Performance Data Collection

Corporate ethics and compliance

 BoundariesUnits201520162017
Number of requests for consultation received by the Corporate Ethics Hotline Sexual harassment/Power harassment Showa Denko group   34 15  26
Violation of compliance   2 1 0
Others   14 15 19
Total   50 31 45
Number of staff members dismissed due to noncompliance with the anti-bribery/corruption policies Showa Denko group   0 0 0

Labor practices

 BoundariesUnits201520162017
Number of employees Male Showa Denko K.K.   persons  3,304  3,244  3,198
Female Showa Denko K.K.   persons 386 403 418
Total Showa Denko K.K.   persons  3,690 3,647 3,616
Male Consolidated subsidiaries Japan persons 5,232 5,585 5,345
Female Consolidated subsidiaries Japan persons 641 690 742
Total Consolidated subsidiaries Japan persons 5,873 6,075 6,087
Male Consolidated subsidiaries Abroad persons 3,366 2,963 3,599
Female Consolidated subsidiaries Abroad persons 1,322 1,108 1,178
Total Consolidated subsidiaries Abroad persons 4.688 4,071 4,777
Total Consolidated subsidiaries persons 10,561 10,146 10,864
Number of new employees Male Showa Denko K.K. persons 94 104 78
Female Showa Denko K.K. persons 21 18 14
Total Showa Denko K.K. persons 115 122 92
Number of female managers Showa Denko K.K. persons 23 26 28
Female managers ratio Showa Denko K.K. % 2.99 3.44 3.72
Ratio of reemployed employees Showa Denko K.K. % 85 89 83
Percentage of handicapped employees Showa Denko K.K. % 2.71 2.78 2.64
Working hours (per employee per year) Showa Denko K.K. hours 2,002.9 2,008.4 2,011.9
Annual paid holidays taken (per employee per year) Showa Denko K.K. days 13.6 13.6 13.8
Number of job separation (excluding retirement and permanent transfer) Showa Denko K.K.   52 68 72
Job separation rate(excluding retirement and permanent transfer) Showa Denko K.K. % 1.4 1.9 2.0
The average age Showa Denko K.K. age 40.2 40.1 40.0
The average overtime work per month Showa Denko K.K. years 17.2 16.9 16.6
The average overtime work per month Showa Denko K.K. hours 17.9 18.2 18.8
Childcare leave Male Showa Denko K.K. persons 69 65 70
Female Showa Denko K.K. persons 41 33 42
Total Showa Denko K.K. persons 110 98 112
Family care leave Male Showa Denko K.K. persons  0 1 2
Female Showa Denko K.K. persons 0 1 1
Total Showa Denko K.K. persons 0 2 3
Shortened working hours for childcare/family care Male Showa Denko K.K. persons 1 1 0
Female Showa Denko K.K. persons 34 54 33
Total Showa Denko K.K. persons 35 55 33
Ratio of reinstated employees to those who took childcare leave Showa Denko K.K. % 100.0 100.0 100.0 
Labor union Number of unionized Employees Showa Denko K.K. persons  2,868 2,857 2,832
Percentage of unionized Employees Showa Denko K.K. % 77.7 78.3 78.3
Number of incidents resulting in lost-time injuries (fatal accidents) within the Group Showa Denko group   2(0) 2(0) 3(0)
Number of incidents resulting in lost-time injuries (fatal accidents) at partner companies   4(0) 1(0) 4(0)
Infrequency rate of lost-time injuries Showa Denko K.K.   0.25 0.13 0.39
Showa Denko group   0.15 0.15 0.22

