ESG Data

Major Sustainability Indicators

Environment

Achievements of Eco Vision V-2 and target values of Eco Vision 2020

Categories Achievements in 2015 Achievements in 2016 Achievements in 2017 Target values for 2020
Realizing a Low Carbon Society Greenhouse gases (domestic) Within the Company Reduction of greenhouse gases from business activities Emission intensity per unit total revenue
24% reduction (compared to 2010)
41% reduction (compared to 1990)
 
Absolute quantity
43% reduction (compared to 1990)
Emission intensity per unit total revenue
27% reduction (compared to 2010)
43% reduction (compared to 1990)
 
Absolute quantity
43% reduction (compared to 1990)
Emission intensity per unit total revenue
32% reduction (compared to 2010)
47% reduction (compared to 1990)
 
Absolute quantity
47% reduction (compared to 1990)
Emission intensity per unit total revenue
34% reduction (compared to 2010)
49% reduction (compared to 1990)
 
Absolute quantity
40% reduction (compared to 1990)
Outside the Company Reduction of greenhouse gases from post-use products Emission intensity per unit total revenue
  2% reduction (compared to 2010)
49% reduction (compared to 1990)
 
Absolute quantity
50% reduction (compared to 1990)
Emission intensity per unit total revenue
  8% reduction (compared to 2010)
52% reduction (compared to 1990)
 
Absolute quantity
51% reduction (compared to 1990)
Emission intensity per unit total revenue
  9% reduction (compared to 2010)
53% reduction (compared to 1990)
 
Absolute quantity
51% reduction (compared to 1990)
Emission intensity per unit total revenue
  9% reduction (compared to 2010)
53% reduction (compared to 1990)
 
Absolute quantity
41% reduction (compared to 1990)
Greenhouse gases (overseas) Within the Company Reduction of greenhouse gases from business activities, overseas Emission intensity per unit of
production
0.4% reduction in a year
(compared to 2014)
Emission intensity per unit of
production
4% reduction in two years
(compared to 2014)
Emission intensity per unit of
production
6% reduction in three years
(compared to 2014)
Emission intensity per unit of
production
1% reduction year on year
Outside the Company Reduction of greenhouse gases from post-use products, overseas Reduction of 58 thousand tons
annually
Reduction of 64 thousand tons
annually
Reduction of 69 thousand tons
annually
Reduction of 100 thousand tons
annually
Realizing a Sound Material-Cycle Society Water Within the Company Reduction of water use in business activities Water use per unit total revenue
28% reduction (compared to 2010)
45% reduction (compared to 2000)
 
Absolute quantity
47% reduction (compared to 2000)
Water use per unit total revenue
34% reduction (compared to 2010)
49% reduction (compared to 2000)
 
Absolute quantity
49% reduction (compared to 2000)
Water use per unit total revenue
35% reduction (compared to 2010)
50% reduction (compared to 2000)
 
Absolute quantity
49% reduction (compared to 2000)
Water use per unit total revenue
15% reduction (compared to 2010)
35% reduction (compared to 2000)
 
Absolute quantity
23% reduction (compared to 2000)
Outside the Company Reduction of water usage at households using our products Water use per unit total revenue
16% reduction (compared to 2010)
45% reduction (compared to 2000)
 
Absolute quantity
47% reduction (compared to 2000)
Water use per unit total revenue
23% reduction (compared to 2010)
49% reduction (compared to 2000)
 
Absolute quantity
49% reduction (compared to 2000)
Water use per unit total revenue
27% reduction (compared to 2010)
52% reduction (compared to 2000)
 
Absolute quantity
51% reduction (compared to 2000)
Water use per unit total revenue
17% reduction (compared to 2010)
45% reduction (compared to 2000)
 
Absolute quantity
33% reduction (compared to 2000)
Waste Zero emissions within the Company*1 Continued achieving zero emissions
at all domestic production sites
Continued achieving zero emissions
at all domestic production sites
Continued achieving zero emissions
at all domestic production sites
Zero emissions at all domestic
production sites
Wastewater Recycle of factory wastewater discharge*2 Full-scale operation of facilities to
recycle wastewater at Chiba Plant
Full-scale operation of facilities to
recycle wastewater at Chiba Plant
Full-scale operation of facilities to
recycle wastewater at Chiba Plant
Recycle factory wastewater at
multiple plants
Harmonizing with Nature Procurement Procurement of plant-derived oils that take biodiversity into consideration Continuing purchase of RSPO*3-certified palm oil derivatives Continuing purchase of RSPO*3-certified palm oil derivatives Continuing purchase of RSPO*3-certified palm oil derivatives All palm oil derivatives purchased
to be RSPO-certified
Biodiversity Increase biodiversity conservation activities Carried out in all Lion's plants and at offices of Lion and some of its
affiliate companies
Carried out in all Lion's plants and at offices of Lion and some of its
affiliate companies
Carried out in all Lion's plants
Affiliated company and office business base increase
Carry out in all domestic sites
Education Awareness and education in the society Environmental awareness and education for consumers 60% increase in consumer
participation in our awareness
activities (compared to 2010)
70% increase in consumer
participation in our awareness
activities (compared to 2010)
80% increase in consumer
participation in our awareness
activities (compared to 2010)
100% increase in consumer
participation in our awareness
activities (compared to 2010)

