EnvironmentEnvironmental Data

The charts below show the results of our efforts over the past five years for energy and natural resource conservation and waste reduction.
The environmental data marked with ★ are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd., through an independent assurance engagement in accordance with the International Standard on Assurance Engagement (ISAE) 3000 “Assurance Engagements Other than Audits or Reviews of Historical Financial Information” (revised December 2013) and ISAE 3410 “Assurance Engagements on Greenhouse Gas Statements” (December 2012).

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions (energy-related CO2 emissions)

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Greenhouse Gas (CO2) Emissions (energy-related)

  • (Unit: metric ton CO2
Scope1 Scope2 Total
Marubeni Corporation’s
principal offices
Marubeni Corporation’s other offices + consolidated subsidiaries Sub Total Marubeni Corporation’s
principal offices
Marubeni Corporation’s other offices + consolidated subsidiaries Sub Total
Fiscal Year 2016 91 91 4,887 4,887 4,978
Fiscal Year 2017 41 626,237 626,278 3,425 277,706 281,131 907,409
Fiscal Year 2018 4 682,402 682,406 2,457 274,413 276,870 959,276
Fiscal Year 2019 4 726,704 726,708 2,439 305,776 308,215 1,034,922
Fiscal Year 2020 4 773,194 773,198 2,307 308,193 310,500 1,083,698

*For the year ended March 31

  • CO2 emission factors for fuels and steam
    CO2 emission factors stipulated by the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures are used.
  • CO2 emission factors for electricity
    Emission factors for each electric power provider released by the Ministry of the Environment are used for Marubeni Corporation. Until FY2019, fundamental emission factors (actual emission factors) are used, from FY2020, adjusted emission factors are used.
    Altanative emission factor stipulated by Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures is used for the domestic consolidated subsidiaries.
    Country-specific emission factors (CO2 emissions per kWh from electricity generation) published by International Energy Agency are used for the international consolidated subsidiaries.

Energy and Electricity Consumption

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Energy Consumption(Electricity consumption for FY ended March 2014 -FY ended March 2016)
  • (Unit: TJ)
  • (Unit: MWh)
Electricity consumption of Marubeni Corporation's principal offices Energy consumption of Marubeni Corporation and consolidated subsidiaries
Fiscal Year 2016 9,167 12,645
Fiscal Year 2017 7,239 12,740
Fiscal Year 2018 5,021 13,532
Fiscal Year 2019 5,180 14,384
Fiscal Year 2020 5,227 15,303
  • 3.6 GJ/MWh is used for heat value per unit for electricity.
  • For fuels, the heat values stipulated by the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures are used.
  • Biomass energy is not included.

Water Withdrawal

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Water Withdrawal

  • (Unit: thousand ㎥)
Marubeni Corporation’s
principal offices Water Withdrawal
Marubeni Corporation's other offices + consolidated subsidiaries
Water Withdrawal
Total MIBUGAWA Electric Power Company Water Withdrawal Grand total
Fiscal Year 2016 91 52,283 52,375
Fiscal Year 2017 40 50,985 51,025
Fiscal Year 2018 4 50,525 50,529
Fiscal Year 2019 4 55,251 55,256
Fiscal Year 2020 5 54,892 54,897 210,252 265,149
  • From FY2020, the river water withdrawn by Mibugawa Electric Power Company for hydroelectric power generation business is included in the figure. The amount of water withdrawn by the company was 210,252 thousand ㎥.
  • Until FY2019, the groundwater (3,784 thousand ㎥) withdrawn by Mibugawa Electric Power Company for cooling purpose was included in total figures, but in FY2020, it is included in Water Withdrawal (210,252 thousand ㎥) of the company.
  • Mibugawa Power Company's business is small and medium-sized hydroelectric power project, mainly using flow-in water (self-flowing water). Click here to view detail of the company.

Waste Generated

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Waste Generated
  • (Unit: metric ton)
Marubeni Corporation’s
principal offices
Marubeni Corporation's other offices + consolidated subsidiaries Total
Fiscal Year 2016 791
Fiscal Year 2017 432 108,107 108,539
Fiscal Year 2018 6 99,526 99,531
Fiscal Year 2019 8 115,759 115,767
Fiscal Year 2020 39 148,154 148,192
  • Materials with resale or reuse value are not included.

Environmental Impact of Transport

  Amount transported
(Thousand ton-km)
CO2 emissions
(metric ton CO2)
Intensity
(kl crude oil eq per thousand ton-km)
Fiscal Year 2016 421,077 19,714 0.0173
Fiscal Year 2017 565,792 27,938 0.0183
Fiscal Year 2018 472,290 21,445 0.0168
Fiscal Year 2019 508,498
22,705
0.0165
Fiscal Year 2020 484,678
22,617
0.0173
  • From FY2016 to FY2020
    This table shows the impacts associated with the outsourced shipment of goods consigned by Marubeni Corporation.

Paper Consumption(A4 paper sheet equivalent)

Paper Consumption〈A4 paper sheet equivalent〉
  • (Unit: thousand sheets)
Paper Consumption〈A4 paper sheet equivalent〉
Fiscal Year 2016 39,288
Fiscal Year 2017 30,841
Fiscal Year 2018 27,896
Fiscal Year 2019 25,215
Fiscal Year 2020 22,210

Recycling Rate

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Recycling Rate
  • (Unit: %)
Recycling Rate of Marubeni Corporation's principal offices
Fiscal Year 2016 94.6
Fiscal Year 2017 88.7
Fiscal Year 2018 89.8
Fiscal Year 2019 83.6
Fiscal Year 2020 41.8
  • FY 2020 includes an increase in waste due to large-scale layout work at the Osaka office.

Green Product Procurement Rate

Green Product Procurement Rate
  • (Unit: %)
Green Product Procurement Rate of Marubeni Corporation's principal offices
Fiscal Year 2016 85.8
Fiscal Year 2017 87.6
Fiscal Year 2018 86.8
Fiscal Year 2019 90.6
Fiscal Year 2020 91.2
  • 【The boundary of the environmental data】
  • Marubeni Corporation’s principal offices
    Until FY2019, we covered six main offices (Tokyo Head Office, Hokkaido Office, Chubu Office, Osaka Office, Kyushu Office, and Shizuoka Branch), but in FY2020, we coverd five main offices (Tokyo Head Office, Hokkaido Office, Chubu Office, Osaka Office, and Kyushu Office).
  • Consolidated subsidiaries
    The subsidiaries that are designated to be liquidated or sold are excluded.
    From FY2019, grain collection and exporting company based in the northern United States is included.
    From FY2020, GHG emissions, energy consumption, and water withdrawal figures include agricultural material sales company based in the southeastern United States (waste generated does not include it).
  • Note: From FY2018, kerosene, diesel oil and gasoline are included. In FY 2018, CO2 emissions associated with consumption of kerosene, diesel and gasoline was 25 thousand metric tons of CO2.

Activities for Grasping and Managing the Supply Chain

In recent years, companies are required to further disclose information related to climate change and resource issues, toward creating a sustainable society. In calculating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that have significant effects on climate change, in addition to Scope 1 (direct emissions) and Scope 2 (energy-originated indirect emission), more and more companies are calculating and reporting GHG emissions for the overall corporate activities (Scope 3) such as resource procurement, production, logistics, sales, and disposal, as well as capital goods, business travel, and commuting. Marubeni is voluntarily disclosing a part of the data by categorizing its supply chain activities and calculating the GHG emissions in each category in line with the GHG Protocol guidelines. The Scope 3 data is also submitted to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) climate change questionnaire.

Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) for March 2019[74KB]