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Environmental Impact of the Furukawa Electric Group in Fiscal 2018

We tallied data for Furukawa Electric 7 works, 34 domestic group companies, and 54 overseas group companies—a total of 89 companies.

INPUT

Category Domestic Overseas Unit
Raw materials
Copper 135.2 161.5 1000t
Aluminum2.9 13.7 32.9 1000t
Iron 2.9 9.6 1000t
Other metals 7.1 0.6 1000t
Glass 3.4 1000t
Plastic 34.1 52.2 1000t
Energy 7,391 7,949 TJ
Electricity (purchased electricity) 499 676 GWh
Electricity (hydroelectric electricity) 112 GWh
Electricity (solar electricity) 838 3,525 MWh
City gas 16,132 5,094 1000m³
Natural gas 0 20,142 1000m³
LPG 11 2 1000t
Heavy fuel oil A + Kerosene + Light oil 1,034 945 kℓ
Water 9,912 2,623 1000m³
Surface water 6,502 58 1000m³
Groundwater 2,691 314 1000m³
Tap water 718 2,232 1000m³
Chemical substances
Volume handled (note 1) 50.3 1000t
Packaging (note 2)
Cardboard + Wood + Paper 2.0 12.6 1000t
Plastic 0.09 5.93 1000t
Furukawa Electric 7 works, 34 domestic group companies and 54 overseas group companies古河電工7事業所および国内グループ会社34社海外グループ会社54社

OUTPUT

Category Domestic Overseas Unit
Waste (note 3)
Total waste generated (note 4) 28.4 16.3 1000t
Final waste disposal 0.4 11.0 1000t
Recycling amount 26.1 5.3 1000t
Atmospheric emissions
CO2 338 456 1000t-CO2
SF6 49 1000t-CO2
SOx 2 t
NOx 76 t
Soot 12 t
Chemical substances
Volume emitted 210 t
Volume transferred 402 t
Wastewater 9,272 1,983 1000m³
Wastewater Public waterways 8,630 513 1000m³
   Rivers 7,678 110 1000m³
   Sea 934 0 1000m³
   Other 17 403 1000m³
   Sewer 642 1,470 1000m³
BOD 32 t
COD 37 t
SS 47 t
Volume of water recycled and reused 1,113 53,837 1000m³

(note1) PRTR-listed substances

(note2) Cardboard, wood, paper, and plastic used in product shipping

(note3) Including valuable resources (Japan)

(note4) Emissions off-site

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