ESG DATA BOOK

Since FY2021, we have been publishing ESG DATABOOK, which contains systematically summarized policies, systems, specific initiatives and relevant data related to “K” LINE Group’s environmental (E), social (S), and governance (G) aspects.

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ESG DATA BOOK

 

 


 

 

2021

ESG DATA BOOK

“K” LINE SUSTAINABILITY BOOKLET

 

 

ESG DATA

Introducing data related to "E (Environment)", "S (Society)" and "G (Governance)".

Environmental Data

 

 

Social Data(※This Data applies to Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. and its employees.)

Item

Unit

Fiscal year

2020

2021

2022

Number of employees

Men

Onshore

Persons

370

372

369

Seafarer

Persons

200

204

201

Total

Persons

570

576

570

Women

Onshore

Persons

195

213

228

Seafarer

Persons

4

5

6

Total

Persons

199

218

234

Total

Onshore

Persons

565

585

597

Seafarer

Persons

204

209

207

Total

Persons

769

794

804

Percentage of Women

Onshore

% 

34.51

36.41

38.19

Seafarer

% 

1.96

2.39

2.90

Total

% 

25.88

27.46

29.10

Employees in

management

positions

Men

Persons

120

128

126

Women

Persons

5

8

10

Percentage of Women

% 

4.00

5.88

7.35

Employees in

management positions

(general managers or higher)

Men

Persons

33

31

27

Women

Persons

0

0

0

Percentage of Women

% 

0.00

0.00

0.00

Directors (including officers)

Men

Persons

27

25

26

Women

Persons

2

2

2

Percentage of Women

% 

6.90

7.41

7.14

Recruitment of new graduates

Men

Onshore

Persons

20

17

19

Seafarer

Persons

12

17

13

Total

Persons

32

34

32

Women

Onshore

Persons

10

8

7

Seafarer

Persons

0

1

3

Total

Persons

10

9

10

Total

Onshore

Persons

30

25

26

Seafarer

Persons

12

18

16

Total

Persons

42

43

42

Percentage of Women

Onshore

% 

33.33

32.00

26.92

Seafarer

% 

0.00

5.56

18.75

Total

% 

23.81

20.93

23.81

Mid-career hires

Men

Onshore

Persons

1

0

7

Seafarer

Persons

0

0

1

Total

Persons

1

0

8

Women

Onshore

Persons

0

0

5

Seafarer

Persons

0

0

0

Total

Persons

0

0

5

Total

Onshore

Persons

1

0

12

Seafarer

Persons

0

0

1

Total

Persons

1

0

13

Percentage of Women

Onshore

% 

0.00

0.00

41.67

Seafarer

% 

0.00

0.00

0.00

Total

% 

0.00

0.00

38.46

Total number of newly hired employees

Men

Onshore

Persons 

21

17

26

Seafarer

Persons 

12

17

14

Total

Persons 

33

34

40

Women

Onshore

Persons 

10

8

12

Seafarer

Persons 

0

1

3

Total

Persons 

10

9

15

Total

Onshore

Persons 

31

25

38

Seafarer

Persons 

12

18

17

Total

Persons 

43

43

55

Percentage of Women

Onshore

% 

32.26

32.00

31.58

Seafarer

% 

0.00

5.56

17.65

Total

% 

23.26

20.93

27.27

Percentage of employees with disabilities (*1)

% 

1.82

2.09

1.71

Training

Cost of training per employee

Onshore

Yen

63,107

107,000

97,092

Seafarer

Yen

198,652

154,664

263,880

Total amount of time spent on employee development training

Onshore

Hours

6,385

8,083

15,066

Seafarer

Hours

14,192

13,512

20,080

Average training days per employee

Onshore

Days

10

0.5

3.4

Seafarer

Days

9

8

12

Average training hours per employee

Onshore

Hours

50

13

24.1

Seafarer

Hours

73

64

96

Employees retiring

Reached retirement age

Onshore

Persons

6

9

11

Seafarer

Persons

0

3

4

Total

Persons

6

12

15

Voluntary retirement

Onshore

Persons

11

12

7

Seafarer

Persons

15

10

9

Total

Persons

26

22

16

Involuntary retirement

Onshore

Persons

3

5

6

Seafarer

Persons

1

3

1

Total

Persons

4

8

7

Others

(including those who became officers)

Onshore

Persons

0

2

7

Seafarer

Persons

0

0

1

Total

Persons

0

2

8

Turn Over Rate

Turnover rate of "K" LINE(*2)

