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ESG Data

The Z Holdings Group’s data related to ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) is summarized here by items.
*The figures for FY2017 and FY2018 are of Yahoo Japan Corporation (“Yahoo! JAPAN”) alone, and the figures for FY2019 are of the entire Z Holdings Group, unless otherwise indicated.

Profile

Items FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Revenue (JPY million) 897,185 954,714 1,052,943
No. of employees 6,330 6,515 14,168

Environment

Items FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
 

Coverage*

Gross CO2 emissions (t-CO2) 106,371
(83,865)
101,314
(81,226)
118,345
(90,276)
93.4%
Scope 1 3,060 3,614 4,203 93.4%
Scope 2 103,308 97,593 114,142 93.4%
Scope 3 1,339,004 1,338,755 80.3%
Total energy consumption (GJ) 2,191,711
(1,792,129)
2,286,877
(1,815,357)
2,731,073
(2,024,448)
89.1%
CO2 emission per energy consumption (t-CO2/GJ) 0.049 0.045 0.045 89.1%
Renewable energy consumption (GJ) 117,361 134,149 325,313
(203,733)
83.7%
Renewable energy ratio (%) 7.00% 7.90% 12.31% 83.7%
Average PUE of data centers 1.56 1.56 1.52 42.5%
Water consumption (m3) 326,546 339,829 577,406 92.0%
Waste (t) 89.2 209.2
(108.2)
5330.5
(149.5)
91.7%
Recycling rate of waste 77.3% 95.1%
(84.6%)
78.2%
(63.1%)
89.1%
Total paper used (t) 27.5 27.9 300.1
(22.4)
92.3%
Carbon offset CO2 reduction of approx. 47.18 tons CO2 reduction of approx. 51.02 tons CO2 reduction of approx. 38.60 tons 42.6%
Paper recycling Deforestation reduction equivalent to 429 trees Deforestation reduction equivalent to 501 trees Deforestation reduction equivalent to 430 trees 46.0%
Investment in conservation of biodiversity JPY 4.70 million JPY 8 million JPY 10.35 million 42.5%
  • *Figures in brackets cover Yahoo! JAPAN facilities (including data centers), as well as group companies that are based within these facilities. The scope covered is the same for: Renewable energy consumption, Renewable energy ratio, Average PUE of data centers, and Investment in conservation of biodiversity for FY2017 and FY2018; and Waste, Recycling rate of waste, and CO2 emission per energy consumption for FY2017. Figures for other items cover the entire Z Holdings Group.
  • *The percentages in the “Coverage” column are calculated based on the revenue proportions of group companies in the Group’s overall revenue.

