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You can view various data of ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance), based on Hamamatsu Photonics's business and social activities.

  Unit 2016 2017 2018
Energy (kl) 27,518 28,200 29,216
Electricity (kWh) 96,814,110 99,311,948 105,542,744
   Renewable Electricity (kWh) 0 7,188 6,754
Carbon Emissions (t-CO2) 311,721 360,183 448,510
   Scope1(All Direct Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 12,736 12,686 12,045
   Scope2(Indirect Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 43,211 43,853 45,902
   Scope3(Other Indirect Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 255,774 303,644 390,563
Water (1,000m3) 724 703 704
   Tap water (1,000m3) 86 95 124
   Well water (1,000m3) 638 608 575
   Industrial water (1,000m3) 0 0 31
Wastewater (1,000m3) 703 631 631
   Public sewer (1,000m3) 82 95 124
   River discharge (1,000m3) 620 536 506
VOC emissions (t) 9.7 10.2
13.1
Materials (t) 502 636 670
Participants of chemical substance education (People) 808 650 542
Industrial waste (t) 379 494 550
Certain hazardous waste (t) 223 235 271
Valuable material (t) 261 298 251
Recycling (t) 699 873 914
Landfill (t) 11 9 5
Green Purchasing Rate (%) 97.0 97.2 97.4
ISO14001 certification (employee ratio) (%) 96.6 96.7 96.3
  Unit   2016 2017 2018
Number of employees (People) Male 2,723 2,789 2,869
Female 547 568 601
Aggregate total 3,270 3,357 3,470
Average years of service (Years) Male 16.2 16.2 16.4
Female 16.0 15.7 15.1
Aggregate total 16.2 16.1 16.2
Average age of employees (Age) Male 39.2 39.3 39.5
Female 45.1 45.0 44.7
Aggregate total 40.2 40.3 40.4
Number of employees in management positions (People) Male 434 481 494
Female 2 4 4
Aggregate total 436 485 498
Number of newly hired employees (People) Male 117 102 127
Female 35 48 39
Aggregate total 152 150 166
(%) Percentage of female employees in new hires 23.0 32.0 23.5
Number of retirees (People) Retired 34 33 22
Resigned for personal reasons, etc. 35 27 35
Aggregate total 69 60 57
Turnover rate (%)   0.9 0.7 0.8
Turnover rate (within 3 years after entering) (%)   2.6 8.1 2.9
Ratio of employees with disablities
(statutory employment rate)
(%)   2.11 (2.0) 2.07 (2.0) 2.13 (2.2)
Number of dispatched employees, etc. (People)   463 471 522
Number of employees who took childcare leave, etc. (People) Male 27 25 39
Female 26 34 31
Aggregate total 53 59 70
Ratio of employees returning to work after childcare leave (%) Male 100 100 100
Female 100 100 100
Aggregate total 100 100 100
Number of employees who took nursing care leave, etc. (People) Male 1 0 2
Female  0 1 4
Aggregate total 1 1 6
Average salary (Ten thousands of yen)   664 672 697
Basic wage raise (%)   0.421 0.363 0.486
Rate of increase in salary (%)   2.526 2.45 2.54
Bonus payments
(excluding extra bonus)
(Months' salary)   5.3 5.3 5.4
Total annual working hours (Hours)   1,922 1,923 1,915
Monthly average overtime hours
(non-scheduled working hours)
(Hours)   15.5 15.4 16.8
Number of days of paid leave taken (Days)   13.4 13.6 14.2
Percentage of paid leave taken (%)   70.9 71.3 74.6
Number of days of accumulated paid leave taken (Note 1) (Days)   2,355.5 2,796.5 2,790
Percentage of birthday leave taken (Note 2) (%)   93.4 94.1 94.1
Number of employees who took long service leave (People)   208 234 221
Number of employees who took volunteer leave (People)   2 0 1
Number of employees who took spousal childbirth leave (Note 3) (People)   134 144 257
Rate of participation in a labor union (%)   96.9 97.3 97.2
Number of labour union-management consultations (Times)   12 12 12
Number of members of the stock ownership (People)   2,984 3,063 3,200
Rate of participation in the stock ownership (%)   89.37 89.48 90.45
Number of occupational injuries  (including dispatched employees) (Cases)   3 10 7
〃     (lost time incidents within the above) (Cases)   1 3 1
Number of occupational injuries  (employees only) (Cases)   3 6 5
〃     (lost time incidents within the above) (Cases)   1 1 0
Frequency rate (Note 4) -   0.163918 0.159619 0
Severity rate (Note 5) -   0.000328 0.000559 0
Number of workdays lost due to occupational accidents (including dispatched employees) (Days)   2 5.5 2
Number of workdays lost due to occupational accidents (employees only) (Days)   2 3.5 0
Occupational physician, paychiatrist (People)   3 3 3
Occupational health nurse (People)   5 5 6
Participation rate of periodical medical examination (%)   99.97 100 100
Number of physical strength examination participants (Note 6) (People)   2,642 2,569 2,594
Participation rate of physical strength examination (%)   84.5 82.5 84.7
Number of body design school participants (Note 7) (People)   72 31 53
Number of walking participants (People)   768 865 865
Number of dental examination participants (People)   2,839 2,831 2,994
Participation rate for dental examination (%)   84.9 81.1 79.3
Number of PET examination participants (People)   - 1,006
Number of emolyees receiving influenza vaccination (Note 8) (People)   1,562 1,589 1,687
Percentage of employees receiving influenza vaccination (%)   47.25 46.91 47.22
Number of employees answering stress check (People)   3,263 3,300 3,421
Percentage of employees answering stress check (%)   96.3 95.3 96.3
Smoking rate (%)   15.8 15.4 15
Number of employees who are on administrative leave (People)   20 22 26

