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 FY2017
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 Japan Nipponkoa Himawari Life Insurance, Inc.
Sompo Care Message Inc.
Sompo Care Next Inc.
Sompo Risk Management & Health Care Inc.
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa DC Securities Inc.
Sompo International Holdings Ltd.<Bermuda, British Overseas Territory>
Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd. <Bermuda, British Overseas Territory>
Endurance U.S. Holdings Corp <U.S.>
Sompo America Insurance Company <U.S.>
Endurance Worldwide Holdings Limited <U.K.>
Endurance Worldwide Insurance Limited <U.K.>
Sompo International Holdings (Europe) Limited <U.K.>
SI Insurance (Europe), SA <Luxembourg>
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>
PT Sompo Insurance Indonesia <Indonesia>
Sompo Insurance China Co., Ltd. <China>
Nipponkoa Insurance Company(China)Limited <China>
Sompo Insurance(Hong Kong)Company Limited <China>
Sompo Seguros S.A. <Brazil>
Sompo Saude Seguros S.A. <Brazil>
44 other companies

●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 2017 (April 2017 to March 2018).

[2]Companies other than [1]
Unless otherwise stated, data reported are for calendar year 2017 (January to December 2017).

Group Employee Data

Number of employees (by employment status)
Male Female Total
Regular employees 21,261 27,283 48,544
Temporary employees 1,775 14,944 16,719
Total 23,036 42,227 65,263
Number of employees (by region)
Japan Asia & Middle East Europe North America Latin America Total
Regular employees 42,274 2,481 134 1,708 1,947 48,544
Temporary employees 16,643 30 0 18 28 16,719
Total 58,917 2,511 134 1,726 1,975 65,263
  • Sompo International advances into several countries, and is counted in the North America 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 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Coverage
ratio
Verified
GHG (Scope 1) tCO2 18,479 21,517 21,164 88.24%
GHG (Scope 2) tCO2 76,552 76,522 75,207 97.97%
GHG (Scope 3) tCO2 57,800 59,227 58,039 100.00%
GHG (Scope 1-3) Total *1 tCO2 152,831 157,266 154,410 100.00%
Total GHG emissions per employee tCO2 3.87 2.46 2.37 100.00%
City gas consumption m3-N 1,400,939 1,733,983 1,723,740 84.24%
Class A heavy oil consumption kℓ 174 201 185 85.42%
Kerosene consumption kℓ 101 185 157 85.42%
LPG consumption t 14 47 46 85.42%
Fuel consumption by company fleets kℓ 6,322 7,133 7,046 88.24%
Electricity consumption kWh 137,178,856 142,661,366 145,415,814 97.97%
Heat (steam) consumption MJ 96,907,972 96,176,904 93,195,471 85.15%
Paper consumption t 7,859 9,970 8,832 76.80%
Clean water usage kℓ 508,335 368,720 373,126 74.72%
Wastewater discharge kℓ 429,821 395,061 442,302 74.87%
Total waste generation t 9,154 7,234 7,979 85.02%
Recycled waste t 8,310 6,632 6,030 74.95%
Business trip km 72,354,921 76,869,498 77,848,495 85.63%
Total floor space m2 1,631,472 1,696,742 1,673,885 98.59%
Share of green purchasing % 87.1% 88.2% 89.4% 88.72%
Human development of environmental field Public Seminars on the Environment*2sup> Persons 501 431 1,428 -
CSO Learning Scholarship Program Persons 59 53 59 -
SAVE JAPAN Project Persons 6,025 1,193 5,234 -
  1. The Group has been received an annual Assurance Statement by a third-party certification organization. The coverage of the survey is as follows.
    FY2015: consolidated subsidiaries and some important subsidiaries in our Group
    FY2016–2017: Sompo Holdings and consolidated subsidiaries
  2. The method of counting number of participants in “Public Seminars on the Environment” was changed in FY2017.

