Environmental data

Item Boundary Unit FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Greenhouse gas emissions Scope 1 (Direct emissions generated through use of in-house fuel, etc.) Companies classified as Specified Business Operators under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy\( \sf ^ {Note  4} \)

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

263 264 289 294
Scope 2 (Indirect emissions generated through use of electricity, steam, etc., from other companies) Companies classified as Specified Business Operators under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy\( \sf ^{Note 4} \)    

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

1,288 1,322 1,274 1,237
Scope 3\( \sf ^{Note1} \)     (Indirect emissions generated through business activities across the supply chain) -

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 2,366 2,278
  Category 1 Purchased goods and services AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^{Note 5}\)    

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 493 463
Category 2 Capital goods Consolidated (Japan)

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 191 155
Category 3 Fuel and energy-related activities not included in Scope 1 or 2 Companies classified as Specified Business Operators under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 206 201
Category 4 Transportation and delivery (upstream) 2 companies designated as Specied Consigners under the Energy Saving Act

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 32 31
Category 5 Waste generated in operations AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^{Note 5} \)    

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 15 19
Category 6 Business travel Consolidated (Japan)

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 2 2
Category 7 Employee commuting AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^{Note 5} \)    

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 4 4
Category 8 Leased assets (upstream)\( \sf ^{Note 2} \)     -

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - - -
Category 9 Transportation and delivery (downstream)\( \sf ^{Note 2} \)     -

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - - -
Category 10 Processing of sold products\( \sf ^{Note 3} \)     -

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - - -
Category 11 Use of sold products Use of sold fuel and CO\( \sf _2 \)

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - 1,422 1,403
Category 12 End-of-life treatment of sold products\( \sf ^{Note 3} \)     -

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - - -
Category 13 Leased assets (downstream)\( \sf ^{Note 2} \)     - thousand t-CO\( \sf _2 \) - - - -
Category 14 Franchises\( \sf ^{Note 2} \) -

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - - -
Category 15 Investments\( \sf ^{Note 2} \) -

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

- - - -

CO\( \sf _2 \) emissions in the transportation sector

Companies designated as Specied Consigners under the Energy Saving Act

thousand t-

CO\( \sf _2 \)

31 33 32 31
Energy consumption intensity index in the transportation sector Companies designated as Specied Consigners under the Energy Saving ActNote 6 % 100.5 102.1 105.9 103.6
Energy usage Companies classified as Specified Business Operators under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy\( \sf ^{Note 4} \) thousand kL 682 702 805 691
Electricity Companies classified as Specified Business Operators under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy\( \sf ^{Note 4} \) million kWh 2,257 2,360 2,412 1,920
Fuel Companies classified as Specified Business Operators under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy\( \sf ^{Note 4} \) thousand kL 116 116 234 196
Steam Companies classified as Specified Business Operators under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy\( \sf ^ {Note4} \) TJ 751 775 652 589
SOx emissions AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \) t 755 727 633\( \sf ^ {Note  11} \) 1,386\( \sf ^ {Note  9} \)
NOx emissions AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \) t 614 620 317\( \sf ^ {Note  10} \)\( \sf ^ {Note  11} \) 753\( \sf ^ {Note  9} \)
Particulate emissions AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \) t 18 20 50 24
VOC emissions AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \)  t - - 212 169
COD emissions AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \) t 553\( \sf ^ {Note11} \) 553\( \sf ^ {Note11} \) 207\( \sf ^ {Note11} \) 221
Nitrogen emissions in wastewater AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \) t 72\( \sf ^ {Note11} \) 74\( \sf ^ {Note11} \) 67\( \sf ^ {Note11} \) 80
Phosphorus emissions AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \) t 268 253 8 8
Waste generated and the emission factors Some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note7} \) t 36,784 40,606 73,374 74,955
Specially controlled industrial waste Some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note8} \) t 941 1,080 3032 7,413
Releases of substances designated under the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \) t 696 1,028 741 2,133
Fresh Water Withdrawn AIR WATER INC. and some consolidated subsidiaries\( \sf ^ {Note5} \) million m3 242 245 186 175
ISO 14001 certification Consolidated (Japan) Number of ISO 14001 certification 21 20 23 22
Note 1. Accounting of items in Scope 3 was made based on the Basic Guidelines on Accounting for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Throughout the Supply Chain (Ver. 2.3) issued by the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Note 2. None of the Air Water Group’s businesses are relevant to categories 8, 9, 13, 14, or 15.
Note 3. Due to calculation difficulties, categories 10 and 12 are currently not included in the total.
Note 4. In FY2017 and FY2018, FY2019 calculation was made in tune with companies subject to actual values in FY2020.
Note 5.

