Sustainability

CSR Report Supplemental Materials: Scope of Environmental Management

The NSK group includes all business sites in the object of Environmental Management.

Acquiring ISO14001 Certification

According to considerations of environmental impacts and importance of initiatives, following NSK Group sites obtain ISO14001 certification within three years of starting full-scale operations.

  • Products and parts manufacturing plants Products and parts manufacturing plants
  • Products manufacturing group companies in which NSK has at least a 50% equity stake
  • Group company manufacturing production-equipment
  • Distribution Group company
  • Group companies manufacturing NSK-brand products

Disclosure of Environmental Information and Data

In order to increase coverage and reliability, the Global Environmental Department of NSK headquarters and each Group site confirm environmental information and data. Moreover, the Group decides which information and data is to be disclosed, taking into account relevant laws and regulations, guidelines, social concerns and materiality of the Group.

Scope of each environmental data
Category Scope
Environmental Management CSR Report 2016 P.61:
Input and Output of Global Business Activities
INPUT Steel Procurement volume from main suppliers
Oils and greases ISO14001 acquiring sites
Energy
Water
Environmentally harmful substances ISO14001 acquiring sites in Japan
OUTPUT Atmospheric gases ISO14001 acquiring sites
Waste
Wastewater
Environmentally harmful substances ISO14001 acquiring sites in Japan
CSR Report 2016 P.88 Appendix:
Environmental Accounting
NSK Ltd. (Headquarters, Production sites and Technology Divisions)
NSK Steering Systems Co., Ltd.
NSK Needle Bearing Ltd.
NSK-Warner K.K.
NSK Kyushu Co., Ltd.
NSK Machinery Co., Ltd.
Inoue Jikuuke Kogyo Co., Ltd.
NSK Micro Precision Co., Ltd., Fujisawa Plant
NSK Micro Precision Co., Ltd., Matsukawa Plant
Amatsuji Steel Ball Mfg. Co., Ltd.
AKS East Japan Co., Ltd.
Asahi Seiki Co., Ltd.
Shinwa Seiko Co., Ltd.
Kuribayashi Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
CSR Report 2016 P.60:
Environmental Education
NSK Group in Japan
(e-learning: NSK Group)
Creating Environmentally Friendly Products CSR Report 2016 P.63:
Figure: Number of Environmentally Friendly Products Developed
CSR Report 2016 P.64:
Table: Environmentally Friendly Products Developed in FY2015
NSK Group (Products Development Divisions)
Global Warming Countermeasures CSR Report 2016 P.66:
Figure: Total CO2 Emissions from Manufacturing by Region (Scope 1 and 2)
ISO14001 acquiring sites (Production)
CSR Report 2016 P.66:
Figure: CO2 Emissions from Manufacturing in Japan: Total Volume and per Production Unit
Figure: CO2 Emissions from Manufacturing outside Japan: Total Volume and per Production Unit
CSR Report 2016 P.89 Appendix:
Change in Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions (by Country)
CSR Report 2016 Supplemental Materials (web):
Energy Comsumption and CO2 Emissions (by Production Site, FY2015)
CSR Report 2016 P.67:
Figure: Energy Consumed per Ton-Kilometer and CO2 Emissions from Distribution in Japan
NSK Logistics Co., Ltd., and main distribution contractors
CSR Report 2016 P.68:
Energy-Saving Efforts at the Head Office and Sales Departments
NSK Group sites in Japan (Headquarters, Branch Offices and Sales Offices)
CSR Report 2016 P.66:
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Verification Report (Japan)
NSK Group sites in Japan (Headquarters, Production sites and Technology Divisions)
Measures for Resource Conservation and Recycling CSR Report 2016 P.70:
Figure: Total Waste
ISO14001 acquiring sites (Production)
CSR Report 2016 P.70:
Figure: Recycling Rate
CSR Report 2016 P.70:
Figure: Industrial Waste per Production Unit (Plants in Japan)
ISO14001 acquiring sites in Japan (Production)
CSR Report 2016 P.70:
Figure: Landfill Disposal Rate (Plants in Japan)
CSR Report 2016 P.70:
Figure: Amount of Packaging Material Waste per Production Unit (Distribution in Japan)
NSK Logistics Co., Ltd.
CSR Report 2016 P.71:
Figure: Water Withdrawal per Unit of Production (Plants in Japan)
Figure: Water Withdrawal per Unit of Production (Plants outside Japan)
ISO14001 acquiring sites (Production)
CSR Report 2016 P.89 Appendix:
Change in Waste Emissions (by Country)
CSR Report 2016 Supplemental Materials (web):
Water Withdrawal, Wastewater Amounts and Waste Emissions (by Site, FY2015)
CSR Report 2016 P.90 Appendix:
Change in Water Withdrawal and Wastewater Amounts (by Country)
Reducing Use of Environmentally Harmful Substances CSR Report 2016 P.75:
Figure: Number of Machining Fluids Containing Chlorine Additives
ISO14001 acquiring sites (Production)
CSR Report 2016 P.75:
Figure: Handling of PRTR-Designated Substances (Plants in Japan)
ISO14001 acquiring sites in Japan (Production)
CSR Report 2016 Supplemental Materials (web):
Volume of PRTR-Designated Substances Handled (Japan)
CSR Report 2016 Supplemental Materials (web):
Air Pollutant Measurement Results (Japan)
CSR Report 2016 Supplemental Materials (web):
Water Contaminant Measurement Results (Japan)