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Number of employees
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group total Executives and employees total Number of people 5,932 6,087 6,073 6,002 5,943
Breakdown Male 3,629 3,746 3,792 3,748 3,729
Female 2,303 2,341 2,281 2,254 2,214
Number of executives 63 62 65 62 62
Breakdown Male 62 60 63 60 60
Female 1 2 2 2 2
Number of company employees 3,628 3,755 3,780 3,782 3,841
Breakdown Male 2,732 2,800 2,786 2,789 2,779
Female 896 955 994 993 1,062
【Number of employees in management positions】 1,270 1,285 1,293 1,309 1,335
Breakdown Male 1,196 1,206 1,205 1,216 1,215
Female 74 79 88 93 120
【Number of general employees】 2,358 2,470 2,487 2,473 2,506
Breakdown Male 1,536 1,594 1,581 1,573 1,564
Female 822 876 906 900 942
Number of staff other than employees 2,241 2,270 2,228 2,158 2,040
Breakdown Male 835 886 943 899 890
Female 1,406 1,384 1,285 1,259 1,150
Nichirei Corporation Executives and employees total 263 273 277 252 252
Breakdown Male 159 157 156 148 153
Female 104 116 121 104 99
Number of executives 20 20 21 19 19
Breakdown Male 19 18 19 17 17
Female 1 2 2 2 2
Number of company employees 189 205 213 187 214
Breakdown Male 127 125 128 122 123
Female 896 955 994 65 91
【Number of employees in management positions】 99 100 111 112 116
Breakdown Male 81 79 85 85 87
Female 18 21 26 27 29
【Number of general employees】 90 105 102 75 98
Breakdown Male 46 46 43 37 36
Female 44 59 59 38 62
Number of staff other than employees 54 48 43 46 19
Breakdown Male 13 14 9 9 13
Female 41 34 34 37 6
Nichirei Foods Executives and employees total 3,014 3,126 3,133 3,054 3,010
Breakdown Male 1,716 1,799 1,866 1,821 1,816
Female 1,298 1,327 1,267 1,233 1,194
Number of executives 13 13 12 12 11
Breakdown Male 13 13 12 12 11
Female 0 0 0 0 0
Number of company employees 1,472 1,541 1,535 1,524 1,505
Breakdown Male 1,110 1,155 1,146 1,134 1,114
Female 362 386 389 390 391
【Number of employees in management positions】 525 533 534 532 525
Breakdown Male 488 499 498 497 487
Female 37 34 36 35 38
【Number of general employees】 947 1,008 1,001 992 980
Breakdown Male 622 656 648 637 627
Female 325 352 353 355 353
Number of staff other than employees 1,529 1,572 1,586 1,518 1,494
Breakdown Male 593 631 708 675 691
Female 936 941 878 843 803
Nichirei Fresh Executives and employees total 313 313 308 315 315
Breakdown Male 225 228 228 228 225
Female 88 85 80 87 90
Number of executives 8 7 9 9 10
Breakdown Male 8 7 9 9 10
Female 0 0 0 0 0
Number of company employees 248 254 252 256 267
Breakdown Male 200 203 200 197 200
Female 48 51 52 59 67
【Number of employees in management positions】 146 151 149 149 155
Breakdown Male 142 146 144 142 143
Female 4 5 5 7 12
【Number of general employees】 102 103 103 107 112
Breakdown Male 58 57 56 55 57
Female 44 46 47 52 55
Number of staff other than employees 57 52 47 50 38
Breakdown Male 17 18 19 22 15
Female 40 34 28 28 23
Nichirei Logistics Group Executives and employees total 2,227 2,260 2,224 2,252 2,226
Breakdown Male 1,473 1,504 1,479 1,488 1,466
Female 754 756 745 764 760
Number of executives 18 17 18 16 16
Breakdown Male 18 17 18 16 16
Female 0 0 0 0 0
Number of company employees 1,654 1,687 1,701 1,738 1,769
Breakdown Male 1,250 1,270 1,262 1,287 1,289
Female 404 417 439 451 480
【Number of employees in management positions】 467 466 464 479 499
Breakdown Male 457 454 451 464 469
Female 10 12 13 15 30
【Number of general employees】 1,187 1,221 1,237 1,259 1,270
Breakdown Male 793 816 811 823 820
Female 394 405 426 436 450
Number of staff other than employees 555 556 505 498 441
Breakdown Male 205 217 199 185 161
Female 350 339 306 313 280
Nichirei Biosciences Executives and employees total 115 115 131 129 140
Breakdown Male 56 58 63 63 69
Female 59 57 68 66 71
Number of executives 4 5 5 6 6
Breakdown Male 4 5 5 6 6
Female 0 0 0 0 0
Number of company employees 65 68 79 77 86
