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The data marked with ☑ in the figure below has been third-party certified.

Assurance Statement for Environmental Data [174KB]

CO₂

Scope 1,2*1

(t)

  2018 2019 2020 2021
Total ☑81,249 ☑78,750 ☑72,458 ☑65,481
 Coverage (%)*2 96.1 96.8 100.0 100.0
 Scope 1 ☑27,632 ☑27,036 ☑25,968 ☑28,744
  Coverage (%)*2 94.0 95.0 100.0 100.0
 Scope 2 ☑53,617 ☑51,714 ☑46,490 ☑36,737
  Coverage (%)*2 97.3 98.0 100.0 100.0
  1. *1:The performance data was calculated based on the GHG Protocol. Scope 2 was based on the market-based method.
  2. *2:At all sites.

Scope 3*1

(t)

  2019 2020 2021
Total 2,760,000 2,540,000 1,520,000
 Purchased goods and services
(Category 1)
Emissions from other than land-use change ☑644,000 ☑528,000 ☑606,000
Emissions from land-use change - - ☑347,000*2
 Capital goods (Category 2) 231,000 246,000 ☑225,000
 Upstream transportation and distribution (Category 4) 110,000 85,400 ☑51,600*3
 Waste generated in operations(Category 5) 20,700 33,000 ☑15,100
 Use of sold products (Category 11) ☑1,580,000 ☑1,540,000 ☑134,000
 End of life treatment of sold products(Category 12) ☑148,000 ☑81,900 ☑118,000*3
 Total of other categories(Category 3, 6, 7) 30,800 20,900 21,900
  • *1:Changed CO₂ calculation basis database to IDEA v2 and ecoinvent v3.8.
  • *2:Emissions from land-use change related to the procurement of raw materials and ingredients were taken into account from 2021.
  • *3:Excluding the sold business and brands.

Scope 1, 2 and 3

(t)


2019 2020 2021
Total 2,838,750 2,612,458 1,585,481

Avoided CO₂ emissions

Approximately 4,300 tons of CO₂, was reduced thanks to the sale of refill products.

(t)

Each stage of the value chain Avoided CO₂ emissions
Procurement 3,000
End of life 1,300
Total 4,300

Energy

(MWh)

  2018 2019 2020 2021
Energy consumption ☑267,530 ☑289,280 ☑298,589 ☑322,527*4
 Coverage (%)*1 96.1 96.8 100.0 100.0
 Electric power ☑108,452 ☑115,228 ☑127,188 ☑137,881
 Gas*2 ☑126,255 ☑122,636 ☑128,568 ☑139,424
 LPG ☑2,941 ☑2,771 ☑2,552 ☑2,370
 Fuel*3 ☑24,112 ☑24,358 ☑16,146 ☑20,181
 Steam ☑5,771 ☑24,286 ☑24,135 ☑22,671
  • *1:At all our sites.
  • *2:Total consumption of city gas and natural gas.
  • *3:Total consumption of gasoline, kerosene, diesel oil and fuel oil.
  • *4:Non-renewable energy consumption in 2021 : 253,188MWh

Water*

(Mil. m³)

  2018 2019 2020 2021
Water withdrawals ☑1.2 ☑1.2 ☑1.2 ☑1.2
 Municipal water ☑1.1 ☑1.0 ☑0.9 ☑0.9
 Municipal water(Industrial grade) ☑0.1 ☑0.1 ☑0.1 ☑0.0
 Ground water ☑0.1 ☑0.1 ☑0.3 ☑0.3
Water discharged ☑1.0 ☑0.9 ☑1.0 ☑1.0
 Sewage 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.8
 Surface water 0 0 0.2 0.2
  • * Production sites in 2018 - 2020, Production sites and domestic research centers in 2021(coverage of production sites is 100% for 2018-2021)
  • - Other sources of water withdrawals (surface water, harvested rainwater, external wastewater, sea water, quarry water):0㎥
  • - Other destinations of water discharged (ocean, subsurface / well, off-site water treatment, beneficial / other use):0㎥
  • - Total net fresh water consumption in 2021 (water consumption excluding the amount of wastewater returned to the same water source): ☑1.2 million ㎥
  • - Percentage of water withdrawal and water consumption in areas with high or very high water stress as classified by the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) Water Risk Atlas tool, Aqueduct in 2021: 11%

Waste*1

(t)

  2018 2019 2020 2021
Waste discharged 14,288 14,297 12,825 ☑13,096
 Recycled*2 13,980 13,910 12,779 ☑13,038
 Disposed 308 387 47 ☑58
  • *1:Production sites(Coverage 100%) and domestic research centers
  • *2:Including thermal recovery

Environmental Pollution (Air/Water)

(t)

  2018 2019 2020 2021
NOx emissions 26 27 ☑23 ☑24
 Coverage (%)* 54.5 81.8 90.9 100.0
SOx emissions 0 0 ☑0 ☑0
 Coverage (%)* 54.5 81.8 90.9 91.7
Chemical Oxygen Demand ☑116 ☑103 ☑70 ☑68
 Coverage (%)* 90.9 90.9 90.9 91.7
  • * At all production sites.

Responding to Environmental Risks

In terms of environmental law, key function of the company is production sites. Including those functions, Shiseido observes environmental laws and regulations thoroughly by conducting compliance evaluation based on ISO14001 standards.
Investigations of domestic and overseas affiliates revealed no major violations of environmental laws or regulations in the last 4 years including 2021.
Shiseido is committed on appropriate operation that complies with the environmental laws and regulations continuously.

CO₂ emissions from cosmetics and personal care products (environmental footprint)

We assess the environmental footprint including CO₂ emissions regarding cosmetics and personal care products.

Legend
CO₂ emissions per product
Facial Wash
Makeup Remover
Lotion
Emulsion
Night Cream
Sunscreen
Lipstick
Shampoo
Conditioner
  • * The calculation of usage phase was evaluated by setting the following usage scenarios.
Type Usage scenario
Facial wash Rinse the face with 4.11L of hot water at 40°C
Makeup remover Rinse the face with 4.5L of hot water at 33°C
Lotion, emulsion Use a cotton pad and apply all over the face
Shampoo, conditioner Rinse the face with 15L of hot water at 40°C
 

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