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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.

FY2016 : April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016
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

Environment

Environmental management system

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Rate of ISO14001 certification Consolidated
(production sites)
- - 78 82 85
In-house certification, auditing, etc. Consolidated
(production sites)
- - 22 18 15

Greenhouse gas emissions

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Scope 1*1 t-CO2 Consolidated 124,080 133,440 127,270 123,000 114,540
Scope 2*2 t-CO2 Consolidated 1,003,920 978,560 961,730 898,000 832,110
Scope 3*3 t-CO2 Consolidated 5,188,452 5,139,007 4,737,305 4,738,392 4,487,618
Category 1: Purchased products and services t-CO2 Consolidated 3,962,608 3,807,862 3,718,703 3,645,685 3,451,644
Category 2: Capital goods t-CO2 Consolidated 93,518 226,911 164,319 211,678 309,248
Category 3: Fuel and energy-related activities
not included in Scope 1 or 2
t-CO2 Consolidated 170,001 170,913 163,575 161,453 18,407
Category 4: Upstream transportation and distribution t-CO2 Consolidated 50,937 52,391 48,376 45,927 18,500
Category 5: Waste generated in operations t-CO2 Consolidated 13,369 13,787 11,345 17,423 7,403
Category 6: Business travel t-CO2 Consolidated 9,000 9,120 9,120 9,993 9,946
Category 7: Employee commuting t-CO2 Consolidated 5,663 6,591 27,906 27,668 26,425
Category 8: Upstream leased assets t-CO2 Consolidated 116 100 115 110 15
Category 9: Downstream transportation and distribution t-CO2 Consolidated 30 31 31 29 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 871,290 840,180 583,503 609,252 633,867
Category 12: End-of-life treatment of sold products t-CO2 Consolidated 11,920 11,121 10,312 9,174 12,160
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.
  • FY2021 target: 113,000 t-CO2
  • FY2021 target: 21,100 t-CO2
  • FY2021 target: 4,048,000 t-CO2

Greenhouse gas emissions by region

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Japan t-CO2 Consolidated - - 709,373 677,363 619,057
China t-CO2 Consolidated - - 143,780 140,161 121,178
Asia t-CO2 Consolidated - - 71,462 67,749 82,188
Europe t-CO2 Consolidated - - 63,787 51,795 57,910
North America t-CO2 Consolidated - - 71,590 55,778 50,078
Central and South America t-CO2 Consolidated - - 29,008 27,762 16,239

Greenhouse gas emissions not including CO2 emissions from energy production

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
CO2 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 171 8 7
CH4 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 56 63 60
N2O t-CO2 Consolidated - - 9 13 152
HFCs t-CO2 Consolidated - - 0 1 15
PFCs t-CO2 Consolidated - - 3 3 598
SF6 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 2,829 1,238 1,990
NF3 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 0 0 232
FC-40 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 0 0 1,632
FC-43 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 0 0 7,888
HFE-7100 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 93 0 0
Galden DO2TS t-CO2 Consolidated - - 4,864 2,053 3,044
Galden D03 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 408 544 0
Galden SVX t-CO2 Consolidated - - 3,338 3,007 2,755
Galden HT270 t-CO2 Consolidated - - 212 30 32
HFE-347pc-f t-CO2 Consolidated - - 739 0 689
Total t-CO2 Consolidated - - 12,722 6,960 19,094

CO2 emissions associated with freight transport

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
CO2 emissions associated with freight transport t-CO2 Kyocera 10,772 12,679 12,774 11,725 7,430

Energy

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Total energy consumption MWh Consolidated 1,969,755 1,989,611 2,049,180 2,061,094 1,933,453
Non-renewable fuel MWh Consolidated - - 304,213 495,508 316,903
Electricity from non-renewable sources MWh Consolidated - - 1,737,908 1,559,436 1,610,794
Energy for steam, heat, cooling and other uses
purchased from non-renewable sources
MWh Consolidated - - 4,248 3,811 2,247
Total amount of energy produced or purchased from natural sources MWh Consolidated - - 2,811 2,339 3,511
Total sales of energy other than renewable energy MWh Consolidated 0 0 0 0 0
Total non-renewable energy consumption MWh Consolidated - - 2,046,369 2,058,755 1,929,944
Crude oil conversion Million L Consolidated 496 501 516 519 501
Energy costs Million yen Consolidated - - 16,579 17,052 17,290

