Social

HR Development

Main online courses (Japan)

Course Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Fundamentals of security export control Persons 16,072 16,204 - - -
Import/Export control Persons 15,986 16,149 - - -
Fundamentals of Export Control Persons - - 17,332 17,844 18,979
Epson's compliance(code of conduct etc.) Persons 18,331 19,347 20,891 20,018 20,608
Basic information security Persons 19,924 19,550 21,982 20,258 22,127
Basic environmental training II Persons 17,379 17,008 18,626 17,490 20,343
Introduction to procurement (Subcontract Act.) Persons 16,801 - 17,801 - 16,736
Introduction to procurement(Ethics and code of conduct) Persons - 15,974 - 17,167 -
J-SOX Persons 18,497 18,642 - 18,673 -

* The number of person completing the course by March 31 every year. (Seiko Epson Corporation and domestic group companies)

Training by employee level

Training Who Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
New employee orientation New hires Persons 298 311 344 200 250
% 100 100 100 100 100
C-level employee training New C-level staff Persons 182 285 350 279 325
% 96.3 95.0 98.3 97.1 98.0
Senior staff training New senior staff Persons 247 206 231 227 269
% 91.1 95.8 97.4 95.0 96.4
Section manager training New section manager Persons 130 90 130 173 118
% 93.5 91.8 98.5 98.3 95.2
General manager training New general manager Persons 31 30 53 42 47
% 86.9 85.7 93.0 72.4 87.0

* The number of person completing the course by March 31 every year. (Seiko Epson Corporation)

Training Hours

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Training by regular employee Hours 11.0 11.1 7.4 20.9 21.5
Total training hours Hours - - - 228,696 235,910

* Seiko Epson HR Department training for regular employees and time spent on online courses. Education and training courses of functional supervisory departments and operations divisions are also included in FY2021.


Quality control training (Japan)

Course   Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
QC introduction People trained Persons 457 413 366 403 489
% trained % 91 88 90 90 85
QC-ABC People trained Persons 194 168 389 320 388
% trained % 76 75 77 77 71

* Number of licensed trainers as of March 31 of that year

Licensed quality control training trainers

Region   Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Southeast Asia Number of production sites
with licensed trainers
Companies 7 7 7 7 7
Licensed trainers Persons 97 80 77 78 76
China Number of production sites
with licensed trainers
Companies 7 6 6 5 5
Licensed trainers Persons 79 61 52 49 46

* Number of licensed trainers as of March 31 of that year

Promotion of Diversity

Employees with disabilities (Japan)

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Number of employees Persons 295 308 317 324 327 329
Employment ratio % 2.55 2.62 2.66 2.69 2.70 2.65
Target: Employment ratio of disable employees (%) 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 3.0%/FY2030

* Figures for fiscal year as of Jun 1 every year

Workforce composition

    Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Female/Male ratio Female % 16.3 16.3 16.3 16.9 17.0
Male % 83.7 83.7 83.4 83.1 83.0
Management diversity Female % 2.4 2.7 3.2 3.7 4.1
Male % 97.6 97.3 96.8 96.3 95.9
Target: Female management position ratio by FY2022 (%) 8% by FY205
Junior management diversity*1 Female % 6.0 6.2 6.5 6.9 7.1
Male % 94.0 93.8 93.5 93.1 92.9
Target: Female junior management position ratio by FY2022 (%) 10% by FY2025

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation employees as of March 31 every year
*1 Team leader

Employees by age group

Age Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Less than 20 Persons 49 42 45 30 28
20-29 Persons 1,533 1,671 1,804 1,728 1,743
30-39 Persons 2,208 2,080 1,983 1,928 2,004
40-49 Persons 3,714 3,650 3,487 3,293 3,202
50-59 Persons 3,724 3,777 3,900 3,946 3,948
60-69 Persons 0 0 1 0 0
70 and over Persons 0 0 0 0 0

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation regular employees as of March 31 every year

Employees by age and by gender (Global)

    Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Less than 20 Female % 2.4 1.2 0.6 0.9 0.9
Male % 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.4
S. Total % 3.4 1.9 0.9 1.4 1.3
20-29 Female % 20.4 21.0 19.6 19.5 19.7
Male % 18.2 17.6 16.9 15.6 15.2
S. Total % 38.6 38.6 36.5 35.1 34.9
30-39 Female % 12.0 12.0 12.1 12.8 13.3
Male % 13.5 13.4 14.5 14.6 14.8
S. Total % 25.5 25.4 26.6 27.4 28.1
40-49 Female % 7.7 8.2 8.5 8.8 8.4
Male % 12.7 12.9 13.1 13.1 12.3
S. Total % 20.4 21.1 21.6 21.9 20.8
50-59 Female % 2.6 2.9 3.4 3.5 3.6
Male % 8.9 9.4 10.2 10.3 10.5
S. Total % 11.5 12.2 13.5 13.8 14.1
60 and over Female % 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3
Male % 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.6
S. Total % 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.9
Total Female % 45.3 45.5 44.5 45.6 46.2
Male % 54.7 54.5 55.5 54.4 53.8
G. Total % 100 100 100 100 100

* Data for all Epson group companies regular employees as of March 31 every year

Composition of new-graduate regular employees

  Unit FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Female Persons 66 52 50 64
% 19 26 20 19
Male Persons 278 148 200 280
% 81 74 80 81
Total Persons 344 200 250 344

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation

Composition of mid-career hires in regular employment

  Unit FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Female Persons 9 13 78
 % 30 27 32
Male Persons 21 35 163
 % 70 73 68
Total Persons 30 48 241

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation

Percentage of mid-career hires of regular employees to the number of hired regular employees

FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
22.7% 29.6% 8.0% 19.4% 49.1%

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation

Length of employment

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Total Years 19.4 19.2 19.1 19.3 19.0
Female Years 21.5 20.9 20.4 20.3 19.9
Male Years 18.9 18.9 18.9 19.1 18.8

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation employees as of March 31 every year

Average age

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Total Years old 43.6 43.6 43.6 43.8 43.7
Female Years old 43.9 43.6 43.5 43.6 43.5
Male Years old 43.6 43.6 43.6 43.8 43.7

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation employees as of March 31 every year

Turnover rate

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Total turnover rate % 4.5 4.1 4.5 4.4 5.1
Voluntary turnover rate % 1.8 1.5 1.4 1.5 2.2

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation as of March 20 every year. Total turnover rate includes retired employees. (Including retired employees)

Wage difference between male and female employees

Ratio of women’s wages to men’s wages.

  FY2021 FY2022
All employees 74.9% 76.5%
Regular 75.7% 76.7%
Non-Regular 74.6% 77.8%
(Reference)Management positions  97.8% 97.1%

* Seiko Epson Corporation on a non-consolidated basis
* Wage includes wages, salaries, allowances, bonuses, and all other things paid by an employer to a employee as compensation for labor

Fostering a Better Workplace

Workforce composition by employment type and by gender (Global)

    Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Full-time employment Female % 36.1 35.5 32.7 34.0 35.2
Male % 43.0 43.0 41.1 40.5 41.0
S. Total % 79.1 78.5 73.8 74.5 76.1
Part-time employment/Contract Female % 10.8 12.0 15.8 15.4 14.0
Male % 5.2 6.4 7.8 6.8 6.7
S. Total % 16.0 18.4 23.6 22.2 20.7
Temporary Female % 2.1 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.4
Male % 2.8 1.6 1.3 1.7 1.8
S. Total % 4.9 3.0 2.6 3.3 3.2
Total Female % 49.0 48.9 49.8 51.0 50.5
Male % 51.0 51.1 50.2 49.0 49.5
G. Total % 100 100 100 100 100

* Data for all Epson group companies as of March 31 every year

Composition of all managerial positions by gender (Global)

    Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Junior management positions Female % 18.8 18.8 19.4 20.3 21.5
Male % 81.2 81.2 80.6 79.7 78.5
S. Total % 100 100 100 100 100
Top management positions Female % 13.4 14.7 13.0 12.5 10.6
Male % 86.6 85.3 87.0 87.5 89.4
S. Total % 100 100 100 100 100
Total Female % 16.2 16.7 17.1 18.0 20.2
Male % 83.8 83.3 82.9 82.0 79.8
G. Total % 100 100 100 100 100

* Data for all Epson group companies as of March 31 every year

Composition of managerial positions in revenue-generating functions by gender (Global)

    Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Management positions in revenue-generating functions Female % 14.7 14.6 15.2 16.0 18.5
Male % 85.3 85.4 84.8 84.0 81.5
S. Total % 100 100 100 100 100
Management positions in non-revenue generating functions Female % 24.5 25.6 25.8 27.2 28.5
Male % 75.5 74.4 74.2 72.8 71.5
S. Total % 100 100 100 100 100
Total Female % 16.2 16.7 17.1 18.0 20.2
Male % 83.8 83.3 82.9 82.0 79.8
G. Total % 100 100 100 100 100

* Data for all Epson group companies as of March 31 of that year
* "Management positions in revenue-generating functions" means those functions including R&D, design, manufacturing, procurement, sales, customer service, etc. but excluding back-office functions such as general affairs, HR, accounting, legal, administration, etc.

Annual total working hours per employee

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Total working hours Hours 1,943 1,879 1,848 1,854 1,845  
Target Hours - 1,900 1,865 1,850 1,845 1,845

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation employees as of March 31 every year

Paid leave

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022 FY2023
Number of paid leave used Days 13.9 15.6 15.9 15.3 16.2  
Target (days): 15.0 18.0 18.0 18 20 20
% 69.5 78.0 79.5 76.5 81.0  
Target (%): 75.0 90.0 90.0 90 100 100

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation employees as of March 31 every year

Childcare leave trends

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Childcare leave Total Persons 75 102 109 169 323
Female Persons 35 41 37 38 38
Ratio of female granted leave*1 % 100 100 100 100 90.5
Male Persons 40 61 72 131 273
  Ratio of female granted leave*1 Persons 13.6 21.3 30.8 53.5 97.2

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation employees as of March 20 every year
*1Calculation for FY2022:
Number of employees who took childcare leave in the fiscal year/Number of employees who gave birth or whose spouse gave birth in the fiscal year.
Calculation for the fiscal years up to FY2021:
Number of people who took childcare leave/Number of people eligible for the system (people eligible for the system: those who gave birth to a child and who became eligible to take childcare leave).

Caregiver leave trends

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Care giver Leave Persons 2 6 2 5 2
Employee using caregiver reduced hours Persons 5 4 4 6 5

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation employees as of March 20 every year

Result of employee survey

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Participation ratio % 96.7 97.4 92.5 98.9 95.4
% of engaged employees % 92.2 91.2 92.0 92.7 92.3

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation regular employees and employees after retirement age.
1 Percentage of respondents who rated their satisfaction 3 or higher on a 5-point scale

Labor Union membership

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Ratio of Union membership % 85.8 85.9 86.5 86.4 86.2

* Data for Seiko Epson Corporation employees as of March 20 every year

Collective bargaining agreements

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements % 55.4 56.2 57.7 54.7 53.5

* Data for Epson overseas subsidiaries employees as of March 31 every year

Employee coverage of the individual performance appraisals by MBO (Manegement by Objectives)

    Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Performance appraisals by MBO Female % 47.8 59.3 64.6 62.4 58.9
Male % 31.0 46.9 51.9 54.6 52.7
Total % 44.9 53.8 58.9 59 56.1

* Data for Epson overseas subsidiaries employees as of March 31 every year
* In Japan, MBO is in principle implemented for 100% of employees

