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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 2018 2019 2020
Energy (kl) 29,216 29,162 30,307
Electricity (kWh) 105,542,744 105,743,565 110,348,662
   Renewable Electricity (kWh) 6,754 6,050,668 7,099,740
Carbon Emissions (t-CO2) 448,508 452,011 554,398
   Scope1(All Direct Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 12,043 12,074 11,689
   Scope2(Indirect Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 45,902 41,931 42,359
   Scope3(Other Indirect Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) 390,563 398,006 500,350
Water (1,000m3) 704 749 730
   Tap water (1,000m3) 98 105 101
   Well water (1,000m3) 575 601 585
   Industrial water (1,000m3) 31 43 44
Wastewater (1,000m3) 634 664 706
   Public sewer (1,000m3) 127 135 138
   River discharge (1,000m3) 507 529 568
VOC emissions (t) 13.1 14.1 14.0
Materials (t) 670 643 626
Participants of chemical substance education (People) 542 753 499
Industrial waste (t) 550 541 549
Certain hazardous waste (t) 271 315 307
Valuable material (t) 251 293 288
Recycling (t) 914 1,050 1,077
Landfill (t) 5 6 3
Green Purchasing Rate (%) 97.4 96.5 89.6
ISO14001 certification (employee ratio) (%) 96.3 95.8 98.0
  Unit   2018 2019 2020
Number of employees (People) Male 2,869 2,954 3,036
Female 601 617 641
Aggregate total 3,470 3,571 3,677
Average years of service (Years) Male 16.4 16.4 16.4
Female 15.1 15.3 14.9
Aggregate total 16.2 16.2 16.1
Average age of employees (Age) Male 39.5 39.5 39.5
Female 44.7 44.6 44.2
Aggregate total 40.4 40.4 40.3
Number of employees in management positions (People) Male 538 573 598
Female 5 8 11
Aggregate total 543 581 609
Number of newly hired employees (People) Male 127 139 137
Female 39 43 29
Aggregate total 166 182 166
(%) Percentage of female employees in new hires 23.5 23.6 17.5
Number of retirees (People) Retired 22 33 50
Resigned for personal reasons, etc. 35 35 34
Aggregate total 57 68 84
Turnover rate (%)   0.8 0.9 0.8
Turnover rate (within 3 years after entering) (%)   2.9 4.0 1.9
Ratio of employees with disablities
(statutory employment rate)
(%)   2.13 (2.2) 2.09 (2.2) 2.10 (2.2)
Number of dispatched employees, etc. (People)   527 535 513
Number of employees who took childcare leave, etc. (People) Male 46 56 98
Female 31 43 56
Aggregate total 77 99 154
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 2 5 1
Female  5 2 0
Aggregate total 7 7 1
Average annual income (Ten thousands of yen)   697 708 691
First salary (Note 1) (yen) University graduation male 209,100 212,300 213,300
University graduation woman 209,100 212,300 213,300
Graduated from graduate school male 229,600 232,600 233,600
Graduated from graduate school woman 229,600 232,600 233,600
Basic wage raise (%)   0.486 0.49 0.35
Rate of increase in salary (%)   2.54 2.78 2.62
Bonus payments
(excluding extra bonus)
(Months' salary)   5.4 5.5 5.5
Total annual working hours (Hours)   1,912 1,888
1,894
Monthly average overtime hours
(non-scheduled working hours)
(Hours)   16.8 15.0 12.2
Number of days of paid leave taken (Days)   14.2 14.5 13.8
Percentage of paid leave taken (%)   74.6 76.5 72.8
Number of days of accumulated paid leave taken (Note 2) (Days)   2,199 2,548 2,439
Percentage of birthday leave taken (Note 3) (%)   94.1 94.0 95.5
Number of employees who took long service leave (People)   221 147 129
Number of employees who took volunteer leave (People)   1 2 0
Number of employees who took spousal childbirth leave (Note 4) (People)   257 243 266
Percentage of employees who have extended  their retirement age (%)   92.7 91.9 81.4
Percentage of employees who were reemployed after retirement (%)   100 88.9 100
Rate of participation in a labor union (%)   97.2 97.0 97.5
Number of labour union-management consultations (Times)   12 12 11
Number of members of the stock ownership (People)   3,200 3,325 3,447
Rate of participation in the stock ownership (%)   90.45 91.15 91.99
Number of occupational injuries  (including dispatched employees) (Cases)   7 8 12
〃     (lost time incidents within the above) (Cases)   1 1 4
Number of occupational injuries  (employees only) (Cases)   5 4 5
〃     (lost time incidents within the above) (Cases)   0 0 1
Frequency rate (Note 5) -   0 0 0.146344
Severity rate (Note 6) -   0 0 0.000293
Number of workdays lost due to occupational accidents (including dispatched employees) (Days)   2 21 23
Number of workdays lost due to occupational accidents (employees only) (Days)   0 0 2
Occupational physician, paychiatrist (People)   3 3 3
Occupational health nurse (People)   6 7 8
Participation rate of periodical medical examination (%)   100 100 100
Number of physical strength examination participants (Note 7) (People)   2,594 2,735 -(Note10)
Participation rate of physical strength examination (%)   79.3 80.7 -(Note10)
Number of body design school participants (Note 8) (People)   53 76 26
Number of walking participants (People)   865 909 1,020
Number of dental examination participants (People)   2,994 2,968 -(Note10)
Participation rate for dental examination (%)   84.7 81.7 -(Note10)
Number of PET examination participants (People)   1,006 1,012 1,018
Number of emolyees receiving influenza vaccination (Note 9) (People)   1,687 1,824 2,186
Percentage of employees receiving influenza vaccination (%)   47.22 50.78 59.16
Number of employees answering stress check (People)   3,421 3,530 3,680
Percentage of employees answering stress check (%)   96.3 95.8 97.5
Smoking rate (%)   15 14.4 13.7
Number of employees who are on administrative leave (People)   26 34 34

(Note 1) General occupation
(Note 2) 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 3) Birthday leave is a special paid leave which employees can take for 1 day in their birthday month.
(Note 4) Spousal childbirth leave is a special paid leave which male employees can take for 2days after childbirth.
(Note 5) 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 6) 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 7) Every year, physical strength examination are held under the auspices of Photonics groups health insurance union during the working hours.
(Note 8) 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 9) We have the system that employees can receive the influenza vaccination during the work hours. Also, the data of FY2017 and FY2018 show those who receive it within company and the data of FY2019 and FY2020 includes both in company and in the nearest medical institution.
(Note 10) Discontinued for prevention of the novel coronavirus infection.
(*) To be posted by June 2021.

  Unit   2018 2019 2020
Number of Directors (Members) (Inside) Male 10 10 11
(Inside) Female 0 0 0
(Outside) Male 1 1 1
(Outside) Female  1 1 1
Aggregate total 12 12 13
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 16 16
Number of Executive Committee meetings (Times)   42 42 43
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board meetings (Times)   6 6 7
Total amount of remuneration for Directors (Million yen)   353 328 433
Total amount of remuneration for Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Million yen)   47 47 47
Attendance rate for Board of Directors meetings (%)   96.2 93.2 98.5
Attendance rate for Audit & Supervisory Board meetings (%)   100 95.8 100
Workshop for Board Members    
Whisleblower provisions    
Number of patent held (Cases) Domestic 2,142 2,239 2,409
(Cases) Overseas 4,413 4,761 5,023
(Cases) Aggregate total 6,555 7,000 7,432
Dividend per share (Yen)   37 40 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).