SUSTAINABILITY ESG Data

Social and Environmental Conservation Costs

Period covered: March 1 to the end of February Scope of data collection: Lawson headquarters and franchise stores *1

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(Thousands of yen)

  FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Classifi cation Investment
amount
Expense
amount
Investment
amount
Expense
amount
Investment
amount
Expense
amount
Descriptions of principal activities Effects
(1) Business area costs (1)-1 Pollution prevention costs   206,851 0 205,600 0 239,153 Maintenance and management of septic
tanks at new stores
Prevention of water contamination
(1)-2 Global environmental conservation costs 18,409,161 75,838 9,072,835 117,629 5,857,147 14,192 Implementation of energy-efficient equipment,
CO2offsetting activities
CO2 reduction
(1)-3 Resource recycling costs   7,886,762 0 7,565,130 0 5,989,810 Waste materials-related expenses*2 Compliance with laws and regulations
(2) Upsteam/downstream costs     944,118 0 619,541 0 695,232 Containers and Packaging Recycling
Law-related expenses
Compliance with laws and regulations
(3) Management operations costs     6,811 0 5,658 0 6,456 SDGs handbook preparation costs, etc. Promotion, dissemination and education related
to environmental activities
(4) Research and development costs     9,792 0 6,240 0 0 Energy-conserving stores’ research
expenses
CO2 reduction
(5) Social activity costs     70,976 0 20,609 0 303,952 Afforestation activities, cleaning activities,
donations to non-profit organizations
Biodiversity preservation, regional
beautification
Total   18,409,161 9,201,148 9,072,835 8,540,406 5,857,147 7,248,796  
  • Notes: *1 Including domestic area franchise stores and Lawson Store100 stores.
  • *2 Expenses for waste disposal and recycling at stores are estimated based on values for standard stores employed as sample figures.

Environmental Data List

Period covered: March 1 to the end of February (the period for items marked with a ★ is the administrative year: April 1 to the end of March)

