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2017 Plans and Performance

Presenting the list of FY2017 environmental activities

Action Areas Priority Actions 2017 Plans 2017 Performance
Eco Products Raise environmental attractiveness through product development from
the perspectives of the environment and customers
Develop products to raise environmental attractiveness Implemented in the medium-term plans of each business unit
Eco Operations

Environmental protection through global activities aimed at minimizing environmental impact
Reduce risks from environmentally hazardous substances
Implement green procurement
VOC reduction Maintain level of VOC emissions per unit of sales to prevent deterioration from FY2010 Continue reduction activities

Amount per unit of sales increased from previous year because of higher portion of resin parts manufactured, which contain large amounts of VOC, but 2.7% reduction achieved vs. FY2010.
Green procurement activities Adhere to rules regarding prohibited or restricted substances
(zero harmful substances in our products)
Continued to maintain green procurement activities

Review Control Standard of Environmentally Hazardous Substances and prepare for implementation
Reduce emissions of greenhouse gases CO2 emissions assessment and reduction Each Group company to reduce CO2 emissions by 1% per unit of sales per year Group companies set a target of 1% reduction in CO2 emissions intensity per year and worked to reduce greenhouse gases in their overall business activities

CO2 emissions increased by 3,000 t-CO2 (0.5%) from 2016, but improved 9.3% per unit of sales year on year (goal achieved)
Reduction of CO2 emissions from manufacturing processes Reduce by 8% per unit of sales compared with 2009 Achieved target with 37% improvement vs. 2009

2009 CO2 emissions per unit of sales: 2.587

2017 CO2 emissions per unit of sales: 1.636 (down 37%)
Reduction of CO2 emissions from distribution operations Reduce by 1% (annual average) per unit of sales Achieved target with 9.7% improvement vs. 2016

2016 CO2 emissions per unit of sales: 60.6

2017 CO2 emissions per unit of sales: 54.7 (down 9.7%)
Reduce by 11% per unit of sales compared with 2006 Not achieved target despite 7.6% improvement vs. 2006

2006 CO2 emissions per unit of sales: 59.2

2017 CO2 emissions per unit of sales: 54.7 (down 7.6%)
Implement the 3 R’s through the 3 E’s Promotion of 3 R’s in product development Reusing/recycling initiatives Continued initiatives
Promotion of 3 R’s in manufacturing Keep waste materials for direct/indirect landfill disposal to 0 tons 0 tons (YMC)
Achieve 100% recycling of waste material in manufacturing processes 100% (YMC)
Waste materials in manufacturing processes Achieve super-zero emission Achieved super-zero emission again (YMC)
Establishment of recycling system for products in Japan Voluntary initiatives to maintain a motorcycle recycling system Proper handling and recycling of motorcycles were implemented through dealerships
(Japan only)
Reduction of parts packaging materials Making 70% of packaging materials returnable Goal achieved with 73.2% returnable rate
Reduce water consumption Reduce water consumption Understand actual water consumption status of Group companies Investigation carried out using global investigation system; amount of water consumption observed.
Eco Management

Environmental management through reinforcement of Group environmental governance systems
Create and operate Groupwide environmental management systems Increase number of companies using integrated certification system
(target: 3 companies)
Result: 3 companies
Provided Group EMS activities to 44 companies using integrated certification system
Transition to the ISO 14001:2015 standard The transition to certification under the ISO 14001:2015 standard has been completed at all 44 companies with unified certification.
Eco Mind

Environmental contributions through diverse eco-activities targeting
a sustainable global environment
Expansion and support of diverse eco-activities Achieve 67% participation rate in
eco-commuting
Participation rate in eco-commuting
reached 76.6%
Establish the Eco Point system Number of persons participated in activities under the Yamaha Eco Point system: 4,936 (system firmly in place)
Change attitudes through continuous environmental education Provide environmental education in each segment by stratification Implemented for new employees, general employees, supervisors and general managers
(distribution of environmental information)
Communication with communities Continue participation of a cumulative total of 40,000 Yamaha Motor Group people in the 40,000 People’s V Campaign Target not reached in 2017, with participation by 31,289 persons (aim: 78.2%), 100.0% compared with 2016
Give lectures on corporate environmental initiatives at community events and schools Gave lectures on corporate environmental initiatives at universities in Shizuoka Prefecture
Ongoing holding of various study trips to factories Gave environmental lessons to local junior high schools students
Continue environmental preservation activities in concert with local municipalities and other corporations Participated in tree thinning and tree planting in areas planted by Iwata City; a beach cleanup campaign in Hamamatsu City; a cleanup campaign at Lake Hamana in Kosai City; a cleanup activity at Lake Hamana; tree planting at a seawall in Kakegawa City; and other programs.
Participate in events intended to improve communication with local communities Held dialogues with local governments

Participated at environmental events sponsored by local non-profit organizations (communication with non-profit organizations and local residents)
Preserve ecosystems Loggerhead sea turtle preservation activities

Ecosystem monitoring activities
Participated in loggerhead sea turtle protection activities; conducted monitoring at the Yamaha Motor Kikukawa Test Course to preserve rare plant species including orchids and Penthorum chinense (where the number of Penthorum chinense and Bletilla striata plants is increasing); worked to remove alien plant species at Nakatajima Sand Dunes for protection of the endangered riverside tiger beetle; and continued to carry out reforestation activities in the spring and fall on hilly land that forms the scenery around Lake Hamana.
Communicating environmental information in relation to products, technologies, and services Communicate environmental product information Exhibited environmental products at Communication Plaza
Promote environmental product information dissemination Ongoing disclosure on the Company’s website regarding environmental information for each motorcycle model and information on 3R designs and motorcycle/FRP recycling systems, etc.
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