Environmental Data

Actively promote information disclosure on environmental impact by business activities. All offices work together to reduce environmental burdens.

Environmental Audits

The Alpine Iwaki headquarters and subsidiaries Alpine Manufacturing, Alpine Precision and Alpine Giken have adopted environmental accounting for use in environmental management, seeking to balance corporate management and environmental conservation.

Environmental Protection Cost

(Unit: Thousand Yen)

Classification Description of main items Investment Expenditure Related page
Cost within business area Pollution control Cost for preventing pollution 0 9,736 >>>
Global environmental protection Cost for protecting the global environment 12,602 28,121 >>>
Resource recycling Cost for waste reducing, processing and recycling 0 22,866 >>>
Upstream / downstream cost Recycling, collection, reuse in products, and appropriate processing of products and the like 0 1,095 >>>
Management activity cost Cost required for ISO14001 certificate acquisition, maintenance, education and awareness-raising 0 45,896 >>>
R&D cost Research and development cost for products and the like that contribute to environmental protection 0 38,684 >>>
Social activity cost Conservation of nature, greening, beautification and improvement of the environment (landscapes), as well as disclosure of such information 0 5,830 >>>
Environmental damage cost Cost for restoring soil contamination and destruction of nature 0 0
Total   12,602 152,226  
Result of environmental protection effort Related page
Amount of energy consumption/greenhouse gas (GHG/CO2) restraint *Compared with previous year -3,451t >>>
Fukushima protocol: Received grand prize in Office/Store category six consecutive years *Number of participating companies: 1,704 - >>>
Reduction of fuel consumption through eco-driving educational activities (Alpine Giken) -
Nikkei Eco-operation rank 175th place
Continued ISO14001 certification - >>>
Improved items through internal eco-audit - >>>
Contribution to the local community - >>>
Energy conservation efforts (Cool Biz, Lights Off Campaign, etc.) *Participated in the Lights Off Campaign sponsored by the Ministry of the Environment -613Kwh >>>
Eco route function in car navigation systems (improved fuel economy by comparing existing routes) -
Promotion of measures to reduce effects on the environment (reductions in size, weight, power consumption, number of parts, etc.) *Compared to estimates -3%~-15% >>>
Implementation of cleanup activities at the Shin River - >>>

(Unit: Thousand Yen)

Economic effect resulting from environmental protection measures Related page
Revenues from sales of valuable resources resulting from recycling promotion 3,307 >>>
Reduction of electricity and oil consumption through eco-activities and natural energy substitution 8,874 >>>
Total 12,181  

* Monetary amounts of only substantial effects are tabulated in Alpine's environmental accounting.

Environmental Performance

FY2015 Environmental Activity Result

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Global Developments

Changes in Global Energy Consumption (crude oil equivalent)
Crude Oil Equivalent (kl) Fiscal 2011 Fiscal 2012 Fiscal 2013 Fiscal 2014 Fiscal 2015
Within Japan 4,993 4,738 4,690 4,717 4,603
Overseas 18,022 16,132 16,724 17,482 19,522
Total 23,015 20,870 21,414 22,199 24,125
Consolidated Sales (x 1,000,000 yen) 202,905 222,309 285,884 294,560 273,000
Consumption Rate 0.113 0.094 0.075 0.075 0.088

Crude Oil Equivalent (kl)

Developments by Area

Electricity Consumption by Area
Electricity Consumption (kWh) Fiscal 2011 Fiscal 2012 Fiscal 2013 Fiscal 2014 Fiscal 2015
North America 1,207,407 1,302,108 1,323,739 1,120,136 1,088,000
Europe 9,376,598 9,626,717 9,592,700 9,015,085 10,378,353
Asia & China 30,938,080 31,943,923 31,647,591 30,701,948 29,335,251
Japan 17,848,575 16,817,307 16,685,445 16,606,102 15,741,087

Electricity Consumption (kWh)

Water Consumption by Area
Water Consumption (m3) Fiscal 2011 Fiscal 2012 Fiscal 2013 Fiscal 2014 Fiscal 2015
North America 9,318 51,657 23,338 20,801 15,616
Europe 15,368 14,477 14,056 18,423 16,029
Asia & China 161,671 170,745 175,880 146,308 144,890
Japan 94,240 95,893 92,116 93,021 81,326

Water Consumption (m3)

Waste Generation by Area
Waste Generation (kg) Fiscal 2011 Fiscal 2012 Fiscal 2013 Fiscal 2014 Fiscal 2015
North Americ 1,641,026 1,821,136 1,461,045 1,989,447 1,702,401
Europe 604,603 661,248 698,032 651,751 881,299
Asia & China 3,090,574 3,169,098 2,983,793 2,623,544 2,379,666
Japan 1,215,269 1,147,429 966,551 822,847 588,855

Waste Generation (ton)

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