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Business Activities and Environmental Impact; Environmental Accounting

We accurately ascertain Group-wide inputs, such as energy and chemicals, and outputs, such as CO2 and waste emissions, putting the findings to use in systematic activities to lessen our environmental impact.

FY 2020 Environmental Targets and Results

Environmental targets and activity results in FY 2020 aimed at achievement of the CITIZEN Group Environmental Goals 2030 and the FY 2021 environmental targets are shown in the table below. In FY 2020, we were able to achieve our targets on all major items. We will continue to work toward our targets in FY 2021 as well.

CITIZEN Group FY 2020 Environmental Targets and Results

Self-assessment: 〇: target achieved / △: partially achieved / ×: not achieved
*Targets are based on FY 2019 figures
Priority topic FY 2020 targets FY 2020 results Evaluation FY 2021 targets
Promoting measures to counter global warming
  • CO2 emissions:
    Scopes 1, 2: 5% reduction*
    Scope 3: 2.5% reduction*
  • Supporting TCFD recommendations
  • Promoting energy conservation activities
  • CO2 emissions:
    Scopes 1, 2: 22% reduction*
    Scope 3: 48.0% reduction*
  • Supporting TCFD recommendations
  • Promoting energy conservation activities
  • CO2 emissions:
    Scopes 1, 2: 7.5% reduction*
    Scope 3: 3.7% reduction*
  • Supporting TCFD recommendations
  • Promoting procurement of electricity from renewable energy sources
Promoting sustainable use of resources
  • Water use:
    5% reduction*
  • Water withdrawal:
    5% reduction*
  • Recycling rate: 82.5%
  • Promoting resource conservation and 3R activities
  • Promoting water recycling
  • Water use:
    13.0% reduction*
  • Water withdrawal:
    19.0% reduction*
  • Recycling rate:
    78.3%
  • Promoting resource conservation and 3R activities
  • Promoting water recycling
  • Water use:
    10% reduction*
  • Water withdrawal:
    10% reduction*
  • Recycling rate:
    84%
  • Promoting resource conservation and 3R activities
  • Promoting water recycling
The environmental management system/environmental risk management
  • Continuing a level of zero environmental incidents
  • PRTR Act-subject chemicals:
    1% reduction*
  • Promoting reduction and replacement of hazardous chemicals
  • Continuing a level of zero environmental incidents
  • PRTR Act-subject chemicals:
    20.1% reduction*
  • Promoting reduction and replacement of hazardous chemicals
  • Continuing a level of zero environmental incidents
  • PRTR Act-subject chemicals:
    2% reduction*
  • Promoting reduction and replacement of hazardous chemicals
Promoting biodiversity preservation activities/community environmental activities Promoting nature conservation activities/community environmental activities at all business sites Promoting nature conservation activities/community environmental activities at all business sites Promoting nature conservation activities/community environmental activities at all business sites
Enhancing provision of eco-friendly products/control of chemical substances in products
  • Creating eco-friendly products
  • Complying with regulations on chemical substances in products
  • Improving product assessment
  • Creating eco-friendly products
  • Complying with regulations on chemical substances in products
  • Improving product assessment
  • Creating eco-friendly products
  • Complying with regulations on chemical substances in products
  • Improving product assessment

Environmental Accounting

CITIZEN Group assesses the effectiveness of its environmental management activities through a quantitative understanding of costs and effects pertaining to its activities.
We have aggregated the consolidated environmental accounting from within the scope, including CITIZEN WATCH and other main manufacturing group companies.