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Sustainability Data

【FOR PEOPLE】(Social)INDEX

2017 2018 2019 2020 Company
Diversity & Inclusion
Number of employees (female/male) 13,502 14,066 11,760/2,300 11,889/2,332 KOSÉ Group*1
Average length of service (years) 13.8 13.2 13.0 11.9 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Number of new graduates hired to regular full-time positions (female/male) 37/25 45/28 31/22 71/47 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Employee turnover among new graduates within 3 years (%) 3.3 0 4.7 10.0 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Turnover rate for administrative and non-administrative employees (%) 2.3 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Turnover rate for Beauty Consultants (%) 8.5 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Turnover rate for regular, full-time employees (%) 6.3 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Ratio of female employees in the board of directors (%) 6.3 14.3 14.3 28.6 KOSÉ Corporation
Ratio of female employees in administrative positions (%) 24.2 24.7 26.6 KOSÉ Group
Ratio of female employees in leadership positions※2 (%) 31.6 29.6 33.6 KOSÉ Group
Ratio of outside directors (%) 18.8 28.6 35.7 35.7 KOSÉ Corporation
Annual working hours (average hours/employee) 1,643.5 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*5
Annual overtime (average hours/employee) 44.6 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Ratio of paid leave taken (%) 51.7 56.3 63.7 64.4 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Proportion of employees who took childcare leave (female/male) (%) 100.0/0 99.4/0 100.0/3.0 100.0/52.3 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Return rate following childcare leave (female/male) (%) 96.3/0 83.3/0 93.0/100.0 98.7/100.0 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Number of employees working shortened hours for childcare 114 139 189 475 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Number of employees taking extended leave for family care 4 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of employees taking paid leave for family care 1 2 0 5 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Number of employees working shortened hours for family care 0 0 1 5 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Ratio of employees with disabilities (%) 2.19 2.28 2.29 2.21 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*6
Number of rehired employees 143 189 207 251 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4
Number of occupational accidents resulting in a leave of absence 9 11 11 19 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
Ratio of employees participating in stress checks (%) 94.6 93.1 85.8 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies*4・7
QOL Improvement
Number of general participants in sports events 54,169 61,605 24,678 470※8 KOSÉ Corporation
Number of employees receiving Porphyria Support (number of products provided per person) 4/93 8/92 8/71 4/20 KOSÉ Corporation
Support for Women & Children
Number of Schools KOSÉ Accepts Company Tour*3
(Schools/Students)
14/114 22/162 11/107 0※8 KOSÉ Corporation
Number of Tanzanian Junior High School Students Accepted 2 7 14 21 KOSÉ Corporation

*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 fiscal 2020, due to the prevention of infection by the new coronavirus, the number of examinations will be reduced and the response will be suspended.

