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ESG Data Sheets

The below table is a representative excerpt of data relating to Kyocera’s environment, social, and governance activities.

FY2017 : April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017
FY2018 : April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018
FY2019 : April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019
FY2020 : April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020
FY2021 : April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

Environment

Environmental management system

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Rate of ISO14001 certification Consolidated
(production sites)
- 78 82 85 85
In-house certification, auditing, etc. Consolidated
(production sites)
- 21 18 15 15

Greenhouse gas emissions

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Scope 1*1 t-CO2 Consolidated 133,440 127,270 122,851 159,000 159,426
Scope 2*2 t-CO2 Consolidated 978,560 961,730 897,557 832,267 684,122
Scope 3*3 t-CO2 Consolidated 5,139,007 4,737,305 4,738,392 4,650,618 4,451,465
Category 1: Purchased products and services t-CO2 Consolidated 3,807,862 3,718,703 3,645,685 3,451,644 3,509,674
Category 2: Capital goods t-CO2 Consolidated 226,911 164,319 211,678 309,248 335,606
Category 3: Fuel and energy-related activities
not included in Scope 1 or 2
t-CO2 Consolidated 170,913 163,575 161,453 181,407 130,086
Category 4: Upstream transportation and distribution t-CO2 Consolidated 52,391 48,376 45,927 18,500 24,711
Category 5: Waste generated in operations t-CO2 Consolidated 13,787 11,345 17,423 7,403 5,891
Category 6: Business travel t-CO2 Consolidated 9,120 9,120 9,993 9,946 1,010
Category 7: Employee commuting t-CO2 Consolidated 6,591 27,906 27,668 26,425 13,449
Category 8: Upstream leased assets t-CO2 Consolidated 100 115 110 15 98
Category 9: Downstream transportation and distribution t-CO2 Consolidated 31 31 29 3 3
Category 10: Processing of sold products t-CO2 Consolidated Items such as printers, mobile phones and power tools are complete products and do not require processing. While electronic components are installed in final products by the purchasing company, the electric components themselves do not require significant processing.
Category 11: Use of sold products t-CO2 Consolidated 840,180 583,503 609,252 633,867 420,751
Category 12: End-of-life treatment of sold products t-CO2 Consolidated 11,121 10,312 9,174 12,160 10,186
Category 13: Downstream leased assets t-CO2 Consolidated GHG emissions from tenants renting from affiliated companies are recorded in Scope 1 and 2.
Category 14: Franchising t-CO2 Consolidated Not included in the table as Kyocera does not have any franchise locations.
Category 15: Investments t-CO2 Consolidated Not included in the table as Kyocera does not have an investment or financial services business.

Some data has been corrected.

  • FY2021 target: 156,000 t-CO2
  • FY2021 target: 815,000 t-CO2
  • FY2021 target: 4,553,000 t-CO2

Greenhouse gas emissions by region

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Japan t-CO2 Consolidated - 709,373 677,363 619,057 512,669
China t-CO2 Consolidated - 143,780 140,161 121,178 98,135
Asia t-CO2 Consolidated - 71,462 67,749 84,729 84,637
Europe t-CO2 Consolidated - 63,787 47,946 66,389 59,124
North America t-CO2 Consolidated - 71,590 59,627 53,621 45,994
Central and South America t-CO2 Consolidated - 29,008 27,562 46,293 42,989

Some data has been corrected.

Greenhouse gas emissions not including CO2 emissions from energy production

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
CO2 t-CO2 Consolidated - 171 8 2,547 2,853
CH4 t-CO2 Consolidated - 56 63 60 28
N2O t-CO2 Consolidated - 9 13 152 188
HFCs t-CO2 Consolidated - 0 1 14 124
PFCs t-CO2 Consolidated - 3 3 598 598
SF6 t-CO2 Consolidated - 2,829 1,238 1,990 1,365
NF3 t-CO2 Consolidated - 0 0 232 202
Total t-CO2 Consolidated - 3,068 1,326 5,593 5,358

Some data has been corrected.

