Environmental Initiatives

The Sanyo Group is fully committed to collecting precise data about the impact its business activities have on the environment over the entire life cycles of its products and services, and reducing that impact.

Overview of the Environmental Impact of the Sanyo Group (Japan) for FY2011
Overview of the Environmental Impact of the Sanyo Group (In Japan)

Scope of Survey: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., domestic manufacturing subsidiaries, and major non-manufacturing related companies
Survey Period: Fiscal 2011 (April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011), except for Note *1

*1 Data covering October 2009 to September 2010

*2 In Fiscal 2011, the weight unit used for transport amount calculations was changed from volume-equivalent weight to actual weight.

*3 0.410 kg-CO2/kWh was used as the CO2 emission factor for purchased electricity. This figure is the FY2007 result released by the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan.

*4 Solar cells are capable of continuously generating power for approximately 20 years after they are sold. For this reason, CO2 emission reduction from solar power generation is indicated by the accumulated value since fiscal 2004 when sales expanded in full swing.