Water intake

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Industrial water and water from general municipal water supplies 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 4,748 4,537 4,873
Freshwater intake 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 0 0 0
Groundwater intake 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 11,755 11,749 11,160
Pure freshwater consumption 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 16,503 16,286 16,032

Water intake by region

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Japan 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 13,335 13,032 13,174
Europe 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 161 208 182
West Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 18 24 24
Southeast Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 747 888 728
East Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 1,520 1,457 1,310
North America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 330 316 320
Central and South America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 392 361 295

Wastewater recycling

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Amount of recycled wastewater 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 3,033 2,925 2,819
Amount of recycled wastewater: Japan 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 3,033 2,884 2,785
Amount of recycled wastewater: North America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 0 41 34
Wastewater recycling ratio: Japan Consolidated - - 27 25 24
Wastewater recycling ratio: North America Consolidated - - 0 6 6

Wastewater

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Wastewater discharged into sewage systems 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 3,359 3,092 1,552
Wastewater discharged into rivers and lakes 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 10,368 10,563 11,331
Total wastewater volume 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 13,727 13,655 12,883

Wastewater volume by region

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Japan 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 11,119 10,824 10,265
Europe 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 199 206 180
West Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 19 26 23
Southeast Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 436 649 674
East Asia 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 1,305 1,306 1,171
North America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 297 283 275
Central and South America 1,000 m3 Consolidated - - 352 361 295

Wastes

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Amount of waste reused, recycled or sold t Consolidated - - 21,957 19,690 20,946
Total waste emissions t Consolidated 23,880 22,982 24,527 22,025 22,658
Reclaimed waste t Consolidated - - 2,570 2,335 1,713
Hazardous waste generated
(special controlled industrial waste in Japan)
t Consolidated - - 14,596 12,329 11,799

Waste recycling rate

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Recycling rate % Consolidated - - 90 89 92
Recycling rate: Japan % Consolidated - - 99 99 100
Recycling rate: Excluding Japan % Consolidated - - 71 67 73

Chemical substances

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Handling volume t Consolidated
(Japan)
4,832 4,574 5,042 7,657 3,939
Emissions t Consolidated
(Japan)
- - - 167 154
Amount transferred t Consolidated
(Japan)
- - - 319 259
Emissions + Amount transferred t Consolidated
(Japan)
412 372 412 487 412
VOC handling volumes t Kyocera 2,753 3,713 3,959 4,260 3,998
VOC atmospheric emissions t Kyocera 530 561 587 636 600

Pollutants

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Atmospheric pollutants: NOX t Consolidated
(Japan)
30 30 37 35 32
Atmospheric pollutants: SOX t Consolidated
(Japan)
4 6 5 6 6
Water pollutants: BOD t Consolidated
(Japan)
34 23 23 20 31
Water pollutants: COD t Consolidated
(Japan)
37 39 42.1 36 45

Investments

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Environmental and energy investment Million yen Consolidated
(Japan)
179 263 556 1,056 809
Single-year economic effect of reducing environmental impact Million yen Consolidated
(Japan)
882 956 900 264 128

Materials

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Amount of each raw material used
(PRTR intake)
t Consolidated
(Japan)
4,832 4,574 5,042 7,657 3,939

Products

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
End-of-life products disposed of t KDC 44 33 28 21 18
Products recycled after disposal t KDC 44 33 28 21 18
Container and packaging materials used t Kyocera 31 47 35 31 25

KDC: Kyocera Document Solutions

Environmental labeling

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Environmental product labels: Profitability of return on all
Type III sales by Kyocera
KDC - - 2 2 3
Rate of return on all Kyocera sales of products
with other environmental labels
KDC - - 12 14 14

