Human resource development and UtilizationEmployee Data, External Certification/Evaluation

Employee Data

All the indicators of employee data marked with ★ for the year ended March 31, 2019 are assured by an external assurance provider based on the international standard ISAE 3000.

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Employee Data
Fiscal Year*1
2017 2018 2019
No. of employees (Consolidated)*2 39,952 41,353 42,882
No. of employees (Non-Consolidated)*3 4,458 4,436 4,418
 Of which, Domestic ★ 3,560 3,523 3,524
 Of which, Overseas ★ 898 913 894
Percentages of male and female (%)*4 73.2:26.8 73.2:26.8 73.0:27.0
Average age*4 41.4 41.6 41.9
 Of which, Male 42.1 42.3 42.6
 Of which, Female 39.6 39.8 39.9
Average service years*4 16.6 17.0 17.2
 Of which, Male 16.9 17.3 17.6
 Of which, Female 15.9 16.1 16.2
Employee Ratio
2017 2018 2019
No. of career-track positions*4 3,359 3,354 3,346
 Of which, Male 3,056 3,046 3,024
 Of which, Female 303 308 322
Ratio of female in career-track positions (%)*4 9.0 9.2 9.6
No. of managerial employees*4 2,455 2,483 2,424
 Of which, Male 2,323 2,340 2,281
 Of which, Female 132 143 143
Ratio of female in managerial positions (%)*4 5.4 5.8 5.9
No. of managerial employees (general managers or above)*4 213 208 202
 Of which, Male 213 208 202
 Of which, Female 0 0 0
Executive Officers 30 29 28
 Of which, Male 30 29 28
 Of which, Female 0 0 0
Directors, Audit & Supervisory Board Members 15 15 15
 Of which, Male 14 14 14
 Of which, Female 1 1 1
Employment Rate of Persons with Disabilities
2017 2018 2019
Employment rate of persons with disabilities (%)*5 2.32 2.46 2.57
No. of Hires*6
2017 2018 2019
No. of hires 176 152 141
 Of which, Male 113 102 95
 Of which, Female 63 50 46
No. of new graduate recruitment 163 136 119
 Of which, Male 103 89 79
 Of which, Female 60 47 40
No. of mid-career recruitment 13 16 22
 Of which, Male 10 13 16
 Of which, Female 3 3 6
No. of Retirees, Turnover rate*6
2017 2018 2019
No. of retirees 231 247 249
 Of which, Male 181 188 198
 Of which, Female 50 59 51
No. of mandatory retirement 55 61 74
 Of which, Male 35 49 57
 Of which, Female 20 12 17
No. of voluntary retirement 129 121 114
 Of which, Male 108 84 93
 Of which, Female 21 37 21
Turnover rate (%)*7 3.1 3.3 3.1
Working Hours, Overtime Hours, Usage Situation of Work-life Balance System
2017 2018 2019
Average total actual working hours per year*6 2,027.4 2,024.9
Average overtime hours per month*6 19.2 20.0
Average use of vacation time per year (days)*8 12.00 12.25 12.78
Usage of annual paid leave (%)*6 50.4 54.5 56.3
No. of employees who took maternity leave*9 45 55 43
No. of employees who took childcare leave*10 47 73 54
No. of employees who took childcare leave (male) ★ 9 24 14
Return rate (after childcare leave) (%)*11 97.1 94.4 91.5
No. of employees who took nursing care leave*10 0 0 0
No. of employees who took volunteer leave*10 1 0 7
Occupational Health and Safety Data
2017 2018 2019
Lost-time injuries frequency rate*12 0 0.36 0
Occupational illness frequency rate*13 0 0 0
No. of occupational accident or incidents leading to injuries or fatalities*20 4 5 2
No. of fatal occupational accidents*6 0 0 0
No. of fatal occupational accidents of contractors*14 0 0 0
Performance Management of Occupational Health and Safety*15
Targets 2017 2018 2019 Industry benchmark
Lost-time injuries frequency rate*16 0 0 0.36 0 2.08
Lost-time injuries severity rate*17 0 0 0.001 0 0.10
Average annual working days lost per case*18 0 0 2.055 0 48.3
Occupational illness frequency rate*19 0 0 0 0
No. of occupational accident or incidents leading to injuries or fatalities*20 0 4 5 2
No. of fatal occupational accidents 0 0 0 0
  1. : For the Year ended March 31
  2. : As of March 31
  3. : 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).
  4. : Figures for Marubeni Corporation (as of March 31).
  5. : Figures are the combined total for Marubeni Corporation and the certified special-purpose subsidiary, Marubeni Office Support Corporation (as of March 1).
  6. : Figures for Marubeni Corporation.
  7. : We have changed the calculation method for turnover rate. The turnover rate for the year ended March 31, 2019 would have been 3.2% when calculated with the old method.
  8. : Figures for Marubeni corporation. The vacation includes annual paid holidays and other special vacation.
  9. : 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.
  10. : Figures for Marubeni Corporation. Indicates the total number of people who started using leave in the fiscal year.
  11. : Figures for Marubeni Corporation. Indicates the ratio of people who returned to work of those who ended using the childcare leave in the fiscal year.
  12. : 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. There were occupational injuries where employees fell while walking inside and outside the company, but there was no severe case that required corporate measures such as revisions in the labor safety and health system or improvement in the work environment.
  13. : Figures for Marubeni Corporation. Occupational illness frequency rate=No. of occupational illness/Total working hours×1 million.
     
  14. : Figures for Marubeni Group.
  15. : Figures for Marubeni Corporation. We use a survey on occupational accident, executed in 2018 by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, as a benchmark.
  16. : Lost-time injuries frequency rate=Lost-time injuries/Total working hours×1 million. The LTIFR is the frequency rate of occupational injury cases that result in one or more days of employee absence, or lost of a part of body or functions.
  17. : Lost-time injuries severity rate=The number of total work loss days/Total working hours×1 thousand
  18. : The number of annual working days lost/The number of employees with an occupational accident
  19. : Occupational illness frequency rate=No. of occupational illness/Total working hours×1 million
  20. : Figures include the occupational accidents without lost workdays.

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

Marubeni has received “Platinum Kurumin” certification from the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare as an exemplary company that offers a higher standard of support for childrearing. Through our efforts to promote “work-life management,” we will help individual employees at all life stages to grow through continuous career development, and provide an even better environment for continuing to perform at a high level.

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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]