Related Data

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(1) Year Ended March 31st, 2017 (Items related to social performance indexes)
Non-consolidated: LTIFR (Lost-Time Injuries Frequency Rate), OIFR (Occupational Illness Frequency Rate), work-related accidents and fatalities suffered by permnaent employees, work-related accidents and fatalities suffered bycontract employees, turnover rate, labor union membership rate, average hours of training

(2) Year Ended March 31st, 2018 (Items related to empowerment of women in the workplace)
Non-consolidated: Percentage of female employees, percentage of female management-level employees, percentage of women hired, difference between men and women in years of continuous employee service
(For percentage of female directors, see here

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(1) Items related to social performance indexes
(2) Items related to empowerment of women in the workplace

Employee Data

Unit
Year Ended
March 31, 2016
Year Ended
March 31, 2017
Year Ended
March 31, 2018
Number of employees (consolidated)
Persons
14,330
14,241
17,917
Number of employees (non-consolidated) *1
Persons
2,270
2,318
2,343
Employees
Persons
Men 1,783
Women 487
Men 1,809
Women 509
Men 1,818
Women 525
Career-track employees
Persons
Men 1,783
Women 145
Men 1,809
Women 163
Men 1818
Women 176
Management level employees
Persons
Men 1,046
Women 27
Men 1,038
Women 32
Men 1,031
Women 33
Percentage of female employees ◎
%
21.5
22.0
22.4
Percentage of female career-track employees
%
7.5
8.3
8.8
Percentage of female management level employees ◎
%
2.5
3.0
3.1
Age composition
  22~29
Persons
Men 241
Women 128
Men 277
Women 134
Men 306
Women 152
30~39
Men 371
Women 106
Men 380
Women 113
Men 388
Women 115
40~49
Men 645
Women 135
Men 604
Women 142
Men 557
Women 136
50~59
Men 466
Women 94
Men 494
Women 99
Men 511
Women 106
60 and above
Men 60
Women 24
Men 54
Women 21
Men 56
Women 16
Continuous employee service*2 ◎
Year
16.4
16.0
16.0
  Men ◎
16.9
16.6
16.6
Women ◎
14.7
13.9
14.0
Percentage of disabled employees (%)
%
2.25
2.08
2.00
Average annual remuneration
Yen
10,954,766
10,903,193
11,030,788
Annual paid leave
  Percentage taken
%
47.0
49.5
57.1
Average number of days
Days
11.6
12.2
14.1
Employees that take childcare leave*3
Persons
24
24
32
Percentage of employees that return to work after taking childcare leave
%
99
100
100
Turnover rate (voluntary turnover only) ◎
 
Percentage
%
2.7
2.8
3.5
Number
Persons
Men 46
Women 16
Men 46
Women 20
Men 66
Women 18
Number of new graduates hired ◎
Persons
82
114
106
  Men ◎
60
75
68
Women ◎
22
39
38
Mid-career hires ◎
  Men ◎
Persons
9
17
18
Women ◎
4
6
5
Labor union membership rate (%) ◎
  Company wide labor union membership rate
59
60
60
Labor union membership rate of employees eligible for enrollment *4
98
98
97
*1
Includes full-time contract employees
*2
Difference between men and women in years of continuous employee service,
* Starting from the year ended March 31st, 2018, employees that retire at the mandatory retirement age and are rehired without a break have their years of employee service counted cumulatively.
* Reference: Average years employee service calculated in the year ended March 31st, 2017, and years previous where any break would result in such years not being counted cumulatively:
Year ended March 31st, 2016: 15.4; Year ended March 31st, 2017: 15.4; Year ended March 31st, 2018: 15.3
*3
Number of employees who commenced childcare leave within the fiscal year.
*4
The rates are below 100% as some employees cannot become union members based on departmental affiliation.

Data on Industrial Health and Safety

Unit
Year Ended
March 31, 2016
Year Ended
March 31, 2017
Year Ended
March 31, 2018
Type of Accident
Work-related accident ◎ Illness/injury resulting in a leave of absence *1
Persons
0
0
0
Total days missed due to leave of absence *1
Days
0
0
0
Illness/injury that did not result in a leave of absence *1
Persons
2(Male:2)
1(Male:1)
0
Commuting accident ◎ Illness/injury resulting in a leave of absence *1
Persons
1(Male:1)
2(Male:0, Female:2)
2(Male:1, Female:1)
Total days missed due to leave of absence *1
Days
1
1.5
2
Illness/injury that did not result in a leave of absence *1
Persons
1(Male:1)
0
2(Male:2)
Fatalities *1 ◎
Persons
0
0
0
LTIFR *2 ◎
0
0
0
Industry average *3
1.75
1.74
1.94
OIFR *4 ◎
0
0
0
Industry average *3
0.03
0.03
0.10
*1
Data only refers to permanent Sojitz employees. No contract employees suffered work-related accidents resulting in illness/injury. Furthermore, no temporary employees suffered work-related accidents resulting in illness/injury from FY2014 to FY2017.
*2
LTIFR(Lost Time Injuries Frequency Rate)= total hours of lost working time ÷ cumulative hours worked x 1,000,000 (based on standards placed by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare).
*3
Industry averages are taken from the “FY2017 Industrial Accident Survey.”
*4
OIFR(Occupational Illness Frequency Rate) = instances of leave taken due to occupational illness ÷ cumulative hours worked x 1,000,000 (based on standards placed by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare).

Human Resources Development

Unit
Year Ended
March 31, 2016
Year Ended
March 31, 2017
Year Ended
March 31, 2018
Number of employees receiving traning (cumulative total) *1
Persons
apprpx.7,000
apprpx.7,400
apprpx.9,000
Total training hours *1
Hours
apprpx.37,000
apprpx.39,000
apprpx.40,000
Average hours of training
per employee *1,2,4 ◎
Hours
18
18
18
Oversees trainee program users
Persons
23
18
27
Short-term
18
12
22
Long-term
5
6
5
Number of persons receiving
supply chain CSR training *3
Persons
263
51
27
*1
Training refers to employee training, including self-development training, conducted by the Human Resources & General Affairs Department, and e-learning, ISO 14001 environmental standards and CSR training programs provided by other departments.
*2
Excludes directors, executive officers, Audit & Supervisory Board members and employees who retired as of March 31
*3
In the years ended March 31, 2016, CSR training was for all Sojitz Group employees, but because training became mandatory for sixth-year employees in the year ended March 31, 2016, the training in the year ended March 31, 2017 and 2018 was conducted only for employees who had not yet attended.

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