Environmental Performance Data Calculation Standards

Applicable Period: April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020

Fujitsu Group Environmental Action Plan (Stage IX)

Boundary: For details, refer to Fujitsu Group Environmental Action Plan

Target ItemIndicatorUnitCalculation Method
Reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from business sites by 14% or more (compared to FY 2013), and reduce GHG emissions by 2.1% or more, year-on-year, through voluntary efforts.GHG emissionsTons
CO2
  • Amount of CO2 emissions:
    Σ [(Electricity, fuel oil, gas, and district heating and cooling annual usage) x CO2 conversion factor for each type of energy*]
    * CO2 conversion factor: Conversion factor for power, based on the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures
  • Location-based:
    • Japan: Usage of 0.461 tons-CO2/MWh in FY 2019 (Source: Basic emission factors from the Electric Power Council for a Low Carbon Society)
    • Overseas: IEA EMISSION FACTORS 2019 DATABASE DOCUMENTATION
  • Market-based:
    • Japan: FY 2018 emission factors for each power producer are used (adjusted emission factors (residue)) (Source: GHG Emissions Accounting, Reporting, and Disclosure System List of Emission Factors by Power Producer)
    • Overseas: Value of the power company or the latest IEA value (by country)
  • Amount of non-CO2 GHG emissions:
    Annual emissions of HFCs, PFCs, SF6 and NF3 at two semiconductor plants (Mie Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited and Aizu Fujitsu Semiconductor Wafer Solution Limited).
    Σ[Annual emissions for each type of gas*1 x Global warming potential for each gas*2]
    *1 Based on the calculation method used by the appliances and electronics industries: Amount of each gas used (or purchased) x Reactant consumption rate x Removal efficiency, etc.
    *2 Global Warming Potential (GWP): IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Fourth Assessment Report “Climate Change 2007”
Rate of reduction of GHG due to voluntary efforts(Total amount of GHG reductions due to voluntary efforts / total amount of GHG emissions in the previous fiscal year) × 100
Improve PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness) of our data centers (DC) by 2% or more compared to FY 2017.Rate of PUE improvements
  • PUE = Σ (Total DC energy consumption) ÷ Σ (Total IT device energy consumption)
    Σ: Combined total energy of the 28 main DCs
  • Rate of improvement (%) = (Base fiscal year PUE - PUE for the current fiscal year) ÷ Base fiscal year PUE x 100
    Base fiscal year: FY 2017
Increase renewable energy usage by 20% or more compared to FY 2017.Rate of increase in the use of renewable energyThe percentage of increase in the amount of power generated in-house or purchased from external sources using renewable energy (solar power, wind power, hydro power, biomass, geothermal, etc.) from FY 2017 (base fiscal year) to the relevant fiscal year
Promote eco design for resource saving and circulation and increase resource efficiency of newly developed products by 25% or more (compared to FY 2014).Rate of improvement of resource efficiency of new products
  • The average rate of improvement of resource efficiency (versus FY 2014) of products*.
    *Hardware products under the Fujitsu Brand, newly developed between FY 2016 and FY 2020. Excludes products not designed by Fujitsu (OEM products) and products designed under customer specifications.
    *Refer to “Improving resource efficiency of products” for the resource efficiency calculation method.
Reduce amounts of waste generated by 5% or more of the average waste generated from FY 2012-2014 (14,226 t/1 year).Amount of waste generatedTonsTotal amount of industrial waste and general waste generated at plants and business sites (Thermal recycling volume + Material recycling volume + Disposal volume)
Effective utilization rate (Japan only)(Amount of effective use (thermal recycling & material recycling) / Amount of waste generated) x 100
Maintain 90% or more resource reuse rate of business ICT products.Resource reuse rate of business ICT productsBased on the calculation method provided by JEITA, recycled components and resources as a percentage of the weight of used products processed in Japan. Excludes collected waste other than used electronic products
Reduce total water usage by 1% compared to FY2017 (83,000 m3).Amount of water usage reductionm3Take the accumulated impact (actual or estimated) of water use reduction measures implemented at each business site, and calculate the amount of reduction for the relevant fiscal year
Limit the release of chemical pollutants (PRTR) to an amount below the average amount released from FY 2012-2014 (17.4t/1 year).Volume of PRTR-targeted substances releasedTonsTotal emissions of substances subject to the PRTR Law (Act on Confirmation, etc. of Release Amounts of Specific Chemical Substances in the Environment and Promotion of Improvements to the Management Thereof) that are handled in quantities of 100 kg or more per year per substance at each business site, including overseas sites
Reduce CO2 emissions due to power consumption during product usage by 14% or more (compared to FY 2013).Rate of reduction in CO2 emissions when products are usedRate of reduction in GHG emissions based on FY 2013 emissions, as calculated under Scope 3: Use of sold products through downstream

