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Environmental Impact of the Furukawa Electric Group in Fiscal 2020

We tallied data for Furukawa Electric 31 domestic group companies, and 58 overseas group companies—a total of 89 companies.

INPUT

Category Domestic Overseas Unit
Raw materials
Copper 124.0 119.3 1000t
Aluminum 8.1 12.5 1000t
Iron 4.1 9.0 1000t
Other metals 4.4 0.04 1000t
Glass 2.5 1000t
Plastic 32.9 48.1 1000t
Energy 6,850 6,793 TJ
Electricity (purchased electricity) 470 608 GWh
Electricity (hydroelectric electricity) 92 GWh
Electricity (solar electricity) 700 2,008 MWh
City gas 16,551 4,527 1000m³
Natural gas 0 12,617 1000m³
LPG 9.2 0.4 1000t
Heavy fuel oil A + Kerosene + Light oil 3,519 233 kℓ
Water 9,602 2,197 1000m³
Surface water 6,644 53 1000m³
Groundwater 2,381 42 1000m³
Tap water 577 2,096 1000m³
Chemical substances
Volume handled (note 1) 47.5 1000t
Packaging (note 2)
Cardboard + Wood + Paper 2.2 12.6 1000t
Plastic 0.26 5.93 1000t
Furukawa Electric 7 works, 31 domestic group companies and 54 overseas group companiesFurukawa Electric 7 works, 31 domestic group companies and 54 overseas group companies

OUTPUT

Category Domestic Overseas Unit
Waste (note 3)
Total waste generated (note 4) 24.3 17.5 1000t
Final waste disposal 0.4 12.0 1000t
Recycling amount 22.7 7.1 1000t
Atmospheric emissions
CO₂ 288 331 1000t-CO₂
SF6 28 1000t-CO₂
SOx 2 t
NOx 61 t
Soot 12 t
Chemical substances
Volume emitted 53 t
Volume transferred 214 t
Wastewater 9,439 1,850 1000m³
Wastewater Public waterways 8,803 711 1000m³
   Rivers 7,869 330 1000m³
   Sea 906 0 1000m³
   Other 28 381 1000m³
   Sewer 636 1,139 1000m³
BOD 28 t
COD 37 t
SS 46 t
Volume of water recycled and reused 1,100 59 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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