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Fiscal 2012 Targets and Results / Fiscal 2013 Targets

Targets have been set for each fiscal year under the Medium-Term Environmental Plan 2015.

Fiscal 2012 Targets and Results (compared with fiscal 2005)

Self-assessment *** Achievement more than 100% ** Achievement more than 80% and less than 100% * Achievement less than 80%

Objectives Fiscal 2012 Targets Fiscal 2012 Results Self-assessment
Preventing global warming CO2 emissions throughout product life cycle -48.1% -50.0% ***
  CO2 emissions from product usage -67.7% -67.7% ***
  CO2 emissions from manufacturing (per unit of sales) +32.5% +27.7% ***
  CO2 emissions from distribution (per unit of sales) -4.4% -13.7% ***
  CO2 emissions from sales and service (per unit of sales) -15.2% -11.4% **
Supporting a recyclingoriented society Petroleum-based resource usage (per unit of sales) +15.7% +10.3% ***
Packaging materials usage (per unit of sales) +9.7% +6.1% ***
Waste discharged externally*1 from manufacturing (per unit of sales) +8.1% +3.3% ***
Product recycling :
• Market re-manufactured MFPs worldwide
• Investigate packaging and parts reuse
• Creation of next-period scenarios for reconditioned copiers
• Investigation of additional packaging reduction measures
***
Reducing the risk of chemical substances Chemical substance management :
• Plan alternatives to materials targeted for reduction
• Respond to RoHS*2 self-declaration of conformance
• Initiative plan for substances targeted for reduction
• Measures for the RoHS Self-Declaration
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Atmospheric emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
(environmental impact index*3)
-70.5% -75.3% ***
Restoring and preserving biodiversity • Pursue compliance with the Guidelines for Biodiversity Preservation
• Deploy the ecosystem impact assessment
• Establish the procurement standards for paper and prepare global deployment
• Undertake activities according to the guidelines for biodiversity preservation
• Deploy the ecosystem impact assessment outside Japan
• Prepare global deployment of the procurement standards for paper
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*1
Waste discharged externally: Volume discharged outside Konica Minolta sites, obtained by subtracting the internally recycled and reduced volumes from the total waste generated in production processes.
*2
RoHS Directive: Regulations enacted by the EU in July 2006 prohibiting the use of specified hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.
*3
Environmental impact index: An index unique to Konica Minolta designed to measure impact on the environment, obtained by multiplying VOC emission volume by a hazard factor (impact on human health and environmental impact) and a location factor.

Fiscal 2013 Targets (compared with fiscal 2005)

Objectives Fiscal 2013 Targets
Preventing global warming CO2 emissions throughout product life cycle -51%
  CO2 emissions from product usage -69%
  CO2 emissions from manufacturing (per unit of production) -28%
  CO2 emissions from distribution (per unit of distribution) -32%
  CO2 emissions from sales and service (per unit of sales) -47%
Supporting a recyclingoriented society Petroleum-based resource usage (per unit) -27%
Packaging materials usage (per unit of sales) -28%
Waste discharged externally from manufacturing (per unit of production) -42%
Product recycling :
•Define next year’s scenario for re-manufactured MFPs
•Implement packaging and parts reduction measures
Reducing the risk of chemical substances Chemical substance management :
•Develop and put into practice a system for managing reduction of hazardous substances reduction
•Develop a system for complying with the revised RoHS Directive
Atmospheric emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
(environmental impact index)
(per unit of production)
-92%
Restoring and preserving biodiversity • Undertake activities according to the guidelines for biodiversity preservation

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