ESG Data Summary

  • In the table that follows, we present our aggregation results for the specified fiscal years (January–December).
  • All figures are non-consolidated unless otherwise indicated.

Governance1

    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Director Number of directors

11

6

6

6

9

Of whom independent outside directors

2

2

2

3

5

Ratio of independent outside directors

18.2%

33.3%

33.3%

50.0%

55.6%

Number of female directors

1

1

1

2

3

Ratio of female directors

9.1%

16.7%

16.7%

33.3%

33.3%

Number of directors who are non-Japanese

0

0

0

0

0

Board of Director's meeting attendance rate overall

97.9%

97.8%

97.4%

97.4%

96.2%

Of whom independent outside directors’attendance rate

96.2%

96.2%

92.3%

97.2%

94.9%

Number of directors who are members of Audit and Supervisory Committee

-

-

-

-

3

Of whom independent outside directors

-

-

-

-

2

Audit and Supervisory Committee meeting attendance rate overall

-

-

-

-

96.7%

Attendance rate of independent outside directors

-

-

-

-

95.2%

Audit & Supervisory Board members Number of members

3

3

3

3

3

Of whom independent outside members

1

1

1

1

1

Audit & Supervisory Board meeting attendance rate overall

100.0%

97.2%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

Attendance rate of independent outside members

100.0%

91.7%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

Officer remuneration Applicable number of officers2

16

16

12

11

14

Comprehensive remuneration (millions of yen)

392

233

206

193

172

Basic (fixed) remuneration (millions of yen)

307

200

176

159

143

Performance-linked remuneration (bonus)3 (millions of yen)

85

33

29

22

16

Stock Compensation4 (millions of yen)

-

-

-

12

13

Notes:
  • 1.
    At the 48th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on March 24, 2023, DENTSU SOKEN resolved to partially amend its Articles of Incorporation, effective that day, and transition to a company with an Audit and Supervisory Committee.
  • 2.
    Including officers who retired due to the expiration of their term of office.
  • 3.
    Applies to directors who conduct business.
  • 4.
    The amount expensed in the applicable business year.

Human Resource Data

 
    As of December
31, 2019
As of December
31, 2020
As of December
31, 2021
As of December
31, 2022
As of December
31, 2023
Number of employees Consolidated total

2,879

3,117

3,240

3,388

3,652

Men
(consolidated)

2,273

2,429

2,526

2,623

2,797

Women
(consolidated)

606

688

714

765

855

Ratio of women
(consolidated)

21.0%

22.1%

22.0%

22.6%

23.4%

Non-consolidated total

1,519

1,633

1,697

1,842

2,038

Men
(non-consolidated)

1,278

1,349

1,396

1,503

1,655

Women
(non-consolidated)

241

284

301

339

383

Ratio of women
(non-consolidated)

15.9%

17.4%

17.7%

18.4%

18.8%

Number of employees by age bracket Total

1,519

1,633

1,697

1,842

2,038

30 or younger

223

270

297

353

436

30–39

443

439

435

461

504

40–49

530

571

593

616

632

50–59

280

309

321

350

382

60 or older1

43

44

51

62

84

Employee composition Total

1,519

1,633

1,697

1,842

2,038

Executive officers, others

11

11

14

15

13

Managerial positions

358

419

434

466

495

Non-managerial positions

1,079

1,171

1,211

1,328

1,508

Contract employees

71

32

38

33

22

Average age Total

41.1

41.0

41.0

40.9

40.6

Men

41.9

42.0

42.0

42.0

41.6

Women

36.7

36.1

36.4

36.4

36.5

Average years of continuous employment Total

12.6

12.4

12.3

12.0

11.6

Men

12.8

13.0

12.9

12.6

12.2

Women

10.2

9.2

9.6

9.4

9.1

Number of employees who are non-Japanese Non-consolidated total

19

23

22

23

26

Men
(non-consolidated)

14

14

13

14

15

Women
(non-consolidated)

5

9

9

9

11

Base salary and total salary per employees by gender (Female:Male) Base salary ― Managerial positions

-

-

-

1:1.10

1:1.08

Base salary ― Non-managerial positions

-

-

-

1:1.11

1:1.10

Total salary ― Managerial positions

-

-

-

1:1.11

1:1.08

Total salary ― Non-managerial positions

-

-

-

1:1.25

1:1.24

Notes:
  • 1.
    In January 2020, the retirement age was extended to 65.
    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Average annual salary
(thousands of yen)
Men and women

9,939

10,484

10,574

11,282

11,337

Gender wage gap All employees

-

-

-

72.3%

72.5%

Regular employees

-

-

-

74.3%

73.6%

Non-regular employees

-

-

-

67.7%

49.9%

Number of Tunnover1 Total

74

56

58

62

61

Men

63

48

52

53

42

Women

11

8

6

9

19

Number of voluntary retires2

55

33

34

40

37

Annual attrition rate
(Ratio of retired employees3 to total employees at beginning of fiscal year)
Total

