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Sustainability Data

Environmental Data

Environmental policy

Yes "JFR Group Eco Vision"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/top-commitment03.html

"JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html
Climate change

Climate change policy

Yes "JFR Group Eco Vision"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/top-commitment03.html

"JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Item

Boundary

Unit

FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023

Scope 1 GHG

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

Consolidated

t-CO2

14,548

13,824

13,074

11,170

12,368

11,958

11,459

Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions

Consolidated

t-CO2

1,504

2,137

2,140

813

1,636

1,756

2,562

Scope1 emissions

Consolidated

t-CO2

16,052

15,961

15,214

11,983

14,004

13,714

14,021

Scope 2 GHG

CO2 emissions (market base)

Consolidated

t-CO2

178,102

166,605

147,294

120,123

108,808

96,071

68,736

(location base)

Consolidated

t-CO2

184,047

177,987

174,094

147,820

149,690

146,810

142,935

Scope 1 and 2 GHG

Scope 1 and 2 emissions

Consolidated

t-CO2

194,154

182,566

162,508

132,106

122,812

109,785

82,757

vs. SBT base year (FY2017)

%

-

▲ 6.0

▲ 16.3

▲ 32.0

▲ 36.7

▲ 43.5

▲ 57.4

Scope 3 GHG emissions

Scope 3 emissions

Consolidated

t-CO2

2,927,320

3,123,238

3,782,555

2,470,411

2,420,492

2,761,669

2,898,436

vs. SBT base year (FY2017)

%

-

-

-

-

▲ 17.3

▲ 5.7

▲ 1.0

Scope1・2 GHG Emissions per Unit

Gross sales per Unit

Consolidated

t-CO2/One million yen

0.17

0.16

0.14

0.17

0.14

0.11

0.07

Energy

Electricity

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

333,514

328,900

327,851

288,691

305,752

305,287

297,828

City gas

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

70,353

67,118

64,095

58,064

64,632

63,516

61,488

A type Heavy oil

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

70

70

70

65

49

64.9

52

Kerosene

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.1

Gasoline

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

6,805

6,295

5,368

2,929

3,011

2,126

1,916

Natural gas

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

13

14

11

1

0

0

0

Diesel oil

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

0

0

88

88

105

101

28

Steam / Hot and cold water

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

64,758

65,969

68,730

54,133

54,500

59,344

60,848

Total

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

475,513

468,366

466,214

403,973

428,049

430,439

422,160

Ratio of renewable energy

Usage

Consolidated

MWh

0

0

13,046

29,647

62,156.0

102,676

157,454

Renewable energy ratio to total electricity usage

%

0.0 

0.0 

4.0 

10.3 

20.3 

33.6

52.9

Number of ISO 14001 certified companies

Total

Consolidated*1

Companies

4

4

4

4

4

1

1

Water

Water policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Item

Boundary

Unit

FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023

Water

Tap water

Usage (water intake)

Consolidated*3

-

1,317,230

1,260,594

1,407,531

1,719,788

1,796,295

1,880,316

Groundwater

Usage (water intake)

Consolidated*3

-

480,731

452,702

459,054

570,760

613,303

625,066

Gray water

Usage (water intake)

Consolidated*3

-

136,804

125,989

198,882

158,848

151,017

140,709

Total

Usage (water intake)

Consolidated*3

-

1,934,765

1,839,285

2,065,467

2,449,396

2,560,615

2,646,091

Emissions*2

Emissions

Consolidated*3

-

1,934,765

1,839,285

2,065,467

2,449,396

2,560,615

2,646,091

Resources/waste

Raw materials policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Waste policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Chemicals policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Biodiversity policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Item

Boundary

Unit

FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023

Packaging materials usage*8

Usage

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

t

2,370

2,236

2,030

1,075

1,129

1,200

1,221

Paper

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

t

-

-

1,607

815

929

953

973

Cardboard

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

t

-

-

139

147

99

147

147

Plastic packaging

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

t

-

-

284

113

101

100

101

Waste ★ *5 (including food waste)