CO2 emissions associated with freight transport

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
CO2 emissions associated with freight transport t-CO2 Kyocera 12,679 12,774 11,725 7,430 6,571

Energy

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Total energy consumption MWh Consolidated 1,989,611 2,323,315 2,830,966 2,555,834 2,716,247
Non-renewable fuel MWh Consolidated - 578,349 1,265,380 939,283 973,790
Electricity from non-renewable sources MWh Consolidated - 1,737,908 1,559,436 1,610,794 1,727,380
Energy for steam, heat, cooling and other uses
purchased from non-renewable sources
MWh Consolidated - 4,248 3,811 2,247 3,085
Total amount of energy produced or purchased from natural sources MWh Consolidated - 2,810 2,339 3,510 11,992
Total sales of energy other than renewable energy MWh Consolidated 0 0 0 0 0
Total non-renewable energy consumption MWh Consolidated - 2,320,505 2,828,627 2,552,324 2,704,255
Crude oil conversion Million L Consolidated 501 516 519 501 498
Energy costs Million yen Consolidated - 16,579 17,052 17,290 16,397

Some data has been corrected.

Water intake

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Industrial water and water from general municipal water supplies 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 4,748 4,537 4,871 4,889
Freshwater intake 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 0 0 0 0
Groundwater intake 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 11,755 11,749 11,156 11,855
Pure freshwater intake 1,000 m3 Consolidated 15,870 16,503 16,286 16,027 16,744

Some data has been corrected.

Water intake by region

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Japan 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 13,335 13,032 13,174 14,056
Europe 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 161 208 214 200
West Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 18 24 23 24
Southeast Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 747 888 728 791
East Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 1,520 1,457 1,310 1,097
North America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 330 316 282 295
Central and South America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 392 361 297 282

Some data has been corrected.

Wastewater recycling

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Amount of recycled wastewater 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 3,033 2,925 2,819 2,556
Amount of recycled wastewater: Japan 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 3,033 2,884 2,785 2,423
Amount of recycled wastewater: North America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 0 41 34 105
Wastewater recycling ratio: Japan Consolidated - 19 18 17 15
Wastewater recycling ratio: North America Consolidated - 0 11 11 26

Some data has been corrected.

Wastewater

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Wastewater discharged into sewage systems 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 3,359 3,092 1,552 2,723
Wastewater discharged into rivers and lakes 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 10,368 10,563 11,377 9,845
Total wastewater volume 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 13,727 13,655 12,936 12,568

Some data has been corrected.

Wastewater volume by region

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Japan 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 11,119 10,824 10,282 10,240
Europe 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 199 206 212 171
West Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 19 26 23 24
Southeast Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 436 649 674 728
East Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 1,305 1,306 1,176 843
North America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 297 283 272 280
Central and South America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - 352 361 297 282

Some data has been corrected.

Wastes

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Amount of recycled t Consolidated - 21,957 19,690 20,494 24,649
Total waste emissions t Consolidated 22,982 24,527 22,025 22,207 26,345
Reclaimed waste t Consolidated - 2,570 2,335 1,713 1,696
Hazardous waste generated
(special controlled industrial waste in Japan)
t Consolidated - 14,596 12,329 13,075 12,535

Some data has been corrected.

Waste recycling rate

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Recycling rate % Consolidated - 90 89 92 100
Recycling rate: Japan % Consolidated - 99 99 100 100
Recycling rate: Excluding Japan % Consolidated - 71 67 78 76

Some data has been corrected.

Chemical substances

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Handling volume t Consolidated
(Japan)
4,574 5,042 7,657 3,939 4,237
Emissions t Consolidated
(Japan)
- - 167 154 167
Amount transferred t Consolidated
(Japan)
- - 319 259 277
Emissions + Amount transferred t Consolidated
(Japan)
372 412 486 413 444
VOC handling volumes t Kyocera 3,713 3,959 4,260 3,998 4,259
VOC atmospheric emissions t Kyocera 561 587 636 600 573

Some data has been corrected.

