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Brother Group's CSR

CSR Data

Brother Group's CSR in Figures

The below tables show main figures associated with the Brother Group's CSR.

The Brother Group Global Charter

The Brother Group Global Charter Established in 1999
Translation languages 27 languages
Dialogues between top management and employees* More than 1,700 times
  • FY2017

For other information, please see "To be trusted by all stakeholders. "

Corporate Governance

Directors* 11 directors (including 5 outside directors)
Statutory auditors* 5 auditors (including 3 outside auditors)
Directors, Statutory auditors and Executive officers* 34 officers in total (including 1 non-Japanese officer)
The Brother Group Principles of Social Responsibility Established in 2012
Global internal audit meeting Started in 2010
Group Information Management Regulation Established in 2015 (The information management regulation of Brother Industries, Ltd. was established in 2008.)
  • As of June 26, 2018
  • For other information, please see "Corporate Governance."


    Manufacturing facilities and sales facilities In more than 40 countries and regions
    Basic Product Safety Policies Established in 2008
    Sales revenue* Consolidated: ¥712,997 million
    Sales revenue by region* Japan 17.0%
    The Americas 29.4%
    Europe 25.4%
    Asia & Others 28.2%
    • FY2017

    For other information, please see "With Customers. "

    Employees (Brother Industries, Ltd.)

    Number of employees*1 Consolidated : 38,628 / Non-consolidated : 3,937
    Employment rate of disabled persons*2 2.23%
    Percentage of female managers*1 3.69% (31 managers)
    Number of employees on childcare leave*3 61 employees (including 19 male employees)
    Number of employees on family-care leave*3 3 employee (including 1 male employees)
    Number of employees using the short-time working system for childcare*2 156 employees (including 6 male employees)
    Number of employees using the short-time working system for family-care*2 2 employees (including 1 male employee)
    Number of employees on nursing care leave*2 31 employees (including 9 male employees)
    Number of employees using the homeworking system*3 57 employees (including 6 male employees)
    The Brother Group Health & Productivity Management Philosophy Established in 2016
    Number of occupational injuries reported at manufacturing facilities*2 26
    Incident rate ((number of incidents/number of employees) x 1,000) at manufacturing facilities 1.03
    Global Safety Convention Held every year since 2008
    1. As of March 31, 2018
    2. FY2017
    3. This indicates the number of employees who started their leave or homeworking in FY2017.

    For other information, please see "With Employees."

    Business Partners

    Procurement policy and CSR procurement standards Established in 2008
    Green Procurement Started in 2001
    CSR questionnaire Conducted every three years since 2012
    Number of companies that answered the CSR questionnaire* More than 500 companies
    • FY2015

    For other information, please see "With Business Partners."


    Financial results briefing Held four times a year
    Shareholder newsletter Issued twice a year (A full year's issue is integrated with the notice of a shareholders meeting)
    Company information session for private investors*2 Held three times in total
    Morningstar Socially Responsible Investment Index Included for the tenth consecutive year since 2008
    SNAM Sustainability Index Included for the sixth consecutive year since 2012
    Excellent Health & Productivity Enterprises Certified for the second consecutive year since 2017
    1. For Brother's financial closing information, please see "Financial Information" in "Investor Information."
    2. FY2017

    For other information, please see "With Shareholders."

    Local Communities

    Tokai Young Entrepreneur Seminar Supported by Brother Industries, Ltd. since 2008
    Employees' participation in the Golden Ring Project* At 22 facilities
    • FY2017

    For other information, please see "With Local Communities."

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