*1. The recycling ratio of total waste generation is 99% or more, excluding recycling residues.

*2. Wastewater from production processes

*3. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Community Involvement

Lion gives full support to the activities of the Lion Foundation for Dentistry Health (LDH) established in 1964 as a foundation. LDH changed its status to a public interest incorporated foundation in 2010 and works to promote awareness and education activities regarding oral health. LDH has consistently been coordinating with the Japan Dental Association, universities and administrators to maintain and promote the dental and oral health of consumers. LDH is also contributing to society at the forefront of oral health in order to improve the quality of life of all people.

Categories Achievements in 2015 Achievements in 2016 Achievements in 2017 Remarks
Educational Activities for Oral Health Number of schools where the Oral Health Event of Tooth Brushing for Children was implemented Seven countries/regions 1,302 elementary schools Eight countries/regions 1,729 elementary schools Eight countries/regions 2,893 elementary schools Held at the same time as the “dental/oral health week (June 4 to 10)” each year targeting elementary school children since 1932
Educational Activities for Oral Health via Foundations Activities for oral health promotion for adults (industry) Diagnosed: 28,326 people Diagnosed: 27,562 people Diagnosed: 21,271 people Education focused on the prevention of periodontal disease and instructions on the maintenance/improvement of teeth and oral health provided to employees of various companies
Activities for oral health promotion for the elderly Attendance: 691 people Attendance: 17,110 people Attendance: 46,648 people Support to help maintain the oral functions that will enable individuals to eat with their own teeth and mouths over a long time in the future
Treatment activities Diagnosed: 11,691 people Diagnosed: 11,435 people Diagnosed: 11,171 people Implementation of highly professional,
quality treatment and preventive dentistry activities based on the concept of risk control dentistry

Corporate Culture

Categories Achievements in 2015 Achievements in 2016 Achievements in 2017 Scope
Labor Practices Average service years (Male/Female) 19.8 years/17.4 years 20.3 years/18.0 years 20.4 years/18.0 years Including employees assigned to affiliated companies and regionally based employees
Number of new employees (new graduates)          (Male/Female) 56/28 49/29 57/36 Registered new graduates as of December 31
Ratio of employees who resigned
within three years of
entering the Company
1.6% 2.4% 0.4% New graduates
Number of re-hired retirees 8.7% 8.3% 7.1%  
Number of temporary employees 461 467 458  
Female employee ratio 25.0% 25.7% 27.1%  
Ratio of female managers 6.4% 6.9% 7.5% Female managers/All managers (including executive officers)
Employees with disabilities ratio 2.0% 2.2% 2.4%  
Average overtime per month (hours) 12.1 12.3 12.5 Average overtime for the 12-month period from January to December (Total overtime for all employees below the role of G2/Number of times payments are made (including re-hired employees)
Annual paid leave used (%) 51.8% 55.1% 51.8% Take-up rate as of January 16 of leave granted employees and employees on full-time commission
Number of employees who took childcare leave (Male/Female) 5/33 2/53 9/57  
Number of employees who took shorter work hours for childcare (Male/Female) 0/58 0/40 0/57  
Employee pride toward the Lion Group (%) 96.8% 96.4% 97.2% Percentage of total Lion Corporation employees excluding affiliated companies
Employee Health Stress level check test implementation rate 97.9% 97.0% 96.3%  
Number and percentage of employees participating in health seminars for 50-year olds 140 (87%) 152 (76%) 100 (68%)  
Percentage of employees who brush their teeth after lunch 71.4% 71.1% 74.6%  
Percentage of employees undergoing professional care at dental clinics 41.4% 36.4% 40.7%  
Incidence of periodontal disease 26.6% 27.3% 26.0%  
Average number of cavities 0.3 0.3 0.4