Breakdown Male 45 47 50 49 53
Female 20 21 29 28 33
【Number of employees in management positions】 33 35 35 37 40
Breakdown Male 28 28 27 28 29
Female 5 7 8 9 11
【Number of general employees】 32 33 44 40 46
Breakdown Male 17 19 23 21 24
Female 15 14 21 19 22
Number of staff other than employees 46 42 47 46 48
Breakdown Male 7 6 8 8 10
Female 39 36 39 38 38
  • *Staff other than employees: Includes temporary employees, contract employees, fixed-term employees and part-time employees; excludes dispatched employees
  • *Employee-related Data applies to employees working at the following 15 companies (FY2020)
  1. Nichirei Corporation
  2. Nichirei Foods
  3. Nichirei Fresh
  4. Nichirei Logistics Group
  5. Logistics Network
  6. Nichirei Logistics Hokkaido
  7. Nichirei Logistics Tohoku
  8. Nichirei Logistics Kanto
  9. Nichirei Logistics Tokai
  10. Nichirei Logistics Kansai
  11. Nichirei Logistics Chushikoku
  12. Nichirei Logistics Kyushu
  13. Kyokurei Operation
  14. Nichirei Logistics Engineering
  15. Nichirei Biosciences
Female Managers Ratio
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group     % 5.8 6.1 6.8 7.1 9.0
Nichirei Corporation     18.2 21.0 23.4 24.1 25.0
Nichirei Foods     7.0 6.4 6.7 6.6 7.2
Nichirei Fresh     2.7 3.3 3.4 4.7 7.7
Nichirei Logistics Group     2.1 2.6 2.8 3.1 6.0
Nichirei Biosciences     15.2 20.0 22.9 24.3 27.5
  • *Applicability: Employees
Average age
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group Breakdown Male Age 41.2 41.6 41.9 42.1 42.3
Female 39.0 39.5 39.6 39.8 39.9
Nichirei Corporation Male 42.7 43.7 43.3 44.1 44.2
Female 40.9 41.1 41.9 43.1 44.5
Nichirei Foods Male 41.4 41.8 42.3 42.5 42.8
Female 40.7 40.8 41.2 41.5 41.5
Nichirei Fresh Male 42.5 42.8 42.9 42.6 42.7
Female 42.5 42.6 42.5 41.2 41.5
Nichirei Logistics Group Male 41.1 41.1 41.2 41.6 41.6
Female 36.9 37.6 37.6 37.9 37.8
Nichirei Biosciences Male 40.9 40.6 40.2 40.7 40.9
Female 37.3 37.7 36.3 36.7 36.2
  • *Applicability: Employees
Average Number of Years Employed
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group Breakdown Male Year 16.2 16.4 16.7 16.7 17.0
Female 14.8 15.1 15.3 15.7 15.3
Nichirei Corporation Male 17.5 18.3 18.2 19.1 19.0
Female 15.4 13.6 14.4 18.5 15.8
Nichirei Foods Male 16.2 16.8 17.3 17.7 18.0
Female 15.5 15.8 16.3 16.7 16.8
Nichirei Fresh Male 18.5 18.7 18.8 18.4 18.4
Female 20.8 20.9 20.5 18.6 18.0
Nichirei Logistics Group Male 15.6 15.6 15.7 15.9 15.9
Female 13.5 14.1 14.1 14.3 13.9
Nichirei Biosciences Male 15.2 14.9 14.2 15.3 15.2
Female 13.2 13.4 11.9 12.1 11.7
  • *Applicability: Employees
  • *There may be differences between the year in which calculations began and the year that an employee joined the Company due to factors including the merger or separation of the company to which they are assigned and employee promotions.
Number of Employees Hired (new graduates, mid-career)
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group total New graduates   Number of people 83 92 101 88 104
Breakdown Male 58 57 54 46 49
Female 25 35 47 42 55
Mid-career   45 68 45 80 113
Breakdown Male 36 42 36 60 52
Female 9 26 9 20 61
Nichirei Corporation New graduates   5 5 3 0 4
Breakdown Male 5 1 2 0 4
Female 1 4 1 0 0
Mid-career   2 22 4 2 37
Breakdown Male 1 4 2 2 5
Female 1 18 2 0 32
Nichirei Foods New graduates   29 25 27 31 33
Breakdown Male 20 15 18 20 14
Female 9 10 9 11 19
Mid-career   3 2 8 13 16
Breakdown Male 3 2 1 6 11
Female 0 0 1 7 5
Nichirei Fresh New graduates   8 9 10 10 9
Breakdown Male 7 6 7 6 6
Female 1 3 3 4 3
Mid-career   3 1 0 5 11
Breakdown Male 2 1 0 1 2
Female 1 0 0 4 9
Nichirei Logistics Group New graduates   38 47 53 42 50
Breakdown Male 25 32 24 19 22
Female 13 15 29 23 28
Mid-career   36 41 32 60 46
Breakdown Male 29 34 26 51 31
Female 7 7 6 9 15
Nichirei Biosciences New graduates   3 6 8 5 8
Breakdown Male 2 3 3 1 3
