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Olympus Corporation is an imaging products manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan. The Company operates through six business units: Imaging Business, Medical Business, Life Science Business, Industrial Business, New Business Creation, and Research and Development. Products include cameras, binoculars, microscopes, surgical products and ultrasonic and Eddy Current instruments, among others. Olympus has operations in Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Ticker: 7733-TO ISIN: JP3201200007
Address: Shinjuku Monolith 2-3-1 Nishi-Shinjuku , Japan , Shinjuku-ku , TKY , 163-0914 Website: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Phone #: 81-3-33402111 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

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OLYMPUS CORPORATION 56 53 51 69 43
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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OLYMPUS CORPORATION 54% 39% 27% 85% 18%
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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Environment Governance
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OLYMPUS CORPORATION 42% 64% 20% 25% 19% 52%
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OLYMPUS CORPORATION 87% 88% 79% 11% 25% 43%
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0. Further Information NA We extend our deepest apologies to all of our stakeholders for the troubles caused in relation to the deferral of losses. We have reinforced our corporate governance system, internal control and compliance, never to occur such serious troubles by the new NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA We extend our deepest apologies to all of our stakeholders for the troubles caused in relation to the deferral of losses.General Description of Olympus Corporation:Established: October 12, 1919Head office: Shinjuku, Tokyo, JAPANActivities: Manufacture and NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action;Though it is affected by increase of the energy prices, we have few and limited financial impact.***in Japanese***エネルギー価格の上昇による影響を受けますが、財務的な影響は限られます。(ii) the methods you are using t NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA Detail information of FY2011 will be released on June 28 in Japanese (http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/), in Autumn in English(http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/). NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity;Social infrastructures for low carbon, such as wind-generated electricity may expand through regulations, which is expected to expand the market of products and services for industrial inspection NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; Opportunities for using our products and services may be increased because the frequencies of inspections for social infrastructures, etc, may also be increased by abnormal climate. Sales may b NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; Opportunities for introducing our products, such as medical devices contributing health cares and inspection devices for inspections of social infrastructures for low carbon society, may be incr NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA Detail information of FY2011 will be released on June 28 in Japanese (http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/), in Autumn in English(http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/). NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA Yes NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Our product, industrial endoscopy contribute as follows;i) Customer can reduce CO2 emissions in use by enhancing its energy efficiency.ii) The volume of reducing CO2 emissions 25 tonnes-CO2 per year compared with old one.iii) We reduce 10W of the energy r NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Dedicated budget for other emission reduction activities NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA Please refer the results of environmental investment/cost including to reduce CO2 emissions in fiscal 2011 as attached URL:(English version is planed to be released by autumn, 2012)http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/csr/environment/emanagement/accounti NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA NA NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action;We almost have no financial implications of the risk before taking action because current estimated target is only one facility in Hachioji, Tokyo, in our group.***in Japanese***排出削 NA NA
14. Further Information NA Detail information of FY2011 will be released on June 28 in Japanese (http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/), in Autumn in English(http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/). NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA i.Position of the individual with the responsibilities: President ii.Name of committee with the responsibilities: Management Board/Executive Board **in Japanese** ⅰ.責任を負っている個人の役職名/ポジション:社長 ii. 責任を負っている個人の委員会名:取締役/経営執行会議 NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes NA
13. Further Information NA Detail information of FY2011 will be released on June 28 in Japanese (http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/), in Autumn in English(http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/). NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Decreased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Slightly Decreased NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Decrease: Emissions reduction activities, Decrease: Emissions reduction activities NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 75 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E C A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Olympus may affect the policy making to Japanese Government by attending the business group , JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association); attending the JEITA recommended scheme, Voluntary Action Plan for Reducing GHG emi NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No No Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 NA 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA NA NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 4 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action;It's seldom; however, it may happen to be late for shipment of products and/or production parts by storms or floods.***in Japanese***非常に稀ではありますが、豪雨や洪水などによって生産部材の納品遅れや販売での納品遅れが発生する可能 NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA Detail information about the strategy (http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/)and the engage with policy makers to encourage further action to reduce environmental burden(http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/cs NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Our company’s process for identifying significant risks and/or opportunities from climate change and assessing the degree to which they could affect our business, including the financial implications is as follows:i. the scope of the process, i.e. the typ NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Climate change integrated into Olympus business strategy as follows:i. How the business strategy has been influenced, i.e. the internal communication/reporting processesthat achieve this;Business strategy has been influenced in its planning phases (for ex NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA Please refer the results of environmental investment/cost including to reduce CO2 emissions in fiscal 2011 as attached URL:(English version is planed to be released by autumn, 2012)http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/csr/environment/emanagement/accounti NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, but we anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA Detail information of FY2011 will be released on June 28 in Japanese (http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/), in Autumn in English(http://www.olympus-global.com/en/corc/csr/environment/manufacturing/globalwarming/). NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA JPY(¥) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA Environmental target is treated as one of management targets and reflected to BSC management system; the achievement level of annual environmental target of each subsidiary and business unit is reflected to part of the managers' reward.