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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 2017 2018 2019
Energy (kl) 28,200 29,216 29,162
Electricity (kWh) 99,311,948 105,542,744 105,743,565
   Renewable Electricity (kWh) 7,188 6,754 6,050,668
Carbon Emissions (t-CO2) 360,183 448,510 451,970
   Scope1(All Direct Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 12,686 12,045 12,033
   Scope2(Indirect Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 43,853 45,902 41,931
   Scope3(Other Indirect Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 303,644 390,563 398,006
Water (1,000m3) 703
704
749
   Tap water (1,000m3) 95 98 105
   Well water (1,000m3) 608 575 601
   Industrial water (1,000m3) 0 31 43
Wastewater (1,000m3) 631 631 664
   Public sewer (1,000m3) 95 124 135
   River discharge (1,000m3) 536 506 529
VOC emissions (t) 10.2 13.1
14.1
Materials (t) 636 670 643
Participants of chemical substance education (People) 650 542 753
Industrial waste (t) 494 550 541
Certain hazardous waste (t) 235 271 315
Valuable material (t) 298 251 293
Recycling (t) 873 914 1,050
Landfill (t) 9 5 6
Green Purchasing Rate (%) 97.2 97.4 96.5
ISO14001 certification (employee ratio) (%) 96.7 96.3 95.8
  Unit   2017 2018 2019
Number of employees (People) Male 2,789 2,869 2,954
Female 568 601 617
Aggregate total 3,357 3,470 3,571
Average years of service (Years) Male 16.2 16.4 16.4
Female 15.7 15.1 15.3
Aggregate total 16.1 16.2 16.2
Average age of employees (Age) Male 39.3 39.5 39.5
Female 45.0 44.7 44.6
Aggregate total 40.3 40.4 40.4
Number of employees in management positions (People) Male 514 538 573
Female 4 5 8
Aggregate total 518 543 581
Number of newly hired employees (People) Male 102 127 *
Female 48 39 *
Aggregate total 150 166 *
(%) Percentage of female employees in new hires 32.0 23.5 *
Number of retirees (People) Retired 33 22 *
Resigned for personal reasons, etc. 27 35 *
Aggregate total 60 57 *
Turnover rate (%)   0.7 0.8 *
Turnover rate (within 3 years after entering) (%)   8.1 2.9 *
Ratio of employees with disablities
(statutory employment rate)
(%)   2.07 (2.0) 2.13 (2.2) *
Number of dispatched employees, etc. (People)   471 522 *
Number of employees who took childcare leave, etc. (People) Male 25 39 *
Female 34 31 *
Aggregate total 59 70 *
Ratio of employees returning to work after childcare leave (%) Male 100 100 *
Female 100 100 *
Aggregate total 100 100 *
Number of employees who took nursing care leave, etc. (People) Male 0 2 *
Female  1 4 *
Aggregate total 1 6 *
Average salary (Ten thousands of yen)   672 697 708
Basic wage raise (%)   0.363 0.486 *
Rate of increase in salary (%)   2.45 2.54 *
Bonus payments
(excluding extra bonus)
(Months' salary)   5.3 5.4 *
Total annual working hours (Hours)   1,923 1,915 *
Monthly average overtime hours
(non-scheduled working hours)
(Hours)   15.4 16.8 *
Number of days of paid leave taken (Days)   13.6 14.2 *
Percentage of paid leave taken (%)   71.3 74.6 *
Number of days of accumulated paid leave taken (Note 1) (Days)   2,796.5 2,790 *
Percentage of birthday leave taken (Note 2) (%)   94.1 94.1 *
Number of employees who took long service leave (People)   234 221 *
Number of employees who took volunteer leave (People)   0 1 *
Number of employees who took spousal childbirth leave (Note 3) (People)   144 257 *
Rate of participation in a labor union (%)   97.3 97.2 97.0
Number of labour union-management consultations (Times)   12 12 12
Number of members of the stock ownership (People)   3,063 3,200 3,325
Rate of participation in the stock ownership (%)   89.48 90.45 91.15
Number of occupational injuries  (including dispatched employees) (Cases)   10 7 8
〃     (lost time incidents within the above) (Cases)   3 1 1
Number of occupational injuries  (employees only) (Cases)   6 5 4
〃     (lost time incidents within the above) (Cases)   1 0 0
Frequency rate (Note 4) -   0.159619 0 0
Severity rate (Note 5) -   0.000559 0 0
Number of workdays lost due to occupational accidents (including dispatched employees) (Days)   5.5 2 21
Number of workdays lost due to occupational accidents (employees only) (Days)   3.5 0 0
Occupational physician, paychiatrist (People)   3 3 3
Occupational health nurse (People)   5 6 *
Participation rate of periodical medical examination (%)   100 100 100
Number of physical strength examination participants (Note 6) (People)   2,569 2,594 *
Participation rate of physical strength examination (%)   82.5 84.7 *
Number of body design school participants (Note 7) (People)   31 53 *
Number of walking participants (People)   865 865 *
Number of dental examination participants (People)   2,831 2,994 *
Participation rate for dental examination (%)   81.1 79.3 *
Number of PET examination participants (People)   1,006 1,012
Number of emolyees receiving influenza vaccination (Note 8) (People)   1,589 1,687 1,723
Percentage of employees receiving influenza vaccination (%)   46.91 47.22 47.97
Number of employees answering stress check (People)   3,300 3,421 *
Percentage of employees answering stress check (%)   95.3 96.3 *
Smoking rate (%)   15.4 15 15.2
Number of employees who are on administrative leave (People)   22 26 34

(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.
(*) To be posted by June 2020.

  Unit   2017 2018 2019
Number of Directors (Members) (Inside) Male 12 10 10
(Inside) Female 0 0 0
(Outside) Male 1 1 1
(Outside) Female  1 1 1
Aggregate total 14 12 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)   17 16 16
Number of Executive Committee meetings (Times)   42 42 42
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board meetings (Times)   6 6 6
Total amount of remuneration for Directors (Million yen)   449 353 328
Total amount of remuneration for Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Million yen)   47 47 47
Attendance rate for Board of Directors meetings (%)   92.2 96.2 93.2
Attendance rate for Audit & Supervisory Board meetings (%)   100 100 95.8
Workshop for Board Members     -
Whisleblower provisions    
Number of patent held (Cases) Domestic 2,020 2,142 2,239
(Cases) Overseas 4,051 4,413 4,761
(Cases) Aggregate total 6,061 6,555 7,000
Dividend per share (Yen)   34 37 40
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).