Environment/CSR

Environmental Initiatives

Environmental Action Plan

Sanyo Global Environmental Action Plan
I. Aims and Targets for Global Promotion Items
Scope: All business facilities in Japan and overseas(Result in December,2011)

Item

Specific Indicators

FY2011
the third quarter targets

FY2011
the third quarter results

Target achievement

FY2012
targets

Promotion of Carbon minus
*1

Carbon Neutral achievement*1

276% or more

406%

300% or more

CO2 reduction attributable to products*2

2.569 million tons or more

2.98 million tons

2.7 million tons more

CO2 emissions in global business activities

682 thousand tons or less

556 thousand tons

90 thousand tons or less

Contribution to reducing CO2 emissions

Contribution to reducing CO2 emissions through products*3

7.846 million tons or more

7.509 million tons

×

10.44 million tons or more

Contribution to reducing CO2 emissions through production activities

353 thousand tons or more

411 thousand tons

472 thousand tons more

Expansion the use of recycled resources

Recycled resource utilization rate

5% or more

11.5%

9% or more

Reduction of waste in business units

Recycling rate

96% or more

98.3%

97% or more

Improvement rate of amount of generated waste & revenue generating valuables per basic unit of production

▲16% or more

▲8.0%

▲15% or more

Minimization water consumption

Improvement rate of water consumption  in production process per basic unit of production

▲29% or more

▲29.3%

×

▲28% or more

*1 "Carbon neutral" and "Carbon minus" are terms defined by Sanyo.

*2"CO2 reduction attributable to products of the applicable fiscal year" is calculated with this formula: (Reduction in CO2 emissions of the target model compared to its base-year model) x (Sales quantity of the target model during the applicable fiscal year). The calculated value will be added until the end of each product's lifetime as defined by Sanyo.

*3"Contribution to reducing CO2 emissions through products" of the applicable fiscal year is calculated with this formula: (Reduction in CO2 emissions of the target model compared to its base-year model) x (Sales quantity of the target model during the applicable fiscal year) x (Number of years until the end of the product life defined by Sanyo).

II. Aims and Targets for GEMS Promotion Items

Scope: Integrated ISO14001-certified organizational body with SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. Being the main entity. (Result in December,2011)

Item

Specific Indicators

FY2011
the third quarter targets

FY2011
the third quarter results

Target achievement

FY2012
targets

Expansion of environmentally conscious quality products

Percentage of Green Products (GPs)*4

0% or more

21.6%

20% or more

Percent of Superior GPs*4

0% or more

3.9%

5% or more

Promotion of environmental technology development

No. of transferable environment-related technologies developed (cumulative total since FY 2001)

1

3 or more
(77 or more)

Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions at business units

CO2 Emissions

267 thousand tons or less

228 thousand tons

350 thousand ton or less

Promotion of reuse and recycling of used products and parts

Amount of collected recyclable materials(plastic) recycled and used

130 tons or more

284t

130 tons more

Reduction of waste in business units

Recycling rate

98% or more

99.6%

99% or more

Improvement rate of amount of generated waste & revenue generating valuables per basic unit of production

5.5% or more

18.5%

6% or more

Reduction of chemical substance use in business activities

Reduction rate of total chemical substances human and environment impact (HEI) (annual average)

▲2%

5.1%

1.5% or more

*4 Green Products(GPs):Products and services with improved environmental performance. Superior GPs:Products that have realized the industry’s No.1 environmental performance.