3.6%

2.1%

2.1%

2.3%

2.1%

Men

3.6%

1.9%

2.1%

2.5%

1.8%

Women

3.8%

2.7%

2.0%

1.0%

3.1%

Voluntary turnover 

3.6%

2.1%

2.1%

2.3%

2.1%

Notes:
  • 1.
    Including mandatory retirees.
  • 2.
    Not including mandatory retirees.
  • 3.
    Excluding retirement, expiration of contract, transfer, and death.
    As of December 31, 2019 As of December 31, 2020 As of December 31, 2021 As of December 31, 2022 As of December 31, 2023
Women in managerial positions Overall number in managerial positions

400

458

478

505

532

Of whom are women

15

22

26

28

31

Ratio of women in managerial positions

3.8%

4.8%

5.4%

5.5%

5.8%

    FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023 FY2024
Number of new graduate hires Total

60

56

69

92

148

Men

31

40

52

71

119

Of which, Master's level graduate

17

24

26

35

66

Of which, University graduate

14

16

26

36

53

Women

29

16

17

21

29

Of which, Master's level graduate

6

1

3

4

7

Of which, University graduate

23

15

14

17

22

Ratio of women

48.3%

28.6%

24.6%

22.8%

19.6%

Ratio of non-Japanese

3.3%

0.0%

0.0%

2.2%

0.0%

 

    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Mid-career hires1 Total

93

89

67

100

141

Men

72

70

61

86

107

Of which, Master's level graduate

17

13

16

16

18

Of which, University graduate

53

51

40

69

82

Of which, Others

2

6

5

1

7

Women

21

19

6

14

34

Of which, Master's level graduate

2

3

0

2

4

Of which, University graduate

19

10

4

10

25

Of which, Others

0

6

2

2

5

Ratio of women

22.6%

21.3%

9.0%

14.0%

24.1%

Ratio of non-Japanese

6.5%

4.5%

0%

2.0%

3.5%

Notes:
  • 1.
    Includes contract employees, not includes transferred employees.
  FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Ratio of regular employees hired in mid-career

70%

60%

54%

59%

61%

Percentage of female hires(average over the last three fiscal years)

20.7%

25.9%

25.5%

22.9%

20.6%

    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Average number of temporary staff Consolidated total

1,451

1,349

1,334

1,448

1,632

Non-consolidated total

1,031

958

928

1,005

1,126

Human Resource Development

    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Average training expenses1(thousands of yen) Per employee

136

124

122

145

176

Total training hours2 Non-consolidated total

62,963

76,974

68,103

99,768

138,364

Average training hours2 Per employee

39.7

47.9

38.7

53.9

67.6

Number of Participants According to level

263

325

292

404

438

General skills

940

1,002

1,261

905

819

Technical skills

825

1,314

1,243

2,358

3,182

Total number of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews Total

-

-

-

-

6,860

Men

-

-

-

-

5,513

Women

-

-

-

-

1,347

Notes:
  • 1.
    Numerator is company-wide training expenses + training expenses of each department
  • 2.
    Excludes self-development opportunities, training for individual departments, and outside seminars

Work–Life Balance

    April 2019–March 2020 April 2020–March 2021 April 2021–March 2022 April 2022–March 2023 April 2023–March 2024
Numbers of days of annual paid leave  

19.2

18.8

18.8

18.9

19.9

Average annual paid leave taken Total (days)

12.4

9.3

10.1

11.5

11.8

Men (days)

11.7

9.1

9.7

11.3

11.4

Women (days)

14.2

10.2

11.8

12.8

13.5

Utilization rate

60.7%

49.5%

53.7%

61.1%

59.3%

    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Average monthly overtime1 Per employee
(hours/month)

26.5

28.0

29.7

29.4

28.9

Employees taking childcare leave Total

28

46

44

63

44

Men

17

20

21

34

32

Rate of return to work of men

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

Women

11

26

23

29

12

Rate of return to work of women

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

Acquisition rate of childcare leave Men

26.6%

40.0%

40.4%

53.1%

51.6%

Women

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

Retention after parental leave of absence Men

95.0%

93.8%

100.0%

96.7%

under compilation

Women

90.0%

100.0%

91.7%

100.0%

under compilation

Prenatal/postnatal leave Number of employees who took this leave

11

12

11

19

13

Long-term care leave Number of employees who took this leave

1

1

3

2

1

Shorter hours worked (due to childcare, long-term care) Number of employees

15

21

16

9

17

Hours worked (annual total) Per employee

1,860

1,958

1,996

1,979

1,999

  • 1.
    Exceeding the regular daily seven hours’ work.

