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Sustainability data

Sustainability performance

For a responsible business foundation

Corporate governance

Item FY2016 FY2017 FY2018
Number of External Directors 2 2 2
Percentage of Female appointments by position Internal Directors 0% 0% 0%
External Directors 0% 0% 0%
Auditors 25% 25% 25%
Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
CSR training participants *1 3,206 3,304 4,071

Human rights

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Participants in course on human rights issues in the workplace 3,618 6,404 3,788
Participants in course on human rights issues relating to products and services 2,119 3,345 3,925

Labor practices

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Number of Employees 38,451 45,688 40,152
Casual employees 1,334 2,278 988
Number of participants in training and program for capability development and skill improvement *1 Global Business Academy 1,000 800 500
Media school 1,800 1,350 1,870
Item April 2016 April 2017 April 2018
Percentage of women in executive positions (including Corporate Executive Managers) *1 12.2% 12.8% 11.9%
Percentage of female Senior Managers *1 18.8% 17.8% 17.5%
Percentage of female Managers *1 24.4% 27.0% 28.0%
Percentage of women in managerial positions *1 22.7% 24.7% 25.2%
Percentage of women in new graduate employees *1 45.5% 42.1% 36.0%
Percentage of female employees *1 41.0% 43.2% 44.0%
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 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Program attendees 791 1,805 1,714
Schools where the program was given 5 11 12

WORKFIT program (Honki no Shushoku)

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Program attendees 4,696 3,994 2,882

Gallery

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Number of participating artists in year-end charity exhibition 177 169 167
Year-end charity event donations Approx. ¥1.03 million Approx. ¥1.58 million Approx. ¥0.62 million

The Ezoe Memorial Foundation

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Scholarship students 29 38 45
Grants 8 projects 20 projects 19 projects

Donations

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Number of donations 28 21 13
Total amount ¥319.4 million ¥8.27 million ¥1004.24 million
*¥1 billion is a donation from The Ezoe Memorial Foundation.

Political contributions

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Number of contributions 0 0 0
Total amount ¥0 ¥0 ¥0

Volunteer activities

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Number of employees who used volunteer paid leave 21 45 6
Number of employees who received compensation for volunteer costs 45 25 5

Matching gift program

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Number of users 62 65 297
Total amount ¥2.05 million ¥1.86 million ¥2.36 million

Financial highlights (Billion yen)

Japanese GAAP

Item FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Net Sales 1,299.9 1,588.6 1,839.9
EBITDA 191.4 202.2 230.8
EBITDA Margin (%) 14.7 12.7 12.5
Operating Income 122.4 114.0 127.2
Ordinary Income 125.6 119.3 131.7
Net Income 69.8 65.0 86.0
Adjusted Profit - 118.3 134.3
Adjusted ROE (%) 16.6 14.8 18.0

* EBITDA = Operating income + Depreciation + Amortization of goodwill
* Adjusted Profit = Profit attributable to owners of the parent ± Adjustments* (excluding profit attributable to non-controlling interests) ± Tax-equivalent for part of adjustments
* Adjustments: Amortization of intangible fixed assets and goodwill excluding goodwill arising from business combination ± Extraordinary profit/loss
* Net income before amortization of goodwill = Profit attributable to owners of the parent + Amortization of goodwill
* Adjusted ROE = Net income before amortization of goodwill / Shareholders' equity (average)
(Prepared based on the Supplemental Financial Data

IFRS

Item - FY2017 FY2018
Revenue - 1,941.9 2,173.3
EBITDA - 232.2 258.4
EBITDA Margin (%) - 12.0% 11.9%
Operating Income - 1,935 1,917
Profit attributable to owners of the parent - 136.6 191.7
Adjusted profit - 133.7 144.9
ROE (%) - 19.5% 19.3%

* EBITDA = Operating income + Depreciation ± Other operating revenue/expenses
* Adjusted Profit = Profit attributable to owners of the parent ± Adjustments* (excluding profit attributable to non-controlling interests) ± Tax-equivalent for part of adjustments
* ROE = Profit attributable to owners of the parent / Equity attributable to owners of the parent (average)
(Prepared based on the Supplemental Financial Data

*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.