***in Japanese***経 NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? We will shift our group environmental target to reduce CO2 emissions in this fiscal year and attend "the Low Carbon Society Action Plan of Electronics and Information Technology Industries in Japan" , that makes energy use firmly reduced as the tool to ac NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 35369 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 83512 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions Third party verification or assurance underway but not yet complete - last years statement available Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document No Response
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? No
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/China/11858
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA NA NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration Netherlands
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. JPY(¥)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. JPY(¥)
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. NA
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA President of OLYMPUS Corporation is directly responsible of environment and climate change for the Olympus Group. NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? Management group/Monetary reward/Achievement level against the target to reduce the CO2 emissions
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/China/31458/42510/0
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA NA NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/108840;Electricity/137050;Heat/0;Steam/0;Cooling/0
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Town gas or city gas/30138
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling Supplier specific, backed by instruments/4920
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Emissions reduction activities: 5/
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.1592/metric tonnes CO2e/6/Decrease/We reduced the CO2 emissions by 5% through various activities such as replacing energy saving equipments, and improved manufacturing efficiency. On the other hand, sales increased by 1%.
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 3.18/metric tonnes CO2e/3/Increase/We reduced the CO2 emissions by 5% through various activities such as replacing energy saving equipments, and improved manufacturing efficiency. On the other hand, the number of employee decreased by 10%
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change No response
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? Yes
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? We settle the committee to promote the reduction of CO2 emissions. We make the check list regarding energy saving and check that each department in the sites take actions subject to the list by supervisors. In addition, we rebuilt our offices with high in
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA Allowance on FY2012 is for 2 sites regulated by Tokyo Cap & Trade scheme. Our allowances is 59415 tCO2 between FY2010 and FY2014, and we use the value of 11883 as the 5-years' average value. NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? We settle the committee to promote the reduction of CO2 emissions. We make the check list regarding energy saving and check that each department in the sites take actions subject to the list by supervisors. In addition, we rebuilt our offices with high in
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions No third party verification or assurance
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured NA
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? Yes
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) Yes, our suppliers
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success According to the CO2 emissions impacts, we decide the priority of engagements. We ask for our suppliers to construct the environmental management system and address the reduction of CO2 emisisons. Also, we improve the packing material and transportation m
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details Our company’s process for identifying significant risks and/or opportunities from climate change and assessing the degree to which they could affect our business, including the financial implications is as follows:i. the scope of the process,;Process scop
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Our company’s process for identifying significant risks and/or opportunities from climate change and assessing the degree to which they could affect our business, including the financial implications is as follows:i. the scope of the process,;Process scop NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes Climate change integrated into Olympus business strategy as follows:i. How the business strategy has been influenced;Business strategy has been influenced in its planning phases (for example, the planning to install the facilities to enhance energy effici
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Climate change integrated into Olympus business strategy as follows:i. How the business strategy has been influenced;Business strategy has been influenced in its planning phases (for example, the planning to install the facilities to enhance energy effici NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No No Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? No
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association NA
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? NA
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change NA
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake NA
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? Olympus may affect the policy making to Japanese Government by attending the business group , JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association); attending the JEITA recommended scheme, Voluntary Action Plan for Reducing GHG emis
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment 1/Scope 1+2+3/100/20/2007/695000/2014/We set absolute target to reduce CO2 emissions as the total emissions of Scope 1, Scope2 and Scope3 by 20% by fiscal year 2014, compared with the level of fiscal year 2007.
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment No Response
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions No Response
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment 1/71.4/100/We achieve the absolute target a head of our schedule. We are taking CO2 reduction actions regarding eco-conscious design for products, improvement on manufacturing efficiency and modal shift from air to ship.
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Our product, industrial endoscopy contribute as follows;i) Customer can reduce CO2 emissions in use by enhancing its energy efficiency.ii) The volume of reducing CO2 emissions 25 tonnes-CO2 per year compared with old one.iii) We reduce 10W of the energy r NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation//
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Dedicated budget for other emissions reduction activities NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Dedicated budget for energy efficiency/Investment to new environmental facilities is essential as process improvement to reduce CO2 emissions.
