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Data Collection

The applicable periods are the consolidated accounting periods(ending each March 31 of 2019, 2020, and 2021)and the applicable dates are as of March 31 of each year if they have no annotation. Unannotated items are non-consolidated. The data marked with a star( ✔ )has been verified by a third party.
Note: The following figures for female managers, average age of employees, average length of employment, and number of people utilizing childcare leave and nursing care leave do not include corporate officers, advisors, and non-permanent employees of NEC Corporation.

Governance

Corporate Governance 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of directors Total 11 11 11 12
Male 10 10 10 10
Female 1 1 1 2
Number of outside directors (ratio) 5
(45.5%)
5
(45.5%)
5
(45.5%)
6
(50.0%)
Number of directors with non-Japanese citizenship (ratio) 0 0 0 1
(8.3%)
Number of corporate officers Total - - 44 45
Male - - 44 45
Female - - 0 0

As of June 30 of each year

Risk / Compliance

Risk / Compliance FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Web-based compliance training completion rate (%) Non-consolidated 98.3 98.4 98.8 99.0
Consolidated Group in Japan 98.0 98.6 98.9 98.5
Compliance hotline: Number of consultations 118 121 90 76
Personal information protection training completion rate (%) 100.0 100.0 98.0 98.0

Supply Chain Management

Supply-Chain Management FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of companies with information security assessments*1 Japan 54 46 47 44
Abroad 34 31 31 46
Number of Supplier Visit Records (SVRs) conducted by NEC - 77 104 55
Number of companies at the sustainability and information security measures briefing conducted by NEC (participants) 1,361
(1,813)
1,320
(1,758)
1,343
(1,804)
1,436
(1,436)
Number of business partner companies subject to inspection and review of information security measures by NEC*1 On-site assessment 54 37 28 38
Web-based self-assessment 1,467 1,423 1,465 1,456
  • *1
    including Japanese and non-Japan-based Group companies

Social

Respecting Human Rights

Respecting Human Rights FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of people who have completed a human rights awareness training Web-based training 8,026 20,936 21,150 20,592
Group study 586 441 537 614*2
Human rights hotline: Number of consultations 49 48 42 23
  • *2
    Training in 2020 was held online.

Employee Composition

Diversity

Employee composition FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Consolidated number of employees by region (ratio) Total 109,390
(100.0%)
110,595
(100.0%)
112,638
(100.0%)
114,714
(100.0%)
Japan 79,642
(72.8%)
76,799
(69.4%)
76,180
(67.6%)
75,923
(66.2%)
Asia Pacific 10,985
(10.0%)
11,772
(10.6%)
14,114
(12.5%)
13,904
(12.1%)
China/East Asia 4,739
(4.3%)
4,614
(4.2%)
4,782
(4.2%)
4,706
(4.1%)
EMEA 6,636
(6.1%)
9,797
(8.9%)
10,505
(9.3%)
12,415
(10.8%)
North America 2,710
(2.5%)
2,769
(2.5%)
2,734
(2.4%)
2,348
(2.0%)
Latin America 4,678
(4.3%)
4,844
(4.4%)
4,323
(3.8%)
5,418
(4.7%)
Diversity FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of employees by gender (ratio)
(Excluding temporary employees)
Total 21,010 20,252 20,125 20,589*3
Male 17,390 16,643 16,381 16,551
Female 3,620
(17.2%)
3,609
(17.8%)
3,744
(18.6%)
4,038
(19.6%)
Number of employees with non-Japanese citizenship 267 268 290 251
Ratio of female in STEM-related positions 12.3%
Consolidated number of employees by gender (ratio)
(Excluding temporary employees)
Total 110,595 112,638 114,714
Male 83,895 84,533 84,592
Female 26,700
(24.1%)
28,105
(25.0%)
30,122
(26.3%)
  • *3
    Corporate officers have not been included in the number of employees.

