Environmental Accounting (NEG)

Environmental Accounting

Environmental Accounting (NEG)

(Millions of yen)

Category Main Activities 2017 2018
2017.1.1~2017.12.31 2018.1.1~2018.12.31
Investment Expenses Investment Expenses
(1) Costs within operational area Costs to reduce environmental burden of production activities within operational area 273 4,348 74 4,366
Breakdown ① Anti-pollution maintenance and management costs 205 621 67 571
② Global environmental conservation costs 1 1,532 6 1,779
③ Resource recycling costs 67 2,195 1 2,016
(2) Upstream and downstream costs Costs to reduce environmental burden of upstream and downstream production activities Costs for green procurement, product recycling, container and packaging recycling, environmental conservation measures 179 297
(3) Costs of management activities Environmental conservation costs within management activities Costs for environmental education, ISO14001 system construction and maintenance, and measuring of environmental burden; labor costs of environmental managers 4 779 2 689
(4) Research and development costs Environmental conservation costs of R&D activities Expenses related to the development of environmentally friendly products, expenses related to production technology designed to reduce environmental impact 149 718 17 605
(5) Costs for social initiatives Environmental conservation costs of social initiatives Beautification and tree-planting activities for harmonious coexistence with local communities, support for local communities, environment-related advertising costs, afforestation 294 197
(6) Environmental remediation costs Costs to deal with damage to the environment Environmental restoration expenses 41 42
(7) Other costs Other costs relating to environmental conservation Expenses for dismantling and removal of environment-related equipment and facilities 17
Total 426 6,262 93 6,152

Regarding expenses and investment, only costs clearly arising directly from environmental concerns have been aggregated. In regard to production facilities and R&D, only sections related to the environment have been included.
Figures for fiscal 2017 were adjusted after revising expenses in the categories of “Upstream and downstream costs” and Costs of management activities”.

(Millions of yen)

Item Contents 2017 2018
Total investment Scheduled repair of glass melting furnaces and production rationalization investment, investment to improve manufacturing productivity of major products゙ 19,850 15,819
Total research and development costs Development and improvement of process technology, and development of products, including FPD glass and glass for electronic devices 6,897 6,958
Proceeds from sales of valuable resources related to 3 of (1) Sales of scrap metal, scrap bricks, etc. 18 8
Proceeds from sales of valuable resources related to (2) 0 0