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Sustainability Data

*FY2021: Following the change in the financial year end, covers the period January 2021 – December 2021.
In addition, data for January-March 2021 is included in duplicate for FY2020 and FY2021.

【FOR PEOPLE】(Social)INDEX

2018 2019 2020 2021 Company
Diversity & Inclusion
Number of employees (female/male) 14,066 11,760/2,300 12,053/2,350 11,755/2,260 KOSÉ Group*1
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Average length of service (years) 13.2 13.0 11.9 11.4 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Number of new graduates hired to regular full-time positions (female/male) 45/28 31/22 71/47 40/24 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
(as at 1 April of each year)
Employee turnover among new graduates within 3 years (%) 0 4.7 10.0 7.3 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Turnover rate for administrative and non-administrative employees (%) 2.3 3.4 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Turnover rate for Beauty Consultants (%) 8.5 8.3 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Turnover rate for total employees (%) 6.3 6.9 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Turnover due to personal reasons for administrative and non-administrative employees (%) 3.2 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Turnover due to personal reasons for Beauty Consultants (%) 8.3 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Turnover due to personal reasons for total employees (%) 6.8 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Ratio of female employees in the board of directors (%) 14.3 14.3 28.6 28.6 KOSÉ Corporation
(At the end of each annual general meeting of shareholders)
Ratio of female employees in administrative positions (%) 24.2 24.7 26.6 28.8 KOSÉ Group
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Ratio of female employees in leadership positions※2 (%) 31.6 29.6 33.6 34.7 KOSÉ Group
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Ratio of outside directors (%) 28.6 35.7 35.7 35.7 KOSÉ Corporation
(At the end of each annual general meeting of shareholders)
Annual working hours (average hours/employee) 1,643.5 1637.4 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*5
Annual overtime (average hours/employee) 44.6 53.9 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Ratio of paid leave taken (%) 56.3 63.7 64.4 66.9 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Proportion of employees who took childcare leave (female/male) (%) 99.4/0 100.0/3.0 100.0/52.3 100.0/67.1 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Return rate following childcare leave (female/male) (%) 83.3/0 93.0/100.0 98.7/100.0 96.9/100.0 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Number of employees working shortened hours for childcare 139 189 475 501 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Number of employees taking extended leave for family care 4 11 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of employees taking paid leave for family care 2 0 5 15 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Number of employees working shortened hours for family care 0 1 5 5 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Education and training hours for administrative and non-administrative employees (total/hour) 23,401.2 KOSÉ SALES CO., LTD.
Education and training hours for administrative and non-administrative employees (Average of one member of the community/h) 14.9 KOSÉ SALES CO., LTD.
Ratio of employees with disabilities (%) 2.28 2.29 2.21 2.22 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*6
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Number of rehired employees 189 207 251 261 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Number of occupational accidents resulting in a leave of absence 11 11 52 31 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Number of occupational accidents resulting in death 0 0 0 0 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Ratio of employees participating in health checks (%) 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
(as of 31 December from 2021)
Ratio of employees participating in stress checks (%) 94.6 93.1 85.8 92.3 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4・7
(as of 31 December from 2021)
QOL Improvement
Number of general participants in sports events 61,605 24,678 470※8 0※8 KOSÉ Corporation
Number of employees receiving Porphyria Support (number of products provided per person) 8/92 8/71 4/20 4/14 KOSÉ Corporation
Support for Women & Children
Number of Schools KOSÉ Accepts Company Tour*3 (Schools) 22 11 1※8 2※8 KOSÉ Corporation
(Students) 162 107 4※8 6※8
Number of Tanzanian Junior High School Students Accepted
(Cum. Total up to FY2017)
7 14 21 30 KOSÉ Corporation
Implementing education assistance in Madagascar.(Students) 151 142 ※9 220 ALBION CO., LTD.

*1:KOSÉ Group = 41 Consolidated companies including KOSÉ Corporation.
*2:Leadership Position – Person(s) in a position with subordinate(s), or equivalent positions
*3:Company Tour – A social tour for high school/junior high school students. *4:Scope to be expanded to domestic group companies from fiscal 2020
*5:Includes paid leave, maternity leave, childcare leave, personal injury and illness leave, etc.
*6:Starting in fiscal 2020, six companies that are obligated to employ people with disabilities will be covered.
*7:Voluntary checkups
*8:In FY2020 and FY2021, the number of cases implemented was reduced and the response cancelled due to the prevention of new coronavirus infections.
※9:In FY2020, activities were suspended due to the prevention of new coronavirus infections.

【FOR THE EARTH】(Environment)INDEX

2019 2020 2021 Company
ENERGY
CO2(GHG)Emissions(t-CO2Total Emission
 
Scope1 7,237.1 7,375.1 7,299.9 KOSÉ Group
Scope2 Market-base 16,770.8 16,185.0 12,733.1 KOSÉ Group
Location-base 15,691.8 16,204.0 15,386.2
Scope3 TOTAL 858,259.2 668,951.0 716,124.0 KOSÉ Group
Category 1
 Purchased Product/Service
410,043.5 330,047.1 354,131.6
Category 2
 Capital Goods
48,367.9 25,550.8 11,328.3
Category 3
 Fuel and energy-related activities not included in SCOPE1&2
3,889.6 4,088.5 4,015.8
Category 4
 Transportation, distribution (upstream)
52,330.9 57,857.0 85,329.4
Category 5
 Waste generated in operations
4,263.2 3,760.2 4,193.9
Category 6
 Business trips
1,827.8 1,854.0 1,992.4
Category 7
 Commuting of Employees
4,654.7 4,742.0 4,660.9
Category 8
 Leased asset (upstream)
0 0 0 N/A
Category 9
 Transportation, distribution (downstream)
0 0 0 N/A
Category 10
 Processing of sold products
0 0 0 N/A
Category 11
 Usage of sold products
323,028.0 232,744.5 243,076.8
Category 12
 Disposal of sold products
9,853.5 8,676.8 7,395.0
Category 13
 Leased asset (downstream)
0 0 0 N/A
Category 14
 Franchise
0 0 0 N/A
Category 15
 Investment
0 0 0 N/A
Energy Consumption(MWh)
 
