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Sustainability data

Sustainability performance

For a responsible business foundation

Corporate governance

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Number of External Directors 2 2 2
Percentage of Female appointments by position Internal Directors 0% 0% 0%
External Directors 0% 0% 0%
Auditors 0% 25% 25%
Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
CSR training participants *1 2,877 3,206 3,304

Human rights

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Participants in course on human rights issues in the workplace 4,624 3,618 6,404
Participants in course on human rights issues relating to products and services 2,786 2,119 3,345

Labor practices

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Number of Employees 31,841 38,451 45,688
Casual employees 1,009 1,334 2,278
Number of participants in training and program for capability development and skill improvement *1 Global Business Academy 800 1,000 800
Media school 1,400 1,800 1,350
Item April 2015 April 2016 April 2017
Percentage of female Corporate Executive Officers *1 13.2% 12.2% 12.8%
Percentage of female Executive Managers *1 15.8% 18.8% 17.8%
Percentage of female managers in key Recruit Group companies in Japan *1 23.6% 24.4% 27.0%
Percentage of female employees in the newly hired *1 52.6% 45.5% 42.1%
Percentage of female employees *1 40.4% 41.0% 43.2%
Item June 2015 June 2016 June 2017
Percentage of with disabilities employees Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. *2 2.19% 2.19% 2.32%
Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. 2.08% 2.06% 2.10%
Staff Service Holdings 2.03% 2.02% 2.00%

Environment

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
CO2 emissions *1 215,043tons 221,678tons 200,670tons
CO2 emission: Scope 1 *3 3,378tons 3,501tons 2,783tons
CO2 emission: Scope 2 *3 12,549tons 12,150tons 10,138tons
CO2 emission: Scope 3 *3 199,116tons 206,027tons 187,749tons
Volume of energy consumption - electric power *4 10,596,795kWh 10,452,475kWh 10,141,399kWh
Volume of energy consumption - gas *4 211,237N㎥ 210,698N㎥ 209,712N㎥
Environment efficiency index (Net sales [¥100,000]/paper consumption [tons]) *1 183.5 193.6 201.1
Forest area (hectare) 520ha 520ha 520ha
Percentage of usage of recycling labels *1 100% 100% 100%

Fair operating practices

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Compliance test takers *5 27,151 26,803 22,425
Number of inquiries to the corporate ethics help line *6 149 235 228

Consumer issues

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Consumer inquiries 1,089,096 1,693,979 1,598,689

Community involvement and development

Townwork Try! Work

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Program attendees 1,601 791 1,805
Schools where the program was given 11 5 11

WORKFIT program (Honki no Shushoku)

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Program attendees 4,173 4,696 3,994

Gallery

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Number of participating artists in year-end charity exhibition 187 177 169
Year-end charity event donations Approx. ¥1.2 million Approx. ¥1.03 million ¥1.58 million

The Ezoe Memorial Foundation

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Scholarship students 18 29 38
Grants 3 projects 8 projects 20 projects

Donations

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Number of donations 23 28 21
Total amount ¥23.3 million ¥319.4 million ¥8.27 million

Political contributions

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Number of contributions 0 0 0
Total amount ¥0 ¥0 ¥0

Volunteer activities

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Number of employees who used volunteer paid leave 3 21 45
Number of employees who received compensation for volunteer costs 40 45 25

Matching gift program

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Number of users 61 62 65
Total amount ¥1.75 million ¥2.05 million ¥1.86 million

Financial highlights (¥ Billion)

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Net Sales 12,999 15,886 18,399
EBITDA 1,914 2,022 2,308
EBITDA Margin (%) 14.7 12.7 12.5
Operating Income 1,224 1,140 1,272
Ordinary Income 1,256 1,193 1,317
Net Income 698 650 860
Adjusted Net Income 1,075 1,124 1,389
ROE (%) 16.6 14.8 18.0

*1. Group companies in Japan (as of March 2018)

  • 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 Administration Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd.

*2. Consolidated companies in Japan (as of June 2017)

  • Recruit Career Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Management Solutions Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Communications Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Forrent Insure Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Sumai Company Ltd.
  • Recruit Administration Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Career Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Marketing Partners Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Medical Career Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Jobs Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Zexy Navi Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Office Support Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Carsensor Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Kitakanto Marketing Co., Ltd.
  • Yumex, Inc.
  • CDS K.K. (CDSi K.K.)
  • Nijibox Co., Ltd.
  • Indeed Japan, K.K.

*3. 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).

*4. Data for the Recruit GINZA8 (Registered Head Office) and Gran Tokyo SOUTH TOWER (Location of the Head Office).

*5. 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.
Companies where the compliance test was performed: (as of March 2018)

  • Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Jobs Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Sumai Company Ltd.
  • Recruit Marketing Partners Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Administration Co., Ltd.
  • Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd.

*6. 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.