Managers

Managers 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of managers (ratio)
(As of April 1 of each fiscal year)
Total 6,467 6,099 6,138 7,534
Male 6,095 5,740 5,743 6,992
Female ✔372
✔(5.8%)
✔359
✔(5.9%)
✔395
✔(6.4%)
✔542
✔(7.2%)
Number of female department heads or higher (Ratio to total personnel in department, heads or higher positions)
(As of April 1 of each fiscal year)
95
(4.3%)
102
(4.8%)
116
(5.4%)
140
(5.5%)
Ratio of female manegers in first level of managemet
(As of April 1 of each fiscal year)
- - - 8.3%
Ratio of female managers in revenue generationg function
(As of April 1 of each fiscal year)
- - - 5.4%
Consolidated number and ratio of female managers*4
(As of March 31 of each year)
- 2,121
(7.8%)
✔2,105
✔(7.8%)
✔2,435
✔(9.2%)
  • *4
    Excluding Group companies of Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited

Number of Employees by Employment Type

Number of Employees by Employment Type FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of employees by employment type Regular 21,010 20,252 20,125 20,589*3
Temporary 42 50 46 45
Consolidated number of employees by employment type Regular 112,638 114,714
Temporary 8,703 7,350

Hiring

Hiring FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of new employees (ratio)
(Including mid-career hires)
Total 505 449 703 1,012
Male 364 317 515 721
Female 141
(27.9%)
132
(29.4%)
188
(26.7%)
291
(28.8%)
Number of new employees who are new graduates with non-Japanese citizenship 37 31 17 11

Hiring of People with Disabilities

Hiring of People with Disabilities 2018 2019 2020 2021
Non-consolidated number of employees with disabilities (ratio) NEC Corporation, NEC Friendly Staff, Ltd., NEC Management Partner, Ltd. -
✔2.22%
372
✔2.33%
383
✔2.38%
387
2.37%
Consolidated ratio of employees with disabilities Consolidated Group in Japan 2.14% ✔1.99%*5 ✔2.18%*6 2.27%*6
  • Based on figures collected as of June 1 of each year under the Act for Promotion of Employment of Persons with Disabilities
  • *5
    At 12 wholly owned subsidiaries in Japan, excluding application to affiliates under the Act for Promotion of Employment of Persons with Disabilities
  • *6
    At 13 wholly owned subsidiaries in Japan, excluding application to affiliates under the Act for Promotion of Employment of Persons with Disabilities

Employee Data

Employee Data 2018 2019 2020 2021
Average age of employees (Years old) Total ✔43.4 ✔43.4 ✔43.7 ✔43.7
Male ✔43.8 ✔43.9 ✔44.2 ✔44.2
Female ✔41.5 ✔41.5 ✔41.8 ✔41.5
Number of employees by age group Total 21,010 20,252 20,125 20,589*3
Between 18–30 2,057 2,146 2,202 2,527
Between 30–50 11,708 10,654 9,847 9,473
Above 50 7,245 7,452 8,076 8,589
Average length of employment (Years)
Total ✔19.0 ✔19.0 ✔19.2 ✔18.9
Male ✔19.2 ✔19.2 ✔19.4 ✔19.2
Female ✔18.3 ✔18.1 ✔18.3 ✔17.8

Length of Employment

Length of Employment FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
New graduate hire retention (%)
All new graduate hires, regardless of academic history
Total - - 89.1% 90.7%
Male - - 88.0% 90.6%
Female - - 91.7% 91.2%
Turnover rate (%) 3.5% 6.0% 3.5% 2.5%
  • *7
    The fiscal 2021 figures are the percentages of the new graduates hired on April 1, 2018, who were still employed by the Company three years later (April 1, 2021). The fiscal 2020 figures have been calculated in a similar manner.

