Major ESG Data

General Information on ESG Data

To identify our ESG-related issues, we have conducted ESG surveys targeting our Group companies since fiscal year 2011. The tables below show our major ESG data, as obtained from the survey results. The survey is conducted on Sompo Holdings and its consolidated companies in and outside Japan.

●Organizations surveyed in FY2016
Company Name
Sompo Holdings, Inc.
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.
SAISON AUTOMOBILE AND FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED
Sonpo 24 Insurance Company Limited
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Services Inc.
Sompo Risk Management & Health Care Inc.
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Himawari Life Insurance, Inc.
Sompo America Holdings Inc. <U.S.>
Sompo Japan Insurance Company of America <U.S.>
Sompo Canopius AG <Swiss>
Canopius Managing Agents Limited <U.K.>
Sompo Japan Canopius Reinsurance AG <Swiss>
Canopius US Insurance, Inc. <U.S.>
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Company of Europe Limited <U.K.>
Sompo Japan Sigorta Anonim Sirketi <Turkey>
Sompo Holdings (Asia) Pte. Ltd. <Singapore>
Sompo Insurance Singapore Pte. Ltd. <Singapore>
Berjaya Sompo Insurance Berhad <Malaysia>
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance (China) Co., Ltd.* <China>
Sompo Insurance (Hong Kong) Company Limited <China>
Sompo Seguros S.A. <Brazil>
Sompo Saude Seguros S.A. <Brazil>
Sompo Care Message Inc.
Sompo Care Next Inc.
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa DC Securities Inc.
96 other companies
  • Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance (China) Co., Ltd. changed its name to Sompo Insurance China Co., Ltd. as of July 1, 2017.

●Coverage ratio

To disclose ESG data that includes our consolidated subsidiaries engaged in various types of businesses (including insurance and financial business, and nursing and healthcare business), this report uses sales revenues as the basis to calculate coverage ratios.

●Reporting period

[1]Companies with head office in Japan
Unless otherwise stated, data reported are for fiscal year 2016 (April 2016 to March 2017).

[2]Companies other than [1]
Unless otherwise stated, data reported are for calendar year 2016 (January to December 2016).

  • The acquisition process for Sompo International (Endurance) was completed in March 2017, so it is not included in this ESG data.

Group Employee Data

Number of employees (by employment status)
Male Female Total
Regular employees 18,425 20,572 38,997
Temporary workers 4,738 20,128 24,866
Total 23,163 40,700 63,863
Number of employees (by region)
Japan Asia & Middle East Europe North America Latin America Total
Regular employees 34,392 1,964 678 5 1,958 38,997
Temporary workers 24,780 20 40 0 26 24,866
Total 59,172 1,984 718 5 1,984 63,863
  • Sompo Canopius is active in several countries, and is counted in the Europe region here.

Additional Information Concerning Reporting of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs)

  • Since fiscal year 2012 we have been receiving annual third-party verification by a certification body.
  • Although maximum attention is paid to accuracy and validity, calculation methods that are considered to be reasonable and versatile are adopted for activities for which quantification is difficult.
  • The scope of calculation is as indicated by the coverage ratio and the list of reporting companies for each data item.
  • Scope 1 emissions, as appearing in the data below, are direct GHG emissions from sources owned or controlled by the Group, such as emissions from the use of gas and gasoline. Scope 2 emissions are indirect GHG emissions resulting from the generation at power stations and other external sites of electricity and heat that are purchased by the Group. Scope 3 emissions are indirect GHG emissions other than Scope 2 emissions that are generated in any part of the value chain of the Group.
  • The table below shows activity items subject to calculation.
Scope Category Activity items subject to calculation
Scope 1 Direct emissions City gas consumption, class A heavy oil consumption, kerosene consumption, LPG consumption, fuel consumption by company fleets
Scope 2 Indirect emissions from energy sources Electricity consumption, heat (steam) consumption
Scope 3 Purchased products and services Paper consumption, servers, municipal water
Activities in connection with fuels and energy (other than Scopes 1 and 2) City gas consumption, class A heavy oil consumption, kerosene consumption, LPG consumption, fuel consumption by company fleets, electricity consumption, heat (steam) consumption
Transportation / delivery (upstream) Mail, home delivery, interoffice mail, office relocation, employee residence relocation
Waste generated from business activities Industrial waste, general waste
Business trips Domestic (sales, trips, new appointments, overnight or longer stays), international (trips, new appointments, overnight or longer stays)
Commuting of employees Train, bus, private car