FY2017 and FY2018: A total of 28 companies, including AIR WATER INC. and its 27 consolidated subsidiaries. Ninety percent or more coverage of CO\( \sf _2 \) emissions (FY2017) and 95% or more coverage of CO\( \sf _2 \) emissions (FY2018)

FY2019: A total of 38 companies including AIR WATER INC. and its 37 consolidated subsidiaries. Ninety-five percent or more coverage of CO\( \sf _2 \) emissions (FY2019)

FY2020: A total of 39 companies including AIR WATER INC. and its 38 consolidated subsidiaries. Ninety-five percent or more coverage of CO\( \sf _2 \) emissions (FY2019)

Note 6. Calculated with 2016 as the base year
Note 7. Of the consolidated subsidiaries, emissions of workplaces that fall under the business operators discharging a large amount of industrial waste in FY2020
Note 8. Of the consolidated subsidiaries, emissions of workplaces that fall under the business operators discharging a large amount of specially controlled industrial waste in FY2020
Note 9. Emissions increased significantly due to the inclusion of Air Water & Energia Power Yamaguchi Corporation in the scope of calculation from FY2020.
Note 10. Emissions decreased significantly due to the transfer of the Coal Chemicals business.
Note 11. Corrected due to an error in the calculated value.

Social data

Item Boundary Unit FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Consolidated number of employees - Person 14,265 15,825 18,211 18,843
Number of employees\( \sf ^ {Note1} \) Male AIR WATER INC. Person 1,095 996 991 950
Female AIR WATER INC. Person 128 162 167 187
Total AIR WATER INC. Person 1,223 1,158 1,158 1,137
Employees by age group\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     20s and below AIR WATER INC. Person 195 205 191 169
30s AIR WATER INC. Person 269 251 253 261
40s AIR WATER INC. Person 319 277 276 265
50s AIR WATER INC. Person 294 271 272 294
60s and above AIR WATER INC. Person 146 154 166 148
The average age\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     Male AIR WATER INC. Years old 44.3 44.5 45.1 45.3
Female AIR WATER INC. Years old 39.8 39.2 39.0 39.0
Total AIR WATER INC. Years old 43.8 43.7 44.3 44.3
Percentage of women in managerial positions\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     AIR WATER INC. % 1.5 1.5 2.8 3.9
Percentage of women in superintendent positions\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     AIR WATER INC. % 6.3 11.0 13.9 13.9
Employment: New graduates (university graduates including those with postgraduate education, technical college graduates and high school graduates) Male AIR WATER INC. Person 26 31 26 21
Female AIR WATER INC. Person 9 11 11 11
Total AIR WATER INC. Person 35 42 37 32
Employment: Mid-careers Male AIR WATER INC. Person 31 45 49 28
Female AIR WATER INC. Person 5 14 14 10
Total AIR WATER INC. Person 36 59 63 38
Number of turnover (excluding compulsory retirees and those who were seconded to the Group companies)\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     AIR WATER INC. Person 34 28 27 34
Number of reemployed employees (excluding those who were seconded to the Group companies)\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     AIR WATER INC. Person 38 26 15 21
Rate of taking annual paid holidays\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     AIR WATER INC. % 47.0 51.4 53.9 53.9
Number of employees taking childcare leave\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     AIR WATER INC. Person 7 9 6 12
Number of employees taking nursing care leave\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)     AIR WATER INC. Person 0 0 0 0
Frequency rate of accidents associated with days away from work Overall AIR WATER Group companies in Japan % 1.88 1.72 1.78 1.57
Chemical and allied products AIR WATER Group companies in Japan % 2.21 1.41 1.03 1.29

Note 1. Registered employees of AIR WATER INC.

Governance data

Item Boundary Unit FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Directors Directors - Person 20 20 20 9\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)
Inside directors - Person 18 18 18 6\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)
Outside directors - Person 2 2 2 3\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)
Outside directors as a percentage of total Board of Directors’ members - % 10 10 10 33\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)
Female directors as a percentage of total Board of Directors’ members - % 5 5 5 11\( \sf ^ {Note1} \)
Term of appointment - Year 1 1 1 1
Frequency of Board of Directors’ meetings - Times 14 15 14 12
Attendance at Board of Directors’ meetings - % 100 99 98 98
Attendance of independent outside directors at Board of Directors’ meetings - % 100 100 100 100
Number of directors attending less than 75% of Board of Directors’ meetings - Person 0 0 0 0
Auditor Auditor Board members - Person 5 5 5 5
Inside Auditor - Person 2 2 2 2
Outside Auditor - Person 3 3 3 3
Outside directors as a percentage of total Board of Directors’ members - % 60 60 60 60
Female Audit & Supervisory Board members as a percentage of total Audit & Supervisory Board members - % 0 0 0 0
Frequency of Auditor Board meetings - Times 15 16 15 12
Attendance at Auditor Board meetings - % 92 89 95 100
Attendance of outside Auditor Board members at Auditor Board meetings - % 87 81 91 100
Number of Auditor Board members attending less than 75% of Auditor Board meetings - Person 1 1 1 0
Average age of directors and auditor - Years old 65 65 66 70
Code of Ethical Conduct AIR WATER Group worldwide - Adopted Adopted Adopted Adopted
Policy on transparency of tax affairs Consolidated - Adopted Adopted Adopted Adopted
Violations of rules for the prevention of corruption Group companies in Japan Number of cases 0 0 0 0
Monetary penalties incurred as a result of violations of guidelines for the prevention of corruption Group companies in Japan Yen 0 0 0 0
Incidents reported internally by whistleblowers Group companies in Japan Number of cases 15 18 34 28
Note 1. Effective June 30, 2020, the number of directors is reduced to nine.