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Social Data

Hitachi Chemical provides the social data listed below to show stakeholders how we use such data to gain a complete picture of our CSR engagement and formulate more effective activities going forward.

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The indicators marked with csr_checkreceive the independent assurance.

Customers and Suppliers

FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Participants in chemical substances management training (persons) 710 374 400 460 304
Number of supplier audits (companies) 89 73 137 162 147

Employees

Number of Employees (Hitachi Chemical Group)
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total 18,149 19,499 19,117 20,043 22,623
Japan 10,619 9,292 9,197 9,121 9,465
Overseas 7,530 10,207 9,920 10,922 13,148
  Overseas (Asia) - - 9,327 9,283 11,185
  Overseas (outside Asia) - - 593 1,639 1,973
Number of Employees (Non-consolidated)
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of employees 4,647 5,057 6,209 6,484 6,480
Female 585 638 724 762 787
Male 4,062 4,419 5,485 5,722 5,693
Proportion of females 12.6% 12.6% 11.7% 11.8% 12.1%
Average age 41.1 40.6 40.7 41.3 41.9
Female 36.0 36.4 37.0 37.8 38.4
Male 41.9 41.2 41.2 41.8 42.4
Length of service (years) 17.5 17.2 17.4 18.0 18.3
Female 12.0 12.2 13.5 14.1 14.2
Male 18.2 17.9 17.9 18.6 18.9
Transition (%) of Employee Survey Score (*)
FY2016 FY2017 2017/2016(Index)
60.8 62.2 103

*Affirmative response rate with 5 full points and above 4 points

Grad Hiring (Non-consolidated)
FY of entering 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of college graduates 70 84 77 93 111
Female 22 26 14 21 33
Male 48 58 63 72 78
Number of Managers and Directors (Non-consolidated)
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of managerial positions (persons) 672 687 807 812 csr_check803
Female 13 14 22 25 csr_check25
Male 659 673 785 787 csr_check778
Proportion of females 1.9% 2.0% 2.7% 3.1% csr_check3.1%
  Manager or higher 279 279 329 325 309
Female 3 4 6 8 8
Male 276 275 323 317 301
Proportion of females 1.1% 1.4% 1.8% 2.5% 2.6%
Assistant managers 580 554 627 704 csr_check755
Female 15 21 18 18 csr_check32
Male 565 533 609 686 csr_check723
Proportion of females 2.6% 3.8% 2.9% 2.6% csr_check4.2%
Birth and Child Raising (Non-consolidated)
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of employees who take maternity leave 21 35 34 45 39
Number of male employees who take childcare leave 21 35 34 45 40
Number of employees who return to work after childcare leave 21 34 32 returned to work,
2 still on leave
38 returned to work,
7 still on leave
6 returned to work,
34 still on leave
% of employees who return to work after childcare leave 100 97.1 100 100 100
Employment Ratio of Disabled People (%)
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Japan, consolidated 2.27 2.39 2.44 2.45 2.50
Non-consolidated 2.06 2.09 2.16 2.25 2.28
Ratios of basic salary and total remuneration of female employees to those of male employees (in managerial positions only)(FY2017)
Basic salary ratio (female/male) Total remuneration ratio (female/male)
96.4% 95.7%

* Male and female employees are compensated equally and the differences are accounted for by age and rank distributions.

Occupational Safety (Consolidated Group Companies in Japan)
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Frequency rate 0.34 0.09 0.10 0.15 csr_check0.20
Severity rate 0.003 0.001 0.007 0.001 csr_check0.012
Training Programs (Hitachi Chemical Group)
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
% of Participation in Town Meetings (Japan, Overseas) 69, 85 70, 85 70, 79 71, 89 79, 90
Number of Participants in Global Coaching Program 2,370 2,394 1,506 960 972

Social Contribution Activities

FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Social contribution expenditures (Millions of yen) 103 107 138 159 263
Number of employees to social contribution activities 889 1,040 1,031 950 1,028

Intellectual Properties

Number of Patent Applications Filed and Held
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of patent applications filed (Japan) 665 801 917 915 775
Number of patent applications filed (outside Japan) 727 651 576 642 860
Number of patents held (Japan) 2,582 2,983 3,430 3,788 3,588
Number of patents held (outside Japan) 2,406 2,518 2,999 3,082 3,122

Compliance

FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of participants in compliance training (persons) 2,072 3,137 3,350 4,110 4,491
Number of consultation and whistle-blowing calls (calls) 16 34 34 27 32

Risk Management

FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of participants in BCP management simulation training 71 72 73 34 94

Directors and Executive Officer

Number of Directors (Notes: Non-consolidated, all data as of June 30th of each fiscal year)
FY 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Directors (except Outside Directors) (persons) 9 9 11 11 10
  Outside Directors out of total Directors (persons) 6 6 5 5 5
  Female Directors out of total Directors (persons) 1 1 1 1 1
  Foreign Directors out of total Directors (persons) 1 1 2 2 2
Executive Officer (persons) 13 14 13 15 15
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