ESG Data

Environment

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Aspect Classification Scope Unit FY2016
*1
FY2017
*1
FY2018
*1
CO2 Emissions
(SCOPE1+2)
Plants and
Research
Laboratories*2
In Japan t-CO2 249,225 249,497 234,540
Outside Japan t-CO2 114,650 115,773 123,676
Global t-CO2 363,875 365,270 358,216
Emissions
year-on-year
(SCOPE1+2)
In Japan % -1.2 0.1 -6.0
Outside Japan % 4.8 1.0 6.8
Global % 0.6 0.4 -1.9
Unit CO2
emissions
Global t-CO2
/billion
yen-
Sales revenue*3
105 103 103
Emissions
(SCOPE1)  
In Japan t-CO2 35,513 37,913 37,648
Outside Japan t-CO2 29,140 30,798 30,378
Global t-CO2 64,652 68,711 68,027
Emissions
(SCOPE2)  
In Japan t-CO2 213,712 211,584 196,892
Outside Japan t-CO2 85,511 84,975 93,297
Global t-CO2 299,223 296,559 290,189
Emissions*3
(SCOPE3)
*Category2,3,8,
10,11,13,14
and 15 are not
applicable.
Category1:
Purchased
goods and
services
In Japan t-CO2 133,859 133,558 Under calculation
Outside Japan*4 t-CO2 - 33,678 Under calculation
Global t-CO2 - 167,236 Under calculation
Category4:
Transportation
and delivery
(upstream)
In Japan t-CO2 16,998 17,189 Under calculation
Outside Japan*4 t-CO2 - 5,077 Under calculation
Global t-CO2 - 22,266 Under calculation
Category5:
Waste generated
erati in opons
In Japan t-CO2 11,466 15,773 Under calculation
Outside Japan*4 t-CO2 - 5,140 Under calculation
Global t-CO2 - 20,913 Under calculation
Category9:
Transportation
and delivery
(downstream)
In Japan t-CO2 4,897 1,939 Under calculation
Emissions
(on each site)
*Data of major
sites in Japan
are listed
below as
"Site data".           
Kyowa Hakko
Bio
Healthcare
Product
Development
Center (Tsukuba)
In Japan t-CO2 505 476 456
Kyowa Hakko
Bio Healthcare
Plant
(Tsuchiura) 
In Japan t-CO2 328 329 341
Kyowa Hakko
Kirin China
Pharmaceutical
Co., Ltd.
Outside Japan t-CO2 3,027 2,131 1,912
BioKyowa Inc.
(U.S.A.)
Outside Japan t-CO2 71,452 75,147 73,480
Shanghai
Kyowa Amino
Acid
Co., Ltd.
Outside Japan t-CO2 21,041 20,779 23,745
Thai Kyowa
Biotechnologies
Co., Ltd.
Outside Japan t-CO2 19,130 17,716 24,538
Energy Energy
consumption
Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan GJ 4,150,606 4,155,927 3,933,206
Outside Japan GJ 1,874,131 1,930,679 2,081,019
Global GJ 6,024,737 6,086,607 6,014,225
Energy
consumption
year-on-year
In Japan % -0.8 0.1 -5.4
Outside Japan % 9.6 3.0 7.8
Global % 2.2 1.0 -1.2
Unit energy
consumption
Global GJ/billion
yen-
Sales revenue*3
1,731 1,722 1,736
Electricity In Japan MWh 177,683 179,488 170,159
Outside Japan MWh 110,401 113,427 122,152
Global MWh 288,083 292,916 292,311
City gas In Japan 1,000m3 8,926 8,747 7,949
Outside Japan 1,000m3 14,582 15,412 15,175
Global 1,000m3 23,508 24,160 23,124
LPG In Japan t 391 386 0
Outside Japan t 0 0 0
Global t 391 386 0
Heavy oil In Japan KL 5,054 4,979 6,030
Outside Japan KL 0 0 0
Global KL 5,054 4,979 6,030
Kerosene In Japan KL 132 1,423 1,355
Outside Japan KL 0 0 0
Global KL 132 1,423 1,355
Diesel oil In Japan KL 0.93 0.033 0.019
Outside Japan KL 0 0 20.7
Global KL 0.93 0.033 20.7
Steam  In Japan GJ 1,770,682 1,723,070 1,609,546
Outside Japan GJ 208,358 202,242 276,232
Global GJ 1,979,040 1,925,312 1,885,777
Renewable energy Photovoltaic
power
generation
Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan MWh 141 140 169
Water resources Water used