Amount generated

Consolidated*3

t

18,532

17,202

17,597

21,694

26,637

29,855

29,814

Amount recycled

Consolidated*3

t

10,863

9,938

10,453

12,479

12,845

15,421

16,176

Final disposal amount

Consolidated*3

t

7,669

7,264

7,144

9,216

13,792

14,434

13,638

Recycling ratio

Consolidated*3

%

58.6 

57.8 

59.4 

57.5 

48.2 

51.7 

54.3

Food waste★ *6

Amount generated

Consolidated*7

t

4,497

4,312

4,379

2,886

4,394

4,753

4,943

Amount recycled

Consolidated*7

t

2,416

2,477

2,610

1,857

3,027

3,598

3,934

Final disposal amount

Consolidated*7

t

2,081

1,835

1,769

1,029

1,367

1,155

1,009

Recycling ratio

Consolidated*7

%

53.7

57.4

59.6

64.3

68.9

75.7 

79.6

Specified hazardous waste*8

Amount disposed

Consolidated

t

0

0

0

0

6

0.2

0

NOx

Emissions

Consolidated

t

-

-

2.2

2.7

3.3

3.2

2.9

SOx

Emissions

Consolidated

t

-

-

0

0

0

0

0

VOC

Emissions

Consolidated

t

-

-

0

0

0

0

0

Compliance

Item

Boundary

Unit

FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023

Number of violations of environment-related laws and regulations

Consolidated

-

-

0

0

0

0

0

Of which those related to water

Consolidated

-

-

0

0

0

0

0

Environmental fines and penalties

Consolidated

Millions of yen

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

★ Received third-party assurance from LRQA Limited. (Received the same assurance for water and waste in FY2020 and for energy usage, renewable energy usage, and food waste in FY2021.)
*1 Water usage and emissions are the same volume.
*2 Boundaries for the years up to FY2019 are Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores.
*2 Boundaries for the years up to FY2020 are Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores.
*4 Weight of wrapping paper, shopping bags, paper bags, plastic bags for food products, etc.
*5 Waste includes general waste, industrial waste, and food waste.
*6 (1) Waste PCB, etc.; (2) PCB contaminated materials; (3) PCB processed materials; (4) waste mercury, etc.; (5) waste mercury, etc. processed materials; (6) specified sewage sludge; (7) waste asbestos; and (8) burnt residue, sludge, slag, dust, waste acid, waste alkali, etc. exceeding the limits

Social Data

Human rights policy

Yes "Human rights policy"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Child labor prohibition policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Forced labor prohibition policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Anti-discrimination policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Overwork prohibition policy

Yes
Yes
"Human rights policy"
"Occupational health and safety policy"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Freedom of association policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html

Collective bargaining rights policy

Yes "JFR Principles of Action"
https://www.j-front-retailing.com/english/sustainability/principles-of-action.html
  Boundary Unit FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023

Number of employees

Consolidated

People

10,429

10,276

9,844

9,635

8,148

7,258

7,369

Regular employees

Consolidated

People

6,723

6,695

6,579

6,528

5,589

5,115

5,277

Dedicated employees

Consolidated

People

1,573

1,697

1,739

1,688

1,444

1,195

1,170

Fixed-term employees

Consolidated

People

2,133

1,884

1,526

1,419

1,115

948

922

Share of female employees

Consolidated

57.2

56.8

57.0

56.3

55.6

52.9

53.45

Share of women in management positions★ *1

Consolidated

14.3

14.7

16.6

19.9

21.3

22.2

22.5

Number of new graduate hires

Consolidated

People

79

94

76

94

68

107

92

 Male

Consolidated

People

36

44

38

41

33

38

34

 Female

Consolidated

People

43

50

38

53

35

69

58

Share of female new graduate hires

Consolidated

54.4

53.2

50.0

56.4

51.5

64.5

63.04

Employment rate of disabled people

Consolidated*2

2.21

2.21

2.21

2.66

2.93

2.89

Number of foreign employees

Consolidated

People

15

14

40

42

50

50

Share of foreign employees

Consolidated

0.1

0.1

0.4

0.5

0.7

0.7

Employee turnover rate*3

Consolidated

3.6

3.3

3.9

1.9

10.5

5.3

5.4

Turnover due to childcare and family care

Consolidated

1.1

1.4

1.8

2.0

Involuntary turnover rate

Consolidated

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Number of employees taking childcare leave

Consolidated*4

People

175

203

161

139

88

75

81

Percentage of women returning to work after taking childcare leave

Consolidated*5

95.3

93.4

94

Percentage of male employees taking childcare leave

Consolidated

18.8

43.6

68.0

87.5

Wage differences between men and women*6

(All workers)