Female 1 3 5 4 5
Mid-career   1 2 1 0 3
Breakdown Male 1 1 1 0 3
Female 0 1 0 0 0
  • *Applicability: Employees
Number of Resignations/Resignation Rate/Reasons for Resignation
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group total Number of Resignations Number of people 144 131 137 146 159
Breakdown by reason Retirement 61 52 48 64 65
Personal circumstances 62 65 69 74 84
Company circumstances 2 1 0 0 0
Others 19 13 20 8 10
Resignation rate 2.2% 2.0% 2.3% 2.1% 2.4%
Nichirei Corporation Number of Resignations 10 9 9 12 10
Breakdown by reason Retirement 3 2 3 6 3
Personal circumstances 6 5 4 5 6
Company circumstances 0 0 0 0 0
Others 1 2 2 1 1
Resignation rate 3.7% 3.2% 2.8% 3.0% 3.1%
Nichirei Foods Number of Resignations 43 52 43 57 59
Breakdown by reason Retirement 22 22 17 30 29
Personal circumstances 17 26 23 26 26
Company circumstances 0 0 0 0 0
Others 4 4 3 1 4
Resignation rate 1.4% 1.9% 1.7% 1.7% 1.9%
Nichirei Fresh Number of Resignations 9 9 10 14 9
Breakdown by reason Retirement 5 3 2 7 4
Personal circumstances 3 3 7 4 5
Company circumstances 0 0 0 0 0
Others 1 3 1 3 0
Resignation rate 1.6% 2.3% 3.1% 2.7% 1.8%
Nichirei Logistics Group Number of Resignations 80 59 72 60 74
Breakdown by reason Retirement 31 25 25 21 29
Personal circumstances 35 29 35 36 41
Company circumstances 2 1 0 0 0
Others 12 4 12 3 4
Resignation rate 2.9% 2.0% 2.7% 2.3% 2.5%
Nichirei Biosciences Number of Resignations 2 2 3 3 7
Breakdown by reason Retirement 0 0 1 0 0
Personal circumstances 1 2 0 3 6
Company circumstances 0 0 0 0 0
Others 1 0 2 0 1
Resignation rate 3.0% 2.7% 2.6% 3.6% 8.1%
  • *Applicability: Employees
  • *The turnover rate is calculated based on employees who resigned excluding retired employees
  • *"Others" includes appointed executives who resigned
Number of Employees Rehired After Retirement
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group total     Number of people 54 45 44 59 57
Nichirei Corporation     3 2 3 5 3
Nichirei Foods     18 19 14 28 25
Nichirei Fresh     5 3 2 7 3
Nichirei Logistics Group     28 21 24 19 26
Nichirei Biosciences     0 0 1 0 0
Ref. Number of employees who retired group total     61 52 48 64 65
  • *Applicability: Employees, people working in their 60s
  • *Number of people rehired among employees who retired in each fiscal year
  • *Rehired nearly 100% of those who wanted to be rehired
Employment Rate of People with Disabilities
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group     % 2.64 2.62 2.5 2.56 2.75
  • *Statutory rate: 2.2%(From FY2019)
  • *Applicable scope: Nichirei Aura (special subsidiary) Group applied company
  • *Group applied companies (FY2019): Nichirei, Nichirei Foods, Nichirei Fresh, Nichirei Logistics Group, Nichirei Biosciences, Logistics Network, Nichirei Logistics Kanto, Nichirei Logistics Engineering, Tokyo Nichirei Services, Nichirei Aura
Annual Total of Actual Hours Worked
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group total Total   hours 2,025 2,026 2,025 1,997 1,977
Official working hours-Hours of vacation time   1,807 1,804 1,801 1,780 1,758
Hours worked outside official working hours   218 222 225 217 219
Nichirei Corporation Total   1,934 1,943 1,906 1,905 1,899
Official working hours-Hours of vacation time   1,732 1,740 1,729 1,718 1,724
Hours worked outside official working hours   202 203 176 187 175
Nichirei Foods Total   1,987 2,007 2,020 1,998 2,005
Official working hours-Hours of vacation time   1,790 1,791 1,790 1,772 1,758
Hours worked outside official working hours   197 216 230 226 247
Nichirei Fresh Total   1,983 1,972 1,981 1,948 1,948
Official working hours-Hours of vacation time   1,800 1,796 1,795 1,770 1,754
Hours worked outside official working hours   183 176 185 178 194
Nichirei Logistics Group Total   2,076 2,061 2,052 2,014 1,970
Official working hours-Hours of vacation time   1,833 1,826 1,821 1,796 1,763