Pollutants

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Atmospheric pollutants: NOX t Consolidated
(Japan)
30 37 35 32 36
Atmospheric pollutants: SOX t Consolidated
(Japan)
6 5 6 6 5
Water pollutants: BOD t Consolidated
(Japan)
23 23 20 31 34
Water pollutants: COD t Consolidated
(Japan)
39 42 36 45 47

Investments

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Environmental and energy investment Million yen Consolidated
(Japan)
263 556 1,056 809 781
Single-year economic effect of reducing environmental impact Million yen Consolidated
(Japan)
956 900 264 128 103

Materials

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Amount of each raw material used
(PRTR intake)
t Consolidated
(Japan)
4,574 5,042 7,657 3,939 4,237

Products

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
End-of-life products disposed t KDC 33 28 21 18 16
Products recycled after disposal t KDC 33 28 21 18 16
Container and packaging materials used t Kyocera 47 35 31 25 24

KDC: Kyocera Document Solutions

Environmental labeling

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Environmental product labels: Profitability of return on all
Type III sales by Kyocera
KDC - 2 2 3 3
Rate of return on all Kyocera sales of products
with other environmental labels
KDC - 12 14 14 14

KDC: Kyocera Document Solutions

Environmental violations

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of environmental violations (fines of USD 10,000 or more ) - Consolidated 0 0 0 0 0
Fines for environmental violations (fines of USD 10,000 or more ) Yen Consolidated 0 0 0 0 0
Environmental debt at the end of fiscal year Yen Consolidated 0 0 0 0 0

Social

Employee demographics

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Men - Consolidated 42,468 42,831 46,622 47,434 47,147
Women - Consolidated 26,761 27,322 29,318 29,438 28,358
Total - Consolidated 69,229 70,153 75,940 76,872 75,505
Percentage of women Consolidated 38.7 38.9 38.6 38.3 37.6
Men - Consolidated
(Japan)
21,346 21,002 21,296 21,241 21,313
Women - Consolidated
(Japan)
4,538 4,488 4,599 4,739 4,912
Total - Consolidated
(Japan)
25,884 25,490 25,895 25,980 26,225
Percentage of female employees Consolidated
(Japan)
17.5 17.6 17.8 18.2 18.7
Number of male in R&D department - Kyocera
(Japan)
- - - - 2,675
Number of female in R&D department - Kyocera
(Japan)
- - - - 340
Percentage of female employees in R&D department Kyocera
(Japan)
- - - - 11.3
Percentage of dispatched workers and contracted employees Consolidated
(Japan)
21 20 20 20 21
Dispatched workers, etc. (senior employees, part and full-time sales staff,
part-time workers, non-full-time sales staff, temporary employees,
and other employees with determined contract lengths)
- Consolidated
(Japan)
6,690 6,277 6,615 6,621 6,813
Permanent employees + Temporary employees + Dispatched workers, etc. - Consolidated
(Japan)
32,574 31,767 32,510 32,601 33,038

Management demographics

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Total number of employees in management positions - Consolidated - - - - 8,501
Number of management positions held by men - Consolidated - - - - 7,644
Number of management positions held by women - Consolidated - - - - 857
Percentage of management positions held by women Consolidated - - - - 10.1
Total number of employees in management positions - Kyocera 2,608 2,880 2,955 3,093 3,280
Number of management positions held by men - Kyocera 2,571 2,838 2,903 3,014 3,163
Number of management positions held by women - Kyocera 37 42 52 79 117
Percentage of management positions held by women* Kyocera 1.4 1.5 1.8 2.6 3.5
Number of senior positions (junior management level and above) held by men - Kyocera 2,547 2,414 2,468 2,582 2,958
Number of senior positions (junior management level and above) held by women - Kyocera 160 212 241 284 346
Percentage of senior positions (junior management level and above) held by women Kyocera 5.9 8.1 8.9 9.9 10.5
Number of sales division management positions held by men - Kyocera 320 342 336 327 333
Number of sales division management positions held by women - Kyocera 5 3 4 9 15
Percentage of sales division management positions held by women Kyocera 1.5 0.9 1.2 2.7 4.3
Number of general manager or equivalent positions held by men - Kyocera 247 229 234 240 232
Number of general manager or equivalent positions held by women - Kyocera 2 2 2 1 4
Percentage of general managers or equivalent positions held by women Kyocera 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.4 1.6