Consolidated*9

-

-

59.8

65.3

(Of which regular employees*7)

Consolidated*9

-

71.3

74.4

(Of which non-regular employees*8)

Consolidated*9

-

-

70.9

72.7

Number of employees taking childcare leave

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

People

175

203

161

139

135

36

36

Numer of employees working shorter hours for childcare

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

People

137

166

157

209

304

298

276

Return rate after childcare leave

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

93.0

97.4

89.5

94.4

93.0

93.0

95

Number of employees taking family care leave

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

People

2

10

3

2

5

8

8

Number of employees taking family care time off

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

People

31

42

30

30

4

40

52

Numer of employees working shorter hours for family care

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

People

0

1

0

0

1

4

18

Percentage of employees earning minimum wage by region*10

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Health examination participation rate

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

99.7

99.9

99.6

100

99.8

100

100

Stress check response rate

Daimaru Matsuzakaya

95.9

96.4

96.5

97.4

97.1

96.3

97.2

Number of labor accidents (work accidents)

Consolidated*11

Cases

40

38

68

81

51

40

50

Number of labor accidents (commutation accidents)

Consolidated*11

Cases

26

17

23

38

31

31

30

Lost time injury frequency rate
(Employees)

Consolidated*12

2.17

1.86

1.74

1.85

0.88

0.79

Number of work-related fatalities
(Employees)

Consolidated

People

0

0

0

0

0

0

Number of work-related fatalities
(Contractors)

Consolidated

People

0

0

0

0

0

0

OHSAS1800/ISO45001 acquisition rate
(Calculated on a business site basis)

Consolidated

0

0

0

0

0

0

Number of harassment consultation

Consolidated

Cases

14

22

50

40

37

47

41

Number of usage of JFR Group Compliance Hotline

Consolidated

Cases

28

24

36

24

46

49

61

Data security: number of data breaches*13

Consolidated

Cases

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

Amount donated to communities

Consolidated

Millions of yen

43

71

67

62

75

87

35.93

Political contribution expenses

Consolidated

Millions of yen

2.2

0.2

0.3

0.07

0.04

0.17

0.17

Penalty for corruption

Consolidated

Millions of yen

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Punishment/dismissal for anti-corruption violations

Consolidated

People

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

★  Received third-party assurance from LRQA Limited (Received the same assurance for social data in FY2021)
*1  Manager level or above
*2  Special scope of associates as of June each year
*3  Number of retired employees during the year / Number of employees at the beginning of the year
(The number of retired employees above excludes employees who retired because of retirement age, transfer and becoming officers.)
*4  Boundaries for the years up to FY2020 are Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores (the numbers of employees taking childcare leave continuously after the year of birth). Boundaries for FY2021 and beyond are consolidated (the numbers of employees who started childcare leave in the year of birth).
*5  Boundaries for the years up to FY2020 are Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores.
*6  Wage differences between men and women = average annual wage for women / average annual wage for men × 100 % (excluding commuting allowance)
*7  Regular employee (including employees seconded outside the company)
*8  Dedicated employees, fixed-term employees, contract employees, retirees rehired on a contract basis
*9  Scope for FY2022 is Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores
*10  Grade 1 and 2 dedicated employees of Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores paid according to a wage table by region
*11 Boundaries for the years up to FY2018 are Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores.
*12 Lost time injury frequency rate: The frequency of lost time injuries occurring in a workplace per one million hours worked
*13 Confidential information breaches and personal data breaches

Governance Data

  Unit FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023 FY2024

Number of Directors

People

13

13

13

13

12

10

11

10

Male

People

12

11

11

12

9

7

8

7

Female

People

1

2

2

1

3

3

3

3

Number of independent Outside Directors

People

5

5

6

6

6

6

7

6

Male

People

4

3

4

5

4

4

5

4

Female

People

1

2

2

1

2

2

2

2

Share of independent Outside Directors

%

38.5

38.5

46.2

46.2

50.0

60.0

63.6

60.0

Number of Directors and Executive Officers

People

5

5

4

4

4

2

2

2

Share of Directors and Executive Officers

%

38.5

38.5

30.8

30.8

33.3

20.0

18.2

20.0

Share of female Directors

%

7.7

15.4

15.4

7.7

25.0

30.0

27.3

30.0

Political contribution expenses
(consolidated)

Millions of yen

2.2

0.2

0.3

0.07

0.04

0.17

0.17

-

Penalty for corruption
(consolidated)

