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Governance

Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Number of Board Directors Directors Non‒consolidated Persons 25 23 22
Outside directors Non‒consolidated Persons 5 5 4
Women on the board Non‒consolidated Persons 0 0 0
Number of Audit & Supervisory Boards Audit & Supervisory Boards Non‒consolidated Persons 5 5 5
Outside Audit & Supervisory Boards Non‒consolidated Persons 3 3 3
Women on the Audit & Supervisory Boards Non‒consolidated Persons 0 0 0
Structure of Officers' Remuneration Committee  Independent outside directors ratio Non‒consolidated % 20 20 20
Remuneration of directors Excluding outside directors Non‒consolidated Millions of yen 1,338 1,531 1,539
Remuneration of Audit & Supervisory Boards Excluding the Audit & Supervisory Boards Non‒consolidated Millions of yen 41 40 40
Remuneration of Outside directors and the Audit & Supervisory Boards Non‒consolidated Millions of yen 170 170 155
Payments of income taxes   Consolidated
in Japan
Millions of yen 49,963 57,013 46,203
Consolidated
in overseas
Millions of yen 18,802 16,621 16,692
Cash dividends per share First half Non‒consolidated Yen 50 55 60
Annual Non‒consolidated Yen 100 110 120
Net income per share First half Non‒consolidated Yen 158.8 179.9 205.3
Annual Non‒consolidated Yen 302.1 349.5 412.9
Dividend payout ratio Non‒consolidated % 33.1 31.5 29.1
Amount of political contributions Non‒consolidated Millions of yen 4 4 0

 

The cornerstone of all activities: legal compliance, fair corporate activities

Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Number of violators of the Anti-Bribery Regulations  Consolidated Persons - - 0
Total costs of penalties regarding corruption Consolidated Yen - - 0

 

Key Issues 1: Employees and contractor health and safety

Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Management OHSAS18001 certification ratio1
(Employees)
Consolidated manufacturing companies % 33 34 32
Occupational health
and safety
Number participants in safety training
(Total number of persons)
Non‒consolidated Persons 7,224 7,531 7,970
Consolidated Persons - - 22,166
Lost-time incident rate2 Group companies in Japan3 - 0.09 0.17 0.17
Industry average(JCIA) - 0.35 0.29 0.33
Rate of accidents not accompanied by an of absence a day2 Group companies in Japan - 0.44 0.22 0.82
Lost-time injuries severity rate2 Non‒consolidated - 0.02 0.00 0.05
Industry average(JCIA) - 0.009 0.007 0.12
Number of work-related employee fatalities Consolidated Persons 0 0 0
1
OHSAS18001 certification ratio
The plants which does not have OHSAS18001 certification has a occupational health and safety management system the same level as OHSAS18001.
2
Lost-time incident rate and Rate of accidents not accompanied by an of absence a day and Lost-time injuries severity rate
These were calculated in calender year.
3
Group companies in Japan
This is subject to consolidated companies and some companies which are exempt from consolidation in Japan.

 

Key Issues 2: Energy-saving, resource-saving and the reduction of the environmental impact

Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
  ISO14001 certification ratio1
(Plants)
Non‒consolidated % 100 100 100
Consolidated plants % 69 69 65
Total costs of environmental fines and penalties  Shin-Etsu Chemical Yen 0 0 0
Consolidated in Japan Yen - - 0
Water resource
conservation
Warer use2 Non‒consolidated Million m3 438 463 414
The Gourp3 Million m3 2,226 2,263 2,154
Water withdrawals Non‒consolidated Million m3 19 18 19
The Gourp Million m3 199 188 189
Water recycle Non‒consolidated Million m3 419 444 396
The Gourp Million m3 2,027 2,076 1,965
Water recycle ratio Non‒consolidated % 96 96 96
The Gourp % 91 92 91
Water discharge Non‒consolidated Million m3 19 20 19
The Gourp Million m3 191 180 179
Air emissions Soot Non‒consolidated t 12 14 11
The Gourp t 41 31 19
NOx Non‒consolidated t 518 693 512
The Gourp t 1,040 1,202 1,010
SOx Non‒consolidated t 22 26 20
The Gourp t 156 166 130
VOC Non‒consolidated t 173 198 193
1
ISO14001 certification ratio
The plants which does not have ISO14001 certification has a occupational health and safety management system the same level as ISO14001
2
Warer use Amount of water withdrawals and water discharge
3
The Group
This is subject to consolidated companies and some companies which are exempt from consolidation.
*
Please refer to the Environmental Data

 

Key Issues 3: Product quality improvements and product safety control

Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Product safety training Number participants
(Total number of persons)
Non‒consolidated Persons 7,224 7,531 7,970
Consolidated Persons - - 22,166

 

Key Issues 5: Respect for human rights, the development of human resources and the promotion of diversity

Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Employees Number of employees by region Japan Persons 7,990 7,975 8,020
Asia/Oceania Persons 6,369 6,420 7,026
Latin America Persons 0 0 0
United States Persons 2,550 2,625 2,738
Europe Persons 1,367 1,387 1,422
Consolidated Persons 18,276 18,407 19,206
Number of employees (male) Consolidated Persons - 13,593 14,188
Number of employees (female) Consolidated Persons - 4,814 5,018
Voluntary turnover rates Non‒consolidated % 0.7 0.5 0.8
Consolidated % - - 9.6
Human rights Number of child labour Consolidated Persons 0 0 0
Number of forced labour Consolidated Persons 0 0 0
Diversity Employment rate of persons with disabilities Non‒consolidated % 2.12 2.12 2.03
Work-life balance Number of employees who have taken childcare leave1 (female) Non‒consolidated Persons 8 6 9
Consolidated Persons 86 73 72
Consolidated in Japan Persons 44 36 35
Consolidated in Overseas Persons 34 31 28
Number of employees who have taken childcare leave (male) Non‒consolidated Persons 2 0 0
Consolidated Persons 56 44 68
Consolidated in Japan Persons 3 2 0
Consolidated in Overseas Persons 51 42 68
Number of people obtaining nursing care leave Consolidated in Japan Persons 3 3 1
1
Number of employees who have taken childcare leave
The length of childcare leave differs from country to country, as the program is based on local law.

 

Key Issues 6: Respect for and protection of intellectual property

Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Patents acquired Japan Main group companies1 Number of
patents
671 616 697
Overseas Main group companies Number of
patents
1,152 1,163 1,325
Asia/Oceania Main group companies Number of
patents
600 602 642
North America Main group companies Number of
patents
276 282 220
Europe Main group companies Number of
patents
266 270 458
Other Main group companies Number of
patents
10 9 5
Total Main group companies Number of
patents
1,823 1,779 2,022
Patents held Japan Main group companies Number of
patents
6,806 7,027 7,355
Overseas Main group companies Number of
patents
9,183 10,102 10,951
Asia/Oceania Main group companies Number of
patents
3,550 4,190 4,707
North America Main group companies Number of
patents
2,674 2,850 2,924
Europe Main group companies Number of
patents
2,879 3,035 3,286
Other Main group companies Number of
patents
80 27 34
Total Main group companies Number of
patents
15,989 17,129 18,306
1
Main group companies
This is subject to main manufacturing companies and some manufacturing companies which are exempt from consolidation.

 

Key Issues 7: Contribution to industry and social initiatives

Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Total Amount of donations Consolidated Millions of yen 98