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Item Unit FY2010 FY2011 FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Reducing CO2 Supply chain CO2emissions*1 Total Thousands of tons 3,615.7 4,341.7 4,728.3 4,868.4 4,985.1 5,190.2 5,565.0 5712.2 5301.9
Gasoline consumption by Company vehicles Scope1 Thousands of tons 5.9 6.5 6.1 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.4 4.5 4.3
Electricity consumption at head office and offices
or areas, branches, and stores
Scope2 Thousands of tons 13.4 16.0 75.9 21.8 25.3 26.3 26.8 23.2 980.7
Stocked raw materials (Private and national brand products,
plastic shopping bags,etc.)
Scope3 Category1 Thousands of tons 2,605.6 3,229.8 3,303.4 3,534.3 3,711.8 3,850.4 4,169.5 4313.3 4025.7
Energy consumption associated with electric power procurement Scope3 Category3 Thousands of tons 59.7 63.1 74.0 71.1 74.3 76.5 79.7 80.3 144.9
Energy consumption by delivery centers Scope3 Category4 Thousands of tons 92.7 74.8 78.5 83.2 86.6 94.0 99.4 100.7 101.0
Waste generated by stores & industrial waste generated at
times of store closures and remodeling
Scope3 Category5 Thousands of tons 23.3 24.8 27.7 26.5 26.3 28.0 24.0 25.3 20.6
Business trips by headquarters employees Scope3 Category6 Thousands of tons 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.9
Disposal of containers,disposable chopsticks and plastic shopping bags Scope3 Category12 Thousands of tons 35.0 47.6 52.9 34.2 34.6 37.3 43.2 59.8 23.8
Electricity consumption by franchise stores Scope3 Category14 Thousands of tons 780.1 878.6 1,109.3 1,091.3 1,020.4 1,072.0 1,117.4 1,104.2
Per-store CO2 emissions Per-store CO2 emissions due to electricity consumption*2 t 68.2 86.1 86.7 101.8 98.3 98.8 95.4 90.3 86.3 79.9 74.2
Per-store delivery truck CO2 emissions
(Reduction rate compared with fiscal 2007)
16.9 21.3 23.8 22.8 24.2 21.0 22.2 20.2 18.5 17.9 19.4
Per-store daily delivery trucks
(excluding newspapers and tobacco deliveries)
Trucks 7.29 7.29 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0
Company vehicles Number of automobiles used by employees Trucks 2,100
CO2 offset through the CO2 Offset Program
(offsets sold or attached to products)
Cumulative CO2 offset t 16,200 16,900 20,500 23,500 24,700 26,100 27,600 29,300 29,600 29,900 30,021
Saving resources Plastic containers and packaging Plastic container and packaging weight (Index) 100.0 98.3 87.6
Program to reduce plastic shopping bag use Cumulative "Bring Your Own Bag" reusable bags distributed Thousands of bags 2,600 2,710 3,260 4,290 4,310 4,340 4,380 4,430 4,440 5,410 7,190
Plastic shopping bags used per store weight kg 674 681 690 683 667 668 667 652 655 638 343
Plastic shopping bag handout rate % 74.0 74.3 75.4 76.3 77.1 76.8 78.0 77.5 78.5 77.3 25.1
Plastic shopping bags used weight t 5,978 6,250 6,661 6,988 7,203 7,592 7,975 8,316 8,854 8,795 4,723
Waste Reduction Food waste recycling Stores that recycle used cooking oil Lawson Group*3 Stores 8,500 9,142 9,875 10,468 11,059 11,470 12,348 13,156 13,973 14,411 14,112
Stores that recycle food waste (Feed-making / Fertilization) Lawson Group*3 Stores 1,649 2,012 2,248 2,292 2,475 2,381 2,582 2,845 3,031 2,775 2,634
Heat recovery Lawson Group*3 Stores 142 145 155 164 170 174 103 105 110 106 91
Reduction rate of food loss per store Lawson (non-consolidated) 100.0 16.0
Food recycling ratio Lawson (non-consolidated) % 34.7 47.6 50.3 47.6 44.7 41.1 44.3 44.5 47.9 50.2 58.4
Average daily waste per store Survey targets: Some stores in Tokyo, and (from fiscal 2013)
stores implementing food recycling nationwide*4
kg 51.8 52.0 53.7 53.7 51.6 51.0 55.4 55.9 52.2 47.1 39.9
  • Notes: *1 Calculations are based on the Basic Guidelines for Calculating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Supply Chains by Industry (Retailing) Ver. 1.0 and the emissions intensity database Ver. 3.1.
    It does not cover Lawson's entire supply chain. Scope 2 includes electricity consumption by stores from fiscal 2020.
  • *2 The CO2 emission coefficients for the year had been calculated on the basis of the adjusted voltage coefficients of the receiving end of the power transmission line released by the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan until FY2016;however, from FY2017, they are calculated on the basis of the CO2 emission coefficients specified by the electric power company. Moreover, we use different CO2 emission coefficients from year to year.
  • *3 The number of convenience stores managed by the consolidated Lawson Group. Includes stores operated by Lawson Inc., Lawson Okinawa, Inc., Lawson Minami-Kyushu Inc.,and Lawson Kouchi Inc.
  • *4 Data after Fiscal 2013 are for stores participating in food waste recycling nationwide; data are for all waste except food waste at certain stores in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area.