-

%

3.75

4.58

4.75

Ratio of voluntary resignations

(*3)

-

%

2.71

2.40

1.65

Rate of turnover within three years after hire(New graduates)(*4)

Onshore

%

0.00

1.39

0.00

Seafarer

%

4.55

7.14

6.52

Total

%

1.82

3.51

2.36

Rate of turnover within three years after hire(New graduates and mid-career hires)

(*5)

Onshore

%

2.22

2.44

0.00

Seafarer

%

2.27

7.14

6.38

Total

%

2.25

4.03

2.13

Turnover rate of employees aged 30 or younger

%

5.22

5.08

2.53

Average years employed

(*6)

Men

Years

14.99

15.21

14.92

Women

Years

14.19

14.17

13.77

Labor union participation rate

Onshore

%

78.60

76.20

75.90

Seafarer

%

75.80

75.80

74.90

  1. These figures conform to the Act to Facilitate the Employment of Persons with Disabilities. According to the Act, a 90% exclusion rate applies to and is calculated for seafarers (excluding those on duty onshore).
  2. Calculation method: Number of employees who resigned  in each fiscal year / Total number of long-term employees at the end of each fiscal year
  3. Calculation method:  Number of employees who resigned voluntarily in each fiscal year / Total number of long-term employees at the end of each fiscal year
  4. Calculation method: Number of new graduates employees hired in the previous three fiscal years who resigned in each fiscal year / Number of new graduates employees hired in the previous three fiscal years
  5. Calculation method: Number of new graduates and mid-career employees hired in the previous three fiscal years who resigned in each fiscal year / Number of new graduates and mid-career employees hired in the previous three fiscal years
  6. The scope of reporting covers “K” LINE’s permanent employees

Item

Unit

Fiscal year

2020

2021

2022

Onshore

Seafarer

Onshore

Seafarer

Onshore

Seafarer

Number of occupational accidents (*7)

Cases

0

0

0

0

0

1

Number of fatal occupational accidents

Cases

0

0

0

0

0

0

Number of accidents requiring leave(*8)

Cases

0

0

0

0

0

0

Lost time incident rate (LTIR) (*9)

0

0

0

0

0

0

7. Excludes accidents while commuting
8. Number of injuries/illnesses caused by occupational accidents and requiring one or more days of leave
9. Accidents that result in time off work beyond the day or shift that the injuries or illnesses occurred / 1 million total working hour ratio

Item

Unit

Fiscal year

2020

2021

2022

Percentage of employees returning to work after using the childcare leave system

100

100

100

Retention rate after using the childcare leave system

100

100

100

Number of women in managerial roles

Persons

5

8

10

Percentage of employees in management positions who are women

4.00 

5.88

7.35

Percentage of employees in leadership positions who are women

Persons

22

25

20

Percentage of women in leadership roles

6.70

7.60

7.25

Percentage of employees with disabilities

1.82

2.09

1.71

Crew members by nationality

Officers

Ratings

Total

Number of

seats allocated

(people)

Percentage

(%)

Number of

seats allocated

(people)

Percentage

(%)

Number of

seats allocated

(people)

Percentage

(%)

Japan

167

6.5

0

0.0

167

2.6

Philippines

1,257

48.7

3,382

85.7

4,639

71.1

India

282

10.9

150

3.8

432

6.6

Bangladesh

152

5.9

104

2.6

256

3.9

China

36

1.4

71

1.8

107

1.6

Europe

644

24.9

158

4.0

802

12.3

Southeast Asia

44

1.7

81

2.1

125

1.9

Total

2,582

100

3,946

100

6,528

100

(As of March 31, 2024)

Field

Item

Unit

Fiscal year

2019

2020

2021

2022

Social contribution

Disaster relief donations

¥10,000

583

0

200

300

Lunchtime volunteers(*10)

Persons

69

(*11)

(*11)

11

Volunteer leave

Persons

1

0

0

0

Free transportation

Times

3

0

1

0

10. Includes officers and employees of Group companies

11. Postponed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic

(millions of yen)

Field

Item

Fiscal year

2020

2021

2022

Expenditure on Trade Associations

and Social Contributions

Political associations

2.8

3.1

3.3

Economic associations

0.8

0.0

0.0

Other associations

2.8

7.4

7.5

Social contributions(donations)

8.8(8.8)

6.5(6.5)

9.2(9.2)