GHG Emissions Amount Report based on GHG Protocol Standards

IndicatorUnitCalculation Method
Upstream
(Scope 3)
Purchased goods and servicesTonsComponents purchased during the fiscal year x Emissions per unit of purchase
(Source: Embodied Energy and Emissions Intensity Data (3EID) published by the National Institute for Environmental Studies Center for Global Environmental Research)
Capital goodsTonsMonetary value of capital x Emissions value per unit of capital value (Source: Same as above)
Fuel and energy–related items not included in Scopes 1 and 2TonsAnnual amounts of fuel oil and gas, electricity and heat purchased (consumed) mainly at business sites owned by Fujitsu x Emissions per unit
(Source: Basic Guidelines for Calculating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Via Supply Chains and the Carbon Footprint Communication Program Basic Database Ver. 1.01 published by the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Transportation and distribution (upstream)TonsTransportation of goods within Japan: CO2 emissions related to the transportation of goods within Japan by the Fujitsu Group
* CO2 emissions related to domestic transportation by the Fujitsu Group, based on the Act on the Rational Use of Energy as a source
The fuel economy method (for some vehicles) or the improved ton-kilometer method (vehicle, rail, air)
TonsInternational transport/overseas local transport: transportation ton-kilometer x Emission per unit
(Source: GHG protocol emissions coefficient database)
Waste generated in operationsTonsAnnual amounts of waste (discharged mainly by business sites owned by Fujitsu) processed or recycled, by type and processing method x Emissions per unit of annual amount of waste processed or recycled
(Source: Basic Guidelines for Calculating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Via Supply Chains published by the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Business travelTons(By means of transport) Σ(Transportation expense payment x Emissions per unit)
(Source: Basic Guidelines for Calculating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Via Supply Chains Ver. 2.3 and Emissions per Unit Database Ver. 2.6 published by the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Employee commutingTonsFor portions of commute by public transportation: (By means of transport) Σ(Transportation expense payment x Emissions per unit)
(Source: Same as above)
For portions of commute by private automobile: Σ(Transported persons-kilometer x Emissions per unit)
(Source: Same as above)
Transported persons-kilometer: Calculated from transportation expense payment, price of gasoline, and fuel efficiency
Leased assets (Upstream)TonsAnnual amounts of fuel oil, gas, electricity, and heat consumed mainly at leased business sites x Emissions per unit of fuel oil, gas, electricity, and heat consumed
(Sources – Japan: Act on Promotion of Global Warning Countermeasures – GHG Emissions Accounting, Reporting, and Disclosure System; Overseas: IEA CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion Highlights 2018)
Reporting company
(Scope 1, 2)
Direct emissionsTonsAmount of CO2 emissions from the consumption of fuel oil and gas (burning of fuel) and GHG emissions other than CO2, mainly at business sites owned by Fujitsu
* For the calculation method, see “Greenhouse gas emission (CO2 emissions, greenhouse gas emissions other than CO2) from business sites” in the Environmental Action Plan (Stage IX)
Indirect emissions from energy sourcesTonsCO2 emissions from the consumption (purchase) of electricity and heat mainly at business sites owned by Fujitsu
* For the calculation method, see “Greenhouse gas emission (CO2 emissions) at business sites” in the Environmental Action Plan (Stage IX).
Downstream
(Scope 3)
Processing of sold productsTonsIntermediate product sales volume*1 x Emissions per unit of processing volume*2
*1 Intermediate product sales volume: Fujitsu’s device solution sales
*2 Emissions per unit of processing volume: Calculated from Fujitsu’s FY 2015 assembly plant data
Use of sold productsTonsElectricity consumption during product use* x Emissions per unit electricity
(Source: Emission factors FY 2018 performance by The Electric Power Council for Low Carbon Society, general electricity transmission and distribution utilities)
*Electricity consumption during product use: Calculated as electricity usage for the anticipated usage time per product unit x Units shipped for the subject fiscal year. Electricity usage for the anticipated usage time per product unit is calculated as electricity consumed (kW) x Time used (h / Days) x Number of days used / Year x Number of years used. Time used (h), number of days used per year, and number of years used are set according to Fujitsu’s internal scenarios
End-of-life treatment of sold productsTons(Weight of all sold products / Weight of products processed at Fujitsu’s recycling centers during the year) x Electricity used at Fujitsu’s recycling centers during the year x Emissions per unit of electricity
(Source: Actual emission factor for each electricity utility based on ministerial ordinances on calculation and adjustment emission factor for each electricity utility based on reporting orders, announced for each fiscal year from FY 2011 to FY 2015)

