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Environmental Accounting: Overall Environmental Protection Effects

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 Engines Co., Ltd., FAW Mazda Motor Sales Co., Ltd.

Overall Environmental Protection Effects
Category Mazda unconsolidated Mazda Group
Environmental protective effect Economic effect
(million yen)
Economic effect
(million yen)
Protecting the global environment Global warming prevention Production CO2 emissions volume (on unit sales basis) 26.0(t-CO2/¥ 100 million)
Distribution Annual shipping volume 486,280,000
Recycling resources Effective use of resources, recycling Shell sand 21,200t (year) 15 2,875
Steel scrap 46,706t (year) 2,860
Upstream/ downstream Product recycling Number of discarded
bumpers collected
72,003 (bumpers/year)
Other Sale of items with commercial value Metals 111,868t (year) 2,964 2,995
Paint thinner, effluent 756t (year) 31
Empty drums, wheels, discarded tires 21,613 (units/year)
Recovered sand, plastics, cardboard scraps 3,528t (year)
Wooden pallets 687t (year)
5,870 5,917



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