Environmental Performance Data

●Environmental Data
Item Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Coverage
ratio
Verified
GHG (Scope 1) tCO2 19,244 18,479 17,881 93.44%
GHG (Scope 2) tCO2 80,738 76,552 71,623 93.02%
GHG (Scope 3) tCO2 64,082 57,800 57,898 93.65%
GHG (Total) tCO2 164,063 152,831 147,403 93.65%
Total GHG emissions per employee tCO2 3.81 3.87 2.31 93.65%
City gas consumption m3-N 1,513,677 1,400,939 1,371,129 89.96%
Class A heavy oil consumption kℓ 193 174 201 91.07%
Kerosene consumption kℓ 153 101 50 91.07%
LPG consumption t 18 14 14 91.07%
Fuel consumption by company fleets kℓ 6,458 6,322 6,102 93.44%
Electricity consumption kWh 138,409,604 137,178,856 134,436,861 93.02%
Heat (steam) consumption MJ 99,966,355 96,907,972 94,928,580 91.07%
Paper consumption t 9,254 7,859 10,306 82.34%
Clean water usage kℓ 428,380 508,335 368,720 79.97%
Wastewater discharge kℓ 405,403 429,821 395,061 80.34%
Total waste generation t 9,371 9,154 7,234 87.47%
Recycled waste t 8,332 8,310 6,632 77.31%
Business trip km 63,024,473 72,354,921 76,869,498 80.72%
Total floor space m2 1,555,365 1,631,472 1,696,742 94.36%
Share of green purchasing % 90.60% 87.10% 88.21% 71.81%
Human development of environmental field Public Seminars on the Environment Persons 477 501 431 -
CSO Learning Scholarship Program Persons 60 59 53 -
SAVE JAPAN Project Persons 6,857 6,025 1,193 -
Cumulative total Persons 7,394 6,585 1,677 -
  • We receive an annual third-party verification by a certification body. The scope for calculations is as follows.
    FY2014: Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries and NIPPONKOA Insurance Company, Limited and its consolidated subsidiaries. FY2015: Major consolidated subsidiaries and operating companies of Sompo Holdings, Inc. FY2016: Sompo Holdings, Inc. and its major consolidated subsidiaries.
  • Environmental data presented here do not include information from Sompo Care Message Inc. and Sompo Care Next Inc.

Social Performance Data

●Social Performance Data
Item Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Coverage
ratio
Verified
Executive or higher Male Persons 156 171 211 99.29%
Female Persons 9 10 14
Total Persons 165 181 225
Department manager level or higher but lower than executive Male Persons 686 709 754 99.29%
Female Persons 78 80 96
Total Persons 764 789 850
Section manager level or higher but lower than department manager level Male Persons 2,211 2,213 2,314 94.87%
Female Persons 305 365 523
Total Persons 2,516 2,578 2,837
Subsection chief level or higher but lower than section manager level Male Persons 5,717 6,074 7,192 94.87%
Female Persons 1,721 1,969 2,663
Total Persons 7,438 8,043 9,855
Union membership rate % 97.1% 96.9% 81.3% 99.29%
Ratio of employees with disabilities*1 % 2.11% 2.05% 2.17% 94.02%
Ratio of female employees in managerial positions*2 % 7.3% 12.9% 17.5% 99.64%
Number of employees who took childcare leave Male Persons 97 361 329 95.45%
Female Persons 1,297 1,516 2,027
Total Persons 1,394 1,877 2,356
Average number of days taken off work for childcare leave by employees Male Days 11.3 2.9 6.3 94.37%
Female Days 156.8 185.5 186.9
Childcare support systems Number of employees using the shorter work hour system + Number of employees using the earlier / later work hour system + other systems Days - 1,185 1,888 91.36%
Number of employees who took family care leave Male Persons 2 1 4 91.58%
Female Persons 18 16 35
Total Persons 20 17 39
Telecommuting systems Persons 683 2,190 2,664 91.58%
Ratio of paid vacation use % 55.0% 54.5% 60.2% 98.43%
Occupational accident frequency rate - 1.13 1.06 3.45 94.58%
Total days lost due to absenteeism Days - - 81,127 95.58%
Ratio of overtime work % 17.3% 15.0% 13.6% 92.52%
Annual turnover Male % 4.9% 4.3% 10.2% 99.29%
Female % 8.1% 7.5% 15.9%
Total % 6.5% 5.9% 13.9%
Employee satisfaction Percent answered "satisfied" % 66.2% 73.3% 72.5% 86.74%
The number of respondents in the employee satisfaction survey Persons 16,618 23,656 23,648
The number of employees who answered "satisfied" Persons 11,000 17,342 17,150
Number of volunteers from employees and agencies Number of employees participating in volunteer Persons 31,623 30,108 32,829 -
Number of employees participating in volunteer fund, “Sompo Chikyu Club Fund” Persons 11,129 10,798 10,011 -
Cumulative total Persons 42,752 40,906 42,840 -
Amount of money the company contributed to corporate citizenship/ philanthropic activities JPY 1,479,807,441 1,627,803,482 1,750,925,536 100.00%
  1. For FY2016, the data indicated are for April 1, 2017.
  2. For FY2014–2016, the data indicated are for July of each fiscal year. The data also include some of our operating companies.

Governance Data

●Number of meetings held by the Board of Directors and the Board of Corporate Auditors as well as the participation status of the Board Members
Item Unit As of July 1 2015 As of July 1 2016 As of July 1 2017
Board of Directors Number of meetings Meetings 16 15 14
Number of board members Persons 12 13 12
(Of which, number of outside directors) Persons 4 4 4
Average attendance at meetings by directors 100% 97.7% 98.9%
Board of Corporate Auditors Number of meetings Meetings 14 13 13
Number of board members Persons 5 5 5
(Of which, number of outside directors) Persons 3 3 3
Average attendance at meetings by directors 100% 100% 100%
●Nomination and Compensation Committee
Item Unit As of July 1, 2015 As of July 1, 2016 As of July 1, 2017
Nomination and Compensation Committee Number of board members Persons 6 5 5
(Of which, number of outside directors) Persons 4 4 4

●Compensation for Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members (FY2016)

●Briefings for investors and analysts
Briefings Times
Briefings (IR meetings) for institutional investors, analysts 2
Conference calls for institutional investors, analysts 3
Conferences organized by securities companies 6
Individual meetings 272
Briefings for individual investors 8
●Compliance training
Item Unit FY2014 FY2015 FY2016
Coverage ratio
Ratio of employees who received compliance training % 100.00% 99.98% 95.16% 84.87%