Hours worked outside official working hours   243 235 231 218 207
Nichirei Biosciences Total   1,993 2,024 1,980 1,954 1,882
Official working hours-Hours of vacation time   1,738 1,761 1,749 1,736 1,716
Hours worked outside official working hours   255 263 232 218 166
  • *Average number of hours worked per employee annually
  • *Applicability: Employees
Annual Paid Vacation: Average Number of Days and Acquisition Rate
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group Average days acquired   Days 5.7 5.5 6.6 8.0 10.2
Acquisition rate   % 29.6 28.5 34.8 41.8 53.4
Nichirei Corporation Average days acquired   Days 12.9 10.9 14.3 15.1 14.8
Acquisition rate   % 67.2 58.5 76.9 78.0 77.1
Nichirei Foods Average days acquired   Days 6.8 6.4 7.4 8.3 10.2
Acquisition rate   % 35.1 33.0 37.9 42.7 52.4
Nichirei Fresh Average days acquired   Days 7.5 6.8 7.9 9.9 11.6
Acquisition rate   % 39.1 35.5 41.2 51.9 60.9
Nichirei Logistics Group Average days acquired   Days 3.4 3.6 4.6 6.5 9.3
Acquisition rate   % 18.1 19.2 24.8 34.6 49.3
Nichirei Biosciences Average days acquired   Days 11.5 9.5 12.6 12.5 14.2
Acquisition rate   % 60.9 51.3 70.7 69.0 79.4
  • *Applicability: Employees
  • *Acquisition rate = Days acquired ÷ Number of days granted (excluding carry over days)
  • *Other special holidays (summer vacation) averaged 2.9 days per employee (FY2019).
Employees Using Time Off for Childrearing
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group total Breakdown Male Number of people 0 0 2 1 2
Female 52 44 34 42 48
Nichirei Corporation Male 0 0 2 0 1
Female 4 4 1 2 6
Nichirei Foods Male 0 0 0 1 1
Female 28 20 17 14 17
Nichirei Fresh Male 0 0 0 0 0
Female 0 3 0 2 1
Nichirei Logistics Group Male 0 0 0 0 0
Female 15 15 15 20 22
Nichirei Biosciences Male 0 0 0 0 0
Female 5 2 1 4 2
  • *Applicability: Employees
  • *From FY2015, includes employees taking maternity leave
Employees Using Time Off for Caregiving
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group total     Number of people 1 1 0 3 2
Nichirei Corporation     0 0 0 0 0
Nichirei Foods     1 1 0 3 2
Nichirei Fresh     0 0 0 0 0
Nichirei Logistics Group     0 0 0 0 0
Nichirei Biosciences     0 0 0 0 0
  • *Applicability: Employees
Number of Work-Related Accidents at Food Plants
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Food Plants Number of lost time injuries   Case 21 17 34 34 29
Number of days of inactivity   23 18 12 11 16
  • *Scope of applicability: Employees at Nichirei Foods-owned plants and subsidiary of Nichirei Fresh in Japan
  • *Incudes contract employees, fixed-term employees and part-time employees
Number of occupational deaths
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group Regular employees   Case - 0 1 0 0
Non-employees (including temporary employees, contract employees, part-time workers, etc. & excepting agency temps)   - 0 0 0 0
General regular health checkup rate
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group     % 92.0 99.3 99.8 100 100
Stress Check Coverage
Coverage Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Nichirei Group     % - 88.3 89.2 90.1 89.6
New Graduate Hire Turnover Status
Coverage Item Turnover (number of people) Turnover rate (%)
Nichirei Group total Joined Company in FY2014 End of first year 1 1.3%
End of second year 3 3.8%
End of third year 4 5.0%
Joined Company in FY2015 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 5 4.7%
End of third year 7 6.6%
Joined Company in FY2016 End of first year 1 1.2%
End of second year 5 6.0%
End of third year 7 8.4%
Joined Company in FY2017 End of first year 1 1.1%
End of second year 2 2.2%
End of third year 8 8.7%
Joined Company in FY2018 End of first year 4 4.3%
End of second year 10 10.9%
End of third year 17 18.5%
Nichirei Corporation Joined Company in FY2014 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2015 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2016 End of first year 1 20.0%