CSR procurement

 Units201520162017
CSR visits   40 38 39

Local community and social contribution

 BoundariesUnits201520162017
Education Dispatched employees as instructors Showa Denko K.K.   25 20  30
Showa Denko K.K. man-hours 585 716 768
Accepted interns Showa Denko K.K.   27 28 31
Showa Denko K.K. persons 74 85 66
Improvement of the environment around the worksites Cleaning activities Showa Denko K.K.   120 105 83
Showa Denko K.K. hours in total 6,780 5,906 5,215
Promotion of arts, culture and sports Cooperation for and granting subsidies to arts, culture and sports: spend Showa Denko K.K. thousand yen 5,378 8,800 9,374
Exchange with local communities Events Showa Denko K.K. persons 7,691 7,866 6,848
Facilities rented Showa Denko K.K. hours in total 10,762 11,772 14,557
guided plant tours Showa Denko K.K. persons 6,467 7,524 6,697
Community development and social welfare Harmonizing with local economy: spend Showa Denko K.K. thousand yen 2,466 2,110 2,132
Aluminum can recycling: participation rate Showa Denko K.K. 98.8 98.9 97.8
Aluminum can recycling: proceeds
*Donated to a range of facilities and organizations, including local social welfare councils
Showa Denko K.K. thousand yen 1,336 888 1,343
Collaborating with NPOs and local organizations: spend Showa Denko K.K. thousand yen 120 252 392

Environmental conservation

 BoundariesUnits201520162017
Discharged amounts of greenhouse gases CO2(energy source origin)  Showa Denko group kt-CO2 2,538 2,545 2,591
CO2(non-energy source origin)  Showa Denko group kt-CO2 87 85  100
GHGs other than
*Less than 3kt
methane Showa Denko group kt-CO2 * * *
N2O kt-CO2 6 6 6
PFC kt-CO2 32 23 26
HFC kt-CO2 24 27 23
SF6 kt-CO2 * * *
NF3 kt-CO2 * * *
Total kt-CO2 62 57 55
Total kt-CO2 2,683 2,687 2,746
Showa Denko K.K./Group companies in Japan   Showa Denko K.K. kt-CO2 2,203 2,211 2,177
Group companies in Japan kt-CO2 484 475 570
Total  Showa Denko group kt-CO2 2,687 2,687 2,747

GHG emissions intensity
(GHG emissions/Energy consumption(crude oil equivalent))

Showa Denko group  t-CO2/kl 2.2932 2.2580 2.2883
Transportation sector's CO2 emissions Showa Denko K.K. kt-CO2 22.8 23.5 24.6
The amount of water used Showa Denko K.K. million m3 55.35 54.11 54.60
Group companies in Japan millionm3 4.69 4.61 5.13
Wastewater volume Into sea Showa Denko K.K. thousand t 14,317 13,745 15,526
Into river thousand t 14,034 12,595 12,691
Into lake thousand t 320 280 365
Total thousand t 28,671 26,620 28,582
Into sea Group companies in Japan thousand t 1,671 1,648 2,134
Into river thousand t 1,551 1,616 1,870
Into lake thousand t 482 469 472
Total thousand t 3,704 3,733 4,475
The amount of industrial waste discharge Showa Denko K.K. t 20,974 20,038 24,166
Group companies in Japan t 10,739 9,360 13,145
Final landfill volumes of industrial waste Showa Denko K.K. t 752 254 356
Group companies in Japan t 99 69 92
Final landfill rate of industrial waste Group companies in Japan 0.95 0.31 0.38
Reused by third parties
*Reuse and recycling into materials and fuels
Showa Denko K.K. t 9,883 10,856 12,729
Group companies in Japan t 5,923 5,774 8,893
Release of PRTR-listed substances Into air   Showa Denko K.K. t 153 148 145
Group companies in Japan t 262 242 415
Into water   Showa Denko K.K. t 19 14 15
Group companies in Japan t 1 1 1
Total   Showa Denko K.K. t 172 163  160
Group companies in Japan t 263 243  416
Total amounts released of harmful atmospheric pollutants(VOC) Showa Denko K.K. t 14 14  14
Discharged amounts of substances with atmospheric impact SOx  Showa Denko K.K. t 360 324 326
NOx  Showa Denko K.K. t 1,413 1,255 1,324
Soot and dust  Showa Denko K.K. t 87 63 71
Discharged amounts of substances with water quality impact COD  Showa Denko K.K. t 365 360  346
Total phosphorus  Showa Denko K.K. t 9 8  8
Total nitrogen  Showa Denko K.K. t 503 480  457
Environmental accounting   Total amount of capital investment  Showa Denko K.K. million yen 2,492 1,962  1,560
Total expenses  Showa Denko K.K. million yen 3,186 2,651  3,488
Economic benefits  Showa Denko K.K. million yen 704 794 851

Quality Assurance

 BoundariesUnits201520162017
Annual numbers of complaints (With a score of 100 representing the number of claims in 2015)  Group companies in Japan 100 71 48

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