Healthy Work-life Balance

Healthy Work-life Balance FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of days of annual paid leave
(Average for all employees, excluding carryover)
21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5
Ratio of taking paid leave (%) 69.3% 67.5% 67.6% 55.8%
Number of people utilizing childcare leave Total ✔358 ✔381 ✔354 ✔374
Male 25 33 40 67
Female 333 348 314 307
Ratio of people returning to work after childcare leave*8 (%) 94.7% 97.3% 97.5% 98.5%
Number of people working shorter hours due to childcare Total 882 845 781 765
Male 17 21 14 5
Female 865 824 767 760
Number of people utilizing nursing care leave ✔32 ✔24 ✔15 ✔12
Number of people working shorter hours due to nursing care 25 23 26 20
Average monthly overtime (Hours) 16.3 16.2 19.0 19.9
  • *8
    Ratio of employees who have returned to work after starting childcare leave in the fiscal year before the previous fiscal year

Salary

Salary FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Average annual salary (Million yen)   7.89 7.99 8.15 8.29
Female to Male Ratio Management - - - 96.8%
Assistant Managers - - - 97.9%
Other employees (without job titles) - - - 101.6%

Human Resource Development

Human Resources Development FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of training days per employee (Days) Non-consolidated 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.1
NEC Corporation and consolidated subsidiaries in Japan 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.8
NEC Group - - - 3.2
Training cost per full-time employee (Yen) Non-consolidated - 125,844 133,712 107,825
NEC Corporation and consolidated subsidiaries in Japan - 81,662 89,564 73,759
NEC Group - 57,299 62,564 50,839

Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Employee engagement index (%) NEC Group - 14%*9 20% 25%
Response rate of employee survey (%) NEC Corporation and consolidated subsidiaries in Japan 81% 84%*10 87%*12 86%*14
Consolidated subsidiaries abroad - 72%*11 75%*13 80%*15
Ratio of employees who feel that the Company’s direction has changed toward creating social value(%) - 23% 25% 29%
  • *9
    The figure for fiscal 2019 is the consolidated figure for Japan.
  • *10
    Scope︓ 23 companies, *11 Scope︓ 48 companies, *12 Scope︓ 21 companies
  • *13
    Scope︓ 43 companies, *14 Scope︓ 21 companies, *15 Scope︓ 52 companies

Innovation Management

Innovation Management FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
R&D expenses (Billion yen) NEC Group 108.1 108.1 109.8 114.6
Number of patents NEC Group Approx.
51,000
Approx.
49,000
Approx.
47,000
Approx.
46,000

Health and Safety

Health and Safety 2017 2018 2019 2020
Labour
accidents and disasters
Frequency rate Non-consolidated ✔0.3717*16 ✔0.1904*16 ✔0.2600*16 ✔0.0300
Consolidated subsidiaries in Japan 0.0800 0.0800 0.0600
Severity rate Non-consolidated ✔0.0019*16 ✔0.0071*16 ✔0.0037*16 ✔0.0000
Consolidated subsidiaries in Japan 0.0000 0.0100 0.0000
  • *16
    The figures in 2017, 2018 and 2019 of non-consolidated are those of each fisical year started from April.

Social Contribution Activities

Social Contribution Activities FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Consolidated expenditure of social contribution (Million yen) Total 523 613 493 336
Cash contributions including political donations 472 588 467 320
Use of Company premises/ Contributions of products and equipment 28 13 10 10
Volunteer hours and others 23 12 16 5
Political donations*17 (Million yen) 15 15 15 15
  • *17
    The donations are made to political organizations, giving due consideration to necessity and appropriateness, as well as complying with relevant laws and ensuring transparency.

Environment

The applicable periods are the consolidated accounting periods(ending each March 31 of 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021)and the applicable dates are as of March 31 of each year. The data marked with a star( ✔) has been verified by a third party.
Note: NEC and NEC Group companies: 87(including 39 companies in Japan and 48 international companies)

Contribution to reducing CO2 emissions FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
CO2 emissions reduction
by providing IT solutions
(Thousand tons)
4,220 5,300 4,750 4,248

After multiplying the emission factor for each business type by NEC’s sales, add up to obtain the total value. The emission factor for each business type reflects annual product trends.

