ESG Data

(Last Updated: August 30, 2022)

Environment

Policy and Certification

Environmental PolicyYes
Megmilk Snow Brand Group Environmental Policy
Third-Party  Certification SitesISO14001
51 sites (Megmilk Snow Brand Co., Ltd., Yatsugatake Milk Co., Ltd., Ibaraku Co., Ltd., Michinoku Milk Co., Ltd.)
Green Management
14 sites (Chokuhan Haisou Co., Ltd.)
[Energy]Unit201920202021
Electricity UsedMillions of kWh234229230
Total Fuel Used(Crude Oil Equivalent)Thousands of kl109.9109.4110.8
Fuel Used (Crude Oil Equivalent)Thousands of kl52.452.353.2
Electricity Used (Crude Oil Equivalent)Thousands of kl57.557.057.6
Plants’ Fuel Used per Unit (Production Weight per Unit)l / t545660
     
[CO2 ]Unit201920202021
CO2 Emissions (Company’s Total) Ten thousands
 of tons
23.022.422.8
Scope1*Ten thousands
 of tons
11.511.511.7
Scope2*Ten thousands
 of tons
11.410.911.1
CO2 Emissions (Plants’ Total) Ten thousands
 of tons
21.521.021.5
Plants’ CO2 Emissions per Unit
 (Production Weight per Unit)
t-CO/ t0.2220.2280.242
 
Scope3*Ten thousands
 of tons
192.1236.4224.7
(Category1) Purchased Goods and ServicesTen thousands
 of tons
167.3211.2200.8
(Category2) Capital GoodsTen thousands
 of tons
6.97.54.5
(Category3) Fuel- and Energy-Related Activities
 (Not Included in Scope 1 or 2)
Ten thousands
 of tons
3.53.83.8
(Category4) Upstream Transportaion and DistributionTen thousands
 of tons
10.810.410.2
(Category5) Waste Generated in OperationsTen thousands
 of tons
0.10.10.1
(Category6) Business TravelTen thousands
 of tons
0.10.10.1
(Category7) Employee CommutingTen thousands
 of tons
0.30.30.3
(Category8) Upstream Leased AssetsTen thousands
 of tons
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category9) Downstream Transportaion
and Distribution
Ten thousands
 of tons
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category10) Processing of Sold ProductsTen thousands
 of tons
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category11) Use of Sold ProductsTen thousands
 of tons
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category12) End-of-Life Treatment of Sold ProductsTen thousands
 of tons
3.13.04.9
(Category13) Downstream Leased AssetsTen thousands
 of tons
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category14) FranchisesTen thousands
 of tons
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category15) InvestmentsTen thousands
 of tons
Not
calculated
Not
calculated
Not
calculated

*Scope1,2,3: Global standardized frameworks to measure and manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, developed by the GHG Protocol.
Scope1:Direct greenhouse gas emissions by the reporting company itself.(eg. fuel combustion, industrial process)
Scope2:Indirect emissions from the use of electricity,heat,or stream supplied by others.
Scope3:All other indirect emissions that occur in the reporting company’s value chain(15 categories)

 

[Water]Unit201920202021
Water UsedThousands of m310,90010,80010,800
WastewaterThousands of m310,30010,40010,400
[Recycling-Based Society] 201920202021
Raw Materials UsedThousands of t1,169.71,162.01,164.6
Raw MilkThousands of t995.01,005.01,027.0
Oils and FatsThousands of t17.817.315.8
Milk-Derived Raw MaterialsThousands of t43.133.516.8
Other Raw MaterialsThousands of t51.348.546.1
Resources for Packaging Used
 (Paper, Plastic, Glass, Aluminum, etc.)
Thousands of t62.557.758.9
Waste (incl. General Waste from Business Activities)Thousands of t 16.216.0
Waste (incl. General Waste from Business Activities/
Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices) 
Thousands of t17.315.615.6
WasteThousands of t  15.615.5
Waste (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)Thousands of t16.815.315.2
Amount of Recycled WasteThousands of t 14.914.8
Amount of Recycled Waste
  (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
Thousands of t16.414.614.6
% of Recycled Waste% 95.495.7
% of Recycled Waste
(Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
%97.595.696.0
Food WasteThousands of t 3.73.7
Food Waste (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)Thousands of t3.93.63.7
Amount of Recycled Food WasteThousands of t 3.13.2
Amount of Recycled Food Waste
  (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
Thousands of t3.43.13.2
% of Recycled Food Waste% 83.685.3
% of Recycled Food Waste
  (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
%88.285.585.4
[Environmental Audit and Education] 201920202021
Environmental AuditSites555363
% of Participants in e-learning Course %100.0100.0100.0
[Environmental Law Violation] 201920202021
Number of Incidents of Environmental
Non-Compliance
Violations000
Total Cost of Incidents of Environmental
Non-Compliance
Yen000

