ESG Data

(As of August 3, 2020)

  • *The scope of data collection is Megmilk Snow Brand Co., Ltd. only, unless otherwise mentioned.
  • *The data may be adjusted retroactively.

Environment

Policy and Certification

Environmental PolicyYes
Megmilk Snow Brand environmental policy
Third-Party  Certification SitesISO14001
53 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]Unit201720182019
Electricity Used (Company’s Total)Millions of kWh238234231
Electricity Used (Plants’ Total)Millions of kWh207203201
Fuel Used (Crude Oil Equivalent, Company’s Total)kl53,50053,00052,000
Fuel Used (Crude Oil Equivalent, Plants’ Total)kl53,00052,50051,500
Plants’ Fuel Used per Unit (Production Weight per Unit)l / t535353
     
[CO2 ]Unit201720182019
CO2 Emissions (Company’s Total) Ten thousands
 of tons
23.523.122.7
Scope1*Ten thousands
 of tons
12.011.911.4
Scope2*Ten thousands
 of tons
11.511.111.3
CO2 Emissions (Plants’ Total) Ten thousands
 of tons
21.921.521.2
Plants’ CO2 Emissions per Unit
 (Production Weight per Unit)
t-CO/ t0.2180.2160.219
 
Scope3*Ten thousands
 of tons
 190.2192.1
(Category1) Purchased Goods and ServicesTen thousands
 of tons
 169.6167.3
(Category2) Capital GoodsTen thousands
 of tons
 4.16.9
(Category3) Fuel- and Energy-Related Activities
 (Not Included in Scope 1 or 2)
Ten thousands
 of tons
 3.13.5
(Category4) Upstream Transportaion and DistributionTen thousands
 of tons
 11.010.8
(Category5) Waste Generated in OperationsTen thousands
 of tons
 0.10.1
(Category6) Business TravelTen thousands
 of tons
 0.10.1
(Category7) Employee CommutingTen thousands
 of tons
 0.20.3
(Category8) Upstream Leased AssetsTen thousands
 of tons
 Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category9) Downstream Transportaion
and Distribution
Ten thousands
 of tons
 Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category10) Processing of Sold ProductsTen thousands
 of tons
 Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category11) Use of Sold ProductsTen thousands
 of tons
 Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category12) End-of-Life Treatment of Sold ProductsTen thousands
 of tons
 2.03.1
(Category13) Downstream Leased AssetsTen thousands
 of tons
 Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category14) FranchisesTen thousands
 of tons
 Not
calculated
Not
calculated
(Category15) InvestmentsTen thousands
 of tons
 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]Unit201720182019
Water UsedThousands of m311,40011,10010,900
WastewaterThousands of m310,50010,40010,200
[Recycling-Based Society] 201720182019
Raw Materials Usedt1,185,4801,166,4001,169,700
Raw Milkt1,001,000984,000995,000
Oils and Fatst19,00018,20017,800
Milk-Derived Raw Materialst46,60044,70043,100
Other Raw Materialst53,10052,70051,300
Resources for Packaging Used
 (Paper, Plastic, Glass, Aluminum, etc.)
t65,78066,80062,500
Waste (incl. General Waste from Business Activities/
Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
19,16119,65917,158
Waste (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)t18,56119,04616,582
Amount of Recycled Waste
  (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
t18,13118,22116,351
% of Recycled Waste
(Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
%97.795.798.6
Food Waste (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)t3,9155,1033,862
Amount of Recycled Food Waste
  (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
t3,2313,9023,420
% of Recycled Food Waste
  (Excluding the Head Office and Sales Offices)
%82.576.588.6
[Environmental Audit and Education] 201720182019
Environmental AuditSites666955
% of Participants in e-learning Course %100.0100.0100.0
[Environmental Law Violation] 201720182019