End of second year 1 20.0%
End of third year 1 20.0%
Joined Company in FY2017 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2018 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Nichirei Foods Joined Company in FY2014 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 1 3.3%
Joined Company in FY2015 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 3 8.3%
End of third year 3 8.3%
Joined Company in FY2016 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 2 6.9%
End of third year 3 10.3%
Joined Company in FY2017 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 1 4.0%
End of third year 2 8.0%
Joined Company in FY2018 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 1 4.0%
End of third year 3 12.0%
Nichirei Fresh Joined Company in FY2014 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2015 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2016 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 1 12.5%
End of third year 1 12.5%
Joined Company in FY2017 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2018 End of first year 1 11.1%
End of second year 2 22.2%
End of third year 3 33.3%
Nichirei Logistics Group Joined Company in FY2014 End of first year 1 2.6%
End of second year 3 7.7%
End of third year 3 7.7%
Joined Company in FY2015 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 2 3.5%
End of third year 3 5.3%
Joined Company in FY2016 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 1 2.6%
End of third year 2 5.3%
Joined Company in FY2017 End of first year 1 2.1%
End of second year 1 2.1%
End of third year 6 12.8%
Joined Company in FY2018 End of first year 3 6.4%
End of second year 6 12.8%
End of third year 8 17.0%
Nichirei Biosciences Joined Company in FY2014 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2015 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 1 33.3%
Joined Company in FY2016 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2017 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 0 0.0%
End of third year 0 0.0%
Joined Company in FY2018 End of first year 0 0.0%
End of second year 1 16.7%
End of third year 3 50.0%
  • *Applicability: Employees
Nichirei Group Main education and training
  General employees Managers Officers
Training by rank *New employees training
*1st to 3rd year employees follow-up training
*Mid-career employees training
*New managers training
*Next-generation executives training course
*Management training
*New officers seminar
*Media training
*Directors and executive officers training
*Management training
*Coaching training
Training by purpose *Facilitation training
*Career seminar for female employees
*Female leaders development program
*Coaching training
*Foreign Languages training
*Evaluators training
*Critical Thinking
*Marketing
*Accounting
Nichirei Group Education time and number of participants
Training by rank and purpose Education time (cumulative total) Number of participants (cumulative total)
FY2018 45,649 1,379
FY2019 49,730 1,699
FY2020 47,190 1,596
Total 142,569 4,674
Environmental Data
Nichirei Group Medium-term Environmental Plan Targets (FY2020‒FY2022)
  Item Contents
Nichirei Group Medium-term Environmental Plan Targets (FY2020‒FY2022) Reduction of CO₂ Emissions Maintain FY2014 CO₂ emission levels in FY2022
* Power coefficient: Fixed to the FY2014 coefficient
Maintaining Waste Recycling Rate and Controlling Waste Discharging ・Maintained waste recycling rate at over 99% at food plants and distribution centers
・Reduce residue of material derived from animal and plant (food plants in Japan)
Water Resource Conservation ・In consideration of the environmental conditions surrounding water in each community, we engage in water resource conservation through efficient water usage aimed at sustainable water usage (food plants in Japan)