KDC: Kyocera Document Solutions

Environmental violations

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
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 Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Men - Consolidated 41,541 42,468 42,831 46,622 47,434
Women - Consolidated 26,644 26,761 27,322 29,318 29,438
Total - Consolidated 68,185 69,229 70,153 75,940 76,872
Percentage of women Consolidated 39 39 39 39 38
Men - Consolidated
(Japan)
21,171 21,346 21,002 21,296 21,241
Women - Consolidated
(Japan)
4,461 4,538 4,488 4,599 4,739
Total - Consolidated
(Japan)
25,632 25,884 25,490 25,895 25,980
Percentage of female employees Consolidated
(Japan)
17 18 18 18 18
Percentage of dispatched workers and contracted employees Consolidated
(Japan)
20 21 20 20 20
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)
6,579 6,690 6,277 6,615 6,621
Permanent employees + Temporary employees + Dispatched workers, etc. - Consolidated
(Japan)
32,211 32,574 31,767 32,510 32,601

Management demographics

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Total number of employees in management positions - Kyocera 2,278 2,608 2,880 2,955 3,093
Number of management positions held by men - Kyocera 2,251 2,571 2,838 2,903 3,014
Number of management positions held by women - Kyocera 27 37 42 52 79
Percentage of management positions held by women* Kyocera 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.8 2.6
Number of senior positions (junior management level and above) held by men - Kyocera 2,102 2,547 2,414 2,468 2,582
Number of senior positions (junior management level and above) held by women - Kyocera 136 160 212 241 284
Percentage of senior positions (junior management level and above) held by women Kyocera 6.1 5.9 8.1 8.9 9.9
Number of sales division management positions held by men - Kyocera 224 320 342 336 327
Number of sales division management positions held by women - Kyocera 2 5 3 4 9
Percentage of sales division management positions held by women Kyocera 0.9 1.5 0.9 1.2 2.7
Total number of general managers or equivalent - Kyocera 231 249 231 236 231
Number of general manager or equivalent positions held by men - Kyocera 231 247 229 234 240
Number of general manager or equivalent positions held by women - Kyocera 0 2 2 2 1

FY2024 target: 6%

Recruitment

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of new graduates employed (men) - Kyocera 203 386 312 487 589
Number of new graduates employed (women) - Kyocera 73 110 98 128 201
Number of mid-career hires (men) - Kyocera 125 266 650 232 211
Number of mid-career hires (women) - Kyocera 9 43 101 42 52

Average years of service

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Men Years Kyocera 19 19 19 18 18
Women Years Kyocera 15 15 15 15 18

Age groups

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Men (ages 10 to 19) - Kyocera 286 338 246 545 507
Women (ages 10 to 19) - Kyocera 68 85 67 163 158
Men (ages 20 to 29) - Kyocera 2,597 2,215 2,474 2,805 2,673
Women (ages 20 to 29) - Kyocera 837 744 736 803 796
Men (ages 30 to 39) - Kyocera 3,651 3,670 3,555 3,521 3,518
Women (ages 30 to 39) - Kyocera 1,298 1,272 1,197 1,166 1,119
Men (ages 40 to 49) - Kyocera 4,803 4,623 4,372 4,162 4,109
Women (ages 40 to 49) - Kyocera 912 951 979 1,059 1,075
Men (ages 50 to 59) - Kyocera 4,774 5,066 5,231 5,224 5,237
Women (ages 50 to 59) - Kyocera 300 350 395 460 495
Men (ages 60 to 69) - Kyocera 31 47 27 30 25
Women (ages 60 to 69) - Kyocera 8 28 5 10 2

People with disability

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of employees with disabilities other than severe - Kyocera 183 200 205 222 242
Number of employees with severe disabilities - Kyocera 107 110 124 141 137
Percentage of employees with disabilities Kyocera 2.02 2.01 2.15 2.21 2.24

Remuneration

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Average earnings for male managers (basic salary only) Yen Kyocera 9,204,485 9,030,880 9,251,489 9,063,038 9,052,525
Average earnings for female managers (basic salary only) Yen Kyocera 7,641,087 7,797,498 7,958,927 7,483,953 7,197,782
Average earnings for male managers (basic salary and incentives) Yen Kyocera 9,204,485 9,030,880 9,251,489 9,063,038 9,052,525
Average earnings for female managers (basic salary and incentives) Yen Kyocera 7,641,087 7,797,498 7,958,927 7,483,953 7,197,782
Average earnings for male employees in non-management positions Yen Kyocera 5,327,985 5,280,419 5,375,634 5,120,848 5,131,291
Average earnings for female employees in non-management positions Yen Kyocera 3,998,972 4,042,657 4,141,696 3,984,368 4,055,248

