Environmental Initiatives

Environmental Management

Environmental Accounting: Environmental Protection Costs

Mazda is carefully assessing the costs and benefits of its environmental activities and is working constantly to improve their efficiency.

Data collection period:

April 2013 through March 2014

Basis of data collection:

Calculated according to Mazda's own guidelines in line with Environmental Accounting Guidelines. The amounts do not include depreciation expenses.

Scope of data collection:

Mazda Motor Corporation; five domestic/five overseas consolidated Group companies; five domestic/four overseas equity-method Group companies

Mazda Motor Corporation

Consolidated Group companies
  • 5 Domestic companies
    Manufacturing companies: Mazda Engineering & Technology Co., Ltd., Kurashiki Kako Co., Ltd., Mazda Logistics Co., Ltd., Mazda Ace Co., Ltd.
    Parts sales company: Mazda Parts Sales Co., Ltd.
  • 5 overseas companies
    Compañia Colombiana Automotriz S.A., Mazda Motor (China) Co., Ltd., Mazda Australia Pty. Ltd., Mazda Motors of New Zealand Ltd., PT. Mazda Motor Indonesia
Equity-method Group companies
  • 5 domestic companies
    Toyo Advanced Technologies Co., Ltd., Yoshiwa Kogyo Co., Ltd., Japan Climate Systems Corporation, MCM Energy Service Co., Ltd., Mazda Processing Chugoku Co., Ltd.
  • 4 overseas companies
    AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Changan Mazda Automobile Co., Ltd, Changan Ford Mazda Engine Co., Ltd, FAW Mazda Motor Sales Co., Ltd.

Environmental Protection Costs
(Unit: million yen)
Category Major activities Mazda unconsolidated Mazda Group
Cost Total Inv
Cost Total
Business area Preventing pollution Conforming to legal limits for air and water pollution, odor abatement, etc. 2,438 2,135 4,573 2,538 2,659 5,197
Protecting the global environment Preventing global warming, conserving energy, preventing destruction of the ozone layer, and other environmental protection activities 1,809 866 2,675 1,959 939 2,898
Recycling resources Effective resource use, recycling waste, processing and disposing of waste 60 1,430 1,490 65 2,392 2,457
Upstream/downstream Container recovery, recovery of end-of-life vehicle bumpers 0 170 170 0 175 175
Management activity Employee environmental education, creating and operating environmental management systems, monitoring and measurement of environmental impact, other activities 3 982 985 3 1,338 1,341
Research and development R&D for products, production methods and distribution, to contribute to reduced environmental impact 1,209 35,197 36,406 1,257 36,192 37,449
Social activities Greening, beautification, and environmental improvement; support of community residents and organizations; information disclosure; and other activities 0 143 143 0 149 149
Environmental damage
0 0 0 0 0 0
5,519 40,923 46,442 5,822 43,844 49,666



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