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Environmental Performance Data

Product Standards Compliance

2016 Standards Compliance for Environmentally Conscious Products
  Law on Promoting Green Purchasing (Japan) Eco Mark (Japan) International ENERGY STAR® Program
Copying Machines / Multifunction Devices (MFDs) 35/35
(100%)
35/35
(100%)
35/35
(100%)
Laser Printers 8/8
(100%)
8/8
(100%)
8/8
(100%)
Inkjet Printers 4/4
(100%)
4/4
(100%)
4/4
(100%)
Large-format Inkjet Printers 5/5
(100%)
5/5
(100%)
5/5
(100%)
  • * Note: Values show the number of models meeting specifications out of the number of models on sale in Japan, with the compliance ratio in parentheses.
2016 Standards Compliance for Consumables
  Law on Promoting Green Purchasing (Japan) Eco Mark (Japan)
Toner Cartridges 14/14
(100%)
14/14
(100%)
Ink Cartridges ̶ ̶
  • * Note: Values show the number of models meeting specifications out of the number of models on sale in Japan, with the compliance ratio in parentheses.

Data on CO2

Total GHG Emissions by Scope

(t-CO2)

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Scope 1 145,340 168,465 176,894 169,974 164,769
Scope 2 902,942 1,077,894 1,059,561 994,783 953,952

Data on Energy

Energy Consumption by Region in 2016

(TJ)

  Electricity Gas Oil Other (steam, wide area heating and air conditioning)
Japan 4,320 1,480 287 32
Americas 431 164 7 0
Europe 341 195 455 48
Asia and Oceania (except Japan) 1,976 95 34 115
Total 7,068 1,933 782 195
  • * Electricity includes the amount generated by renewable energy sources.
Use of Renewable Energy by Region in 2016

(MWh)

  Renewable Energy
Japan 124
Americas 9,209 9,209
Europe 73,544
Asia and Oceania (except Japan) 495
Total 83,372

Data on Waste

2016 Recovery Volume by Type of Waste

(Tons)

Type of Waste Type of Recovery Treatment Recovery
Amount
Paper Cardboard, paper used by OA equipment, toilet paper, raw material for paper products, building board, roadbed materials, etc. 21,903
Plastics Raw materials for plastic products and other applications, roadbed materials, cement materials, fuels, blast furnace reducing agents, soil improvement agents, etc. 18,361
Metals Raw materials for metals, roadbed materials, etc. 23,944
Oils, acids and alkalis Cement materials, fuels, roadbed materials, reuse of oils, chemicals and solvents, etc. 10,064
Sludge Cement materials, construction materials, aggregates, metal materials, organic fertilizers, compost, etc. 4,037
Wood Construction boards, bedding for plants, fuels, pulp materials, fertilizers, etc. 4,752
Glass and ceramics Glass materials, roadbed materials, cement, metal materials, etc. 515
Others Combustion aid, roadbed materials, soil improvement agents, iron-making materials, metal materials, etc. 8,747
Total   92,323
General Landfill Waste Generated by Business Activities

(Tons)

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
General landfill waste generated by business activities 3,073 2,811 2,382 2,188 2,343

Atmospheric Emissions

SOx and NOx Emissions

(Tons)

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
SOx 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6
NOx 66.4 69.0 67.8 65.6 62.1

Data on Water Resources

Total Wastewater Discharge

(1,000㎥)

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Japan 3,999 3,488 4,084 4,122 4,108
Outside Japan 3,067 3,010 3,751 3,744 3,433
Total 7,066 6,498 7,835 7,866 7,540
Wastewater Amount in 2016 by Discharge Route

(1,000㎥)

  Rivers Sewerage System Total
Japan 1,021 3,086 4,108
Outside Japan 1,175 2,257 3,433
Total 2,197 5,344 7,540
2016 Water Quality Data

(Tons)

  2016
SS 152
BOD 174
Water Usage in 2016 by Type

(1,000㎥)

  Tap Water Industrial Water Groundwater Total
Japan 1,554 2,329 1,326 5,209
Outside Japan 3,120 811 269 4,201
Total 4,674 3,141 1,595 9,410
Use of Recycled Water and Recycling Rate in 2016
  Recycled Water
(1,000 ㎥)
Recycling Rate
(%)
Japan 1,633 31.4
Outside Japan 71 1.7
Total 1,704 18.1

Data on Chemical Substances

Substances Canon No Longer Uses
Substance Eliminated Date Eliminated
Ozone-Depleting Substances Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), 15 types December 1992
1,1,1-Trichloroethane October 1993
Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), 34 types October 1995
Greenhouse Gases*1 Perfluorocarbons (PFCs) December 1999
Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) December 1999

Soil Contaminants

Trichloroethylene December 1996
Tetrachloroethylene December 1996
Dichloro methane (for cleaning) December 1997
Dichloro methane (for thin film coating)*2 October 2003
  • *1 Excludes use in semiconductor manufacturing
  • *2 Discontinued use in Japan in December 2001
Amount of Chemical Substances in 2016

(Tons)

  Amount
Japan 11,993
Outside Japan 1,238
Total 13,231
VOC Emissions in 2016

(Tons)

