Preventing Global Warming

The Kikkoman Group has been promoting activities to reduce CO2 emissions (considered the main cause of global warming) at all of its factories, plants and offices.
The Group set objectives for its Medium-term Environmental Preservation Goals FY2016-18 and began its activity in FY2016, aiming to achieve the new objective.

[Objectives of Medium-term Environmental Preservation Goals FY2016-18]

1

To reduce the CO2 emissions per unit of production at the domestic manufacturing divisions by 20% or more from the FY2006 level by FY2018.

2

To reduce the CO2 emissions per unit of production at the major overseas manufacturing divisions by 3% or more from the FY2015 level by FY2018.

3

To reduce the CO2 emissions at the domestic sales and back-office divisions annually by 1% or more from that of the previous fiscal year (FY).

In FY2017, the Kikkoman Group earnestly worked on energy savings and fuel switching, and thus achieved the following:

1

The CO2 emissions per unit of production at the domestic manufacturing divisions was 0.151t-CO2/t, 19.3% lower than the FY2006 level (0.187t-CO2/t).

2

The CO2 emissions per unit of production at the major overseas manufacturing divisions was 0.171t-CO2/t, 2.3% lower than the FY2015 level (0.175t-CO2/t).

3

The CO2 emissions at the domestic sales and back-office divisions were 4,100t-CO2, equal to the FY2016 level (4,100t-CO2). We could not achieve the objective.

Transition of the CO2 emissions 				 (Domestic manufacturing divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions
(Domestic manufacturing divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions per unit of  production (Domestic manufacturing divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions per unit of
production (Domestic manufacturing divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions (Major overseas manufacturing divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions
(Major overseas manufacturing divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions per unit of production  (Major overseas manufacturing divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions per unit of production
(Major overseas manufacturing divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions (Domestic sales and back-office divisions)

Transition of the CO2 emissions
(Domestic sales and back-office divisions)

Individual activities for reducing CO2 emissions are compiled in the Kikkoman Group Environmental Preservation Activities Case Book.

The Kikkoman Group will continuously work to achieve higher objectives in furthering reduce CO2 emissions.

Noda Factory, Kikkoman Food Products Company (Center)

Noda Factory, Kikkoman Food Products Company (Center)

Solar panels installed on the roof of the factory

Solar panels installed on the roof of the factory