(Note 1) Accumulated paid leave is a system of accumulating paid leave up to 70 days which are expired by Labor Standards Act. The employees can apply it for their own recovery from injuries and illness, sick or injured child care, child education, nursing care and volunteer activities, etc.
(Note 2) Birthday leave is a special paid leave which employees can take for 1 day in their birthday month.
(Note 3) Spousal childbirth leave is a special paid leave which male employees can take for 2days after childbirth.
(Note 4) Frequency rate refers to the frequency of workplace accidents and is derived from the number of injuries / death resulting from workplace accident per 1,000,000 working hours.
(Note 5) Severity rate refers to the severity level of accidents and represents the total number of lost time injury days / 1,000 total actual working hours.
(Note 6) Every year, physical strength examination are held under the auspices of Photonics groups health insurance union during the working hours.
(Note 7) We held body design school under the auspices of Photonics groups health insurance union, provide employees with the opportunity to consider healthy body making.
(Note 8) We have the system that employees can receive the influenza vaccination during the work hours. In addition, the data described above includes only those who receive it within company.

  Unit   2016 2017 2018
Number of Directors (Members) (Inside) Male 12 12 10
(Inside) Female 0 0 0
(Outside) Male 1 1 1
(Outside) Female  1 1 1
Aggregate total 14 14 12
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Members) (Inside) Male 2 2 2
(Inside) Female 0 0 0
(Outside) Male 2 2 2
(Outside) Female  0 0 0
Aggregate total 4 4 4
Number of Board of Directors meetings (Times)   16 17 16
Number of Executive Committee meetings (Times)   42 42 42
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board meetings (Times)   7 6 6
Total amount of remuneration for Directors (Million yen)   458 449 353
Total amount of remuneration for Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Million yen)   47 47 47
Attendance rate for Board of Directors meetings (%)   91.3 92.2 96.2
Attendance rate for Audit & Supervisory Board meetings (%)   100 100 100
Workshop for Board Members     -
Whisleblower provisions    
Number of patent held (Cases) Domestic 1,841 2,020 2,142
(Cases) Overseas 3,430 4,051 4,413
(Cases) Aggregate total 5,271 6,061 6,555
Dividend per share (Yen)   34 34 37
Meeting with shareholders    
Financial settlement briefing (Times)   ✓(Twice a year) ✓(Twice a year) ✓(Twice a year)

(Note) The reporting period is our business year (from October of previous year to September) or the general fiscal year (from April to March of next year).