(Total amount)
Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan 1,000m3 42,979 42,931 38,641
Outside Japan 1,000m3 9,789 9,545 9,862
Global 1,000m3 52,768 52,476 48,503
In Japan 1,000m3 531 547 623
Water used
(Tap water)
Outside Japan 1,000m3 1,317 1,226 1,618
Global 1,000m3 1,848 1,773 2,241
Water used
(Industrial water)
In Japan 1,000m3 30,506 31,772 29,237
Outside Japan 1,000m3 70*5 57*5 92
Global 1,000m3 30,576*5 31,829*5 29,330
Water used
(Ground water
or others)
In Japan 1,000m3 11,941 10,612 8,781
Outside Japan 1,000m3 8,472 8,319 8,152
Global 1,000m3 20,413 18,931 16,933
Unit water
used
Global 1,000m3
/billion
yen-
Sales revenue*3
15.2 14.8 14.0
Amount
of circulated
water usage
In Japan 1,000m3 48,349 52,372 68,416
Outside Japan 1,000m3 45,842*5 46,505*5 51,565
Global 1,000m3 94,149*5 98,876*5 119,981
Ratio of
circulated
water usage
In Japan %     177
Outside Japan % 468*5 487*5 523
Global % 179*5 188*5 247
Wastewater In Japan 1,000m3 41,779 41,802 40,496
Outside Japan 1,000m3 9,534 9,304 9,193
Global 1,000m3 51,312 51,106 49,689
Water pollution COD Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan t 229 228 239
Outside Japan t 838 1007 697
Global t 1,066 1,234 936
Total nitrogen In Japan t 250 298 247
Outside Japan t 722 683 608
Global t 972 981 855
Total
phosphorus
In Japan t 14 16 12
Outside Japan t - - -
Global t 14 16 12
Material Raw material
consumption
Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan t 105,393 129,910 117,122
Outside Japan t 71,905 77,101 68,845
Global t 177,298 207,011 185,967
Waste Waste
generated
Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan t 36,683 47,326 34,613
Outside Japan t 26,353 25,620 26,565
Global t 63,036 72,945 61,178
External
recycled
waste 
In Japan t 18,952 21,936 22,248
Outside Japan t 11,551 13,703 25,264
Global t 30,502 36,938 47,512
Final disposal In Japan t 35.3 8.6 1.9
Outside Japan t 459.0 225.3 184.0
Global t 494.3 233.9 185.9
Final disposal
rate
In Japan % 0.096 0.018 0.005
Outside Japan % 1.7 1.0 0.7
Global % 0.8 0.5 0.3
Basel
Convention
hazardous
wastes
Global   None None None
Air SOx Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan t 6.2 5.9 7.1
Outside Japan t 1.5 2.0 2.0
Global t 7.8 8.0 9.1
NOx In Japan t 16.1 17.1 17.4
Outside Japan t 10.3 11.9 12.8
Global t 26.4 28.9 30.2
Dust In Japan t 0.7 0.7 0.8
Outside Japan t 4.1 4.9 5.3
Global t 4.8 5.5 6.1
VOC In Japan t 488 596 481
ODS In Japan t 0.15 0.15 0.19
 PRTR  Releases into
the air
Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan t 54.6 61.6 56.9
Releases into
the water
In Japan t 4.5 5.0 5.0
Releases into
the soil
In Japan t 0 0 0
Management ISO14001-
certified sites
Plants and
Research
Laboratories
In Japan Sites 13 13 12
Outside Japan Sites 1 1 1
Global Sites 14 14 13
Expensive
fines by law
violation
Global   None None None
External survey Environmental Management
Survey
(Nikkei.inc)
Pharmaceutical
industry sector
In Japan Ranking 4 3 3
Site data Unit energy
consumption
Kyowa
Kirin Tokyo
Research Park
In Japan KL/m2
-Floor
area
0.0918 0.0762 0.0700
CO2 Emissions t 4,155 3,354 3,023
Water used 1,000m3 24 21 19
Wastewater 1,000m3 21 18 17
COD t - - -
Total nitrogen t 0.08 0.07 0.06
Total
phosphorus
t 0.00 0.01 0.00
Waste
generated
t 90.7 72.4 79.0
Final disposal t 0.0 0.0 0.0