FY2024 target: 6%

Recruitment

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of new graduates employed (men) - Kyocera 386 312 487 589 524
Number of new graduates employed (women) - Kyocera 110 98 128 201 155
Number of mid-career hires (men) - Kyocera 266 650 232 211 253
Number of mid-career hires (women) - Kyocera 43 101 42 52 29
Total number of hires - Kyocera 805 1,161 889 1,053 961

Average years of service

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Men Years Kyocera 19 19 18 18 18
Women Years Kyocera 15 15 15 18 16

Age groups

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Men (ages 10 to 19) - Kyocera 338 246 545 507 352
Women (ages 10 to 19) - Kyocera 85 67 163 158 94
Men (ages 20 to 29) - Kyocera 2,215 2,474 2,805 2,673 3,009
Women (ages 20 to 29) - Kyocera 744 736 803 796 871
Men (ages 30 to 39) - Kyocera 3,670 3,555 3,521 3,518 3,514
Women (ages 30 to 39) - Kyocera 1,272 1,197 1,166 1,119 1,062
Men (ages 40 to 49) - Kyocera 4,623 4,372 4,162 4,109 4,046
Women (ages 40 to 49) - Kyocera 951 979 1,059 1,075 1,110
Men (ages 50 to 59) - Kyocera 5,066 5,231 5,224 5,237 5,222
Women (ages 50 to 59) - Kyocera 350 395 460 495 574
Men (ages 60 to 69) - Kyocera 47 27 30 25 47
Women (ages 60 to 69) - Kyocera 28 5 10 2 4

People with disability

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of employees with disabilities other than severe - Kyocera 220 229 243 266 279
Number of employees with severe disabilities - Kyocera 118 134 145 143 142
Percentage of employees with disabilities Kyocera 2.01 2.13 2.22 2.26 2.28

Remuneration

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Average earnings for male managers (basic salary only) Yen Kyocera 9,030,880 9,251,489 9,063,038 9,052,525 8,703,979
Average earnings for female managers (basic salary only) Yen Kyocera 7,797,498 7,958,927 7,483,953 7,197,782 7,164,279
Average earnings for male managers (basic salary and incentives) Yen Kyocera 9,030,880 9,251,489 9,063,038 9,052,525 8,703,979
Average earnings for female managers (basic salary and incentives) Yen Kyocera 7,797,498 7,958,927 7,483,953 7,197,782 7,164,279
Average earnings for male employees in non-management positions Yen Kyocera 5,280,419 5,375,634 5,120,848 5,131,291 4,918,565
Average earnings for female employees in non-management positions Yen Kyocera 4,042,657 4,141,696 3,984,368 4,055,248 4,013,296
Average earnings for employees Yen Kyocera 6,891,571 7,207,982 7,231,082 7,158,563 6,840,910
Median earnings for employees Yen Kyocera - - - - 6,548,305

Employee turnover

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Turnover rate for all employees Kyocera 5 5 5 4 4
Turnover rate for employees leaving for personal reasons Kyocera 2 2 2 2 1
Turnover rate for male employees leaving for personal reasons Kyocera 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.2 0.8
Turnover rate for female employees leaving for personal reasons Kyocera 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3