Energy FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Improvement in energy efficiency of products (%) 35 74 71 65

Compare the power consumption of the product in the base year and the power consumption in the designated year in terms of performance ratio.
The difference between the power consumption (performance value) of the base year and the designated year was reduced by the power consumption (performance value) of the base year.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Greenhouse gas emissions
(Thousand tons)
Total ✔8,171 ✔8,129 ✔7,483 ✔6,485
Scope 1 ✔56 ✔52 ✔26 ✔22
Scope 2 ✔282 ✔277 ✔347 ✔305
Scope 3 7,606 7,585 6,996 ✔6,158
Greenhouse gas emissions intensity (Scope 1 + Scope 2)(Tons/100 million yen) 11.9 11.3 12.1 10.9
  • Greenhouse gas emissions: Calculated based on Japanese law
  • Greenhouse gases include CO2 (carbon dioxide), CH4 (methane), N2O (nitrogen monoxide), HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons), PFCs (perfluoro-carbons), SF6 (sulfur hexafluoride), NF3 (nitrogen trifluoride).
  • Greenhouse gas emissions intensity is calculated by dividing (Scope 1 + Scope 2) emissions (the numerator) by sales (the denominator).
  • Calculated by scope according to the following GHG Protocol Initiative classification
    Scope 1: Direct emissions of greenhouse gases generated from emission sources owned or controlled by businesses
    Scope 2: Indirect emissions of greenhouse gases from the use of electricity, steam, and heat
    Scope 3: Except for Scope 1 and Scope 2, other indirect emissions covering the upstream and downstream processes of the Company
  • All Scope 3 emissions from 2017 onward have been adjusted to reflect a revision of the coefficient for Scope 3 Category 1 emissions.
Energy FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Energy usage (TJ/MWh) Total ✔6,789
✔880,236
✔6,746
✔863,564
✔7,642
✔853,536
✔7,137
✔794,510
Electricity ✔5,685
✔573,703
✔5,712
✔576,337
✔7,140
✔723,001
✔6,694
✔671,371
Fuel (gas) ✔984
✔273,368
✔931
✔258,749
✔396
✔100,945
✔357
✔99,119
Fuels (heavy oil and kerosene, etc.) ✔100
✔27,819
✔81
✔22,629
✔87
✔24,234
✔66
✔18,436
Steam / heating / cooling ✔19
✔5,346
✔21
✔5,849
✔19
✔5,356
✔20
✔5,585
Renewable energies 3
323
4
426
528
55,420
632
63,381
  • Energy consumption: Calculated based on Japanese law
  • Greenhouse gas emissions: Calculated based on Japanese law
  • TJ: Terajoule
  • Renewable energy is not included in total energy consumption.
Water FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Water usage (Thousand m3) Total ✔2,314 ✔2,193 ✔2,550 ✔2,117
Waterworks ✔1,110 ✔1,062 ✔1,293 ✔913
Ground water ✔854 ✔825 ✔998 ✔1,001
Industrial water ✔350 ✔306 ✔259 ✔203
Recycled wate 10 10 7 4
Wastewater
(Thousand m3)
Total ✔1,614 ✔1,483 ✔2,084 ✔1,683
Sewage-related ✔1,160 ✔1,076 ✔1,720 ✔1,334
Public water-related ✔454 ✔407 ✔364 ✔349
Water consumption rate (km3/100 million yen) 0.081 0.075 0.082 0.071

Recycled water is not included in the total amount of water usage.

The water consumption rate is calculated by dividing water usage (the numerator) by sales (the denominator).

Waste FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Total waste emissions (general waste + industrial waste) (Thousand tons) ✔42.6 ✔38.3 ✔38.6 ✔35.9
Recycling (Thousand tons) 36.7 34.5 36.6 29.1

Recycling is the volume of recycled general waste, recycled industrial waste (including specially controlled industrial waste), and waste recycled abroad.