SOx t 0 0 0
NOx t 0.21 0.21 0.20
Dust t 0 0 0
Unit energy
consumption
Kyowa Kirin Fuji Research Park and CMC R&D Center In Japan KL/m2
-Floor
area
0.193 0.184 0.129
CO2 Emissions t 24,731 22,964 16,489
Water used 1,000m3 2,682 2,636 1,890
Wastewater 1,000m3 2,198 2,272 1,507
COD t 0.82 1.22 1.46
Total nitrogen t 2.31 1.93 1.36
Total
phosphorus
t 0.16 0.17 0.08
Waste
generated
t 401 437 237
Final disposal t 0.3 0 0.0
SOx t 0 0 0
NOx t 3.41 3.15 2.80
Dust t 0 0 0
Unit energy
consumption
Kyowa
Kirin Takasaki
Plant
In Japan KL/m2
-Floor
area
0.215 0.209 0.215
CO2 Emissions t 23,383 22,327 22,659
Water used 1,000m3 300 295 315
Wastewater 1,000m3 300 295 315
COD t 0.55 0.51 0.62
Total nitrogen t 2.59 2.27 2.62
Total
phosphorus
t 0.24 0.18 0.26
Waste
generated
t 438 371 806
Final disposal t 3.0 0.8 0.8
SOx t 0 0 0
NOx t 2.36 2.00 2.69
Dust t 0.05 0.03 0.05
Unit energy
consumption
Kyowa
Kirin Ube Plant
In Japan KL/t-
Production
output
38.3 26.4 25.7
CO2 Emissions t 7,421 9,349 9,239
Water used 1,000m3 91 77 78
Wastewater 1,000m3 - - 4.26*6
COD t - - 0.23*6
Total nitrogen t - - 0.00*6
Total
phosphorus
t - - 0.00*6
Waste
generated
t 137 221 287
Final disposal t 0.4 0.6 0.7
Sox t 0 0 0
Nox t 0 1.68 1.70
Dust t 0 0 0
Unit energy
consumption
Kyowa Hakko
Bio Yamaguchi
Production
Center (Hofe)
In Japan KL/t-
Production
output
0.84 0.91 0.82
CO2 Emissions t 122,986 123,925 127,302
Water used 1,000m3 19,434 19,982 19,032
Wastewater 1,000m3 18,992 19,100 21,096
COD t 145 141 167
Total nitrogen t 196 241 223
Total
phosphorus
t 5.20 5.10 4.50
Waste
generated
t 14,011 16,013 16,164
Final disposal t 31.2 0.0 0.0
SOx t 0 0 0.00
NOx t 0.90 0.99 1.65
Dust t 0.01 0.02 0.02
Unit energy
consumption
Kyowa Hakko
Bio Yamaguchi
Production
Center (Ube)
In Japan KL/t-
Production
output
5.61 5.60 5.50
CO2 Emissions t 35,087 35,631 25,816
Water used 1,000m3 16,522 16,518 14,500
Wastewater 1,000m3 16,281 16,624 14,626
COD t 71 80 66
Total nitrogen t 27.9 28.6 13.7
Total
phosphorus
t 5.19 6.33 4.24
Waste
generated
t 20,005 28,561 14,200
Final disposal t 0.3 0.2 0.3
SOx t 0.78 0.17 0.57
NOx t 0.72 0.21 0.58
Dust t 0.07 0.02 0.06
Unit energy
consumption
Kyowa Pharma
Chemical
In Japan KL/t-
Production
output
11.5 10.4 14.0
CO2 Emissions t 26,791 27,498 29,216
Water used 1,000m3 3,855 3,336 2,801
Wastewater 1,000m3 3,957 3,462 2,926
COD t 11.30 4.70 3.9
Total nitrogen t 21.3 24.3 6.3
Total
phosphorus
t 3.03 4.05 3.30
Waste
generated
t 1,505 1,579 2,810
Final disposal t 0.0 0.1 0.0
SOx t 5.45 5.71 6.57
NOx t 6.51 6.82 7.76
Dust t 0.53 0.55 0.63
  1. *1:
    Data is from January to December. Amounts are rounded. As a result, the sum and breakdown of data may not equal the totals.
  2. *2:
    In Japan, the plants and research laboratories of Kyowa Kirin, Kyowa Medex (excluded in 2018 due to deconsolidation), Kyowa Hakko Bio and Kyowa Pharma Chemical are covered. Overseas, the plants of Kyowa Hakko Kirin China Pharmaceutical, BioKyowa (U.S.A.), Shanghai Kyowa Amino Acid, and Thai Kyowa Biotechnologies are covered.
  3. *3:
    Sales revenue data have been calculated based on the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  4. *4:
    We have disclosed overseas data since 2017.
  5. *5:
    Data has been revised as a change of scope and a result of data review.