Health and Safety

    April 2019–March
2020
April 2020–March
2021
April 2021–March
2022
April 2022–March
2023
April 2023–March
2024
Health checkup rate Men and women

97.1%

97.0%

98.0%

98.6%

99.8%

Regular medical examination presence of findings rate Men and women

65.1%

63.3%

64.0%

67.1%

under compilation

Specific health guidance completion ratio Men and women

45.2%

40.3%

39.7%

43.2%

under compilation

Ratio of smokers Men and women

22.1%

20.4%

19.8%

18.7%

under compilation

Stress check uptake ratio Men and women

80.5%

84.9%

81.3%

82.2%

81.8%

    As of December 31, 2019 As of December 31, 2020 As of December 31, 2021 As of December 31, 2022 As of December 31, 2023
Number of employees absent from work due to mental health problems Men and women

14

11

14

16

17

  FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Number of workplace accident

5

4

0

2

5

 Of which fatal accidents

0

0

0

0

0

Frequency rate1

1.81

1.31

0

0.59

1.31

Sevetiry rate1

0.0012

0

0

0

0.0201

Lost time injury frequency rates2

10.16

0

0

0

115.94

Notes:
  • 1.
    Calculated based on the formula specified in the Survey on Industrial Accidents of Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
  • 2.
    Total hours lost per million hours.

Diversity of Human Resources1

    As of June 1,
2019
As of June 1,
2020
As of June 1,
2021
As of June 1,
2022
As of June 1,
2023
Employees with disabilities2 Men and women

36

39

65

68

78

Ratio of workforce  

2.29%

2.32%

2.27%

2.25%

2.38%

Notes:
  • 1.
    From 2021, the employment rate of persons with disabilities will be calculated under the group application system including special-purpose subsidiaries.
    Group coverage (2022~): ITID, ISID Intertechnology, ISID-AO, ISID Assist, ISID Business Consulting, ISID Bright
    Group coverage (2024.1~): DENTSU SOKEN IT, DENTSU SOKEN SECURE SOLUTIONS, DENTSU SOKEN ASSIST, DENTSU SOKEN BRIGHT
  • 2.
    Calculated by counting "2" persons with severe disabilities.

Security and Compliance

    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Number of serious leaks of client project-related information, personal information Domestic group total

0

0

1

0

1

Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data (including regulatory authorities) Domestic group total

0

0

0

0

0

Number of internal reports Consolidated total

11

4

0

3

1

Violations of laws and regulations(Including serious violations of environmental laws and regulations) Consolidated total

0

0

0

0

1

Number of employees receiving (e-learning-based) training related to ethics and compliance (including harassment training)  

1,208

1,374

1,584

1,625

1,766

Percentage of employees receiving (e-learning-based) training related to ethics and compliance (including harassment training)  

80.7%

82.7%

96.1%

96.1%

98.5%

Human Rights

    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Percentage of employee training on human rights  

-

-

-

-

83.6%

Environment-related Performance Data

    April 2018–March 2019 April 2019–March 2020 April 2020–March 2021 April 2021–March 2022 April 2022–March 20233
Total CO2 emissions Scope1+scope2 emissions1(t-CO2)

3,031

2,791

2,017

1,832

1,890

Scope1 Total(t-CO2)

153

169

137

128

130

City gas Total (thousand m3

68

75

61

57

58

Scope2 Total: Market standard (t-CO2)

2,878

2,622

1,880

1,704

1,760

Power consumption Total (thousands of kWh)

5,708

5,437

4,320

3,921

4,103

 Of which is renewable energy Total (thousands of kWh)

0

0

0

11

144

Energy usage Crude oil conversion (kl)

1,547

1,486

1,182

1,078

1,122

Paper usage:Pages Office paper: A4 conversion(thousands of sheets)

5,987

4,894

1,527

1,326

1,495

Paper usage:Weight Office paper: Weight conversion (kg)

25,018

20,451

6,381

5,541

6,247

Amount of waste generated2 Total(kg)

435,777

455,503

442,245

139,804

110,425

 Of which is general waste Total(kg)

93,877

95,935

47,738

42,054

43,388

General waste recycling rate  

57.4%

56.1%

48.4%

45.3%

45.4%

Notes:
  • 1.
    Japanese Standards:Calculated based on the Act on the Rational Use of Energy and the Act on Promotion of Global Warming Countermeasures.
  • 2.
    Total of general waste and industrial waste (waste oil, waste plastics, etc.)
  • 3.
    Coverage ratio calculated based on total sales of companies included in the calculation of DENTSU SOKEN Group consolidated net sales:FY22 86.6%
    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Percentage of employees receiving (e-learning-based) training related to environment  

88.8%

87%

86.8%

80.8%

96.6%

Supply chain

    FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Number of outsourced companies Total

632

592

563

590

639

Outsourcing expenses1 Total(millions of yen)

37,704

34,771

36,411

42,569

47,554

Notes:
  • 1.
    Not including other expenses such as transport costs.