Kito responds to the need to safely lift, move and hold heavy loads in all industries and regions, and as a result makes it possible to create value without the constraints of gravity. As a corporate member of society we always bear in mind our responsibilities to maintain our commitment to legal compliance, which is our top priority, fair and transparent governance, and timely, broad and fair disclosure of information. We also promote clean, environmentally friendly manufacturing, and stay active with our social contributions.
- Environmental protection
- Kito helps create a rich, sustainable society where people live in harmony with the environment, working to reduce environmental impact and prevent pollution throughout our operations and total product life cycles, while continuously improving our management system and promoting environmentally conscious activities.
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- Social contribution
- By producing and selling safe, durable hoists and cranes, Kito contributes not only to our customers, distributors, business partners and other direct stakeholders, but to society at large as well.
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- Disclosure based on TCFD recommendations
- The Kito Group has endorsed the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) as established by the Financial Stability Board, has disclosed climate-related information based on the TCFD framework, and will continue to enhance its disclosure.
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- Internal Control, Compliance
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Kito’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data from its business activities.
Data are based on KITO’s non-consolidated figures (Japan). Some figures, which are marked “Consolidated,” include Group companies.
Kito helps create a rich, sustainable society where people live in harmony with the environment, and works to reduce environmental impact and prevent pollution throughout our operations and total product life cycles while promoting environmentally conscious activities.
|Energy||Total energy input||GJ||233,643||200,891||230,747|
|Electric power usage||kwh||19,758,526||17,038,001||19,963,149|
|City gas usage||m3||933,020||818,390||943,770|
|Greenhouse gas emissions
Weight of production
|vs. previous fiscal year||%||98.6||91.5||105|
|Water resources||Water resource input||m3||189,201||113,709||118,740|
|Pollutant release and transfer register (PRTR)||Emissions and transfers||t||12||6||6|
|Organic solvents and VOCs||Amount used||t||23||13||12|
|Environment-related laws and regulations||Number of violations||–||0||0||0|
Kito believes that securing diverse human resources is the foundation for the company’s economic development and sustainable growth. We aim to be a group with high ethical standards, with our corporate philosophy as the unifying force of the organization.
|Employment||Number of employees||Total||–||678||677||687|
|Average employee age||Total||years||42.9||43.8||43.0|
|Years of service||Total||–||16.6||17.4||17.6|
|Number of non-japanese employees||Total||–||14||14||15|
|Number of non-japanese employees on a consolidated basis||Total||–||1,621||1,606||1,664|
|Status of consolidated companies
(Figures in parentheses: average number of temporary employees per year, not included in regional employee numbers)
|Employees by age||Under 30||Total||–||108||102||105|
|Hires straight out of school||Total||–||18||15||14|
|Retention rate after 3 years||Total||%||66.7||78.6||83.3|
|Number who leave||Total||–||19||15||10|
|Number of employees with disabilities||–||36||34||35|
|Percentage of employees with disabilities||%||7.1||6.8||6.9|
|Appointment of diverse human resources as directors||Appointment of diverse human resources as directors
(Figures in parentheses indicate general managers and above)
(Directors, corporate auditors, and executive officers)
|Labor||Mean annual salary||Total||yen||6,849,110||6,125,677||6,131,399|
|Mean monthly salary for a 30-year-old
*college graduate, career track
|Annual paid leave usage||Number of days granted||–||19.3||19.0||18.9|
|Number of days taken||–||15.8||15.3||15.3|
|Number of days taken||%||81.8||81.2||81.0|
|Number of employees taking maternity leave||–||4||2||8|
|Number of employees taking childcare leave
（Figures in parentheses indicate the number of employees who took childcare leave for one week or less.)
|Percent who return to work after childcare leave||%||100||100||100|
|Number of employees taking time off to care for sick or injured children.||–||5||3||7|
|Number of employees taking caregiver leave||–||0||1||1|
|Number of employees taking short-term carergiver leave||–||20||12||12|
|Education and training expense per employee||yen||–||52,119||40,842|
|Safety||Frequency rate of industrial accidents||ー||0.70||2.53||3.86|
|Other||Number of proposals for improvement that were given awards from officers||–||450||339||264|
|Annualized amount of effect of improvement proposals||Millions of yen||214||157||99|
Kito will achieve sustainable growth and improvement of its corporate value on a medium- to long-term basis, make efforts to enhance corporate governance in accordance with the basic concept and based on the belief that the essence of corporate governance lies in increasing the dynamism of management by securing the transparency and fairness thereof and making management decisions in a prompt and decisive manner.
|Supply chain management||Applying sustainable procurement policies to suppliers||ー||In the procurement of materials, we have identified 19 substances that are not to be included in our products, established “Green Procurement Guidelines,” and are working with our suppliers to reduce environmental impact.|
|Supplier evaluation||ー||We have established procedures and evaluation methods to ensure a stable supply of products that comply with our purchasing requirements, and we have established occasions for confirmation at the start of new transactions and on a regular basis.|
|Compliance||Compliance policy and manual||ー||Compliance（LINK）|
|Number of incidents reported||–||4||2||1|
|Fair trade violations||–||0||0||0|
|Membership fees and expenditures for economic and industry organizations||Millions of yen||9||7||6|
|Expenditure on political contributions and lobbying, etc.||Millions of yen||0||0||0|