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Non-financial Performance

SHIFT emphasizes not only sales growth but also non-financial aspects such as employee working environment, effectiveness of governance, and thorough compliance. The table below shows non-financial data over the past 5 years.

FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of employees 1,971 2,467 3,829 4,800 6,828
Among them, the number of women 553 629 1,049 1,344 1,923
Ratio of women 28.1% 25.5% 27.4% 28.0% 28.2%
Average age *2 32.5 34.6 34.2 34.5 33.4
Average age (industry average) *3 36.3 36.7 37.1 37.7 38.5
Number of engineers *4 1,563 2,054 3,537 4,322 6,115
Female ratio *5 26.0% 22.8% 24.9% 26.5% 23.2%
Number of non-IT personnel hired *6 630 940 581
Total number of engineers (Japan) *7 618,040 574,250 524,370 526,620 958,740
Total number of female engineer (Japan) *8 107,480 83,740 97,120 96,820 178,400
Female ratio (industry average) *9 17.4% 14.6% 18.5% 17.7% 18.6%
Directors (excluding executive officers and part-time officers) 5 6 8 7 8
Of which, number of independent outside directors 2 2 5 4 5
Ratio of independent outside directors to all directors 40.0% 33.3% 62.5% 57.1% 62.5%
Number of BOD held 14 15 13 15
Average participation rate of all directors 100.0% 97.5%
Average participation rate of all independent outside directors 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 96.0%
Number of Board of Corporate Auditors/ Audit & Supervisor Committee *10 12 12 12 10
Average participation rate of all auditors/ audit & supervisor committee member 1 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Rate of increase in annual salary*11 9.4% 10.4% 10.7% 10.4%
Number of participants in Top Gun Training *12 315 611
Number of Employees Passing Top Gun Education *13 83 176
Average monthly overtime hours *14 13.5 13.6 15.2 10.3 10.1
Average monthly overtime hours of SE (industry average) *15 17 16 16 13 11
Donations to JAPAN HEART (yen) 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000
Number of books handed to employees with children *16 93 107 208 160
Number of employees at regional offices
Domestic sites *17 322 360 769 832 1,100
Overseas bases *18 105 113 137 143 180
International employees 105 113 137 143 180
e-learning attendance rate
Percentage of participants in information-security e-learning *19 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
e-learning participation rate for insider trading *20 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
e-learning participation rate including sexual harassment and power harassment *21 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
e-learning participation rate for human rights *22 100.0%
e-learning participation rate for SDGs *23 100.0%
SHIFRe utilization rate *24 33.8% 29.1% 20.9% 17.6%
Number of new graduates*25 12 20 26 31 61
Rate of full-time employees who were contract employees*26 16.4% 30.5% 29.10% 28.0%
Number of full-time employees who were contract employees*27 21 25 48 96 126
Number of childcare leave taken*28 5 4 12 24 41
Number of childcare leave taken (male) 11
Number of childcare leave taken (female) 25
Number of maternity leave taken 5
Return rate of employees who took childcare leave 66.0% 60.0% 100% 90%
Retention rate within 3 years among employees taking childcare leave 50.0% 100.0% 71% 66%
Number of employees who use short time work system 2 3 5 10 15
Number of aged care leave taken 1 1
Number of female managers*24 6 7 10 14
Number of days paid *25 14.8 10.3 7.7
Number of employees with disabilities 5 7 13 37 72

*1 “-” indicates that data is not available because this measures were not implemented or measures was not tabulated.

*2 Employees at the end of each fiscal year (excluding officers)

*3 Cited from the Basic Statistical Survey of Wage Structure for each Fiscal Year. Figures in FY2021 are quoted from the 2020 survey. Also, due to 1) changes in definitions of each item in the survey and 2) change in SHIFT’s business scope, we have changed the items that we use to quote (as of October, 2021).

*4 Consolidated basis. Regardless of type of employment contract

*5 Parent basis

*6 Second-time graduates, part-time workers and game testers, who all did not have work experiences in IT industry previously. Note that the number of FY2021 decreased because we focused on recruiting high-skilled human resources in FY2021.

*7 Cited from the Basic Statistical Survey of Wage Structure for each Fiscal Year. Figures in FY2021 are quoted from the 2020 survey. Also, due to 1) changes in definitions of each item in the survey and 2) change in SHIFT’s business scope, we have changed the items that we use to quote (as of October, 2021).

*8 Due to 1) changes in definitions of each item in the survey and 2) change in SHIFT’s business scope, we have changed the items that we use to quote (as of October, 2021).

*9 Cited from the Basic Statistical Survey of Wage Structure for each Fiscal Year. Figures in FY2021 are quoted from the 2020 survey. Also, due to 1) changes in definitions of each item in the survey and 2) change in SHIFT’s business scope, we have changed the items that we use to quote (as of October, 2021).

*10 SHIFT has adopted an Audit & Supervisory Committee from November 2019.

*11 Scope including permanent employees who have belonged to SHIFT for the whole fiscal year (from September to August every year) but excluding those who were on leave at the time of the new year’s evaluation, who are scheduled to retire, who are taking maternity/ parental leave, or who are seconded to a group company).

*12 Started in January 2020

*13 Started in January 2020

*14 Scope including those who have joined or left the company during each fiscal year, permanent employees, and those who have taken leave, but excluding those who are subject to the discretionary work system.

*15 Cited from the Basic Statistical Survey of Wage Structure for each Fiscal Year. Figures in FY2021 are quoted from the 2020 survey. Also, due to 1) changes in definitions of each item in the survey and 2) change in SHIFT’s business scope, we have changed the items that we use to quote (as of October, 2021).

*16 Implemented irregularly from around 2017

*17 Scope including sites in Sapporo/Osaka/Fukuoka/Nagoya and Group companies (SHIFT PLUS and Kraft) headquartered in rural area in Japan.

*18 Scope including SHIFT ASIA

*19 Started in FY2018

*20 Started in FY2015

*21 Started in FY2019

*22 Started in FY2021

*23 Started in FY2021

*24 Percentage of full-time employees employed at the end of each fiscal year who used SHIFRe in the previous year. SHIFRe refers to massage services of SHIFT that can be used by all employees.

*25 Number of new graduates hired during each fiscal year

*26 Ratio of employees who were contract employees at the beginning of each fiscal year and who were appointed as permanent employee under the permanent employee promotion system (excluding the change of contract from other types such as the dispatched)

*27 Number of employees who were contract employees at the beginning of each fiscal year and who were appointed as permanent employee under the permanent employee promotion system

*28 Scope including full-time employees and contract employees who have used this system within each fiscal year

*29 Number of women in positions equivalent to or higher than section chief at the end of each fiscal year

*30 Calculated from April 2018 to March 2019 for full-time and contract employees qualified to take leave (for 6 months or more after joining the company).

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