Environmental management

Policies, Systems and Initiatives

Policies, systems and initiatives related to the environment

State of acquisition of environmental management systems

State of acquisition of ISO14001 certification
Sagawa Express:Tokyo Head office
Expolanka Holdings PLC:19 locations (Sri Lanka, India)

*The percentage of consolidated locations with certification was 1.4% out of 1,462 locations (As of July 2023)

Status of LCA (Life Cycle Assessment)

Sagawa Express conducts LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) analysis for the express package delivery business and utilizes the results to reduce emissions from its consigned transportation, which accounts for a large portion of Scope 3 CO2 emissions. By proceeding with the development of large-scale distribution centers such as X FRONTIER (operated in 2021), realization of modal shifts such as switching part of long-haul road transportation between Kanto and Kyushu to marine transportation and other, the number of trucks used in consigned transportation is being reduced, leading CO2 emissions decrease.

Status of Fines and Penalties Related to the Environment

(Unit: Yen)

Boundary FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Fines and penalties related to the environment Japan 0 0 0 0 0

*Fines and penalties related to the environment are those incurred by violations of laws and regulations related to the environment such as water intake, waste water, air and waste.

Environmentally Friendly Transportation

Number of Next-Generation Vehicles

(Unit: Vehicles)

Breakdown of company owned vehicles*1
Vehicle type FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Number of next-generation vehicles Electric Vehicles 16 19 20 20 23
Hybrid Vehicles 1,202 1,801 2,297 2,773 2,905
Natural gas Vehicles 2,848 2,259 1,844 1,430 1,270
Clean diesel Vehicles*2 7,908 9,209 10,473 11,733 12,761
Total number of operating vehicles 26,671 26,872 26,877 26,943 26,461

*1Only Sagawa Express is tallied for FY2018. The figures from FY2019 are for Domestic companies.

*2Vehicles compliant with the "Post New Long-term Regulations" and "Post Post New Long-term Regulations" for automobile emissions.