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Sustainability data

ESG performance

Governance

Corporate Governence

Item June 2019 June 2020 June 2021*1
Number of Directors of the Board 7 6 6
Number of Independent Directors 2 2 2
Ratio of Independent Directors 28.6% 33.3% 33.3%
Number of female Directors of the Board 0 1 1
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board members 4 4 4
Total members the Board of Directors 10 10 10
The number and ratio of women of total members of the Board of Directors Number of Women 1 2 2
Ratio of Women 9.1% 20% 20%
Ratio of Women (Target by FY2030) Approx. 50%

Social

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)

Item April 2019 April 2020 April 2021
Ratio of Women of total employees*2 Progress 50.7% 49.6% 51.5%
Target by FY2030 Approx. 50%
Ratio of Women in managerial positions*2*3 Progress 41.7% 40.2% 41.5%
Target by FY2030 Approx. 50%
Ratio of Women in managerial positions*4 Progress 10.0%
Target by FY2030 Approx. 50%

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) - Japan

Item April 2019 April 2020 April 2021
Ratio of Women of total employees*5 44.3%
(5,548/12,533)
46.3%
(6,238/13,484)
50.1%
(7,819/15,616)
Ratio of Women in executive positions (including Corporate Executive Officers)*5 12.4%
(20/161)
11.3%
(18/160)
13.0%
(20/154)
Ratio of Women in Senior Managers*5 19.9%
(66/331)
19.6%
(62/316)
19.2%
(66/344)
Ratio of Women in Managers*5 28.4%
(461/1,621)
27.7%
(446/1,608)
28.7%
(487/1,694)
Ratio of Women in managerial positions*5 25.9%
(547/2,113)
25.2%
(526/2,084)
26.1%
(573/2,192)
Ratio of Women in new graduate employees*5 38.4%
(226/589)
39.1%
(205/524)
25.7%
(35/136)
Item June 2019 June 2020 June 2021
Percentage of with disabilities employees Consolidated companies of Recruit Office Support*6 2.51% 2.60% 2.76%
Consolidated companies of Staff Service Business Support 2.37% 2.23% 2.41%
Consolidated companies of Recruit Staffing Crafts 2.39% 2.30% 2.39%

Labor practices

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of Employees 45,856 49,370 46,800
Average number of contract employees*7 2,449
(5.3%)
2,530
(5.1%)
1,720
(3.7%)
Number of contractors and temporary staffs*8 10,994
(24.0%)
9,063
(18.3%)
7,513
(16.1%)
Training cost per employee 68,270 Yen*9 55,888 Yen*9 32,275 Yen*9
Retention rate: Global
(Full time staff voluntary turnover rates are assumed)
85.9%
(14.1%)
86.7%
(13.3%)
91%
(9.0%)
Retention rate: Japan
(Full time staff voluntary turnover rates are assumed)
90%
(10.0%)*11
90.9%
(9.1%)
93.2%
(6.8%)
Absentee Rate 0.03% *12 0.02%*12 0.01%

Training - Japan

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Sustainability training participants 4,256 4,136 2,418

Environmental

Greenhouse gas (GHG) data

Item FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
GHG emissions*13 Total 934,257 t-CO2
Scope 1 12,607 t-CO2
Scope 2(market-based) 29,546 t-CO2
Scope 3 892,104 t-CO2
Energy Consumption Electric power 98,047,856kWh 120,067,448kWh*14 409,374,856kWh*14
Gas 1,896,810N㎥ 2,710,643N㎥*14 45,677,647N㎥*14
 
CO2 emissions (Japan)*5 188,137 t-CO2 171,709 t-CO2 150,800 t-CO2
CO2 emissions (Japan) : Scope1*5*15 2,983 t-CO2 980 t-CO2*16 917 t-CO2*16
CO2 emissions (Japan) : Scope2*5*15 10,289 t-CO2 5,934 t-CO2*16 5,635 t-CO2*16
CO2 emissions (Japan) : Scope3*5*15 174,865 t-CO2 164,795 t-CO2 144,248 t-CO2

Others

Item FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Volume of water consumption (global)*17 210,030㎥ 1,320,291㎥ 1,048,878㎥
Volume of general waste disposed (global)*17 5,343t 4,336t 22,510t
Forest area (hectare) 520ha 514ha 514ha

Fair operating practices

Item FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Compliance test takers*18 25,798 30,773 36,257
Number of inquiries to the corporate ethics help line*19 225 288 298

Community involvement and development - Japan

Support for job-seekers

WORK FIT program

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Program attendees 4,351 2,929 1,161

Donations, volunteering and other contributions

Gallery

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of participating artists in year-end charity exhibition 167 167 160
Year-end charity event donations Approx. ¥0.82 million Approx. ¥1.39 million Approx. ¥0.30 million

The Ezoe Memorial Recruit Foundation

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Scholarship students 50 63 71
Grants 15 32 17

Charity Donation

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of donations 14 16 10
Total amount ¥309.24 million ¥365.15 million ¥311.85 million

Political contributions

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of contributions 0 0 0
Total amount ¥0 ¥0 ¥0

Volunteer activities

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of employees who used volunteer paid leave 7 8 6
Number of employees who received compensation for volunteer costs 9 2 0

Matching gift program

Item FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of users 201 239 260
Total amount ¥3.95 million ¥2.67 million ¥5.79 Million

*1. Numbers after the Annual Meeting of Shareholders

*2. Figures shown are current , calculated from Recruit Holdings, SBU Headquarters, and primary operating companies of each SBU.

