Health and Productivity Management Initiatives

Philosophy and Policies

Partnerships

— Background of the “Health and Productivity Management®*

Sompo Group values the health and wellbeing of employees and their families. As stated in its management philosophy, the Group aspires to be an organization that:

(1)Makes a value judgment from customers’ perspectives,

(2)Provides the highest quality services for customers’ security, health, and wellbeing through a broader range of business activities focusing on insurance, and

(3) Contributes to the society.

It is essential to take care of employees’ health and their families, who are the driving force in embodying the philosophy. The Group’s Human Respect Policy also states that we are committed to maintaining and improving employees’ health to ensure a vibrant work environment.

The Group is actively practicing the Health and Productivity Management initiatives to boost employees’ health as one of its most important business themes based on the management philosophy and policies.

To further promote the Health and Productivity Management throughout the Group, we have established the “Sompo Group Health Management Declaration,” which incorporates three objectives: (i) embody the Group Management Philosophy, (ii) boost productivity, and (iii) enhance corporate value. We will further push ahead with the Health and Productivity Management by delivering the group-common policies internally and externally.

  • The term “Health and Productivity Management®” is a registered trademark of an incorporated NPO organization, the Workshop for the Management of Health on Company and Employee.

【Sompo Group Health Management Declaration】

Sompo Group values its contribution to society and ensures the highest quality services for customers’ safety, security and health. To this end, we strive to provide healthy and happy lives for employees and their families.

  • We respect a sense of ownership; we support individual health activities that suit each employee’s mission and work style.
  • We provide a place where people can express their diverse talents and strengths; we try to boost individuals’ and organizations’ productivity in a healthy working environment.
  • We contribute to the realization of a healthier and more energetic society by increasing employees’ motivation and creating innovations.

Note 1) Group companies: the following 21 group companies in Japan

  1. Mysurance Inc.
  2. Sompo Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  3. Sompo Commercial Line Claims Support Inc.
  4. Sompo Credit Inc.
  5. Sompo Care Inc.
  6. Sompo Corporate Services Inc.
  7. Sompo Communications Inc.
  8. Sompo Systems Inc.
  9. Sompo Challenged Inc.
  10. Sompo Business Services, Inc.
  11. Sompo Business Solutions Inc.
  12. Sompo Health Support Inc.
  13. Sompo Risk Management Inc.
  14. Sompo Warranty Inc.
  15. Wellness Communications Corporation
  16. Saison Automobile and Fire Insurance Company
  17. Sompo Japan DC Securities Inc.
  18. Sompo Japan Career Bureau Inc.
  19. Sompo Japan Partners Inc.
  20. Prime Assistance Inc.
  21. FRESHHOUSE Co., Ltd.

Examples of Initiative

“Health Management Declaration” by Group Companies

Each group company aims to embody the idea that it is essential to take care of the health and wellbeing of employees and their families, through their respective "Health Management Declarations".

(Examples)
Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.

  • “Health Management Declaration” at Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. (October, 2016)

Sompo Himawari Life Insurance Inc.

  • “Employee Health Support Project” (April, 2016)
  • “Declaration of Health and Productivity Management” (October, 2020)

Health Issues and Major Verification Indicators

Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.

Health Issues Target KPI Target (%) FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Lifestyle disease preventive measures 1 Rate of regular medical checkup 100% 99.7 99.7 99.8 99.9 99.8
2 Rate of detailed examination following regular medical checkup 100% 78.5 77.3 83.2 82.7 69.3
3 Completion of specific health guidance 90% 47.2 65.5 74.6 70.3 67.8
4 Maintain appropriate weight (BMI 18.5 - 24.9) 80% 69.7 67.7 67.9 67.3 66.7
5 Rate of regular exercise 30% 15.5 18.8 19.1 19.7 18.6
Smoking prevention measures 6 Rate of smoking 12% 21.6 21.6 19.6 19.1 17.9
Mental health measures 7 Rate of stress check examination 100% 89.0 90.4 85.5 91.7 91.7
8 General health risk below 100% 107.0 106.0 102.0 101.0 103.0
Improve presenteeism 9 Total Performance Evaluation(*)
(*) WLQ-J score (most productive = 100%)
95% 94.0 94.1 94.3 94.4 93.9

Notes: Target KPI 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, and 9 are for all employees
Target KPI 3, 4, and 5 are for employees aged 40+

Sompo Himawari Life Insurance Inc.

Health Issues Target KPI Target (%) FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Lifestyle disease preventive measures 1 Rate of regular medical checkup 100% 97.7 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
2 Rate of detailed examination following regular medical checkup 100% 50.3 48.6 56.0 63.0 67.0
3 Completion of specific health guidance 80% 98.6 64.9 71.9 76.5 63.6
4 Maintain appropriate weight (BMI 18.5 - 24.9) 80% 70.3 70.1 67.5 67.6 68.3
5 Rate of regular exercise 30% 22.1 25.5 27.4 24.2 23.8
Smoking prevention measures 6 Rate of smoking 12% 21.4 20.8 20.6 18.3 15.3
Mental health measures 7 Rate of stress check examination 100% 75.0 76.8 74.4 79.1 94.6
8 General health risk 90.0 98.0 94.0 92.0 95.0 96.0
Improve presenteeism 9 Total Performance Evaluation(*)
(*) WLQ-J score (most productive = 100%)
100% - - 95.0 94.7 94.1

Notes: Target KPI 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, and 9 are for all employees
Target KPI 3, 4, and 5 are for employees aged 40+

Item FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Medical Expense/person 219,387 217,901 262,580 216,542 224,936
Insurance Op Expense/person 27,504 28,507 26,694 27,043 28,850
(JPY)

Recognition of “FY2020 Health & Productivity Stock Selection” and “FY2020 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program (White 500)”

Sompo Holdings Inc. was selected as a “FY2020 Health & Productivity Stock Selection” for two consecutive years. This recognition, co-sponsored by METI and the Tokyo Stock Exchange, acknowledges excellent large-scale companies that strategically carry out efforts to ensure employees’ health.

Including Sompo Holdings, 13 companies within the group were recognized as “Outstanding Enterprises Engaging in Efforts to ensure Health and Productivity Management” under the Large Enterprise Category, co-sponsored by METI and Nippon Kenko Kaigi. Of the 13 group companies, 8 were recognized as White 500.

In partnership with health insurance associations, the Group will continuously deliver updates of the initiatives internally and externally, as well as expand Health and Productivity Management policies across the Group and its client companies.

<List of Selected Group Companies FY2020>

White 500

Sompo Holdings Inc.For the fourth consecutive year
Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.For the fourth consecutive year
Sompo Himawari Life Insurance Inc.For the fourth consecutive year
Sompo Health Support Inc.For the fourth consecutive year
Sompo Communications Inc.For the second consecutive year
Prime Assistance Inc.1st recognition
Sompo Japan Career Bureau Inc.For the second consecutive year
Sompo Japan Partners Inc.1st recognition

Outstanding Enterprises Engaging in Efforts to ensure Health and Productivity Management (Large Enterprise Category)

Sompo Risk Management Inc.For the fourth consecutive year
Sompo Business Services, Inc.For the fourth consecutive year
Sompo Systems Inc.2nd recognition
Sompo Corporate Services Inc.1st recognition
Saison Automobile and Fire Insurance Company 1st recognition

Outstanding Enterprises Engaging in Efforts to ensure Health and Productivity Management (Small and Medium Enterprise Category)

Sompo Asset Management Co., Ltd.1st recognition
Wellness Communications CorporationFor the second consecutive year