Engaged in collecting data regarding the environment at overseas worksites

Nichirei Group CO₂ Emissions
Item Unit FY2014 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Fixed power emission coefficient※1 1,000 tons t-CO₂ 229 226 228 226 228 225
Variable power emission coefficient※2 1,000 tons t-CO₂ 229 287 280 269 260 241
  • ※1Fixed power emission coefficient: The CO₂ emission intensity unit of 0.412 [t-CO₂/MWh] announced by the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan in FY2010, used nationwide.
  • ※2Variable power emission coefficient: Power conversion coefficient used by power companies in fiscal year utilized at each worksite.
Amount of Discharged Waste and Recycling Rates
Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Amount of discharged waste 1,000 tons 41.9 45.2 46.3 45.4 47.9
Recycling Rates % 99.7 99.7 99.6 99.5 99.4
Nichirei Group Material Balance INPUT
Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Raw materials Total 1,000 tons 167 185 188 195 200
Material 1,000 tons 149 167 170 177 181
Packaging materials 1,000 tons 18 18 18 18 19
Energy Total 1,000 GJ 5,063 5,109 5,078 5,107 5,079
Purchased power 1,000 kWh 444,843 447,574 443,480 447,277 444,335
Heavy oil kl 3,329 3,335 3,319 2,609 1,926
Kerosene kl 198 200 191 173 192
City gas 1,000m3 6,385 6,705 6,923 7,142 9,036
LGP tons 4,623 4,620 4,650 4,814 3,614
Gasoline (Company-owned vehicles) kl 524 467 461 402 322
Light oil (Company-owned vehicles) kl 1,270 1,340 1,378 1,556 1,452
Solar power generation 1,000 kWh 186 211 400 1,444 2,717
Breakdown of energy (1,000 GJ) used at each business company Nichirei Foods 1,000 GJ 1,649 1,716 1,726 1,761 1,759
Nichirei Fresh 1,000 GJ 173 179 169 173 172
Nichirei Logistics Group 1,000 GJ 3,159 3,129 3,098 3,089 3,046
Nichirei Biosciences 1,000 GJ 10 8 11 12 33
Others 1,000 GJ 72 73 74 72 69
Water Total 1,000m3 4,033 3,931 4,084 4,117 4,028
Clean water 1,000m3 1,336 1,284 1,256 1,267 1,238
Industrial water 1,000m3 853 877 917 907 897
Groundwater (well water) 1,000m3 1,845 1,770 1,911 1,943 1,893
Breakdown of water (1,000 m3) used at each business company Nichirei Foods 1,000m3 2,595 2,581 2,789 2,812 2,739
Nichirei Fresh 1,000m3 352 353 331 322 318
Nichirei Logistics Group 1,000m3 1,070 977 947 963 952
Nichirei Biosciences 1,000m3 5 8 6 6 8
Others 1,000m3 12 12 12 13 11
Nichirei Group Material Balance OUTPUT
Item Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Waste Amount of Discharged Waste 1,000 tons 41.9 45.2 46.3 45.4 47.9
Recycle volume 1,000 tons 41.7 45.0 46.1 45.2 47.6
Volume of waste for final disposal *1 1,000 tons 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Breakdown of discharged waste (tons) at each business company Nichirei Foods tons 18,469 21,290 21,904 18,155 21,561
Nichirei Fresh tons 11,029 11,453 11,426 13,973 13,609
Nichirei Logistics Group tons 12,360 12,459 12,905 13,236 12,666
Nichirei Biosciences tons 43 37 46 44 72
Others tons
Atmospheric system CO₂ *2 tons 286,382 279,465 273,348 259,980 241,235
SOx *3   5 4 4 3 3
Breakdown of CO₂ emissions (tons) at each business company Nichirei Foods tons 92,894 93,613 93,076 90,717 84,579
Nichirei Fresh tons 9,830 9,914 9,281 9,376 9,336
Nichirei Logistics Group tons 179,529 171,652 166,509 155,815 142,477
Nichirei Biosciences tons 406 538 574 568 1,561
Others tons 3,724 3,747 3,909 3,503 3,282
Water system Drainage 1,000m3 2,444 2,525 2,467 2,421 2,398
Sewer system 1,000m3 1,530 1,577 1,522 1,464 1,447
Public water area (river etc.) 1,000m3 913 948 945 957 951
Drainage load BOD *4 tons 26 46 48 48 49
COD *4 tons 19 24 23 24 23
Breakdown of drainage (1,000 m3) at each business company Nichirei Foods 1,000m3 1,902 1,922 1,758 1,751 1,752
Nichirei Fresh 1,000m3 165 234 328 308 309
Nichirei Logistics Group 1,000m3 360 349 362 343 317
Nichirei Biosciences 1,000m3 5 8 6 6 8
Others 1,000m3 12 12 12 14 12
Nichirei Group specially controlled indutrial waste emissions
  Unit FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Special controlled industrial waste emissions ("Flammable waste oil" and "Strong acid/strong alkali") etc. classified as industrial waste due to danger and toxicity) kg 11.7 11.1 3.8 9 9.3 7.4
  • *1Within waste discharged, the volume of waste directly disposed of in landfills and simply incinerated not to be used as energy source.
  • *2Calculations based on laws related to global warming countermeasures.
  • *3Measurement implemented for facilities emitting soot and smoke. Does not include vehicle emissions
  • *4 Calculates amount of emissions only in cases where drainage concentration measurements are conducted.
Applicable Worksites