*3. All of those in managerial positions that have subordinates.

*4. Senior executive position is defined as Corporate Executive Officers of Recruit Holdings and Media & Solutions Strategic Business Unit ("SBU") ,and CEOs of the Company's major subsidiaries and heads of key functions in the HR Technology and Staffing SBU.

*5.
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. / Recruit Co., Ltd. / Staff Service Holdings / Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd.

*6.
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. /Recruit Co., Ltd. / Recruit Management Solutions Co., Ltd. / Recruit Career Consulting Co., Ltd. / Recruit Medical Career Co., Ltd. / Recruit Zexy Navi Co., Ltd. / Recruit Office Support Co., Ltd. / Recruit Carsensor Co., Ltd. / Recruit Kitakanto Marketing Co., Ltd. / RGF Talent Solutions Japan K.K. / Nijibox Co., Ltd. / Seanuts Co., Ltd. / Quipper Ltd. Japan Branch / Indeed Japan, K.K.

*7. As of March 31of that fiscal year. (excluding part-timers)

*8. As of March 31of that fiscal year. (including part-timers, and excluding temporary staff workers)

*9. Obtained by using the financial data. Based on this value, the annual amount of time spent on skills training per employee is 22.7 hours (3.02 working days) in FY2018, 17.9 hours (2.39 working days) in FY2019, and 8.05 hours (1.02 working days) in FY2020.

*10. Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. / Recruit Co., Ltd. / Staff Service Holdings / Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd.

*11. Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. / Recruit Co., Ltd. / Staff Service Holdings / Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd.

*12. Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. / Recruit Co., Ltd.

*13. Following the GHG protocol. Certified by Independent Assurance Report.

*14. The year-on-year increase is due to the increased data coverage and the increased number of offices, both at overseas operations.
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. / Recruit Career Co., Ltd. / Recruit Jobs Co., Ltd. / Staff Service Holdings / Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. / Recruit Sumai Company Ltd. / Recruit Marketing Partners Co., Ltd. / Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd. / Recruit Communications Co., Ltd. / Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd. / Indeed, Inc. / The CSI Companies, Inc. / Staffmark Holdings, Inc. / Advantage Resourcing UK Limited. / Unique NV / USG People France SAS / USG People Germany Gmbh / USG People Holdings B.V. (Company names as of March 2021)

*15. We calculate emissions for Scopes 1, 2 and 3 based on the Green Value Chain Platform formulated and released by the Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
The items required to be calculated in each Scope are the following:
Scope 1: Direct CO2 emissions from the use of gas at offices
Scope 2: Indirect CO2 emissions from the use of electricity at offices
Scope 3: Indirect CO2 emissions from activities except for those mentioned above (such as emissions from business travel and publishing information magazines).

*16. The total floor area of the leased building of the group companies was used as the activity amount to calculate emissions, but it is excluded since FY2018 due to the change of the lease contract body.

*17. Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. / Recruit Career Co., Ltd. / Recruit Jobs Co., Ltd. / Staff Service Holdings / Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. / Recruit Sumai Company Ltd. / Recruit Marketing Partners Co., Ltd. / Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd. / Recruit Communications Co., Ltd. / Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd. / Indeed, Inc. / The CSI Companies, Inc. / Staffmark Holdings, Inc. / Advantage Resourcing UK Limited. / Unique NV / USG People France SAS / USG People Germany Gmbh / USG People Holdings B.V. / Chandler Macleod Group Limited (Company names as of March 2021)
Data calculation methodology: Dividing electric power, gas usage, water consumption, general waste disposal from the Recruit GINZA8 (Registered Head Office) and Gran Tokyo SOUTH TOWER (Location of the Head Office) by their office areas to set a factor(electric power・gas usage・water consumption・general waste disposal/1㎡). We multiply the factor by the area of the offices where we cannot obtain data to calculate the total amount.

*18. Compliance test: Covering CSR, human rights, handling of personal information and intellectual property, prevention of insider trading, prevention of bribery, prevention of unlawful acts and prevention of corruption.
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. / Recruit Co., Ltd. / Staff Service Holdings / Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. / Recruit Administration Co., Ltd. / Including other Group companies in Japan

*19. Corporate ethics help line: An internal reporting hotline has been established as a channel for all employees, temporary staff workers, and resident workers dispatched from business partners to share their concerns. It is expressly stated that the name and attributes of the whistleblower and the details of the report will not be disclosed to anyone except for the section responsible without the prior permission of the whistleblower, and that the whistleblower will not suffer any disadvantage because of reporting under this system.

*20.
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. / Recruit Co., Ltd.