  6. *6:
    Kyowa Kirin Ube Plant started drainage to the public sewer from 2018. Until 2017, it was drained to Kyowa Hakko Bio Yamaguchi Production Center (Ube) located on the same site.

Social

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Aspect Classification Items Scope Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018
Compliance Number of
reports to
hotline
  In Japan Cases 30 29 20
Research
and
development
R&D expenses
R&D
expenses
Consoli
dated
¥ billion 538 492 486
Rate of R&D
expenses to
net sales
Consoli
dated
% 15.7 13.9 14.0
Business
Partners
Questionnaires
about CSR
Number of
responded
companies
In Japan Compa
nies
259 343 440
Employees Number of
employees
by region
In Japan In Japan Persons 5,766 5,729 5,269
Outside
Japan
In America Persons 378 391 424
In Europe Persons 546 612 678
In Asia Persons 775 800 871
Total Consoli
dated
Persons 7,465 7,532 7,242
Employee
data
Number of
men
employees
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 2,917 2,848 2,768
Number of
women
employees
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 1,171 1,177 1,150
Total Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 4,088 4,025 3,918
Average
years of
service
(men)
Non-
consoli
dated
Years 17.9 18.4 18.8
Average
years of
service
(women)
Non-
consoli
dated
Years 16.8 17.4 17.4
Total Non-
consoli
dated
Years 17.6 18.1 18.4
Average age Non-
consoli
dated
Age 42 42.5 42.8
Average
annual salary
Non-
consoli
dated
Yen 8,329,277 8,369,461 8,562,688
The number of
new hires 
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 71 99 90
Average
number of
actual hours worked
Non-
consoli
dated
Hours 1,847 1,840 1,840
Full-time staff
turnover rate *1
Non-
consoli
dated
% 5.55 4.2 4.5
Diversity Number of 
disabled employees*2
In Japan Persons 148 150 143
Ratio of
disabled employees*2
In Japan % 2.29 2.33 2.45
Number of
women
managers
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 85 91 101
Ratio of
women
managers*3
Non-
consoli
dated
% 7.1 7.8 8.9
Special holiday / leave Men
taking child
care leave
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 3 6 3
Women
taking child
care leave 
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 110 101 100
Total Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 113 107 103
Reduced work
hour  for
childcare
(men)
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 0 0 0
Reduced work
hour  for
childcare
(women)
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 94 99 79
Total Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 94 99 79
Numbers
taking
nursing
care leave  
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 84 93 56
Occupational
health and
safety management*4
Total annual
hours worked
In Japan Hours 5,293,514 5,203,240 5,579,750
Accident
frequency rate
In Japan - 0.19 0.19 0.36
Accident
severity rate
In Japan - 0.009 0.005 0.011
Number of
fatalities
Employees Persons 0 0 0
Contractors Persons 0 0 0
Number of
participants
in safety
manager training *5
In Japan Persons 34 37 36
Rate of
participation
in a labor
union
  In Japan % 100 100 100
Shareholders Dividends per
share
Interim Non-
consoli
dated
Yen 12.50 12.50 15.00
Year–end Non-
consoli
dated
Yen 12.50 14.50 20.00
Total Non-
consoli
dated
Yen 25.00 27.00 35.00
Community Number of
participants
in Bio Adventure activities
  Non-consoli
dated
Persons 459 446 549
  1. *1:
    The number of employees who left the organization during this reporting period / the total number of full-time employees at the end of the reporting period (including employees who leave the organization voluntarily or due to dismissal, retirement, or death in service).
  2. *2:
    As of June each year. The figures are for the Kyowa Kirin Group (domestic).
  3. *3:
    The data is calculated based on the new criteria from 2015.
  4. *4:
    The plants and research laboratories of Kyowa Kirin, Kyowa Medex, Kyowa Hakko Bio and Kyowa Pharma Chemical are covered.
  5. *5:
    data is for April to March of the following year.

Governance

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Aspect Classification Items Scope Unit FY2016 FY2017 FY2018
Governance Structure of board of
directors
Number of
directors
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 8 8 7
Number of
outside directors
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 2 2 2
Number of
woman directors
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 1 1 1
Structure of board of
company auditors
Number of
company auditors
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 5 5 5
Number of
outside company
auditors
Non-
consoli
dated
Persons 3 3 3
Compensation of
directors
Total*1 Non-
consoli
dated
¥ Million 323 391 373
Compensation of
statutory auditors
Total*2 Non-
consoli
dated
¥ Million 25 26 26
  1. *1:
    Compensation of the members, excluding outsaide directors are covered.
  2. *2:
    Compensation of the members, excluding outside company auditors are covered.