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Data Collection

The Yamaha Motor Group's environmental data for the past five years.

Sales of low carbon products

Item Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of fuel-injected motorcycles sold K vehicles 3,288 3,203 3,524 3,564 4,246
Number of motorcycles featuring a BLUE CORE engine sold 1,556 1,994 2,538 2,800 2,901
Number of electrically power assisted bicycles sold (including number of drive units) 356 448 489 569 648

Global energy consumption

Energy consumption by region

Item Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Asia GJ 4,958,812 4,762,666 4,589,429 4,372,462 4,643,304
Europe 314,784 298,122 291,754 276,040 314,128
North America 980,963 910,487 884,450 874,540 927,928
Japan 3,432,997 3,435,581 3,376,165 3,289,194 3,273,060
Oceania 3,509 18,652 20,509 19,657 27,244
Central and South America 347,753 289,407 290,325 311,398 317,855
China 475,902 410,264 428,597 363,525 315,049
Total 10,514,720 10,125,179 9,881,229 9,506,816 9,818,568External Assurance

Energy consumption by type

Item Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Electricity purchased GJ 7,582,378 7,503,159 7,148,056 6,862,753 6,772,082
City gas 532,385 539,939 571,882 562,792 583,812
Natural gas 1,430,314 1,122,477 1,193,943 1,152,276 1,567,532
LPG 513,319 488,408 511,940 482,557 449,341
Butane 710 755 776 11 16
Gasoline 220,895 232,358 223,042 224,327 200,806
Heavy oil A 118,482 101,450 101,299 88,011 91,430
Light oil 106,374 133,124 126,633 131,940 138,345
Kerosene 8,705 1,898 2,398 1,244 791
Hot water 1,158 1,611 1,260 905 14,412
Total 10,514,720 10,125,179 9,881,229 9,506,816 9,818,568External Assurance

Global CO2 emissions

Item Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Scope 1
Asia t CO2 64,204 68,267 66,751 67,784 78,992
Europe 6,112 5,483 5,595 5,289 5,437
North America 15,246 13,810 13,716 13,290 13,660
Japan 51,919 49,702 52,440 50,247 49,581
Oceania 1,148 1,134 1,265 1,213 1,000
Central and South America 3,025 2,329 2,526 2,336 2,081
China 7,138 6,556 6,750 6,008 5,096
Total 148,794 147,281 149,043 146,167 155,847External Assurance
Scope 2
Asia t CO2 235,152 234,020 233,054 218,805 219,285
Europe 4,955 4,834 4,821 4,556 4,728
North America 47,146 44,594 43,448 42,701 32,066
Japan 92,103 93,924 94,739 92,769 108,834
Oceania 29 29 27 26 928
Central and South America 3,061 2,545 2,517 2,669 2,989
China 29,753 24,957 26,274 21,820 15,428
Total 412,200 404,905 404,880 383,346 384,258External Assurance
Scope 3
01.Purchased products and services t CO2 3,306,339 3,563,262 3,531,412 3,522,932
02.Capital goods 55,352 89,156 174,557 249,256
03.Energy-related activities 59,865 58,728 56,700 56,300
04.Transport and delivery (upstream) 239,303 221,617 240,020 241,627
05.Waste materials emitted by businesses 15,483 16,157 16,494 15,589
06.Business trips 24,137 27,504 26,739 24,266
07.Employees' commuting 6,958 7,701 8,364 8,180
08.Leased assets (upstream) Included in Scopes 1, 2
09.Transport and delivery (downstream) Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
10.Processing of products sold 6,495 6,495 6,219 5,730
11.Use of products sold 26,753,328 23,862,973 25,753,328 25,963,326 23,859,974External Assurance
12.Disposal of products sold 40,509 57,668 58,683 57,393
13.Leased assets (downstream) Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
14.Franchises Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
15.Investments Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Total 27,617,414 29,801,616 30,082,514 28,041,247
Scope 1, 2, 3 Total   28,169,599 30,355,540 30,612,027 28,581,352

Conversion factors used for energy consumption and CO2 emissions

Conversion factors (variable factors) used for 2019 results in the Environmental Plan 2050

* With regard to actions relating to the Environmental Plan 2050, results for 2019 onwards are calculated using variable factors and therefore cannot be compared with past data.

