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Komatsu's Environmental and Social Activities Enhancing Quality of Life


Pursuing Environmental Management  Environmental Action Plan and Results for FY2013 (Manufacturing)

Mitigation of climate change (energy conservation)

·Make a 54% improvement by FY2015 in the amount of CO2 emissions per unit of manufacturing value compared to the FY2000 level at the Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
An improvement of 35% compared to FY2000
  • ·Improved 30.7% from the FY2000 level
The former reduction goal (a 43% reduction for FY2020 from the FY1990 level) is under review now

·Make a 41% improvement by FY2015 in the amount of CO2 emissions per unit of manufacturing value compared to the FY2005 level at the Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities outside Japan
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
An improvement of 41% compared to FY2005
  • ·Improved 32.4% from the FY2005 level
Achieve a 44% reduction by FY2020 compared to the 2005 levels

Effective utilization of resources

·Maintain or make further progress in attaining 99.5% or greater recyclability rate by FY2015(improvement towards zero emissions)(Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan)
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
Attain a recycling rate of 99.3% or greater
  • ·Attained a recycling rate of 99.5% across the Komatsu Group (Japan)
By FY2015,
Japan: Attain a recycling rate of 99.5% or greater

·Maintain or make further progress in attaining 95% or greater recyclability rate by FY2015 (Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Overseas)
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
Attain a recycling rate of 95% or greater by FY2015
  • ·Attained a recycling rate of 89.8% across the Komatsu Group (overseas)
By FY2015,
Overseas: Attain a recycling rate of 95% or greater

·Achieve a reduction of more than 20% by FY2015 in the amount of waste generated per unit of manufacturing value compared to the FY2005 level (Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan)
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
Improve 1% over the previous fiscal year
  • ·Achieved a 33.3% reduction in the amount of waste generated per unit of manufacturing value over the FY2005 level
Achieve a 20% reduction by FY2015 compared to the FY2005 level

·Achieve a reduction of more than 25% by FY2015 in the amount of water used per unit of manufacturing value compared to FY2005 (Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan)
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
Improve 3% over the previous fiscal year
  • ·Achieved a 52.4% reduction in the amount of water used per unit of manufacturing value over the FY2005 level
Achieve a 50% reduction in FY2015 from the FY2005 level (Goal upwardly revised from 25% to 50% during FY2013)

Environmental risk management

·Implement voluntary reductions in the release of chemical substances including volatile organic compounds ("VOCs"), which constitute the majority of chemical substances released
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
Establish a control system for chemical substances and reduce the amount of released chemical substances
  • ·Accomplished a 38.2% reduction in the amount of VOCs released per unit of manufacturing value over the FY2005 level
Achieve a 50% reduction compared with the FY2005 level

·Undertake soil and groundwater remediation (Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan)
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
Continue the cleanup
  • ·In progress
Complete the cleanup work

·Sequentially address each underground tank that has been in operation for 20 years or more (Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities in Japan)
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
No applicable underground tanks
  • ·No applicable underground tanks
Sequentially address each underground tank that has been in operation for 20 years or more

Other

·Improve greenery rate by 20% or greater by FY2015 across the Komatsu Group. (Komatsu Group manufacturing facilities)
Objectives for FY2013 Results for FY2013 Medium- and long-term objectives
Greenery Rate 19% or greater
  • ·Komatsu Group achieved a total rate of 19.1%
Rate of 20% or greater by FY2015