ESG data

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

Environment
  Unit 2021 2022 2023
Electricity (kWh) [consolidated:128,468,749]
113,478,245
[consolidated: 135,607,363]
116,661,364
[consolidated: 137,426,864]
118,801,577
   Renewable Electricity (kWh) [consolidated:11,544,463]
11,544,463
[consolidated: 19,855,218]
18,682,466
[consolidated: 132,529,360]
115,558,890
Carbon Emissions (t-CO2) [consolidated:602,082]
509,884
[consolidated: 743,427]
624,333
[consolidated: 715,589]
658,155
   Scope1(All Direct Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) [consolidated:12,599]
11,604
[consolidated: 11,233]
10,398
[consolidated: 7,130]
5,873
   Scope2(Indirect Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) [consolidated:46,638]
39,701
[consolidated: 46,271]
38,838
[consolidated: 1,840]
510
   Scope3(Other Indirect Carbon Emissions) (t-CO2) [consolidated:542,845]
458,579
[consolidated: 685,923]
575,097
[consolidated: 707,115]
651,994
Water (1,000m3) [consolidated:825]
742
[consolidated: 879]
799
[consolidated: 919]
840
   Tap water (1,000m3) [consolidated:136]
102
[consolidated: 150]
108
[consolidated: 151]
108
   Well water (1,000m3) [consolidated:640]
591
[consolidated: 675]
637
[consolidated: 692]
656
   Industrial water (1,000m3) [consolidated:49]
49
[consolidated: 54]
54
[consolidated: 76]
76
Wastewater (1,000m3) [consolidated:789]
717
[consolidated: 831]
775
[consolidated: 879]
824
   Public sewer (1,000m3) [consolidated:179]
133
[consolidated: 198]
148
[consolidated: 195]
141
   River discharge (1,000m3) [consolidated:610]
584
[consolidated: 633]
627
[consolidated: 684]
683
VOC emissions (t) 13.7 17.2 17.6
Materials (t) 637 790 878
Participants of chemical substance education (People) 507 692 428
Industrial waste (t) [consolidated: 695]
617
[consolidated: 720]
656
[consolidated: 850]
797
Certain hazardous waste (t) [consolidated: 407]
404
[consolidated: 358]
339
[consolidated: 402]
371
Recycling (t) [consolidated: 644]
636
[consolidated: 694]
685
[consolidated: 658]
648
Landfill (t) 3 6 14
Green Purchasing Rate (%) 97.3 95.5 95.6
ISO14001 certification (employee ratio) (%) 98.1 98.1 98.2
 