Item name Common unit Calorific value per unit factor CO2emission factor
GJ/Common unit t-CO2/Common unit
Electricity K kWh 9.76 *Note 1
Kerosene kL 36.7 2.49
Heavy oil A kL 39.1 2.71
LPG t 50.8 3
Butane t 49.7 3.03
City gas (Japan) 1000Nm3 45 2.24
City gas (other than Japan) 1000m3 40 1.81
Gasoline kL 34.6 2.32
Bioethanol-blended gasoline kL 34.6 By mixture ratio
Light oil kL 37.7 2.58
Bioethanol-blended light oil kL 37.7 By mixture ratio
Industrial steam GJ 1.02 0.06
Non-industrial steam GJ 1.36 0.057
Hot water GJ 1.36 0.057
Waste oil t 38.3 2.91
Waste plastic t 29.3 2.55

*Note 1
Domestic: Basic emission factors by electric utility for the most recent year announced by the Ministry of the Environment. Overseas: As a rule, emission factors by electric utility.
Otherwise, CO2 emission factors by country announced by the International Energy Agency (IEA)
(From a coefficient of 「GHG Protcol Purchased_Electricity_Tool_Version-4_8_0」 2008, 2010 years or 2012)

Conversion factors (fixed factors) used for 2009 to 2018 in the Environmental Plan 2020

Energy Segment Reporting Unit Calculation coefficient
Calorie CO2
(tCO2
Data source
Electricity purchased (electric utilities in each country) K kWh Individual setting (IEA values by country)
  Japan: daytime electricity K kWh 9.97   Energy Saving Act
  Japan: nighttime electricity K kWh 9.28  
  Japan: Chubu Electric Power K kWh   0.451 Published values
Gasoline (including aviation gasoline) kl 34.6 2.32 Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures
Kerosene (including jet fuel) kl 36.7 2.49 Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures
Light oil (diesel fuel) kl 38.2 2.62 Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures
Heavy oil A (for small and medium-sized boiler fuels) kl 39.1 2.71 Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures
Petroleum gas Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) t 50.2 3 Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures
Butane t 49.6 3.03 Supplier data
Natural gas Natural gas (overseas) K m3 (35.2) (1.81) Individual setting
(IEA global average)
City gas 13A (Japan) K m3 41.1 2.08 Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures

SASB requirements

  SASB Index* Item Unit 2019
Activity Metrics TR-AU-000.A Number of motorcycles manufactured K vehicles 4,960
TR-AU-000.B Number of motorcycles sold K vehicles 5,056
Product Safety TR-AU-250a.2 Percentage of safety-related defect complaints investigated % 100
* Investigated all complaints that the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan has requested to investigate.
TR-AU-250a.3 Number of motorcycles recalled (in Japan) Number 17,696
(in Japan)
Labor Practices TR-AU-310a.1 Percentage of active workforce covered under collective-bargaining agreements 58
TR-AU-310a.2 Number of work stoppages due to strikes and lockouts Number 0
Number of workers involved in work stoppages, multiplied by number of days idle Man-days 0
Fuel Economy & Use-phase Emissions TR-AU-410a.1 Sales-weighted average fuel economy, by region Asia km/L 49
Europe gCO2/km 89
North America mpg 56
Japan km/L 42
Oceania km/L 26
Central and South America km/L 48
Other km/L 48
TR-AU-410a.2 Number of (1) zero emission vehicles (ZEV) sold, (2) hybrid vehicles (HEV) sold, and (3) plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) sold Number Not applicable
TR-AU-410a.3 Strategy for managing model-year fuel economy and emissions risks and opportunities   Short-term, Medium-term, and Long-term Risks and Opportunities > Short-term Risks (0–3 Years)
Materials Sourcing TR-AU-440a.1 Management of risks associated with the use of critical materials   Major Risks Associated with Transitioning to a Low Carbon Society > Technological Risks
Material Efficiency & Recycling TR-AU-440b.1 Total amount of waste from manufacturing t 64,738
Percentage of above waste recycled % 70.1
TR-AU-440b.2 Weight of end-of-life products recovered t
Percentage of materials recycled from end-of-life products % 97.4 (on a weight basis)
* 2019 domestic recycling results
TR-AU-440b.3 Recyclability of products % Target value: Set at 90%

* A disclosure index for the auto industry required by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) TR: Transportation; AU: Automobiles

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