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Data

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

Assurance Statement for Environmental Data [3.48MB]

CO₂

Scope1,2*1

(t)

  2017 2018 2019 2020
Total 91,483 ☑83,240 ☑83,709 ☑74,619
 Coverage(%)*2 97.2 96.1 96.8 100.0
 Scope1 31,332 ☑29,623 ☑31,995 ☑28,129
  Coverage(%)*2 95.7 94.0 95.0 100.0
 Scope2 60,151 ☑53,617 ☑51,714 ☑46,490
  Coverage(%)*2 98.0 97.3 98.0 100.0
  • *1:The performance data was calculated based on the GHG Protocol. Scope 2 was based on the market-based method.
  • *2:All our sites

Scope3

(t)

  2019 2020
Total 2,649,895 2,524,291
 Purchased goods and services(Category 1) ☑557,375 ☑513,056
 Use of sold products(Category 11) ☑1,595,207 ☑1,539,349
 End of life treatment of sold products(Category 12) ☑99,999 ☑81,897
 Total of other categories* 397,314 389,988
  • * Total of the categories of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7and 13.

Scope1,2,3 Total

(t)


2019 2020
Total 2,733,604 2,598,910

Avoided CO₂ emissions (2020)

Approximately 40,000 tons of CO₂, was reduced thanks to the sale of refill products.

(k-ton)

Each stage of the value chain Avoided CO₂ emissions
Procurement 9.1
Product use 25.5
End of life 5.4
Total 40.0

Target period: From January 1 to December 31, 2020

Energy

(MWh)

  2017 2018 2019 2020
Energy consumption 288,760 ☑267,530 ☑297,784 ☑298,384*4
 Coverage(%)*1 97.2 96.1 96.8 100.0
 Electric power 115,933 ☑108,452 ☑115,228 ☑127,188
 Gas*2 138,922 ☑126,255 ☑131,330 ☑128,363
 LPG 3,932 ☑2,941 ☑2,771 ☑2,552
 Fuel*3 25,136 ☑24,112 ☑24,169 ☑16,146
 Steam 4,837 ☑5,771 ☑24,286 ☑24,135
  • *1:All our sites
  • *2:Total value of city gas and natural gas consumption
  • *3:Total value of gasoline, kerosene, diesel oil and fuel oil consumption
  • *4:Non-renewable energy consumption for 2020 : 256,103MWh

Water

(Mil. m³)

  2017 2018 2019 2020
Water withdrawals 1.2 ☑1.2 ☑1.2 ☑1.2
 Coverage(%)* 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Municipal water 0.9 ☑1.1 ☑1.0 ☑0.9
 Surface water 0.1 ☑0.1 ☑0.1 ☑0.1
 Ground water 0.1 ☑0.1 ☑0.1 ☑0.3
Water discharged 0.9 ☑1.0 ☑0.9 ☑1.0
  • *All production sites
  • -Total net fresh water consumption in 2020 (water consumption excluding the amount of wastewater returned to the same water source): 1.2 million m3

Waste

(t)

  2017 2018 2019 2020
Waste discharged 9,732 7,786 ☑7,393 ☑7,488
 Coverage(%)*1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Recycled*2 9,310 7,479 7,032 7,457
 Disposed 422 ☑308 ☑361 ☑31
  • *1:All production sites
  • *2:Including thermal recovery

Environmental pollution (Air/Water)

(t)

  2017 2018 2019 2020
NOx emissions 5 4 10 ☑8
 Coverage(%)* 46.2 54.5 81.8 90.9
SOx emissions 0 0 0 ☑0
 Coverage(%)* 38.5 54.5 81.8 90.9
Chemical Oxygen Demand 98 ☑116 ☑103 ☑70
 Coverage(%)* 84.6 90.9 90.9 90.9
  • *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 2020.
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