Environmental Data: Applicable Worksites for FY2020 Results Calculations
The following company food plants and distribution centers are included in the calculations. In the event of multiple worksites, the number is indicated in parenthesis.

Nichirei Foods

Nichirei-Foods (9), Nichirei Ice (3), Churei, Kyurei, Nichirei Well Dinning

Nichirei Fresh

Fresh Maruichi (3), Nichirei Fresh Process (2), Nichirei Fresh Farm (2), Fresh Chicken Karumai, Fresh Meat Sakudaira

Nichirei Logistics Group

Logistics Network (38), NK Trans (4), Nichirei Logistics Hokkaido (8), Nichirei Logistics Tohoku (5), Nichirei Logistics Kanto (10), Nichirei Logistics Tokai (11), Nichirei Logistics Kansai (13), Nichirei Logistics Chushikoku (15), Nichirei Logistics Kyushu (15), Kyokurei (5)

Nichirei Biosciences

Development Center

Other

New Housing

  • *Regarding the amount of energy used and volume of CO₂ emitted, this includes activities at the head office, branches and offices other than those indicated above, and company-owned trucks.
  • *Excludes overseas worksites.
  • *If the scope of applicable worksites differs from the above, a statement to this effect has been included.
  • * Total figures may differ due to the rounding effect.
Corporate Governance Data
Board of Directors composition
Category Gender FY2018 (Number of people) FY2019 (Number of people) FY2020 (Number of people)
Inside directors Male 7 7 7
Female 0 0 0
Total 7 7 7
Outside directors Male 1 1 1
Female 2 2 2
Total 3 3 3
Total Male 8 8 8
Female 2 2 2
Total 10 10 10
Board of Directors meeting attendance rate
Category FY2018 (%) FY2019 (%) FY2020 (%)
Inside directors 97.7 97.4 100
Outside directors 96.5 98.2 94.4
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ESG Data
ESG Data

ESG Data

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