Social
  Unit   2021 2022 2023
Number of employees (People) Male 3,113 3,220 3,366
Female 653 664 705
Aggregate total 3,766 3,884 4,071
Average years of service (Years) Male 16.3 16.2 15.9
Female 14.9 14.9 14.6
Aggregate total 16.1 16.0 15.7
Average age of employees (Age) Male 39.5 39.4 39.2
Female 44.0 44.0 43.5
Aggregate total 40.3 40.2 39.9
  Age group (%) Under 30 years old - 23.8 25.2
30-49 years old - 49.0 47.6
Over 50 years old - 27.2 27.2
Number of employees in management positions (People) Male 599 642 675
Female 17 21 23
Aggregate total 616 663 698
Ratio of female employees in management positions (%)
  2.8 3.2 3.3
Number of newly hired employees (People) Male 161 188
Female 27 45
Aggregate total 188 233
(%)
Percentage of female employees in new hires 14.4 19.3
(%) Percentage of Mid-career hires in new hires 27.1 40.3
Number of retirees (People) Retired 37 23
Resigned for personal reasons, etc. 41 31
Aggregate total 78 54
Turnover rate (%)   1.1 0.8
Turnover rate (within 3 years after entering) (%)
  7.5 2.1
Ratio of employees with disablities
(statutory employment rate)
(%)   2.02 (2.3) 2.30(2.3)
Number of dispatched employees, etc. (People)   616 666 594
Number of employees who took childcare leave, etc. (People) Male 128 184
Female 51 51
Aggregate total 179 235
Percentage of male employees taking childcare leave(Note 1) (%)   - 90.3 99.2
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 7 2
Female 1 4
Aggregate total 8 6
Average annual income (Ten thousands of yen)   683 720 772
Gender pay gap (all workers) (%)   - 70.9 73.6
Gender wage gap (regular workers)   (%)   - 67.0 68.9
Gender wage gap (non-regular workers) (%)   - 80.6 85.6
First salary (Note 2) (yen) University graduation male 214,300 216,300 232,800
University graduation woman 214,300 216,300 232,800
Graduated from graduate school male 234,600 236,600 252,100
Graduated from graduate school woman 234,600 236,600 252,100
Basic wage raise (%)
  0.33 0.78 2.86
Rate of increase in salary (%)   2.59 3.02 5.10
Bonus payments
(excluding extra bonus)
(Months' salary)   5.5 5.8 6.1
Bonus payments(including extra bonus) (Months' salary)   6.3 7.8
Total annual working hours (Hours)   1,882 1,844
Monthly average overtime hours
(non-scheduled working hours)
(Hours)   14.2 13.1
Number of days of paid leave taken (Days)   14.5 15.8
Percentage of paid leave taken (%)   77.0 84.2
Number of days of accumulated paid leave taken (Note 3) (Days)   3,763.5 7,482.5
Percentage of birthday leave taken (Note 4) (%)   95.2 95.4
Number of employees who took long service leave (People)   296 235
Number of employees who took volunteer leave (People)   0 0
Total number of employees who took spousal childbirth leave (Note 5) (People)   248 291.5
Percentage of employees who have extended  their retirement age (%)   91.5 98.6
Percentage of employees who were reemployed after retirement (%)   75 100
Expenses related to employee training (total) (Hundred million yen)   - 1.33 2.1
Training cost per employee (yen)   - 34,371 50,648
Average training time for trainees (Hours)   - 95 93
Rate of participation in a labor union (%)   97.6 95.7 97.9
Number of labour union-management consultations (Times)   10 12 9
Number of shareholding-association member (People)   3,555 3,684 3,917
Shareholding-association membership rates (%)   92.87 92.98 94.20
Number of occupational injuries  (including dispatched employees) (Cases)   8 11 9
〃     (lost time incidents within the above) (Cases)   4 2 1
Number of occupational injuries  (employees only) (Cases)   6 8 6
〃     (lost time incidents within the above) (Cases)   3 0 0
Frequency rate (Note 6) -   0.427939 0 0
Severity rate (Note 7) -   0.002425 0 0
Number of workdays lost due to occupational accidents (including dispatched employees) (Days)   47 8 1
Number of workdays lost due to occupational accidents (employees only) (Days)   17 0 0
Occupational physician, paychiatrist (People)   3 3
Occupational health nurse (People)   9 9
Participation rate of periodical medical examination (%)   100 100
Participation rate of detailed examination after periodic medical examination (%)   74.6 60.8
Percentage of employees classified as normal weight (BMI:18.5~24.9) (%)   73.7 73.3
Number of physical strength examination participants (Note 8) (People)    -(Note11) 143
Participation rate of physical strength examination (%)   -(Note11) 88.8
Body composition measurement (People)   711 3,160
Number of body design school participants (Note 9) (People)   52 27
Number of walking participants (People)   1,046 1,110
Number of dental examination participants (People)   -(Note11) 3,047
Participation rate for dental examination (%)   -(Note11) 75.7
Number of PET examination participants (People)   450 667
Number of emolyees receiving influenza vaccination (Note 10) (People)   1,795 1,752
Percentage of employees receiving influenza vaccination (%)   46.47 44.52
Number of employees answering stress check (People)   3,768 3,826
Percentage of employees answering stress check (%)   97.6 97.3
Smoking rate (%)   12.7 12.2
Number of employees who are on administrative leave (People)   40 39 38

(Note 1) Rate of taking childcare leave and maternity leave (when both are taken, they are counted as one time)

(Note 2) General occupation

(Note 3) 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 4) Birthday leave is a special paid leave which employees can take for 1 day in their birthday month.

(Note 5) Spousal childbirth leave is a special paid leave which male employees can take for 2days after childbirth.

(Note 6) Frequency rate refers to the frequency of workplace accidents that requires at least one workday lost and is derived from the number of injuries / death resulting from workplace accident per 1,000,000 working hours.

(Note 7) 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 8) Every year, physical strength examination are held under the auspices of Photonics groups health insurance union during the working hours.

(Note 9) 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 10) We have the system that employees can receive the influenza vaccination during the work hours. Also, the data show the total number of those who received it both in company and in the nearest medical institution. 

(Note 11) Discontinued for prevention of the novel coronavirus infection.

Governance
  Unit   2021 2022 2023
Number of Directors (Members) (Inside) Male 8 6 6
(Inside) Female 0 0 0
(Outside) Male 1 2 2
(Outside) Female 2 2 2
Aggregate total 11 10 10
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 Board of Executive Officers (Times)   44 44 41
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board meetings (Times)   6 6 7
Total amount of remuneration for Directors (Million yen)   431 370 375
Total amount of remuneration for Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Million yen)   49 54 55
Attendance rate for Board of Directors meetings (%)   99.6 99.2 99.6
Attendance rate for Audit & Supervisory Board meetings (%)   100 100 100
Number of members of the Nomination and Compensation Committee (Members)   - 6 7
Number of Outside Directors on the Nomination and Compensation Committee (Members)   - 4 4
Number of meetings of the Nomination and Compensation Committee (Times)   - 3 3
Workshop for Board Members    
Number of reports received through Whistleblower program (Cases)   1 1 4
Number of patent held (Cases) Domestic 2,455 2,501 2,630
Overseas 5,436 5,657 6,077
Aggregate total 7,891 8,158 8,707
Dividend per share (Yen)   48 72 76
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).