ESG (Environment/Social/Governance) Data

Environment

Fiscal 2017 Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
Energy Used (Crude Oil Equivalent) Total (kL) 8,694 8,489 8,257 8,021 8,205
Electricity 3,996 3,884 3,754 3,671 3,708
Heavy Oil / Kerosene / LPG 1,803 1,684 1,675 1,800 1,875
City Gas 1,540 1,580 1,526 1,514 1,527
Gasoline for Medical Representative (MR) Vehicles 1,355 1,341 1,302 1,037 1,094
CO2Emissions Total (tons) 19,162 18,516 17,767 16,894 16,946
Electricity 7,824 7,455 6,936 6,443 6,118
Heavy Oil / Kerosene / LPG 4,837 4,519 4,495 4,829 5,032
City Gas 2,977 3,054 2,949 2,927 2,952
Gasoline for MR Vehicles 3,524 3,488 3,387 2,696 2,845
Amount of Waste Generated Total (tons) 424 461 385 369 390
Recycling Rate (%) 86.0 81.6 80.1 82.3 87.4
Final Disposal Amount (tons)*1 Total (tons) 12 15 11 39 27
Final Disposal Rate (%) 2.8 3.3 3.0 10.5 6.9
Water Resources*2 Total Usage (1,000㎥) 130 144 143 131 135
Total Wastewater (1,000㎥) 87 106 98 96 109
Gas Emissions*3 SOXEmissions (tons) 5.6 7.2 7.9 5.7 4.5
NOXEmissions (tons) 13.4 15.0 15.8 17.5 15.3
Amounts Reported to the PRTR*4 (Amount Transferred or Released) Amount Handled (tons) 22.6 21.3 21.2 22.1 23.5
Amount Transferred or Released (tons) 3.2 3.1 2.7 2.8 3.0

*1. The volume of residue produced after intermediate treatment was reassessed following the adoption of the electronic manifest system in fiscal 2020.

*2. Total amounts are based on the data from eight business locations (the Matsumoto Head Office/Matsumoto Plants, Shiojiri Plants, Central Research Laboratories, Second Research Laboratories, Joetsu Chemical Laboratories, the Nutritional Business Center, the Tokyo Head Office, and the Tokyo Head Office (Koishikawa)). Total usage is the total amount of drinking water, groundwater, and industrial water used.

*3. Data collected from boiler emissions at the eight business locations from Note 2.

*4. Data from business locations that handle amounts of 1 ton or more.

Social

Fiscal 2017 Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
Employees Number of Employees*5 1,512 1,504 1,479 1,442 1,399
Female Employees*5 215 213 211 221 222
Average Employee Age (years) 41.3 41.8 42.2 42.7 43.0
Average Duration of Employment (years) 17.0 17.4 17.9 18.3 18.6
People with Disabilities 26 26 28 29 26
Hiring Rate of People with Disabilities (%)*6 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.5
Diversity*7 Percentage of Female Employees (%) 13.4 13.4 13.6 14.6 15.9
Percentage of Female Employees in Management Positions (%) 2.3 2.5 2.9 3.1 3.6
Percentage of Regular Employees Recruited as Mid-Career Hires (%)*8 0 45.7 33.3 13.2 20.0
Number of Foreign workers 1 1 1 1 2
Work–Life Balance Paid Leave Used per Employee (days/person) 9.7 10.3 11.2 10.5 11.6
Percentage of Paid Leave Used per Employee (%) 52.7 54.1 59.1 55.4 61.0
Number of Employees Taking Parental Leave*9 26 30 36 33 55
Percentage of Female Employees Who Took Childcare Leave (%) 89 100 100 100 100
Percentage of Male Employees Who Took Childcare Leave (%) 26 34 61 49 69
Number of Employees Utilizing Reduced Working Hours for Childcare*10 6 9 7 4 5
Return Rate for Employees One Year after Childbirth (%)*11 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Occupational Health and Safety Number of Workplace Accidents (Number of Accidents Requiring Leave) 2
(2)
7
(2)
7
(2)
7
(1)
5
(2)

*5. Including permanent and associate employees

*6. Hiring rate at the end of each fiscal year

*7. Among permanent employees

*8. Announced as of June 27, 2022

*9. Maternal and paternal childcare leave beginning from the corresponding fiscal year

*10. Shortened working hours beginning from the corresponding fiscal year

*11. Employees who returned to work after a child was born during the previous fiscal year

Governance

Fiscal 2017 Fiscal 2018 Fiscal 2019 Fiscal 2020 Fiscal 2021
Composition of the Board of Directors*12 Number of Board Members 14 14 14 14 14
Number of Outside Directors on the Board 2 2 2 3 3
Composition of the Audit & Supervisory Board Number of Audit & Supervisory Board Members 4 4 4 4 4
Number of Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Members 2 2 2 2 2
Board of Directors’ Meetings Number of Meetings 15 14 14 9*13 15
Attendance Rate of Outside Directors (%) 93.3 98.2 97.1 100.0 100.0
Audit & Supervisory Board Meetings Number of Meetings 14 14 17 13 14
Attendance Rate of Outside Directors*14 (%) 92.9 100.0 94.1 95.7 100.0

*12. Twelve directors (including four outside directors) were appointed at the 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 23, 2022.

*13. In addition to holding meetings of the Board of Directors, there were six written resolutions deemed to have been resolved by the Board of Directors based on the provisions of Article 370 of the Companies Act and Article 25 of the articles of incorporation of the Company.

*14. Refers to Outside Audit & Supervisory Board members only

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