Social Performance Data

●Social Performance Data
Item Unit FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Coverage
ratio
Verified
Executive or higher Male Persons 171 211 219 100.00%
Female Persons 10 14 15
Total Persons 181 225 234
Department manager level or higher but lower than executive Male Persons 709 754 781 100.00%
Female Persons 80 96 135
Total Persons 789 850 916
Section manager level or higher but lower than department manager level Male Persons 2,213 2,314 2,477 100.00%
Female Persons 365 523 611
Total Persons 2,578 2,837 3,088
Subsection chief level or higher but lower than section manager level Male Persons 6,074 7,192 7,542 100.00%
Female Persons 1,969 2,663 4,052
Total Persons 8,043 9,855 11,594
Union membership rate % 96.9% 81.3% 96.4% 99.78%
Ratio of employees with disabilities % 2.05% 2.17% 2.12% 88.80%
Ratio of female employees in managerial positions*1 % 13.2% 18.7% 20.7% 99.64%
Number of employees who took childcare leave Male Persons 361 329 402 95.45%
Female Persons 1,516 2,027 2,048
Total Persons 1,877 2,406 2,450
Average number of days taken off work for childcare leave by employees Male Days 2.9 6.3 4.8 99.53%
Female Days 185.5 186.5 181.1
Childcare support systems Number of employees using the shorter work hour system + Number of employees using the earlier / later work hour system Days 1,185 1,897 1,809 96.50%
Number of employees who took family care leave Male Persons 1 5 23 96.95%
Female Persons 16 40 67
Total Persons 17 45 90
Telecommuting systems Persons 2,190 2,797 5,417 96.73%
Ratio of paid vacation use % 54.5% 61.5% 61.1% 99.64%
Occupational accident frequency rate - 1.06 4.44 4.41 99.87%
Total days lost due to absenteeism Days - 83,801 86,967 99.78%
Ratio of overtime work % 15.0% 13.2% 11.3% 98.53%
Annual turnover Male % 4.3% 10.2% 7.3% 100.00%
Female % 7.5% 15.9% 11.6%
Total % 5.9% 13.9% 9.9%
Employee satisfaction Percent answered "satisfied" % 73.3% 72.5% 80.6% 84.15%
The number of respondents in the employee satisfaction survey Persons 23,656 23,648 26,485
The number of employees who answered "satisfied" Persons 17,342 17,150 21,355
Number of volunteers from employees*2 Persons 30,108 32,829 35,848 -
Amount of money the company contributed to corporate citizenship/ philanthropic activities JPY 1,627,803,482 1,750,923,536 1,716,137,921 100.00%
  1. Figures for overseas consolidated subsidiaries are as of December 31 of the respective fiscal year. Figures for domestic operating companies are as of April 1 of the respective fiscal year.
  2. Total number of Group employees and agency employees.

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 2016 As of July 1 2017 As of July 1 2018
Board of Directors Number of meetings Meetings 15 14 14
Number of board members Persons 13 12 12
(Of which, number of outside directors) Persons 4 4 4
Average attendance at meetings by directors 97.7% 98.9% 98.5%
Board of Corporate Auditors Number of meetings Meetings 13 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% 98.6%

We maintain a structure comprising eight internal directors involved in the execution of business and appoint an additional four outside directors. At present, the number of independent outside directors is more than one-third of the total.

●Nomination and Compensation Committee
Item Unit As of July 1, 2016 As of July 1, 2017 As of July 1, 2018
Nomination and Compensation Committee Number of board members Persons 5
5 5
(Of which, number of outside directors) Persons 4 4 4

●Compensation for Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members (FY2017)

●Briefings for investors and analysts
Briefings Times
Briefings (IR meetings) for institutional investors, analysts 2
Conference calls for institutional investors, analysts 4
Conferences organized by securities companies 5
Individual meetings 249
Briefings for individual investors 8
●Compliance training
Item Unit FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
Coverage ratio
Ratio of employees who received compliance training % 99.98% 95.92% 90.74% 96.29%