Chemical Substances FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
NOx emissions (t) 27.9 22.5 13.8 11.5
SOx emissions (t) 0.8 0.4 0.01 0.01
VOC emissions (t) ✔248 ✔335 ✔68 ✔82
Volume of chemicals subject to Pollutant Release &Transfer Registers (Thousand tons) 4.0 3.5 0.3 0.2

Environmental data Collection Scope: 87 companies comprising NEC Group companies (39 in Japan and 48 abroad)

No. Company Name (Japan)
1 NEC Corporation
2 ABeam Consulting Ltd.
3 OCC Corporation
4 NEC Nexsolutions, Ltd.
5 SHIMIZU SYNTEC Corporation
6 Sunnet Corporation
7 Bestcom Solutions Inc.
8 YEC Solutions Inc.
9 KIS Co., Ltd.
10 NEC Space Technologies, Ltd.
11 NEC Network and Sensor Systems, Ltd.
12 NEC Aerospace Systems, Ltd.
13 Cyber Defense Institute, Inc.
14 Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited
15 JAE Hirosaki, Ltd.
16 JAE Yamagata, Ltd.
17 JAE Fuji, Ltd.
18 JAE Shinshu, Ltd.
19 NEC Facilities, Ltd.
20 Forward Integration System Service Co., Ltd.
21 LIVANCE-NET Ltd.
22 JN System Partners Co., Ltd.
23 NEC Networks & System Integration Corporation
24 NEC Magnus Communications, Ltd.
25 NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd.
26 NEC Communication Systems, Ltd.
27 Infosec Corporation
28 NEC Embedded Products, Ltd.
29 NEC Embedded Technology, Ltd.
30 NEC Fielding, Ltd.
31 NEC Platforms, Ltd.
32 NEC Patent Service, Ltd.
33 NEC Friendly Staff, Ltd.
34 NEC Management Partner, Ltd.
35 NEC Livex, Ltd.
36 Institute for International Socio-Economic Studies
37 TAKASAGO, Ltd.
38* NEC Display Solutions, Ltd.
39* Showa Optronics Co., Ltd.
  • *
    Only data within the scope of consolidation (indicated by the names of companies within the scope of consolidation)
No. Company Name (Abroad)
1 NEC Corporation of America
2 NEC Canada, Inc.
3 NEC Laboratories America, Inc.
4 NEC Latin America S.A.
5 NEC Argentina S.A.
6 NEC Chile S.A.
7 NEC de Colombia S.A.
8 NEC de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
9 NEC Europe Ltd.
10 NEC Deutschland GmbH
11 NEC Eastern Europe Kft.
12 NEC France S.A.S.
13 NEC Iberica S.L.
14 NEC Italia S.p.A.
15 NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH
16 NEC Portugal-Telecomunicacoes e Sistemas, S.A.
17 NEC Scandinavia AB
18 NEC Telecommunication & Information Technology Ltd.
19 NEC (UK) Ltd.
20 Joint-Stock Company NEC Neva Communications Systems
21 NEC XON Holdings (Proprietary) Limited
22 NEC Saudi Arabia, Ltd.
23 日電(中国)有限公司 (NEC (China) Co., Ltd.)
24 日電信息系統(中国)有限公司
(NEC Solutions (China) Co., Ltd.)
25 恩益禧数碼応用産品貿易(上海)有限公司
(NEC Information Systems (Shanghai), Ltd.)
26 NEC Hong Kong Limited
27 NEC Taiwan Ltd.(台湾恩益禧股份有限公司)
28 NEC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
29 NEC Corporation of Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
30 NEC Corporation (Thailand) Ltd.
31 NEC Corporation India Private Limited
32 NEC Philippines, Inc.
33 NEC Vietnam Company Limited
34 PT. NEC Indonesia
35 NEC Australia Pty Ltd
36 NEC New Zealand Limited
37 NetCracker Technology Corporation
38 KMD Holding ApS
39 台湾航空電子股份有限公司 (JAE Taiwan, Ltd.)
40 JAE Oregon, Inc.
41 JAE Tijuana, S.A. de C.V.
42 JAE Philippines, Inc.
43 航空電子(無錫)有限公司 (JAE Wuxi Co., Ltd.)
44 航空電子(呉江)有限公司 (JAE Wujiang Co., Ltd.)
45 日電卓越軟件科技(北京)有限公司
(NEC Advanced Software Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.)
46 NEC 軟件(済南)有限公司 (NEC Soft (Jinan)Co., Ltd.)
47 日電平台科技(蘇州)有限公司
(NEC Platform Technologies (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.)
48 NEC Platforms Thai Co., Ltd.