Social

Items FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
  Coverage*
No. of employees: gender composition Total 6,330 6,515 14,168 100%
Male 4,281 (68%) 4,335 (67%) 4,654 (67%) – *1
Female 2,049 (32%) 2,160 (33%) 2,339 (33%)
Employees in managerial positions Total 1,226 1,172 2,256 100%
Male 1,049 979 1,842 100%
Female 177 193 414 100%
% of female employees in managerial positions out of all employees in managerial positions Female 14.4% 16.5% 18.9% 99%
New appointments of female employees to managerial positions: % out of all new appointments to managerial positions Female 57
(18.2%)
62
(20.6%)
138
(26.5%)
99%
No. of female directors and female employees in managerial positions: % for each managerial position Director/corporate officer/ Audit and Supervisory Committee member *2 2
(7.4%)
2
(7.4%)
2
(7.4%)
Senior manager or higher *2 25
(9.5%)
33
(12%)
43
(9.1%)
Manager *2 142
(18.1%)
156
(19.1%)
183
(17.8%)
Unit manager (UM) *2 2
(6.7%)
2
(7.1%)
1
(3.2%)
Service manager (SM) *2 19
(16.5%)
19
(16.5%)
16
(15.7%)
No. of new employees recruited in Japan: gender composition Total 816 1,968 *3 838
Male 547 (67%) 1,323 (67%) 566
(67.5%)
Female 269 (33%) 645 (33%) 272
(32.4%)
No. of non-Japanese employees: (%) Total 146 207 195
(2.8%)
Male 153
(2.2%)
Female 42
(0.6%)
% of employees with disabilities out of all employees All employees 2.11% 2.17% 2.40%
No. of post-retirement employees rehired Total 18 25 31
% of voluntary resignation *4 All employees 5.5% 9.1% 7.8%
Average length of service (years) All employees 6.6 6.8 4 100%
Male 6.7 6.9 5 100%
Female 6.4 6.5 4 100%
Average age All employees 35.9 35.6 36.5 100%
Male 36.0 35.7 35.8
Female 35.4 35.5 35.6
Age distribution of employees (no. of employees) 20s 1,640 1,643 1,807
30s 2,626 2,779 2,798
40s 1,609 1,679 1,820
50s 259 306 348
60s 20 27 30
Average annual salary of employees *5 JPY 11.05 million  
Ratio of CEO’s remuneration to average annual salary of employees 20 : 1  
No. of employees in data & science-related departments *6 397 432 832 96%
ES Survey Average score (out of 5) 3.86 3.80 3.76
Frequency Twice a year Twice a year Twice a year
No. of employees subject to survey: (response rate) 5,942
(96.1%)
6,512
(97.9%)
6,641
(95.8%)
No. of employees using childcare systems Male 57 84 149 99%
Female 484 571 721 99%
Utilization of childcare leave Male 17.8% 16.3% 20.3% 99%
Female 99% 99% 99.3% 99%
% of returning to work 96.1% 99.2% 95.1%
No. of employees under shorter working hour system for childcare Male 12 29 33
Female 292 343 389
No. of employees using nursing care leave All employees 70 90 113
No. of employees under shorter working hour system for nursing care All employees 2 5 17
Utilization of paid leave All employees 81.9% 77.8% 75.6% 99%
Annual total working hours (average per employee) All employees 1,896 hours 1,898 hours 1,856 hours 99%
Annual hours of overtime worked (average per employee) All employees 225 hours 207 hours 193 hours 99%
Utilization of Dokodemo Office (Office Anywhere) *7 All employees 87.0% 87.5% 97.6% 42.6%
No. of employees who have taken Problem Solving Leave *8 All employees 480 670 677 45.8%
Sabbatical System *9 All employees 42 59 88
Frequency of work-related injury, etc. All employees 0.07% 0.53% 0.62% 92.0%
% of employees receiving stress check All employees 88.1% 82.3% 89.1%
% of employees receiving regular medical checkups All employees 98.7% 100% 97.6% 97.0%
% of employees with remarks in their medical checkups All employees 46.4% 51.1% 57.1% 97.0%
Smoking rate All employees 18.3% 17.5% 19.0% 97.0%
Completion rate of specific health guidance Completion rate 5.8% 39.5% Being calculated *10
Total hours spent on competence development training for employees All employees 195,296 hours 209,152 hours 222,528 hours
Average training hours per employee (result) Average hours 26 hours 26 hours 26 hours
Average training cost per employee (result) Average amount JPY 129,000 JPY 129,000 JPY 136,000
  • *1 Throughout this page, “–” in the “Coverage” column indicates that the figures are of Yahoo! JAPAN alone.
  • *2 There are overlaps in counting since the female employees in managerial positions may concurrently serve as UM and SM.
  • *3 The number of new hires increased for FY2018 due to expansion of new businesses.
  • *4 % of voluntary resignation includes contract employees in the calculation.
  • *5 Average annual salary of employees of Z Holdings Corporation including bonuses and extra remunerations.
  • *6 We established the Data & Science Solutions Group in 2014 and have been strengthening hiring and development of human resources in an effort to make a shift toward a data-driven company.
  • *7 A system that allows employees to work anywhere at any time.
  • *8 Employees may take up to three days off per year to participate in volunteer work to assist in solving someone’s problems and contribute to society, outside the course of their work.
  • *9 Employees who have worked for the company for ten years or more may take between two and three months off.
  • *10 To be updated after September 2020.
  • *The percentages in the “Coverage” column are calculated based on the revenue proportions of group companies in the Group’s overall revenue.

Governance

Items FY2019
No. of directors *1 (as of March 31, 2020) Directors (incl. those serving on the Audit and Supervisory Committee) Total 9
Male 8
Female 1
Of directors above, outside directors Total 3
Male 2
Female 1
Director remuneration *1 Director not serving on the Audit and Supervisory Committee
(incl. outside director)
No. of directors Total amount of remunerations, etc. 3
(–)
JPY 374 million
(–)
Director serving on the Audit and Supervisory Committee
(incl. outside director)
No. of directors Total amount of remunerations, etc. 3
(3)
JPY 74 million
(JPY 74 million)
Total (incl. outside director) No. of directors Total amount of remunerations, etc. 6
(3)
JPY 449 million
(JPY 74 million)
  • *1 The figures are of Z Holdings Corporation.

Number of Directors/Audit Officers of Group Companies

Items FY2019
No. of directors *1 (as of March 31, 2020) Directors (incl. those serving on the Audit and Supervisory Committee) Total 125
Male 116
Female 9
Of directors above, outside directors Total 42
Male 38
Female 4
  • *1 The figures are the sum of directors and auditors of the Z Holdings Group companies.
Items FY2018 FY2019
  Coverage*
No. of reported cases of whistle-blowing 76 cases 87 cases 97%
Political donations JPY 2.33 million JPY 2.23 million
Legal actions regarding corruption, bribery, etc. 0 0
Income tax expense recorded in Consolidated Statement of Profit or Loss *1 JPY 45,542 million JPY 47,655 million
  • *1 We fulfill our tax obligation appropriately for the development of our nation and the regions in which our offices are located.
  • *The percentages in the “Coverage” column are calculated based on the revenue proportions of group companies in the Group’s overall revenue.