Uptake of available systems

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Percentage of annual paid leave taken Kyocera 60 67 68 67 68
Average number of days of annual paid leave taken Days Kyocera 12 13 14 13 13
Number of employees using the parental leave system - Kyocera 165 170 182 201 190
Number of employees using the spousal childbirth support leave system - Kyocera 411 391 420 451 429
Number of employees using the parental shortened workday system - Kyocera 353 430 476 450 498
Number of employees using the family nursing care leave system - Kyocera 3 9 9 10 8

Unions

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Percentage of workers belonging to a union Kyocera 94.3 94.6 93.4 95.8 96.3

Social contribution spending

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Charitable donations Million yen FY2017:
Kyocera
FY2018-FY2020:
Consolidated (Japan)
From FY2021:
Consolidated
1 2 2 2 101
Time (employee volunteer activities during working hours) Million yen 18 19 20 28 10
In-kind donations (provision of products and services, donation projects) Million yen 0 0 0 10 25
Management expenses Million yen 62 63 60 63 44
Total expenditure Million yen 81 84 82 102 180
Number of external lectures (science education, environmental education,
career education, etc.)
- Consolidated
(Japan)
165 147 107 76 8
Number of forest conservation and greenification activities - Consolidated
(Japan)
4 4 4 4 5

Political expenditures

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Contributions to lobbying, etc. Million yen FY2017-FY2020:
Kyocera
From FY2021:
Consolidated
3 1 2 1 0
Contributions to local, regional and national
political campaigns
Million yen 0 0 0 0 0
Payments and donations to business organizations or tax-exempt organizations Million yen 37 37 37 37 49
Other Million yen 0 0 0 0 0
Total political funding and expenditure Million yen Kyocera 40 38 39 38 49

Safety management system

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Rate of ISO45001 certification Consolidated
(production sites)
- 43 46 53 51
In-house certification, auditing, etc. Consolidated
(production sites)
- 57 54 47 49

Accidents and diseases

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Lost time accident rate Incidents per million hours Consolidated
(portion of locations in
Japan and Asia)
0.33 0.27 0.32 0.22 0.30
Number of fatal accidents - 0 1 0 0 0
Occupational disease rate Incidents per million hours Kyocera - 0.11 0.18 0.07 0.21

Personal information

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of serious complaints - Kyocera - - - 0 0

Governance

Board of Directors

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of male Directors - Kyocera 16 15 16 15 14
Number of female Directors - Kyocera 0 0 0 1 1
Number of Outside Directors - Kyocera 3 3 3 3 3
Number of Outside Directors designated as Independent Directors - Kyocera 2 2 2 3 3
Number of non-executive Directors and Independent Directors - Kyocera 3 3 3 3 3
Number of outside members with industry experience and non-management members - Kyocera 1 1 1 0 0
Number of meetings of the Board of Directors - Kyocera 12 12 12 13 12
Rate of attendance at meetings of the Board of Directors Kyocera 93 92 91 93 87
Average years of service of Directors Years Kyocera 3 3 4 4 5

Audit & Supervisory Board

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board Members - Kyocera 4 4 4 4 4
Number of Outside Auditors - Kyocera 2 2 2 2 2
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board meetings - Kyocera 8 9 8 8 8
Average attendance at Audit & Supervisory Board meetings Kyocera 100 100 100 100 98

Nominating and Remuneration Committee

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of Nomination and Remuneration Committee members - Kyocera - - 4 4 4
Number of Outside Directors on the Nomination and Remuneration Committee - Kyocera - - 3 3 3
Number of meetings of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee - Kyocera - - 2 3 2
Average attendance at Nomination and Remuneration Committee meetings Kyocera - - 100 92 100

Top management

Item Unit Boundary of the Report FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of male executives - Consolidated - - - - 145
Number of female executives - Consolidated - - - - 7
Percentage of female executives % Consolidated - - - - 4.8
Number of male executives - Kyocera 32 31 31 33 31
Number of female executives - Kyocera 0 0 0 2 3
Percentage of female executives % Kyocera 0 0 0 5.7 8.8