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Data

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

Assurance Statement for Environmental Data [7.86MB]

●CO₂

Scope1,2*

  Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total of CO₂ t 89,000 91,483 83,240● 83,709●
(Coverage rate** % 97% 97% 96% 97%
 Scope1 t 31,638 31,332 29,623● 31,995●
(Coverage rate** % 95% 96% 94% 95%
 Scope2 t 57,363 60,151 53,617● 51,714●
(Coverage rate** % 98% 98% 97% 98%
  • *The performance data was calculated based on the GHG Protocol. Scope 2 was based on the market-based method.
  • **All our sites

Scope3

  Unit 2019
Total of Scope3 t 2,649,895
 Purchased goods and services(Category 1) t 557,375●
 Use of sold products(Category 11) t 1,595,207●
 End of life treatment of sold products(Category 12) t 99,999●
 Total of other categories* t 397,314
  • *Total of the categories of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7and 13.

Avoided CO₂ emissions (2019)

Approximately 43,600 tons of CO₂, was reduced thanks to the sale of refill products.

Each stage of the value chain Avoided CO₂ emissions (Unit: k-ton)
Procurement 10.7
Product use 26.0
End of life 6.9
Total 43.6

Target period: From January 1 to December 31, 2019

●Energy

  Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019
Energy consumption MWh 290,691 288,760 267,530● 297,784●
(Coverage rate* % 97% 97% 96% 97%
 Electric power MWh 117,145 115,933 108,452● 115,228●
 Gas** MWh 139,342 138,922 126,255● 131,330●
 LPG MWh 3,336 3,932 2,941● 2,771●
 Fuel*** MWh 24,988 25,136 24,112● 24,169●
 Steam MWh 5,879 4,837 5,771● 24,286●
  • *All our sites
  • **Total value of city gas and natural gas consumption
  • *** Total value of gasoline, kerosene, diesel oil and fuel oil consumption

●Water

  Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019
Water consumption Mil. m³ 1.2 1.2 1.2● 1.2●
(Coverage rate* % 100% 100% 100% 100%
 Municipal water Mil. m³ 0.9 0.9 1.1● 1.0●
 Surface water Mil. m³ 0.2 0.1 0.1● 0.1●
 Ground water Mil. m³ 0.1 0.1 0.1● 0.1●
Net fresh water consumption Mil. m³ 0.2 0.3 0.3● 0.3●
Water discharged Mil. m³ 1.0 0.9 1.0● 0.9●
  • *All production sites

●Waste

  Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019
Waste discharged t 13,823 14,915 15,665 16,890●
(Coverage rate* % 89% 91% 88% 92%
 Recycled** t 13,041 14,423 14,425 15,944
 Disposed t 783 492 1,240● 946●
  • *All our sites
  • **Including thermal recovery

●Environmental pollution (Air/Water)

  Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019
NOx emissions t 6 5 4 13
(Coverage rate* % 85% 54% 55% 82%
SOx emissions t 1 0 0 0
(Coverage rate* % 77% 54% 55% 82%
Chemical Oxygen Demand t 213 98 116● 103●
(Coverage rate* % 85% 92% 100% 100%
  • *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 2019.
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