【FOR THE EARTH】(Environment)INDEX

2018 2019 2020 Company
ENERGY
CO2(GHG)Emissions(t-CO2Total Emission
 
Scope1 7,793.7 7,237.1 7,375.1 KOSÉ Group
Scope2 Market-base 17,875.6 16,770.8 16,185.0 KOSÉ Group
Location-base 17,283.5 15,691.8 16,204.0
Scope3 TOTAL 977,588.6 858,259.2 668,951.0 KOSÉ Group
Category 1
 Purchased Product/Service
501,099.5 410,043.5 330,047.1
Category 2
 Capital Goods
46,396.7 48,367.9 25,550.8
Category 3
 Fuel and energy-related activities not included in SCOPE1&2
4,101.7 3,889.6 4,086.4
Category 4
 Transportation, distribution (upstream)
44,847.9 52,330.9 57,489.2
Category 5
 Waste generated in operations
3,971.8 4,263.2 3,760.2
Category 6
 Business trips
1,828.6 1,827.8 1,854.0
Category 7
 Commuting of Employees
4,708.3 4,654.7 4,742.0
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
360,499.3 323,028.0 232,744.5
Category 12
 Disposal of sold products
10,134.9 9,853.5 8,676.8
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)
TOTAL 36,587.2 35,021.2 35,630.2 KOSÉ Group
Purchased power
(electricity)
34,507.6 33,252.5 31,215.2
Cogeneration
(In-house power generation)
2,079.6 1,768.7 2,422.5
Renewable energy 0.0 0.0 1,992.6
Total Energy Consumption (GJ) 483,351.4 461,189.0 488,544.9 KOSÉ Group
Town Gas Consumption (km3) 2,113.7 1,921.3 2,071.6 KOSÉ Group
LPG Consumption Consumption (km3) 17.9 11.6 13.8 KOSÉ Group
Usage of Gasoline (kL) 973.8 871.3 770.4 KOSÉ Group
Usage of Fuel Oil (kL) 210.0 238.0 280.0 KOSÉ Group
Usage of Diesel Oil (kL) 4.9 13.1 9.3 KOSÉ Group
Usage of Kerosene (kL) 143.7 135.6 104.7 KOSÉ Group
Air Emission
NOx Emission (ton) 3.0 5.2 5.1 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Sox Emission (ton) 2.0 0.1 0.4 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Waste
Amount of Waste (ton) 3,177 2,950 3,134 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Recycling Rate (%) 99.3 98.2 99.3 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Water Resources
Quantity of
water intake
(1,000m3)
TOTAL 356.92 298.15 290.24 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Surface water
(rivers, lakes, ponds)
0 0 0
Brackish water/Sea water 0 0 0
Well water (recyclable
ground water)
277.18 230.40 207.75
Unrecyclable ground water 0 0 0
Produced water
/mixed water
0 0 0
Tap water (third party
water source)
79.74 67.76 82.49
Amount of
waste water
by destination
(1,000m3)
TOTAL 218.11 199.18 198.86 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Rivers
(Freshwater, surface)
178.16 152.89 151.81
Sea 0 0 0
Ground water,
well water
0 0 0
Sewage (waste water
to third party)
39.95 46.29 47.06
Other 0 0 0
Water Consumption
(1,000m3)
138.81 98.98 91.38 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Water Consumption Primary Unit
(m3/production amount, dozen)
0.01685 0.01639 0.01574 KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Water Consumption Primary Unit
(YOY rate of change)
-2.7% -4.0% KOSÉ Group
Production Department
Trends in Pollution Load【BOD】(ton) 0 8.5 8.6 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Trends in Pollution Load【SS】(ton) 0 5.4 3.1 KOSÉ Corporation
Production Department
Trends in Pollution Load【n-HEX】 (ton) 0 0.5 1.2 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) 926/1,519 843/1,383 388/636
(Cum. Total up to FY2020:
10,907/17,978)
KOSÉ Corporation
External Environmental Evaluation
CDP【Climatic Change】 F B A KOSÉ Group
CDP【Water Security】 F B B KOSÉ Group
CDP【Forrest (Palm Oil)】 F 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, too.

【FUNDAMENTAL POLICIES】 (Governance) INDEX

2018 2019 2020 Company
Supply Chain
Risk Assessment (Questionnaire)
Number of Suppliers
151 138 123 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Suppliers participated in
Procurement Policy Briefing
99 105 91 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Suppliers Participated in Information Exchange Meetings 21 15 6 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Suppliers & Manufacturers Subject to Inspection/Autid 135 128 39*2 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Phylanthropy
Research/International Exchange Grants
by KOSÉ Cosmetology Research Foundation
(Project/Million Yen)
47/4,700 42/5,250 43/14,600
(Cum. Total since FY1990:
838/99,635)
Donation & Funding
(Million Yen)*3
6,134 5,093 54,513 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Local Beauty Seminars 32 12 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Compliance
Number of Participates in Compliance Training 4,467 4,049 7,917 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Reports/Calls for Compliance-Related Incident 36 31 29 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
2 0 5 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Quality Assurance
Number of Customer Calls*1 74,893 73,681 75,298 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies
Number of Voluntary Recalls 0 2 0 KOSÉ Domestic Group Companies

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

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