Society

Policy and Certification

Procurement PolicyYes 
Megmilk Snow Brand Group Procurement Policy
Third-Party Certification of Food SefetyFSSC22000
27 Plants (93% of the food facilities in and outside Japan
that manufacture Megmilk Snow Brand products )
METI Recognition under the Certified Health & Productivity Management
Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program
Yes
Third-Party Certification of Animal ExperimentYes
Ethical considerations for animal experiments
[Employees] 201920202020
Number of EmployeesPersons3,4823,5063,479
MenPersons2,9152,9232,892
 WomenPersons567583587
Female Share of Total Workforce%16.316.616.9
Average Age of EmployeesAge40.040.440.8
Average Years of EmploymentYears14.514.314.8
Number of Newly Hired Employees
(New Graduates only)
Persons1127572
  MenPersons784947
  WomenPersons342625
% of Mid-Career Employees%232216
Number of Females in Management Positions
*As of April of the next fiscal year
Persons313442
% of Females in Management Positions
*As of April of the next fiscal year
%4.65.06.1
Personnel Turnover Rate of Newly Hired
Employees within Three Years
%6.26.58.1
Paid Maternity LeavePersons7576108
 MenPersons434378
 WomenPersons323330
% of Employees Taking Paid Maternity Leave%55.162.890.0
 Men%40.248.975.0
 Women%100.0100.0100.0
% of Six Months Tenure after Maternity Leave%98.7100.0100.0
Shortened Working HoursPersons534759
Care LeavePersons573536
% of Disabled in Workforce%1.962.222.25
% of Rehired Staff After Retirement
(Of the Applicants)
%100.0100.0100.0
% of Employees Unionized%99.699.699.6
Hours of Overtime Work
  (Non-Managerial Employees, Average per Month, Compared to Normal Working Hours)
Hours17.217.517.4
% of Annual Paid Leave Taken (All Employees)%80.773.873.2
[Work-Related Injury] 201920202021
Frequency Rate
(Total Number of Work-Related Injury Accidents
  ÷ Total Working Hours × 1,000,000)
%1.121.911.69
Severity Rate
(Total Number of Days Lost due to Work-Related Accidents
 ÷ Total Working Hours × 1,000)
%0.020.040.01
[Health] 201920202021
% of Employees That Have Undergone Routine Health Checkup%100.0100.0100.0
% of Employees That Have Undergone Stress Check%91.091.991.8
[Education] 201920202021
% of Participation in Group Activities for Sustainability (Actual Participation)% 83.293.695.7
Certified Sensory Evaluation Technicians with the Ability
 to Evaluate Flavor *As of April of the next fiscal year
Persons 1,4791,5221,601
[Communication with Customers and Consumers] 201920202021
Food Education Activities ParticipantsPersons 38,6189,715*44,376*
Plant Tours ParticipantsPersons 65,608213*9,198*
*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we shelved these activities from February 2020, resumed food education activities in a limited way on June 2020, and started online on October 2020. Started online factory tour on June 2021.
[Complaints] 201920202021
Number of Comments Received from CustomersComments55,04253,72251,016
Of These, Number of ComplaintsComplaints5,2585,2594,421
[Procurement] 201920202021
% of Paper Made of Eco-Friendly Materials Used
(Scope of Data Collection: Paper Packaging and Cardboard)
%63.183.687.1
% of Certified Palm Oil Used%10.020.020.4

Governance

Form of OrganizationCompany with Audit and Supervisory Committee
Accounting AuditorDeloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
Anti-Takeover MeasuresYes
Whistleblowing SystemYes(Internal Whistleblowing Hotline “the Megmilk Snow Brand Hotline”,
and an External Hotline (Attorney) for External Whistleblowing Consultations)
[Board of Directors and Audit and Supervisory Committee]As of June 28, 2022
Number of Directors (incl. Audit and Supervisory Committee Members)Members  12
Outside Directors Members  4
Female DirectorMembers  1
Number of Executive OfficersMembers 17     
*Of them, 4 persons concurrently
serve as directors.
Number of Directors who Concurrently Serve as Audit and
Supervisory Committee Members
Members  3
Outside MembersMembers  2
[Number of Meetings]   2021
Number of Board MeetingsTimes  18
Board Meetings Attendance%  100.0
Number of Audit and Supervisory Committee MeetingsTimes  22
Audit and Supervisory Committee Meetings Attendance%  100.0
[IR Activities] 201920202021
Results Briefings for Investors and AnalystsTimes244
Small MeetingsTimes1187
Of these, with Attendance of the PresidentTimes221
One-on-One MeetingsTimes966255
One-on-One Meetings in the Conference Held by
Securities Company
Times111
Facility Tours (Plants etc.)Times000
Briefings for Personal InvestorsTimes600
[Compliance] 201920202021
Product Recovery with AnnouncementIncidents210
[Whistleblowing] 201920202021
Number of Whistleblowing
  (Boundary: Megmilk Snow Brand Group Total (Japan) )
Matters685242