Transition in Amount of Donations

(Millions of yen)

  Lawson Green Fund Support Dreams Fund
(Scholarship program for
children from single-parent
families)
“Dream Classes” Fund Support Dreams Fund (Scholarship program for
victims of the Great East
Japan Earthquake)
TOMODACHI Fund Donations for disaster relief, etc. Total
Cumulative total 4,441 751 15 1,951 116 3,255 10,529
FY2020 88 215 6 140 450
FY2019 133 168 9 3 110 423
FY2018 150 205 18 9 219 602
FY2017 157 162 48 15 53 436
FY2016 146 134 14 367 661
FY2015 110 189 24 94 417
FY2014 97 291 31 31 449
FY2013 83 330 20 49 482
FY2012 110 388 4 502
FY2011 111 554 1,073 1,738
FY2010 245 71 316
FY2009 233 36 270
FY2008 254 45 299
FY2007 238 40 278
FY2006 247 23 270
FY2005 232 64 296
FY2004 175 275 450
FY2003 196 7 203
FY2002 177 45 221
FY2001 192 77 268
FY2000 154 93 247
FY1999 190 45 235
FY1998 166 166
FY1997 154 154
FY1996 107 107
FY1995 98 295 393
FY1994 79 79
FY1993 96 96
FY1992(9月~) 24 24

*Figures have been rounded. (Millions of yen)
*Donations include those collected in stores, donations via Loppi, donations of Ponta and d point reward points , and donations from headquarters.

Results of Lawson Green Fund Activities

  Activity sites Area greened(ha) Woodland trees cared for
(thousands of trees)
Creation and renovation of biotopes (locations)
Cumulative total Cumulative total Cumulative total Cumulative total
FY2020 5,744 7,762 19,410 209
FY2019 4,893 7,753 19,390
FY2018 4,632 7,618 19,050
FY2017 4,379 7,443 18,610
FY2016 4,148 7,104 17,760
FY2015 3,947 6,989 17,470
FY2014 3,741 6,771 16,920
FY2013 3,489 6,679 16,690
FY2012 3,214 6,554 16,370
FY2011 2,912 6,367 15,910
FY2010 2,603 6,038 15,090
FY2009 2,298 5,704 14,250
FY2008 2,017 5,329 13,320
FY2007 1,736 4,984 12,460
FY2006 1,528 4,510 11,270
FY2005 1,340 4,093 10,230

The data are cumulative totals since September 1992.
The area greened and number of trees cared for are calculated using the total collections of the Lawson Green Fund, the overall activities of the Green Fund, and certain assumptions.Data for each year is as of the end of February.

Human Resources Data

  FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of employees (non-consolidated) (Numbers)*1 4,261 4,470 4,586 4,631 4,790
   (Men/Women) (Numbers) 3,573/688 3,714/756 3,763/823 3,749/882 3,847/943
Ratio of female employees(%) 16.1 16.9 17.9 19.0 19.7
New graduates hired (Numbers) 174 209 187 225 221
  (Men/Women) (Numbers) 95/79 115/94 109/78 125/100 122/99
Ratio of women among managers (%) 7.93 8.30 9.50 10.10 10.70
Number of employees who took maternity leave (Numbers) 31 42 40 35 20
Number of employees who took childcare leave (Numbers) 128 152 165 183 162
  (Men/Women) (Numbers) 94/34 109/43 112/53 136/47 117/45
Number of employees who used the reduced working hours for childcare system (Numbers) 76 84 74 87 73
Home teleworkers (Numbers)*2 18 15 24 23 1,547
Number of employees who took nursing care leave (Numbers) 1 2 1 1 1
Average monthly overtime hours 9.74 9.90 11.20 10.70 9.40
Utilization rate of paid vacation (%) 36.2 42.7 40.9 53.4 54.2
Average age (years) 39.7 39.4 39.4 40.4 40.2
Average years of service (year) 12.3 12.5 12.8 13.7 13.6
  (Men/Women) (year) 13.3/7.3 13.6/7.5 13.9/7.6 15.0/8.0 15.0/8.1
Turnover rate (%) 6.2 7.4 6.7 8.4 6.3
Number of employees leaving the company (persons) 171 243 309 388 301
Percentage of employees with disabilities (%)*3 2.00 1.90 2.24 2.15 2.25
Starting salary (yen)*4 - - - - University:
211,000 yen
(monthly salary)
Graduate school:
224,620 yen
(monthly salary)
  • Notes: *1 The number of employees (non-consolidated) is the total number of employees - (seconded to affiliates, accepted seconded to affiliates, and FOI*)
  • *2 Remote work system for all employees was introduced in September 2020. The number of employees is the number of people who applied to use the system in September 2020.
  • *3 The employment rate of people with disabilities is based on the Group total (Lawson, Inc. Lawsonwill, Inc., LAWSON ENTERTAINMENT, Inc., and LAWSON STORE 100, Inc.) and employment contracts.
  • *4 For those living in the 23 wards of Tokyo. Other amounts may vary depending on work location, residence, etc.
  • *FOI: Abbreviation for "FC Owner Intern," a contract employee hired on the premise of opening a franchise store independently