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 Procurement Policy
(In Japanese)
Third-Party Certification of Food SecurityFSSC22000
20 Plants (69% 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
No
Third-Party Certification of Animal ExperimentYes
Ethical considerations for animal experiments
[Employees] 201720182019
Number of EmployeesPersons3,1323,1423,482
MenPersons2,6832,6842,915
 WomenPersons449458567
Female share of Total Workforce%14.314.616.3
Average Age of EmployeesAge40.940.040.0
Average Years of EmploymentYears14.214.814.5
Number of Newly Hired Employees
(New Graduates only)
Persons118107112
  MenPersons867578
  WomenPersons323234
Number of Females in Management Positions
※As of April of the next fiscal year
Persons242631
% of Females in Management Positions
※As of April of the next fiscal year
%3.53.84.6
Personnel Turnover Rate of Newly Hired
Employees within Three Years
%11.76.56.2
Paid Maternity LeavePersons667175
 MenPersons394643
 WomenPersons272532
% of Employees Taking Paid Maternity Leave%52.050.055.1
 Men%39.040.240.2
 Women%100.0100.0100.0
% of Six Months Tenure after Maternity Leave%100.0100.098.7
Shortened Working HoursPersons405153
Care LeavePersons63157
% of Disabled in Workforce%1.922.091.96
% of Rehired Staff After Retirement
(Of the Applicants)
%100.0100.0100.0
% of Employees Unionized%99.699.699.6
Hours of Overtime Work
 (Average per Month)(Compared to Normal Working Hours)
Hours19.017.317.2
% of Annual Paid Leave Taken%67.475.574.9
[Work-Related Injury] 201720182019
Frequency Rate
(Total Number of Work-Related Injury Accidents
  ÷ Total Working Hours × 1,000,000)
%1.111.981.12
Severity Rate
(Total Number of Days Lost due to Work-Related Accidents
 ÷ Total Working Hours × 1,000)
%0.010.010.02
[Health] 201720182019
% of Employees That Have Undergone Routine Health Checkup%100.0100.0100.0
% of Employees That Have Undergone Stress Check%85.981.891.0
[Education] 201720182019
% of Participation in CSR Group Activities (Actual Participation)%80.282.783.2
Certified Sensory Evaluation Technicians with the Ability
 to Evaluate Flavor ※As of April of the next fiscal year
Persons1,2741,3571,479
[Communication with Customers and Consumers] 201720182019
Food Education Activities ParticipantsPersons41,16242,60538,618
Plant Tours ParticipantsPersons67,00169,06565,608
[Complaints] 201720182019
Number of Comments Received from CustomersComments65,73461,72955,042
Of These, Number of ComplaintsComplaints7,1856,1085,258
[Procurement] 201720182019
% of Paper Made of Eco-Friendly Materials Used
(Scope of Data Collection: Paper Packaging and Cardboard)
%28.435.463.1
% of Certified Palm Oil Used%0.01.010.0

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 24, 2020
Number of Directors (incl. Audit and Supervisory Committee Members)Members  9
Outside Directors Members  3
Female DirectorMembers  1
Number of Executive OfficersMembers 15      
*Of them, 2 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]   2019
Number of Board MeetingsTimes  18
Board Meetings Attendance%  100.0
Number of Audit and Supervisory Committee MeetingsTimes  23
Audit and Supervisory Committee Meetings Attendance%  100.0
[IR Activities] 201720182019
Results Briefings for Investors and AnalystsTimes222
Small MeetingsTimes111111
Of these, with Attendance of the PresidentTimes222
One-on-One MeetingsTimes111130119
One-on-One Meetings in the Conference Held by
Securities Company
Times221
Facility Tours (Plants etc.)Times000
Briefings for Personal InvestorsTimes546
[Compliance] 201720182019
Product Recovery with AnnouncementIncidents002
[Whistleblowing] 201720182019
Number of Whistleblowing
  (Boundary: Megmilk Snow Brand Group Total (Japan) )
Matters343268