GHG data

Value chain greenhouse gas emissions*(as of the end of 2019)

(Unit:tCO2e)

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Direct emissions from corporate activities (Scope 1 + Scope 2) 964,392 959,070 943,194 927,337 927,337

Scope 1 (Emissions from use of fuel)

366,286 365,680 370,340 375,096 368,169
Scope 2 (Emissions related to purchase of
power and steam)
598,106 593,391 572,855 552,241 513,774
Indirect emissions(Scope 3) 4,560,065 4,087,271 4,222,803 3,972,378 3,982,794
Raw materials (Category 1) 2,811,940 2,626,854 2,557,411 2,331,798 2,306,915
Transport - Upstream (Category 4) 384,873 374,510 363,123 364,936 405,309
Transport - Downstream (Category 9) 979,569 787,665 941,234 920,313 929,111
Product use/disposal (Category 11, 12) 178,557 80,111 158,309 150,569 154,227
Other (Category 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15) 205,126 218,131 202,727 204,761 187,231
Emissions from entire value chain(Scope 1+Scope 2+Scope 3) 5,524,457 5,046,341 5,165,998 4,899,715 4,864,737
  • The emissions are calculated in the same range as the target approved by SBTi.

Greenhouse emissions by business (as of the end of 2019) (thousand tCO2e)

  • Greenhouse emissions by business(as of the end of 2019) (thousand tCO2e)

Trend in value chain greenhouse gas emissions

  • Greenhouse emissions by business(2019) (thousand tCO2e)

Ratios of greenhouse gas emissions in value chain (as of the end of 2019) 

  • Ratios of greenhouse gas emissions in value chain

GHG Graphs

Total direct emissions (Scope 1+2) and intensity (emissions/sales revenue)

  • Total direct emissions (Scope 1+2) and intensity (emissions/sales revenue)

Direct emissions (Scope 1+2) and intensity (emissions/production) of Kirin Brewery

  • Direct emissions (Scope 1+2) and intensity (emissions/production) of Kirin Brewery

Direct emissions (Scope 1+2) and intensity (emissions/production) of Lion

  • Direct emissions (Scope 1+2) and intensity (emissions/production) of Lion

Biogas generation and power generation by Kirin Brewery’s

  • Biogas generation and power generation by Kirin Brewery’s

Direct emissions (Scope 1+2) and intensity (emissions/sales revenue) of Kyowa Kirin Group worldwide including Kyowa Hakko Bio

  • Direct emissions (Scope 1+2) and intensity (emissions/sales revenue) of Kyowa Kirin Group worldwide including Kyowa Hakko Bio

Energy use by business (2019)

  • Energy use by business (2019)