Response to Environmental Risks: Environmental Liabilities

IndicatorUnitCalculation Method
Cost of environmental liabilitiesYen
  1. Asset retirement obligation (Only asbestos removal cost related to facility disposal)
  2. Cost for soil contamination countermeasures
  3. Disposal processing cost for waste with high concentration of PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl)

Response to Environmental Risks: Preventing Soil and Groundwater Pollution

IndicatorUnitCalculation Method
Measured value of groundwater pollutionmg/LThe highest value in the fiscal year for substances detected at levels exceeding regulated levels set in the Soil Contamination Countermeasures Act, etc., at monitoring wells at the boundaries of sites where past business activities have resulted in soil contamination

Material Balance: Environmental Load in Our Operating Activities

Boundary: Fujitsu and the Fujitsu Group (For details, refer to List of Companies Covered by the Report on Environmental Activities)

IndicatorUnitCalculation Method
INPUT
Design/
Procurement/
Manufacturing/
Development
Raw MaterialsTonsMaterial inputs to our major products(*1) shipped in the fiscal year (raw materials per unit for each product x The number of units shipped in the fiscal year)
Chemical SubstancesVolume of substances subject to VOC emissions restrictionsTonsOf the 20 VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) specified in the environmental voluntary action plans of the four electrical and electronic industry associations(*2), total amounts handled are provided for those substances handled in quantities exceeding 100 kg annually per substance at individual business sites, including overseas sites
Substances subject to VOC emissions controls that are also covered by the PRTR law are included in the section on substances subject to VOC emissions controls
Volume of PRTR-targeted substancesTonsOf the substances covered by the PRTR law (Act on Confirmation, etc. of Release Amounts of Specific Chemical Substances in the Environmental and Promotion of Improvements to the Management Thereof), totals are provided for those substances handled in quantities exceeding 100 kg annually per substance per business site, including overseas sites
Amount of water usedm3Annual use of clean water, industrial water and groundwater (not including groundwater used for melting snow or extracted for purification.)
Amount of Recycled waterm3Annual amount of water used for manufacturing and other purposes once, then recovered, processed, and used again for manufacturing and other processes.
Energy consumption (calorie basis)GJΣ[(Electricity, fuel oil and gas, and district heating and cooling annual usage) x Thermal conversion factor for each type of energy*]
* Thermal conversion factor (Heating value unit): According to the “Act on the Rational Use, etc., of Energy,” conversion factors from each supplier or 44.8 GJ/1000m3 were used for town gas.
 Purchased electricityMWhAnnual electricity usage
Bunker A, fuel oil, light oil, benzine, gasolinekLAnnual fuel oil usage (or purchases)
Natural gasm3Annual natural gas usage (or purchases)
Town gasm3Annual town gas usage (or purchases)
LPGTonsAnnual LPG usage (or purchases)
LNGTonsAnnual LNG usage (or purchases)
District heating and coolingGJAnnual district heating and cooling (cold and hot water for cooling and heating) usage (or purchases)
Distribution / SalesEnergy consumed for transportGJTotal value of transport energy consumption for Fujitsu*1 and Fujitsu Group companies*2
*1 Fujitsu (domestic transport): Energy consumption related to domestic transport by the Fujitsu Group, based on the Act on the Rational Use of Energy “Logistics.”
*2 Fujitsu Group Companies: Calculated from the transport CO2 emissions from OUTPUT (distribution and sales) using the ratio of Fujitsu (domestic transport) transport energy consumption to transport CO2 emissions.
UsageEnergyElectricityGWhElectricity consumed in connection with major products (*1) shipped during the fiscal year (Amount of electricity used for time estimated per product unit x Units shipped in the fiscal year)
GJ
Recycling of resourcesResource recycling rateBased on the calculation method provided by JEITA, recycled components and resources are calculated as a percentage of the weight of used products processed in Japan. Excludes collected waste other than used electronic products.
