2 Emissions (Scope 3)

GHG Emissions Due to Non-Energy Related Activities

GHG Emissions Due to Non-Energy Related Activities

* FY2019 figure is assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

Water Usage

Item Boundary FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Water usage (m3) Japan 207,653 225,917 181,758 178,897 174,146
Drinking water 54,705 52,735 53,596 59,601 58,073
Industrial water 152,948 173,182 128,162 119,296 116,073
Groundwater 0 0 0 0 0
Overseas 72,716 62,124 67,310 101,725 86,692
Total 280,369 288,041 249,068 280,621 260,838
Ultra pure water usage (m3)
(Included in the total amount of drinking water)
Japan 1,442 1,282 1,191 1,639 1,754

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

* Since there was an error in the calculation method for ultra pure water usage, the calculation method has been reviewed. The disclosed values for FY2015 to FY2018 have also been retroactively corrected.

Water Usage

Water Usage

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

Waste Emissions

Item Boundary FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Waste output (t) Japan 616 668 724 786 725
Overseas 172 155 193 233 232
Total 788 824 917 1,019 957
Hazardous waste output (t)
(Industrial waste subject to special controls)
Japan 7 8 6 10 12
Amount of waste recycled (t) Japan 606 314 349 392 628
Overseas 103 107 118 138 158
Total 709 421 467 530 786
Recycling rate (%) Japan 98% 47% 48% 50% 87%
Overseas 60% 69% 61% 59% 68%
Total 90% 51% 51% 52% 82%
Discharged water(m3) Japan 57,725 53,787 54,324 59,927 62,001
Sewage system 19,601 15,745 15,993 17,611 16,894
Public water area 38,124 38,042 38,331 42,316 45,107

* The FY2019 figures marked with the symbl are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

* For the waste output and recycling rate in Japan, sludge with high water content had been counted as the solid weight excluding moisture until FY2018. However, from FY2019, it is retroactively recounted and disclosed as the weight including moisture.

Change in Waste Output and Recycling Rate (Japan)

Change in Waste Output and Recycling Rate (Japan)

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

* Sludge with high water content had been calculated as the solid weight excluding moisture until FY2018. However, from FY2019, it is retroactively recalculated and disclosed as the weight including moisture.

Change in Waste Output and Recycling Rate (Overseas)

Change in Waste Output and Recycling Rate (Overseas)

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

Incidents over the standard value of air and water quality

Item Boundary FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2019
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

Item Boundary FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Emissions into the atmosphere: NOx (kg) Japan 357 683 909 701 322
Emissions into the atmosphere: SOx (kg) Japan 369 431 663 450 224
Emissions into the atmosphere: Soot and dust (kg) Japan 10 8 9 8 10
Waste water to water area (BOD) (kg) Japan 329 132 234 201 264
Waste water to water area (COD) (kg) Japan 217 149 160 173 220

PRTR Data

Item Boundary FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
PRTR chemical released (t) Japan 0.42 0.20 0.31 0.46 0.19
PRTR chemical transferred (t) Japan 0.42 0.37 0.31 0.35 0.22

Data range for tabulation: Advantest Group (Japan) data

* The table includes PRTR controlled substances whose annual amount of use was below the amount required to be reported.

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

VOC Data

Item Boundary FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
VOC atmospheric emission (t) Japan 3.28 3.07 2.75 2.75 2.75

Data range for tabulation: Advantest Group (Japan) data

* Substances tabulated here are VOCs subject to surveys by Japan 4EE.

* FY2019 figure is assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

PRTR Chemical Release/Transfer

PRTR Chemical Release/Transfer

Data range for tabulation: Advantest Group (Japan) data

* The table includes PRTR controlled substances whose annual amount of use was below the amount required to be reported.

* FY2019 figures are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

VOC atmospheric emission

VOC atmospheric emission

Data range for tabulation: Advantest Group (Japan) data

* Substances tabulated here are VOCs subject to surveys by Japan 4EE.

* FY2019 figure is assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.