Data Related to Occupational Health and Safety

  FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of occupational accidents *Excluding commuting accidents (cases) 52 54 48
Number of work-related fatalities (cases)*1 0 0 0
Number of accidents resulting in time off work (cases)*2 13 13 11
Ratio of accidents resulting in time off work (%)*3 0.89 0.93 0.83
  • Notes: *1 Number of occupational accidents (excluding commuting accidents) resulting in death
  • *2 Number of occupational accidents (excluding commuting accidents) in which the employee was unable to go to work as a result of having to receive treatment for an injury or illness
  • *3 (Number of accidents resulting in time off work + Number of fatalities) / Total actual annual working hours x 1 million hours

Data on Female Employees

  FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of female managers
(ratio of total female employees)
78
8.20%
88
8.50%
104
9.70%
111
10.27%
121
11.40%
Number of female senior managers
(ratio of total female employees)
14
6.90%
15
7.60%
16
8.20%
16
9.30%
10
6.17%
Number of female (Deputy) Senior Vice Presidents*
(ratio of total female employees)
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3%
2
6%
Number of female corporate officers* (ratio of total female employees) 4
33.30%
4
33.30%
4
33.30%
5
41.67%
6
46.15%

* Officers refers to members of the board and corporate auditors. Also, executive officers refers to executive officers and director executive officers.

Sustainability Training Program List

  Name of training Target employees Frequency of training Aims of training Main subjects covered
in training
Number of
participants
per year
Employee training
Career design training Employees who reach the age of 53 2 to 4 times a year Have employees reconsider their career from various perspectives, including work, health, leisure, and money, and think about their future career independently About the personnel system that will apply to them in the future, as well as about life plans, money plans, health and leisure, and career plans 39
*No. of participants in FY2020
Human rights and diversity training All employees Once a year (1) Promoting correct understanding of discrimination, prejudice and harassment
(2) Deepening understanding of diversity and enabling people to act with consideration for one another
Basic knowledge of human rights and diversity, understanding of diverse populations, harassment, unconscious bias, psychological safety All employees
SDGs training All employees Once a year To understand the Lawson Group's efforts to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and link them to action Basic knowledge about SDGs, issues and initiatives in the company All employees
Compliance and risk training All employees Once a year To be aware of compliance and risk management in daily work and be able to act appropriately Basic knowledge of compliance and risk management, sharing of case studies, how to be prepared and respond in work All employees
Labor management training All employees Once a year Acquire basic knowledge of correct work styles and labor management Basic knowledge of daily working style and working hours, work plans, work reports All employees
Labor management training for managers Managers Once a year Acquire the mindset and basic knowledge of labor management for subordinates, and realize appropriate labor management Basic knowledge of labor management, understanding of working hours, concept of overtime work, work plans Managers
Remote work training Required for remote work applicants
(All employees can take this course)
Once a year Understand the remote work system and learn how to work remotely Purposes and effects of remote work, details of remote work system and how to apply for it, notes and rules on how to work remotely 4,279
*No. of participants in FY2020


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