Processed volumeTons
Output
Design/
Procurement/
Manufacturing/
Development
Raw MaterialsCO2 emissionsTons
-CO2
CO2 emissions related to all stages from resource extraction through processing into raw materials (CO2 emissions equivalent for raw materials used per product unit x Units shipped in the fiscal year) for the raw materials used in major products(*1) shipped in the fiscal year
Chemical SubstancesVolume of substances subject to VOC emissions restrictionsTonsOf the 20 VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) specified in the environmental voluntary action plans of the four electrical and electronic industry associations(*2), total amounts released are provided for those substances handled in quantities exceeding 100 kg annually per substance at individual business sites, including overseas sites.
Substances subject to VOC emissions controls that are also covered by the PRTR law are included in the section on substances subject to VOC emissions controls.
Volume of PRTR-targeted substances releasedTonsOf the substances covered by the PRTR law (Act on Confirmation, etc. of Release Amounts of Specific Chemical Substances in the Environment and Promotion of Improvements to the Management Thereof), released totals are provided for those substances handled in quantities exceeding 100 kg annually per substance per business site, including overseas sites.
Atmospheric pollutionCO2 emissionsTons
-CO2
* For the calculation method, see “Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2 emissions) from business sites” in the Environmental Action Plan (Stage IX).
GHG emissions other than CO2Tons* For the calculation method, see “Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2 emissions) from business sites” in the Environmental Action Plan (Stage IX).
NOx emissionsTonsNOx concentration (ppm) x 10-6 x Dry gas emissions (m33N/hr) x Operating time (hr/yr) x 46/22.4 x 10-3
Sox emissionsTonsSOx concentration (ppm) x 10-6 x Dry gas emissions (m3N/hr) x Operating time (hr/yr) x 64/22.4 x 10-3
Water DischargeWastewater dischargesm3Annual water discharge into public waterways and sewers (not including groundwater used for melting snow, but including groundwater extracted for purification when the amount of water is known)
BOD emissionsTonsBOD concentration (mg/l) x Water discharges (m3/yr) x 10-6
COD emissionsTonsCOD concentration (mg/l) x Water discharges (m3/yr) x 10-6
WasteAmount of waste generatedTons* For the calculation method, see “Waste generated” in the Environmental Action Plan (Stage IX).
Thermal recycling volumeTonsAmong all types of waste put to effective use, the total volume used in thermal recycling
* Thermal recycling: Recovery and use of the heat energy generated by incinerating waste
Material recycling volumeTonsAmong all types of waste put to effective use, the total volume used in material recycling
* Material recycling: Processing of waste to facilitate its reuse, and re-use of processed waste as material or raw materials for new products
Disposal volumeTonsVolume of industrial and general waste processed by, for example, landfilling or simple incineration
Distribution / SalesAtmospheric ReleaseTons
-CO2
* For the calculation method, see “Transportation and distribution (upstream)” in the GHG Emissions Report based on GHG Protocol Standards.
UsageAtmospheric ReleaseTons
-CO2
Emission intensity per electricity has changed since FY 2017. For the calculation method, see “Use of sold products” in the GHG Emissions Report based on GHG Protocol Standards.
  • (*1)
    Major products:
    Personal computers, mobile phones, servers, workstations, storage systems, printers, scanners, financial terminals, retail terminals, routers, LAN access equipment, access network products, mobile phone base stations and electronic devices.
  • (*2)
    Four electrical and electronic industry associations:
    The Japan Electrical Manufactures’ Association (JEMA), Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), Communications and Information Network Association of Japan (CIAJ), and Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association (JBMIA).
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