Human resource development and UtilizationEmployee Data, External Certification/Evaluation

Employee Data

All the indicators of employee data for the year ended March 31, 2017 are assured by an external assurance provider based on the international standard ISAE 3000.

KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd. Independent Assurance Report[441KB]

2015 2016 2017
No. of employees (Consolidated)*1 38,830 39,914 39,952
No. of employees (Non-Consolidated)*2 4,379 4,437 4,458
 Of which, Domestic 3,520 3,557 3,560
 Of which, Overseas 859 880 898
Percentages of male and female (%)*3 74.1:25.9 73.7:26.3 73.2:26.8
Average age*3 41.5 41.4 41.4
Average service years*3 16.7 16.7 16.6
No. of managerial employees*3 2,389 2,438 2,455
No. of managerial employees (general managers or above) 220 219 213
Employment rate of persons with disabilities (%)*4 2.17 2.45 2.68
Usage of annual paid leave (%)*3 46.10 48.80 50.40
No. of employees who took maternity leave*5 28 51 45
No. of employees who took childcare leave*6 37 42 47
No. of employees who took childcare leave (male) 10 6 9
No. of employees who took nursing care leave*6 0 0 0
No. of employees who took volunteer leave*3 4 0 1
Lost-time injuries frequency rate (%)*7 0.25 0 0
Occupational illness frequency rate (%)*8 0.12 0 0
No. of occupational accident or incidents leading to injuries or fatalities*9 5 0 4
No. of fatal occupational accidents*9 0 0 0
Turnover rate (%)*9 2.80 2.70 3.10
  1. :As of March 31
  2. :Total figures include the number of Marubeni employees assigned to other companies and exclude secondees to Marubeni Corporation from other companies (as of March 31).
  3. :Figures for Marubeni Corporation (as of March 31).
  4. :Figures are the combined total for Marubeni Corporation and the certified special-purpose subsidiary, Marubeni Office Support Corporation (as of March 1).
  5. :Figures for Marubeni Corporation. Indicates the total number of people who used leave in the fiscal year, including those who used the leave continuously from the previous fiscal year.
  6. :Figures for Marubeni Corporation. Indicates the total number of people who started using leave in the fiscal year.
  7. :Figures for Marubeni Corporation. The LTIFR is the frequency rate of occupational injury cases that result in one or more days of employee absence. Lost-time injuries frequency rate=Lost-time injuries/Total working hours×1 million
  8. :Figures for Marubeni Corporation. Occupational illness frequency rate=No. of occupational illness/Total working hours×1 million
  9. :Figures for Marubeni Corporation.

External Certification/Evaluation

Marubeni selected as a Nadeshiko Brand
Marubeni selected as a Nadeshiko Brand

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) jointly selected Marubeni as a Nadeshiko Brand in 2015 and 2017. Marubeni and 46 other companies were selected in 2017. The Nadeshiko Brand began in FY 2012, with METI and TSE jointly awarding listed companies that showed excellence in promoting women’s empowerment in the workplace. Evaluations are made from two aspects of “promoting women’s career development” and “support in balancing work and family life,” and companies with good financial performance are selected. The awarded companies have “management capabilities for utilizing diversified human resources” and “the ability to adapt to environmental changes,” and therefore can be considered to be a “company with growth potential.”

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Marubeni selected as a Nadeshiko Brand 2017 enterprise[54KB]
Marubeni selected as a Nadeshiko Brand 2015 enterprise[54KB]

Marubeni Certified as an “Eruboshi” Company
Marubeni Certified as an “Eruboshi” Company

Marubeni has been certified as an “Eruboshi” company by the Ministery of Health, Labor and Welfare for its efforts in promoting women’s participation in the workplace.
The “Eruboshi” certification is awarded to applying companies, based on the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace ("Act to Promote Women's Participation") enforced on April 1, 2016. Marubeni has received the second highest rank out of the three grades.
With the enforcement of the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace, Marubeni will stipulate action plans for promoting women’s participation, and work to strengthen the recruitment and human development of female employees.

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Marubeni designated an “Eruboshi” company based on Promotion of Women’s Career Activities Act[249KB]

Action Plan for Empowering Female Employees
Marubeni Corporation Action Plan (Phase 1) (Japanese Only)[117KB]

Marubeni Receives “Kurumin” Certification
Marubeni Receives “Kurumin” Certification

As a company actively supporting childcare, Marubeni has supported balancing work and childcare by employees eager to continue their work, at a pace that exceeds the legal requirements. Marubeni has been recognized for stipulating action plans and achieving goals, and has been certified with the “Kurumin” mark continuously since 2008 by the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare, as a company that actively supports childcare.

Action plan for Next-Generation Education Support Measures
Marubeni Corporation General Employee Action Plan (Phase 4) (Japanese Only)[117KB]

Marubeni Certified as a Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500)
Marubeni Certified as a Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500)

As an organization with an excellent track record of health management, Marubeni was certified as a Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500) by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi.
Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500) began last year based on initiatives that align with regional health issues and health promotion endeavors supported by the Nippon Kenko Kaigi; it endeavors to highlight outstanding enterprises engaged in efforts to advance health management.
Marubeni has set employee healthcare as an important management issue, and has cooperated with its in-house clinic and health insurance society to promote corporate healthcare support for prevention and treatment of diseases related to lifestyle and other serious diseases and illnesses. In recent years, Marubeni has initiated new measures to enhance healthcare support such as subsidization of cancer screenings, age specific full medical checkups (including brain examinations) paid for in full by Marubeni, and also the liberal implementation of mental health programs.

Inclusion in Health & Productivity Stock Selection
Inclusion in Health & Productivity Stock Selection

Marubeni was chosen for inclusion in the Brand of Companies Enhancing Corporate Value through Health and Productivity Management Selection (Health & Productivity Stock Selection). Launched in the year ended March 31, 2015, this joint program by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) recognizes TSE-listed companies that exhibit excellence in strategically practicing Healthcare Management*, thereby making employee health a management issue. Aiming to help employees improve their health, Marubeni has been developing more sophisticated healthcare management systems while simultaneously supporting employees in living more fulfilling social and private lives. It was the recognition of these efforts that resulted in the Company’s inclusion in the Health & Productivity Stock Selection. Going forward, we will continue to invest in employee health to further boost our global competitiveness

Healthcare Management is a registered trademark of NPO Workshop for the Management of Health on Company and Employees.

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Marubeni selected as a KENKO-KEIEI Brand enterprise[99.2KB]