Total

15.2

17.0

20.0

Field

Item

Unit

Fiscal year

2021

2022

2023

IR activities

Domestic IR and SR (shareholder relations) (*12)

Companies

(persons)

145(223)

110(121)

130(143)

Overseas IR and SR(*12)

Companies

(persons)

27(38)

135(175)

175(209)

Small meetings

Companies

(persons)

90(103)

96(101)

64(66)

Business briefings and site tours

Times

2

0

2

IR for private investors(*13)

Times

2

2

2

12. Includes ESG Meeting as of FY2020
13. Includes an online session and a session for the person in charge of sales in securities

 

Number of Major Accidents (*14)

Year

2019 

2020 

2021 

2022

2023

Cases

0

0

14. Safety in navigation and cargo operations is an immutable mission in running a shipping business. There has been one oil spill incident in the last five years, but appropriate measures were taken to minimize the damage.

Average Deficiencies per Port State Controls (PSCs)(*15)

Port State Control (PSC) is a safety inspection of foreign ships conducted by port states to verify that the condition of the ship complies with the requirements of international regulations.

The number of deficiencies with “K” LINE Group vessels per PSCs is well below the average number of deficiencies in the main regions.

 

15. The scope of this data is "K" LINE's scope of consolidation, which corresponds to 100% sales.

* TOKYO MOU: PSC organization in  Asia-Pacific region

* PARIS MOU: PSC organization in European and North Atlantic region

 

Governance Data (This data applies to Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.)

Field

Item

Breakdown

Unit

Fiscal year

2020

2021

2022

Governance

Board of Directors

Number of directors

Persons

10 

10 

9

  Men

Persons

8

  Women

Persons

    Ratio of women

% 

10 

10 

11

  Number of outside directors

Persons

    Ratio of outside directors

% 

40 

40 

44

Average age of directors

Years

61.7 

62.3 

62.0

Age of youngest director

Years

43

44

45

Age of oldest director

Years

72

73

74

Number of meetings held

Times

18 

18 

19

Average attendance ratio

% 

99.6 

100.0

99.0

Audit & Supervisory Board

Number of members

Persons

  Men

Persons

  Women

Persons

1 

    Ratio of women

% 

25 

25 

25 

  Number of outside members

Persons

    Ratio of outside members

% 

50 

50 

50 

Number of meetings held

Times

16 

16 

15

Nomination Advisory Committee

Number of members

Persons

4

  Number of outside members

Persons

3

    Ratio of outside members

% 

75 

75 

75

Number of meetings held

Times

14

Remuneration Advisory Committee

Number of members

Persons

4

  Number of outside members

Persons

3

    Ratio of outside members

% 

75 

75 

75

Number of meetings held

Times

9

Remuneration

Total remuneration paid to directors (number of payees)*

¥ million (persons)

319(12) 

340(10) 

906(10)

Total remuneration paid to Audit & Supervisory Board members (number of payees)*

¥ million (persons)

84(5) 

81(5) 

80(4)

* Total remuneration paid (number of payees) includes directors and Audit & Supervisory Board members who have resigned during the fiscal year (at the General Meeting of Shareholders). 

 

Governance Data (As of June 23, 2023)

Title

Name

Gender

Independence

Tenure (years)

Board meeting attendance rate (FY2022)

Executive officer

Nomination Advisory Committee member

Remuneration Advisory Committee member

Important concurrent positions

Board of Directors

Representative Director, President & CEO

Yukikazu Myochin

Male

No

7

100% 

○ 

○ 

○ 

Representative Director

Atsuo Asano

Male

No

5

100% 

○ 

Representative Director

Yukio Toriyama

Male

No

4

100% 

○ 

Representative Director

Kazuhiko Harigai

Male

No

4

100% 

○ 

Outside Director

Keiji Yamada

Male

Yes

4

100% 

○ 

○ 

Yes

Outside Director

Ryuhei Uchida

Male

No

4

100% 

Yes

Outside Director

Kozue Shiga

Female

Yes

3

100% 

○ 

○ 

Yes

Outside Director

Kouji Kotaka

Male

Yes

○ 

○ 

Yes

Outside Director

Hiroyuki Maki

Male

Yes

○ 

○ 

Yes

Audit & Supervisory Board

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Kunihiko Arai

Male

No

4

100% 

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Makoto Arai

Male

No

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Atsumi Harasawa

Female

Yes

4

100% 

Yes

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Shinsuke Kubo

Male

Yes

3

95%

Yes