Environmental Accounting

The Kyocera Group established an Environmental Accounting System which has been in practice since FY2003. In its business activities, the Kyocera Group quantitatively assesses the cost laid out for environmental conservation and its conservation effects as well as economic benefits, and positively utilizes this information for environmental conservation measures.

Range of data collection: 172 sites
Sites collectively certified under the Kyocera Group Integrated Environment & Safety Management System
Period covered: April 2016 through March 2017

 Environmental Accounting Analysis Results (FY2017)
The value of investment in FY2017 was 263 million yen, up 147% from FY2016, and the effect in monetary value in FY2017 was 956 million yen, up 108% from FY2016 as a result of active energy reduction measures including use of waste heat from sintering furnaces.

Environmental Conservation Effects
Effect Content Investment
(million yen)
(million yen)
Effect content
FY2016 FY2017 FY2016 FY2017 Unit FY2016 FY2017
Reduction of energy consumption 179 263 697 771 kℓ
(crude oil equivalent)
10,449 13,283
Reduction of waste 112 88 Tons 2,290 2,836
Reduction of water usage 31 15 1000m3 671 423
Others 42 82 - - -
Total 179 263 882 956 - - -

Past Environmental Accounting Analysis Results
 Environmental Accounting FY2015/ FY2016 (pdf/352KB) PDF
 Environmental Accounting FY2014 (pdf/158KB) PDF
 Environmental Accounting FY2013 (pdf/158KB) PDF
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