Environmental data / External verification

Environmental data

Group-wide Scope 1 and 2 GHG data, and some Scope 3 GHG data, energy consumption, water withdrawal, wastewater discharged, and waste generation have been externally assured.

The calculation methodology and scope are available in a Basis of Reporting.

Environmental data verification statement

Independent Assurance Statement for the JT Group

Energy

Energy Consumption
(Terajoules)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Fossil fuels purchased and consumed 6,467 6,393 6,310 6,475 6,196 5,944 5,666 5,888 5,716 5,618
Electricity (nonrenewable) purchased 4,115 4,013 3,541 3,578 3,471 3,430 3,241 2,872 2,777 2,833
Steam / heating / cooling and other energy (nonrenewable) purchased 91 102 106 120 133 129 124 97 76 76
Total renewable energy purchased or generated 812 932 1,030 1,013 730 729 740 945 1,155 1,135
- Total renewable electricity purchased or generated 57 56 146 109 102 104 121 264 462 428
- Total renewable energy purchased or generated excluding electricity 754 876 884 904 628 625 619 680 692 707
Total energy sold -124 -128 -122 -120 -118 -109 -105 -107 -112 -114
Total 11,362 11,312 10,864 11,066 10,412 10,123 9,666 9,695 9,612 9,547
Energy Consumption Breakdown (Terajoules) 2015 2016 2017 2018
Non-renewable fuel consumed 5,666 5,888 5,716 5,618
Renewable fuel consumed 618 679 691 705
Electricity, heating, cooling and steam purchased for consumption 3,485 3,233 3,312 3,319
Self-generated electricity, heating, cooling and steam 2 2 5 20
Electricity, heating, cooling and steam sold -105 -107 -112 -114
Total 9,666 9,695 9,612 9,547

GHG

GHG emissions
(1,000 tons CO2e)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CO2 400 397 391 398 382 366 347 352 342 336
HFCs 25 26 25 23 24 27 27 33 29 25
Total (Scope1) 425 423 416 420 406 393 373 385 371 361
Scope2 483 474 427 434 418 410 390 360 347 354
Total (Scope1+2) 908 897 843 854 824 804 763 745 718 714
Purchased goods and services - - 5,079 5,648 5,552 5,115 4,435 4,680 4,166 4,531
- Purchased leaf - - 3,199 3,666 3,611 3,116 2,598 3,013 2,472 2,876
- Others - - 1,880 1,982 1,941 1,998 1,837 1,667 1,694 1,655
Capital goods - - 318 435 457 403 382 349 413 472
Fuel-and-energy-related activities
(not included in Scope 1 or 2)
- - 109 111 107 106 103 97 101 108
Upstream transportation and distribution - - 348 341 336 326 298 319 329 346
Waste generated in operations - - 27 26 24 21 19 18 18 20
Business travel - - 268 284 278 255 267 277 275 283
Employee commuting - - 38 38 37 40 37 36 40 49
Upstream leased assets - - 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1
Downstream transportation and distribution - - 319 330 334 345 305 264 300 321
Processing of sold products - - 7 6 5 3 2 2 2 1
Use of sold products - - 28 29 29 31 32 33 43 43
End of life treatment of sold products - - 56 71 66 69 63 57 60 62
Downstream leased assets - - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Franchises - - 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1
Total (Scope3) - - 6,598 7,319 7,226 6,713 5,943 6,131 5,748 6,236
GHG emissions intensity for tobacco business (Scope1+2)
(tons CO2e per million cigarettes equivalent)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
0.80 0.82 0.76 0.77 0.76 0.75 0.70 0.69 0.67 0.67

Water

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Water withdrawal
(1,000 m³)
12,958 12,677 11,615 11,510 10,783 10,560 10,155 10,093 9,875 10,035
Wastewater Discharged
(1,000 m³)
5,521 5,720 6,303 7,280 6,170 5,344 5,497 5,248 5,317 5,588
Water withdrawal by source (1,000 m³) 2015 2016 2017 2018
Fresh surface water 1,398 1,575 1,466 1,570
Brackish surface water/seawater 0 0 0 0
Rainwater 46 47 53 47
Groundwater 5,291 5,351 5,226 5,366
Produced/process water 0 0 0 0
Municipal supply 3,419 3,120 3,131 3,052
Wastewater from another organization 0 0 0 0
Total 10,155 10,093 9,875 10,035
Water discharge by destination (1,000 m³) 2015 2016 2017 2018
Fresh surface water 2,328 2,326 2,481 2,745
Brackish surface water/seawater 0 0 0 0
Groundwater 1 1 1 0
Municipal/industrial treatment plant 3,168 2,920 2,835 2,842
Wastewater for another organization 0 0 0 0
Total 5,497 5,248 5,317 5,588

Waste

Waste generation
(1,000 tons)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Recycled including waste composted 107 97 88 94 89 93 94 91 91 91
Incinerated with heat recovery 9 10 12 11 10 10 9 9 8 9
Incinerated without heat recovery 8 8 7 6 6 7 6 5 5 7
Landfilled 28 26 27 22 20 16 17 16 16 15
Total 152 141 133 134 125 126 126 121 121 122

ISO 14001 certified (Scope: Cigarette and tobacco-related factories, including Group factories)

  2015 2016 2017 2018
Total factory 41 40 43 43
Certified factory 34 32 33 34
Certified (%) 83% 80% 77% 79%