Minimum Wage

Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage

  Unit Amount Local min. wage % to local min. wage
Epson Precision (Philippines), Inc.
Philippine Peso
(as of March 2023 by the day)
Female 444 429 103.4%
Male 444 429 103.4%
Average 444 429 103.4%
Epson Engineering (Shenzhen) Ltd.
Chinese Yuan
(as of March 2023 by the month)
Female 3,300 2,360 139.8%
Male 3,300 2,360 139.8%
Average 3,300 2,360 139.8%
PT. Indonesia Epson Industry
Indonesian Rupiah
(as of January 2023 by the month)
Female 7,156,150 5,137,574 139.3%
Male 7,156,150 5,137,574 139.3%
Average 7,156,150 5,137,574 139.3%

Occupational Safety and Health

Occupational injury accident frequency (Global)

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Occupational accident rate - 0.07 0.10 0.13 0.13 0.30

* The number of injury accidents per million work hours, where an injury accident is an incident that causes a worker to miss one or more days of work
* We have enhanced our occupational health and safety activities by changing our management of indicators to include sales companies in addition to manufacturing sites starting in FY2022

Occupational injury accident seriousness (Global)

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Injuries severity rate - 0.005 0.002 0.004 0.003  0.006

* The number of working days missed per 1,000 work hours, where an injury accident is an incident that causes a worker to miss one or more days of work
* We have enhanced our occupational health and safety activities by changing our management of indicators to include sales companies in addition to manufacturing sites starting in FY2022

Supply Chain Management

Supplier conference for CSR

Area   Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Japan Number of companies Companies 447 510 764 550 969
China Number of companies Companies 222 58 77 22 80
Philippines Number of companies Companies 70 0 17 86 81
Indonesia Number of companies Companies 168 193 17 145 30
Others Number of companies Companies 225 63 40 97 35
Total Number of companies Companies 1,132 824 898 814 1,195


Annual evaluation

Evaluation   Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Direct evaluation Number of accounts Accounts 1,481 1,525 1,440 1,572 1,582
Ratio of evaluation suppliers % 100 100 100 100 100
Evaluation of emergency response capabilities*1
(BCP self assessment questionnaire)
Number of companies Companies - 1,336 1,465 1,233  948
Ratio of evaluation suppliers % - 84 85 94  82
Safety management evaluation*1
(BCP self assessment questionnaire)
Number of companies Companies - 1,402 1.384 1,245  948
Ratio of evaluation suppliers % - 85 78 95 80



Detailed CSR evaluation

Evaluation   Unit FY2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Direct suppliers
(Production material)
Number of companies Companies - 312 222 293 164
Ratio of high risk rank % - 5 0 0 0
Indirect suppliers
(Non-production material)
Number of companies Companies - 124 233 220 232
Ratio of high risk rank % - 16 8  0 0


Conflict Minerals

Conflict minerals survey

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Survey sheet recovery rate % 92 91 97 99 99
Number of identified smelters*1 - 314 344 340 406 349
Number of CFS*2-certified smelters - 256 268 242 244 229

*1 For information regarding the details of the smelters, see List of the RMI-recognized smelters and refiners identified in Seiko Epson's supply chain.
*2 Conflict-free smelters (CFS) certified by RMI's Responsible Minerals Assurance Program (RMAP).

Each mineral data

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Gold  Number of identified smelters - 150 159 166 181 175
Number of CFS-certified smelters - 102 107 107 106 95
Tantalum Number of identified smelters - 40 45 41 44 36
Number of CFS-certified smelters - 40 40 38 39 34
Tin Number of identified smelters - 81 93 79 117 86
Number of CFS-certified smelters - 74 78 55 56 63
Tungusten Number of identified smelters - 43 47 54 64 52
Number of CFS-certified smelters - 40 43 42 43 37

Corporate Citizenship

Corporate citizenship

  Unit FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Corporate citizenship expenditures Billion yen 0.82 0.90 0.58 0.77 1.61

* The monetary equivalent of donations and grants, as well as human, material, and other assistances

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