Environmental Accounting

We have introduced environmental accounting since 2011, and have been disclosing the result on our website in order to execute efficient and effective environmental conservation activities by understanding the costs to protect the environment in business activities, as well as the effects of these activities.
Hulic has formulated Long-term Vision for the Environment in which we commit to execute environmentally friendly management to realize an ideal society of carbon-free and material-recycling society. For promoting environmental initiatives efficiently and effectively, Hulic strives to quantitatively evaluate effects and disclose costs for environmental conservation in business activities and results through these activities.

Environmental Accounting Report for FY2020

Reporting Period From January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
Scope 156 key buildings of Hulic Co., Ltd.
Calculation method Calculated based on “Environmental Accounting Guidelines 2005 (the Ministry of Environment)”
Standards for calculation Company expenditures on depreciable assets for the purpose of environmental conservation. “Cost amounts” are portions of the Company's overall expenses and are the amounts used for the purpose of environmental conservation. Cost amounts do not include depreciation costs.

(unit: thousand yen)

Environmental Conservation Cost Contents of Major Activities
Categories Investment Amounts Cost Amounts
(1)Business area cost 3,973,502 13,114  
Breakdown (1)-1 Pollution prevention cost 0 0 *1 
(1)-2 Global environmental conservation cost 3,973,502 11,535 Energy saving design introduced with reconstruction of Hulic's buildings/Renovation of Hulic's buildings for energy conservation/Maintenance cost for renewable energy generating equipment
(1)-3 Resource recycling cost 0 1,580 Recycling documents
(2)Upstream/downstream cost 0 286 Cost for recycling toner cartridges
(3)Administration cost 0 26,632 Plant/vegetation maintenance costs/Preparation of various reports/ Ads related to Hulic's environmental efforts
(4)R&D cost 0 13,658 Development of energy-saving systems
(5)Social activity cost 0 1,000 Satoyama conservation activities, etc.
(6)Environmental remediation cost 0 0  
Total 3,973,502 54,691  
  • *1 Pursuant to relevant laws and regulations, appropriate effluent treatment and measurement of gas emission were conducted, but costs were not calculated.
Effects of Environmental Conservation
Contents of Effects
Environmental Load Index
FY2020 FY2019 Difference
Total energy consumption intensity (Scope 1, 2)
(GJ/m2)
1.6 1.6 0.0
CO2 emissions intensity (Scope 1, 2)
(kg-CO2/m2)
70.6 72.1 -1.5
Water consumption intensity
(m3/m2)
0.6 0.6 0.0
Waste disposal intensity
(kg/m2)
10.1 9.5 0.6
Renewable energy generated by solar photovoltaic
equipment (kWh/p.a.)
3,258,582 3,033,813 224,769
  • *Occupancy rate is not taken into account in the calculation of basic unit per floor area.
  • *The unit calorific values and the CO2 emission factors are based on values in the Act on the Rational Use of Energy and the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures.
  • *The number of properties in the boundary were:
  • Total energy consumption and CO2 emissions intensity; 2019; 164 and 2020; 156
  • Water consumption intensity: ; 2019; 59 and 2020; 55
  • Waste disposal intensity: Hulic head office building
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