  VOC Emissions
Japan 100
Outside Japan 229
Total 329
2016 List of Chemical Substances Subjected to the PRTR Act

(kg)

Statutory No. Name of Substance Emissions Volume Transfer Volume
Atmosphere Public Water Sewerage System Waste Recyclables
7 N-butyl acrylate 1 0 0 0 1,459
20 2-aminoethanol 71 0 2 0 14,111
31 Antimony and its compounds 61 0 0 0 532
53 Ethylbenzene 329 0 0 43 22,779
71 Ferric chloride 0 0 0 0 124,411
80 Xylene 2,171 0 0 331 154,796
125 Monochlorobenzene 2,212 0 0 2 67,625
128 Methyl chloride 13 0 0 0 0
150 1,4-dioxane 549 0 0 1 808
202 Diphenylamine 0 0 0 0 4
232 N,N-dimethylformamide 384 0 0 0 487
240 Styrene 231 0 0 0 33,741
259 Tetraethylthiuram disulfide 0 0 0 0 4
296 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene 8,333 0 0 0 11,300
298 Tolylene diisocyanate 0 0 0 0 382
299 Toluidin 4 0 0 0 0
300 Toluene 14,421 0 0 132 55,413
306 Hexamethylene diacrylate 0 0 0 0 85
308 Nickel 0 0 0 1 929
309 Nickel compounds 0 0 0 15 3,834
343 Pyrocatechol 10 0 0 0 3,566
349 Phenol 12 0 0 0 165
374 Hydrogen fluoride and its water-soluble salts 3 26 1,301 1 743
395 Water-soluble salts of peroxodisulfuric acid 0 0 44 0 5,433
408 Poly(oxyethylene) octylphenyl ether 0 0 0 0 1,931
412 Manganese and its compounds 0 0 0 14 461
438 Methylnaphthalene 165 0 0 0 936
448 Methylenebis (4,1-phenylene) diisocyanate 0 0 0 0 1,561
  • * Since the figures in the data collection are rounded off, the individual figures may not agree with the total.

Operational Sites Covered in the Environmental Section

Name Location
Canon Inc. (14 operational sites)
Headquarters Tokyo
Yako Office Kanagawa
Kawasaki Office Kanagawa
Tamagawa Office Kanagawa
Kosugi Office Kanagawa
Hiratsuka Plant Kanagawa
Ayase Plant Kanagawa
Fuji-Susono Research Park Shizuoka
Utsunomiya Plant Tochigi
Toride Plant Ibaraki
Ami Plant Ibaraki
Utsunomiya Optical Products Plant Tochigi
Optics R&D Center Tochigi
Tsukuba Parts Center Ibaraki
Marketing Headquarters in Japan
Canon Marketing Japan Inc. Tokyo
Manufacturing Subsidiaries in Japan (21 companies)
Canon Electronics Inc. Saitama
Canon Finetech Inc. Saitama
Nisca Corporation Yamanashi
Top Business Machines Co., Ltd. Shiga
Canon Precision Inc. Aomori
Canon Chemicals Inc. Ibaraki
Oita Canon Inc. Oita
Canon Optron, Inc. Ibaraki
Canon Components, Inc. Saitama
Nagahama Canon Inc. Shiga
Oita Canon Materials Inc. Oita
Canon Semiconductor Equipment Inc. Ibaraki
Canon Ecology Industry Inc. Ibaraki
Ueno Canon Materials Inc. Mie
Fukushima Canon Inc. Fukushima
Canon Mold Co., Ltd. Ibaraki
Hita Canon Materials Inc. Oita
Canon ANELVA Corporation Kanagawa
Canon Machinery Inc. Shiga
Canon Tokki Corporation Niigata
Nagasaki Canon Inc. Nagasaki
Manufacturing Subsidiaries Outside Japan (21 companies)
Canon Virginia, Inc. U.S.A.
Canon Giessen GmbH Germany
Canon Bretagne S.A.S. France
Canon Inc., Taiwan Taiwan
Canon Opto (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia
Canon Electronics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia
Canon Hi-Tech (Thailand) Ltd. Thailand
Canon Dalian Business Machines, Inc. PRC
Canon Zhuhai, Inc. PRC
Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd. Vietnam
Canon Zhongshan Business Machines Co., Ltd. PRC
Canon (Suzhou) Inc. PRC
Canon Finetech Nisca (Shenzhen) Inc. PRC
Canon Machinery (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia
Canon Prachinburi (Thailand) Ltd. Thailand
Canon Business Machines (Philippines), Inc. Philippines
Océ Technologies B.V. The Netherlands
Océ Printing Systems G.m.b.H. & Co. KG Germany
Océ Display Graphics Systems Inc. Canada
Axis Communications AB Sweden
Canon Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd. Vietnam
Marketing Headquarters Outside Japan
Canon U.S.A., Inc. U.S.A.
Canon Europe Ltd. United Kingdom
Canon Europa N.V. The Netherlands
Canon (China) Co., Ltd. PRC
Canon Australia Pty. Ltd. Australia
Other Companies Subject to Reporting (81 companies)
In Japan (20)
Outside Japan (61)
  • * The scope of third-party verification of GHG includes the 129 companies covered in Canon’s consolidated ISO certification and one other company not included in consolidated certification, all listed above.