Employee turnover

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Turnover rate for all employees Kyocera 3 5 5 5 4
Turnover rate for employees leaving for personal reasons Kyocera 1 2 2 2 2

Uptake of available systems

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Percentage of annual paid leave taken Kyocera - 60 67 68 67
Average number of days of annual paid leave taken Days Kyocera - 12 13 14 13
Number of employees using the parental leave system - Kyocera 148 165 170 182 201
Number of employees using the spousal childbirth support leave system - Kyocera 374 411 391 420 451
Number of employees using the parental shortened workday system - Kyocera 351 353 430 476 450
Number of employees using the family nursing care leave system - Kyocera 3 3 9 9 10

Unions

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Percentage of workers belonging to a union Kyocera - - - 97.70 97.70

Social contribution spending

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Charitable donations Million yen 2015-16:
Kyocera
From 2017:
Consolidated (Japan)
1 1 2 2 2
Time (employee volunteer activities during working hours) Million yen 20 18 19 20 28
In-kind donations (provision of products and services, donation projects) Million yen 0 0 0 0 10
Management expenses Million yen 71 62 63 60 63
Total expenditure Million yen 91 81 83 82 102
Number of external lectures (science education, environmental education,
career education, etc.)
- Consolidated
(Japan)
323 165 147 107 76
Number of forest conservation and “greenification” activities - Consolidated
(Japan)
4 4 4 4 4

Political expenditures

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Contributions to lobbying, etc. Million yen Kyocera 5 3 1 2 1
Contributions to local, regional and national
political campaigns
Million yen Kyocera 0 0 0 0 0
Payments and donations to business organizations or tax-exempt organizations Million yen Kyocera 37 37 37 37 37
Other Million yen Kyocera 0 0 0 0 0
Total political funding and expenditure Million yen Kyocera 42 40 38 39 38

Safety management system

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Rate of ISO45001 certification Consolidated
(production sites)
- - 43 46 53
In-house certification, auditing, etc. Consolidated
(production sites)
- - 57 54 47

Accidents and diseases

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Lost time accident rate Incidents per million hours Consolidated
(portion of locations in
Japan and Asia)
0.30 0.33 0.27 0.32 0.22
Number of fatal accidents - 0 0 1 0 0
Occupational disease rate Incidents per million hours Kyocera - - 0.11 0.18 0.07

Governance

Board of Directors

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of male Directors - Kyocera 10 16 15 16 15
Number of female Directors - Kyocera 0 0 0 0 1
Number of Outside Directors - Kyocera 2 3 3 3 3
Number of Outside Directors designated as Independent Directors - Kyocera 1 2 2 2 3
Number of non-executive Directors and Independent Directors - Kyocera 2 3 3 3 3
Number of outside members with industry experience and non-management members - Kyocera 1 1 1 1 0
Number of meetings of the Board of Directors - Kyocera 12 12 12 12 13
Rate of attendance at meetings of the Board of Directors Kyocera 93 93 92 91 93
Average years of service of Directors Years Kyocera 4 3 3 4 4

Audit & Supervisory Board

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board Members - Kyocera 6 4 4 4 4
Number of Outside Auditors - Kyocera 3 2 2 2 2
Number of Audit & Supervisory Board meetings - Kyocera 8 8 9 8 8
Average attendance at Audit & Supervisory Board meetings Kyocera 95 100 100 100 100

Nominating and Remuneration Committee

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of Nomination and Remuneration Committee members - Kyocera - - - 4 4
Number of Outside Directors on the Nomination and Remuneration Committee - Kyocera - - - 3 3
Number of meetings of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee - Kyocera - - - 2 3
Average attendance at Nomination and Remuneration Committee meetings Kyocera - - - 100 92

Top management

Item Unit Scope of the Report FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of male executives - Kyocera 32 32 31 31 33
Number of female executives - Kyocera 0 0 0 0 2