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 2 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact R01/Cap and trade schemes/Hachioji site, which is the R&D site in Olympus group, is subject to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's cap and trade scheme. We should reduce the CO2 emissions between FY2010 to FY2014 below the CO2 emission allowed by the
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions R01 Cap and trade schemes (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action;If our CO2 emissions between FY2010 and FY2014 is equal to the baseline emissions and is over the allowance level, we will need to purchase 50million yen o
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact P01/Change in precipitation pattern/Because Olympus is engaged in global business operations, extreme weather (e.g. flood, draught and rising sea levels) have influence on our manufacturing sites and supply chain. If these events are occurred, we can not
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA P01-P04 Change in precipitation pattern, Change in precipitation extremes and droughts, Sea level rise, Tropical cyclones (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action;There are a lot of our suppliers located in Southeast Asia. NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact cp3/Tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons)/The company would be affected because it has a global supply chain./Increased operational cost/Unknown/Indirect (Supply chain)/Unknown/Unknown
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA O01 Reputation risk(i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action;In our business, eco-conscious customers is mainly in consumer business category. If we do not meet the eco-conscious customers' requirement level and loss 5% of NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact R01/Carbon taxes/Due to carbon taxes, cap & trade scheme, and renewable energy regulation, the equipments for realizing low carbon society such as wind mill, solar panel and so on will be enlarged to introduce. Olympus provides the industrial video sc
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions R01-03 Carbon taxes, Cap and trade schemes, Renewable energy regulation (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity;If our market regarding the inspection of renewable energy equipments with the industrial video scope increases by 10% thro
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions P01-02 Change in mean precipitation, Change in precipitation extremes and droughts (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity;If our market regarding the inspection of renewable energy equipments with the industrial video scope increases
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA O01 Changing consumer behaviour(i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action;In our business, eco-conscious customers is mainly in consumer business category. If we acquire the new customer through eco-conscious design and incr NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2007-04-01/2008-03-31/35369/84722
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA The Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition) NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/IPCC Second Assessment Report (SAR - 100 year)
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference Town gas or city gas/2.23/kg CO2e per litre/Guideline for Calculating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Business by Japan's Ministry of the Environment
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 23578 Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 23578
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 76926
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/Small sales offices in Japan and overseas/Scope 1 and 2/We exclude small sales offices in Japan and overseas because of their small impact.
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions Third party verification or assurance underway but not yet complete - last years statement available Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document No Response
2013 Performance Band E A A NA
2013 Score 0 93 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA We extend our deepest apologies to all of our stakeholders for the troubles caused in relation to the deferral of losses. Olympus Corporation is an international company operating in medical, industrial and consumer markets, specializing in optics, electr NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. We extend our deepest apologies to all of our stakeholders for the troubles caused in relation to the deferral of losses. Olympus Corporation is an international company operating in medical, industrial and consumer markets, specializing in optics, electr
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-01-01
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 3 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 33 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 22 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 2.5 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Size NA MNE NA NA
Region NA Asia NA NA
Report Html Address NA http://www.olympus-global.com/en/csr/confidence/ NA NA
Report Pdf Address NA http://www.olympus-global.com/en/common/pdf/csr_report_2012.pdf NA NA
Report reference IFC Performance Standards? NA NA NA NA
Report reference ISO Standards? NA NA NA NA
Report Title NA CSR Report 2012 NA NA
Sector NA Equipment NA NA
Sector Supplements (Final) NA NA NA NA
Application Level Undeclared Undeclared A+ G3 Application Levels indicate to which extent the GRI Guidelines have been utilized in the reporting and which set and number of disclosures have been addressed in the reporting. There are three Application Levels A, B and C.
Country (HQ) NA Japan NA NA
Date Added To Sr List NA March 27, 2013 NA NA
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Guidelines NA GRI - G3.1 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Asia NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA NA NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://www.olympus-global.com/en/common/pdf/csr_report_2013.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA CSR Report 2013 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Equipment NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Used NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA MNE NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Corporate Governance 3 1.8 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 24 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 2.2 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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include_measurement 0 0 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 04/01/2011 NA Start Date
differentiation NA active NA At what level is the declarer?
ends_on NA 03/01/2012 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
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ends_on NA 03/01/2013 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
include_continued_support_statement 0 1 1 Does your COP contain a statement by the CEO (or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing your company’s ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles?
include_measurement 0 1 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 04/01/2012 NA Start Date
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