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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.

Customers and Suppliers

FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Participants in chemical substances management training (persons) - 710 374 400 460
Number of supplier audits (companies) 96 89 73 137 162

Employees

Number of Employees (Hitachi Chemical Group)
FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total 17,732 18,149 19,499 19,117 20,043
Japan 10,769 10,619 9,292 9,197 9,121
Overseas 6,963 7,530 10,207 9,920 10,922
  Overseas (Asia) - - - 9,327 9,283
  Overseas (outside Asia) - - - 593 1,639
Number of Employees (Non-consolidated)
FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of employees 4,263 4,647 5,057 6,209 6,484
Female 527 585 638 724 762
Male 3,736 4,062 4,419 5,485 5,722
Proportion of females 12.4% 12.6% 12.6% 11.7% 11.8%
Average age 40.4 41.1 40.6 40.7 41.3
Female 35.2 36.0 36.4 37.0 37.8
Male 41.2 41.9 41.2 41.2 41.8
Length of service (years) 17.1 17.5 17.2 17.4 18.0
Female 11.4 12.0 12.2 13.5 14.1
Male 17.9 18.2 17.9 17.9 18.6
Transition (%) of Employee Survey Score (*)
FY2015 FY2016 2016/2015(Index)
56.6 60.8 108

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

Grad Hiring (Non-consolidated)
FY of entering 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of college graduates 65 70 84 77 93
Female 12 22 26 14 21
Male 53 48 58 63 72
Number of Managers and Directors (Non-consolidated)
FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of managerial positions (persons) 565 672 687 807 csr_check812
Female 10 13 14 22 csr_check25
Male 555 659 673 785 csr_check787
Proportion of females 1.8% 1.9% 2.0% 2.7% csr_check3.1%
  Manager or higher 208 279 279 329 325
Female 3 3 4 6 8
Male 205 276 275 323 317
Proportion of females 1.4% 1.1% 1.4% 1.8% 2.5%
Assistant managers 505 580 554 627 csr_check704
Female 11 15 21 18 csr_check18
Male 494 565 533 609 csr_check686
Proportion of females 2.2% 2.6% 3.8% 2.9% csr_check2.6%
Birth and Child Raising (Non-consolidated)
FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of employees who take maternity leave 28 21 35 34 45
Number of male employees who take childcare leave 28 21 35 34 45
Number of employees who return to work after childcare leave 28 21 32 returned to work,
2 still on leave
32 returned to work,
2 still on leave
9 returned to work,
36 still on leave
% of employees who return to work after childcare leave 100 100 97.1 100 100
Employment Ratio of Disabled People (%)
FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Japan, consolidated 2.18 2.27 2.39 2.44 2.45
Non-consolidated 2.02 2.06 2.09 2.16 2.25
Ratios of basic salary and total remuneration of female employees to those of male employees (in managerial positions only)
Basic salary ratio (female/male) Total remuneration ratio (female/male)
96.4% 94.1%
Occupational Safety (Consolidated Group Companies in Japan)
FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Frequency rate 0.25 0.34 0.09 0.10 csr_check0.15
Severity rate 0.011 0.003 0.001 0.007 csr_check0.001
Training Programs (Hitachi Chemical Group)
FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
% of Participation in Town Meetings (Japan, Overseas) 70, 89 69, 85 70, 85 70, 79 71, 89
Number of Participants in Global Coaching Program 1,752 2,370 2,394 1,506 960

Social Contribution Activities

FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Social contribution expenditures (Millions of yen) 111 103 107 138 159
Number of employees to social contribution activities 1,553 889 1,040 1,031 950

Intellectual Properties

Number of Patent Applications Filed and Held
FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of patent applications filed (Japan) 727 665 801 917 915
Number of patent applications filed (outside Japan) 724 727 651 576 642
Number of patents held (Japan) 2,371 2,582 2,983 3,430 3,788
Number of patents held (outside Japan) 2,174 2,406 2,518 2,999 3,082

Compliance

FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of participants in compliance training (persons) 1,774 2,072 3,137 3,350 4,110
Number of consultation and whistle-blowing calls (calls) 16 16 34 20 10

Risk Management

FY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of participants in BCP management simulation training 77 71 72 73 34

Directors and Executive Officer

Number of Directors (Notes: Non-consolidated, all data as of June 30th of each fiscal year)
FY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Directors (except Outside Directors) (persons) 8 9 9 11 11
  Outside Directors out of total Directors (persons) 5 6 6 5 5
  Female Directors out of total Directors (persons) 1 1 1 1 1
  Foreign Directors out of total Directors (persons) 0 1 1 2 2
Executive Officer (persons) 14 13 14 13 15
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