Purchased power
(electricity)
33,252.5 35,630.2 34,783.9 KOSÉ Group
  renewable energy 0 1,992.6 8,436.9
Cogeneration
(In-house power generation)
1,768.7 2,422.5 2,755.3
Total Energy Consumption (GJ) 436,699.8 464,334.3 457,169.9 KOSÉ Group
Town Gas Consumption (km3) 1,921.3 2,071.6 2,150.5 KOSÉ Group
LPG Consumption Consumption (km3) 11.6 13.8 14.2 KOSÉ Group
Usage of Gasoline (kL) 871.3 770.4 726.5 KOSÉ Group
Usage of Fuel Oil (kL) 238.0 280.0 266.0 KOSÉ Group
Usage of Diesel Oil (kL) 12.9 9.3 13.6 KOSÉ Group
Usage of Kerosene (kL) 135.6 104.7 57.0 KOSÉ Group
Air Emission
NOx Emission (ton) 5.2 5.1 7.4 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Sox Emission (ton) 0.1 0.4 0.6 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Waste
Amount of Waste (ton) 2,950 3,134 3,026 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Recycling Rate (%) 98.2 99.3 100.0 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Water Resources
Quantity of
water intake
(1,000m3)
TOTAL 298.2 290.2 283.1 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Surface water
(rivers, lakes, ponds)
0 0 0
Brackish water/Sea water 0 0 0
Well water (recyclable
ground water)
230.4 207.7 198.2
Unrecyclable ground water 0 0 0
Produced water
/mixed water
0 0 0
Tap water (third party
water source)
67.8 82.5 84.9
Amount of
waste water
by destination
(1,000m3)
TOTAL 199.2 198.9 203.1 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Rivers
(Freshwater, surface)
152.9 151.8 158.5
Sea 0 0 0
Ground water,
well water
0 0 0
Sewage (waste water
to third party)
46.3 47.1 44.6
Other 0 0 0
Water Consumption Primary Unit
(m3/production amount, dozen)
0.01602 0.01574 0.01479 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Water Consumption Primary Unit
(YOY rate of change)
-4.9% -1.7% -6.1% KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Trends in Pollution Load【BOD】(ton) 8.5 8.6 9.5 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Trends in Pollution Load【SS】(ton) 5.4 3.1 2.4 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Trends in Pollution Load【n-HEX】 (ton) 0.5 1.2 0.5 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Number of Violations of Water Intake/Drainage Laws & Regulations 0 0 0 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Environmental Contribution & Biodiversity Conservation
SAVE the BLUE – Coral Planting Area(m2/coral) 843/1,383 388/636 626/1,027
(Cum. Total up to FY2021:
11,533/19,005)
KOSÉ Corporation
External Environmental Evaluation
CDP【Climatic Change】 B A A KOSÉ Group
CDP【Water Security】 B B A- KOSÉ Group
CDP【Forrest (Palm Oil)】 B- B- B KOSÉ Group

◆ Only CO2, among other GHG, is the subject for KOSÉ.
◆ KOSÉ obtained a third-party certification was obtained for FY2018 GHG emissions (Scope 1, 2, and 3), FY2019 GHG emissions (Scope 1, 2, and 3), and FY2019 water-related data (water intake, wastewater, and usage).

Read this for detail:
FY2018 GHG emissions(Scope1, and 2)GHG emissions(Scope3)
FY2019 GHG emissions (Scope 1, 2, and 3), water-related data (water intake, wastewater, and usage)

We are planning to obtain the third-party certification for GHG emissions (Scope 1, 2, and 3) water-related data (water intake, wastewater, and usage) for 2020 and 2021, too.

【FUNDAMENTAL POLICIES】 (Governance) INDEX

2019 2020 2021 Company
Supply Chain
Risk Assessment (Questionnaire)
Number of Suppliers
138 123 148 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Suppliers participated in
Procurement Policy Briefing
105 91 99 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Suppliers Participated in Information Exchange Meetings 15 6 6 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Suppliers & Manufacturers Subject to Inspection/Autid 128 39※1 36※1 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Phylanthropy
Research/International Exchange Grants
by KOSÉ Cosmetology Research Foundation
(Project/Million Yen)
(Project) 42 43 37
(Cum. Total since FY1990: 
875)
(Million Yen) 5,250 14,600 13,900
(Cum. Total since FY1990: 
113,534)
Donation & Funding
(Million Yen)*2
5,093 54,513 178,557 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Local Beauty Seminars 32 12 11 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Compliance
Number of Participates in Compliance Training 4,049 7,917 5,778 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Reports/Calls for Compliance-Related Incident 75 69 93 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Violations of Laws & Regulations
(serious incidents with impact
on business management)
0 0 0 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Reports to Personal Information
Protection Commission for Personal
Information Leakage Incidents
0 5 0 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Quality Assurance
Number of Customer Calls*3 73,681 75,298 74,039 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Voluntary Recalls 2 0 2 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies

1:Visiting activities have been reduced to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
2:Donated products are converted into monetary values.
3:Customer calls include inquiries, requests, suggestions, and feedbacks

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