Environmental Burdens from Business Activities

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Environmental Burdens from Business Activities

Knowing what impacts our business activities have on the environment is the first step in carrying out environmental preservation activities. We will work to reduce our environmental burden by grasping the amounts of our inputs (such as the raw materials and energy used by our Group) and the amounts of our outputs (such as the products shipped, CO2 emissions and the wastes emitted outside the Group as the result of our business activities).
The material balance showing INPUT and OUTPUT is describe below.

  1. The covered scope of each amount reported in INPUT and OUTPUT is indicated with ●.
  2. Group companies in Japan: (subject to integrated certification) NITTOKU ALFA SERVICE CO., LTD., CERAMIC SENSOR CO., LTD., NTK CERAMIC CO., LTD., CS NAKATSUGAWA CO., LTD., NANSEI CERAMIC CO., LTD., KAMIOKA CERAMIC CO., LTD., SparkTec WKS CO., LTD., NICHIWA KIKI CO., LTD., SparkTec TONO CO., LTD., MORIMURA SOFC TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd.; (not subject to integrated certification) NITTOKU SMILE CO., LTD., NITTOKU DENSHI CO., LTD., NTK CERATEC CO., LTD., CECYLLS Co., Ltd., our domestic sales offices.
  3. Group companies overseas: (manufacturing & sales organization) NGK SPARK PLUG (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD., CHANGSHU NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD., NTK TECHNICAL CERAMICS KOREA CO., LTD., NGK SPARK PLUGS (THAILAND) CO., LTD., SIAM NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD., NGK SPARK PLUGS (ASIA) CO., LTD., NGK SPARK PLUGS MALAYSIA BERHAD, PT NGK BUSI INDONESIA, NGK SPARK PLUGS (INDIA) PVT. LTD., NGK SPARK PLUGS (U.S.A.), INC., Wells Vehicle Electronics, L.P., CERAMICA E VELAS DE IGNICAO NGK DO BRASIL LTDA., NGK SPARK PLUGS (FRANCE) S.A.S., NGK SPARK PLUGS SA (PTY) LTD; (sales organization) TAIWAN NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD., NGK SPARK PLUGS (VIETNAM) CO., LTD., NGK SPARK PLUGS (PHILIPPINES), INC., NGK SPARK PLUG (AUSTRALIA) PTY. LTD., NTK TECHNOLOGIES, INC., NGK SPARK PLUGS CANADA LIMITED, BUJIAS NGK DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V., NGK SPARK PLUG EUROPE GmbH, NGK SPARK PLUGS (UK) LTD., LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NGK SPARK PLUGS (EURASIA), NGK SPARK PLUG MIDDLE EAST FZE.
  • Company names as of the end of FY2020

We have received a third-party verification report below from the Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA) regarding the calculation of energy consumption and the associated greenhouse gas emissions, and the amount of water usage/waste generation, and greenhouse gas emissions from domestic inter-plant logistics (fuel consumption method) in FY2020.