Millions of yen

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

Punishment/dismissal for anti-corruption violations
(consolidated)

People

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

Sustainability Bond (9th Unsecured Bond) Reporting

The Company issued sustainability bonds in May 2021 ¥15.0 billion to contribute to resolving both environmental and social issues through business activities.
*Bonds where the proceeds are used for projects that both: (1) have a positive impact on the environment (environmental/green features) and (2) contribute to solving social issues (social features)

Project category Output Outcome Impact Use of funds
Realization of decarbonized society

Green building

Overview of eligible projects

Construction of the main building of Daimaru Shinsaibashi store (FY2019)

Construction of Shibuya PARCO (FY2019)

Status of building certification/confirmation (timing / certification level)
Main building of Daimaru Shinsaibashi store:Osaka City building environmental plan system, ranked A (FY2019)
Shibuya PARCO:Tokyo building environmental plan system, graded 3rd (FY2021)
Electricity reduction
Main building of Daimaru Shinsaibashi store: Up 1,940 MWh (vs. FY2014*)
Shibuya PARCO: Down 2,730 MWh (vs. FY2014*)
Scope 1 and 2 GHG emission reduction
Main building of Daimaru Shinsaibashi store: Down 7,895 t-CO2 (vs. FY2014*)
Shibuya PARCO: Down 869 t-CO2 (vs. FY2014*)

* Estimated value for FY2014, the last full business year before rebuilding
(The building structure is not identical due to reconstruction.)
Leading a decarbonized society and creating a global environment for future generations Amount already allocated: ¥6,000 million
Total allocation: ¥6,000 million

Renewable energy

Purchased renewable energy-sourced electricity: 102,633 MWh

Share of renewable energy-sourced electricity in total electricity consumption:33.6% (up 13.3% YoY)

Amount already allocated: ¥1,353 million
Amount allocated in FY2022: ¥1,687 million
Total allocation: ¥3,040 million

Green procurement

No. of leased EVs: 11 in FY2022 (156 in total, 41.7% in total)

Reduction in CO2 emissions by electrifying corporate fleet: Approximately 343 t-CO2 a year

(Calculated by comparing with the emissions of the same type of gasoline vehicles)
Amount already allocated: ¥170 million
Amount allocated in FY2022: ¥91 million
Total allocation: ¥261 million

Energy efficiency

No. of LEDs installed for replacement: Approximately 16,000 in FY2022 (172,000 in total)

Reduction in CO2 emissions by switching to LED lighting: Approximately 8,600 t-CO2 a year

Amount already allocated: ¥839 million
Amount allocated in FY2022: ¥391 million
Total allocation: ¥1,230 million
Coexistence with local communities

Socioeconomic
improvement and
empowerment
(Community)

No. of tenants operating around Daimaru Kobe store in the Former Foreign Settlement in Kobe: 49 in FY2022

Initiatives to revitalize communities
Kobe Market to introduce and sell attractive products in local areas such as Hyogo and Kobe
Traveling sales service using bus waiting areas for long-distance customers (Shinki Bus Cargo and Passenger Consolidation Business)
Local revitalization through collaborative events with companies and organizations using the Old Settlement area
Customer traffic to Daimaru Kobe store: 8,831,000 people

Together with local people, creating prosperous future-oriented communities in which people gather, centering on our stores Amount already allocated: ¥3,137 million
Amount allocated in FY2022: ¥1,303 million
Total allocation: ¥4,440 million
Promotion of diversity & inclusion

Socioeconomic
improvement and
empowerment
(Women / disabled people)

No. of times of holding JFR Women’s School
No. of times JFR Women’s School was held (4 times in FY2022)
Cost for Mother Recruitment
¥6,551,000 in FY2022

Status of appointment of women to management positions (consolidated)
Share of women in management positions in FY2022: 22.2%
No. of the participants in JFR Women’s School (annual) 33 people in FY2022
No. of people employed through Mother Recruitment (annual): 5 people in FY2022

Realizing a highly diverse society in which everyone recognizes each other’s diversity and flexibly demonstrates his/her individuality Amount already allocated: ¥23 million
Amount allocated in FY2023: ¥6 million
Total allocation: ¥29 million

<Status of asset allocation>
Amount of issue: ¥15,000 million Amount already allocated: 11,522 million Amount allocated in FY2022: ¥3,478 million Total amount allocated: ¥15,000 million