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Human Resources

Concept of human resources

The SCROLL Group seeks independent and autonomous career formation as an individual, and develops and supports human resources who contribute not only to results but also to the improvement of the organizational strength of the group.
We believe that aiming to create an environment in which we can maximize the abilities of each individual while striving to respond to the formation of diverse careers desired by our employees will lead to the sustainable growth of the Group.

Efforts for the active participation of human resources

A look of the office

Based on the concept of ​​human resources, the Group is aware that each employee will contribute to the formation of diverse careers and the improvement of organizational strength, and manages task diversity so that the achievement of individual and organizational goals leads to business development.
We are promoting it. Task diversity is the invisible inner diversity of each employee’s abilities, knowledge, experience, values, etc. To promote this, we are implementing the following initiatives and system introductions.

■Promoting the active participation of women As part of our efforts to promote task diversity management, the Group considers the promotion of active participation by women to be an important factor, and has set a target of “at least 30% for the entire Group and SCROLL alone by FY 2025.” As of April 1, 2024, the percentage of female managers is 28.6% for the entire Group (31.8% for SCROLL alone).

■Introduction of diversity system Even if working hours and working styles are restricted by life stages, we have introduced a system that enables employees to fully utilize the abilities of employees who want to continue working in the SCROLL Group and realize diversity in working styles. Specifically, we are working to create an environment where pregnant women, childcare workers, caregivers, and senior human resources can choose flexible working styles such as flextime, shorter working hours, and working from home.

■Introduction of job type system With the aim of hiring and retaining highly specialized human resources, we have introduced a job-type system that clearly defines job content, hires and assigns employees, and determines evaluations and remuneration based on work results. In this way, we will flexibly respond to the annual income level and promote the hiring of human resources with high expertise necessary for realizing the Group’s sustainable growth strategy, such as system human resources.

■Promotion of human resource development Career items have been newly established in the personal goals set by employeesBy grasping individual career goals for superiors and personnel, we will consider transfers and project participation according to each career path, and support the acquisition of necessary skills. We also provide management training for leaders and unit managers, and basic education for new employees and educators throughout the group. We will continue to enhance various menus necessary for improving employee skills and career development.

Social Contribution Activities

Concept of social contribution

The SCROLL Group contributes to sustainable community development through employee participation activities.
We will also aim to be a company that is loved and trusted by the local people through social contribution activities that contribute to the development of the local community.

Support for women volunteer groups

Steering committee

Presentation ceremony

The Charitable Trust SCROLL Women Volunteer Fund embodies and puts into practice the spirit of “trust and service,” which is our company motto, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Scroll Corporation (Mutow Co., Ltd. when the fund was first established) in March 1994. Established to do.
This program aims to contribute to the promotion of social welfare activities by supporting organizations centered around women who volunteer for the elderly and disabled in Shizuoka Prefecture each year.
Applicants are called for through public relations magazines in Shizuoka Prefecture each year, and grant recipients are selected from the volunteer groups that applied via a review. More than 300 grants have been provided since the fund was established.
The SCROLL Group will continue to actively support volunteer activities in the future.

FY2023

Number of
grant recipients 11

Total from establishment to FY2023

Number of
grants 432

Grant amount
42.20million yen

Initiatives with Hamamatsu Flower Park

A look of the agreement signing ceremony with Ms. Konami Tsukamoto

In order to contribute to society in Hamamatsu City, the place of establishment, In March 2022, we signed an “Agreement on Mutual Cooperation and Cooperation” with the “Hamamatsu City Flower Green Promotion Foundation” (hereinafter “Hamamatsu Flower Park”), which operates the Hamamatsu Flower Park.
The Flower Green Promotion Foundation supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through its business and declares that it will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.
The Group also resonated with this, and the management resources of both sides, such as the presentation of uniforms worn by volunteer staff in Hamamatsu Flower Park and the appearance of Ms. Konami Tsukamoto, the president of the Flower Green Promotion Foundation, in our catalog. We are making efforts that utilize. We will continue to contribute to the creation of a sustainable community and the development of Hamamatsu City through the support and cooperation of both parties.

“Agreement on Support for Emergency Living Supplies, etc. in the Event of a Disaster” with Hamamatsu City

Disaster prevention set of MIYOSHI corporation.

In March 2020, SCROLL signed an “Agreement on Support for Emergency Living Supplies, etc. in the Event of a Disaster” with Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
By concluding this agreement, we will endeavor to contribute to regional disaster prevention by supplying the Group’s products and facilities during the supply of supplies.

Outline of “Agreement on Support for Supply of Emergency Living Supplies in the Event of a Disaster”

When a disaster occurs or is likely to occur in Hamamatsu City, we will supply clothing, disaster prevention supplies, etc. to the extent possible based on the request from Hamamatsu City.

Holding a Christmas party

Christmas party (in FY2021)

The SCROLL Group holds a Christmas event every December for the purpose of giving thanks to the local people and contributing to society.
We invite local elementary and kindergarten children to a scrolling Christmas party to help them make winter memories with their parents and friends. We will hold an event to make local children smile in order to deliver “Today is a good day.”

Donation activities

We believe that it is important for us to share a common understanding with our stakeholders regarding various environmental and social issues, and to work together with them to contribute to society.

■With customersー “Tsuzuku Mirai Fund”

Since FY2020, as one of the social contribution activities that we carry out together with our customers, we have been donating part of the sales of the products listed in the catalog to social contribution activity groups.
From FY2023, these fundraising activities will be referred to as the “Tsuzuku Mirai Fund”, and we will expand our donation activities. For donation destinations, please check <Donation organizations>.

■With employeesー”Sukuchari” In 1999, we started the “Eco-no-Wa Donation” as a social contribution activity in which our employees can easily participate from 100 yen per unit, and have used it mainly for environmental protection activities.
From FY2023, in order to strengthen social activities as a company, we will expand the target to all employees of the group and will conduct fund-raising activities under the new name of “Sukuchari (Scroll Charity)”. Through this system, employees can donate the amount they wish and donate to the following <Donation organizations>. In the future, we will operate so that this donation will be used for social issues that employees are more interested in.

<Donation organizations>

 J.POSH

Since its founding, the SCROLL Group has been supported by many female customers to this day through transactions with women’s associations and co-ops that continue to this day. Through our business, which has many female customers, we donate to the “Pink Ribbon Campaign” because we want to support many women, breast cancer patients, and their families.

Total to FY2023

Donation amount
2,880thousand yen

The Nature Conservation Society of Japan

Climate change and biodiversity are considered important issues. Through donations to the Nature Conservation Society of Japan, we protect the richness of biodiversity and support activities aimed at realizing a society in which people live in harmony with nature.

Total to FY2023

Donation amount
1,200thousand yen

Learning for All

As the birthrate declines and the population ages, more than a few children become isolated due to complicated family problems. As one of our efforts to address such issues, we will start donating to “Learning for All,” which is working to essentially solve “child poverty” from FY2023.

Total to FY2023

Donation amount
900thousand yen

The Charitable Trust SCROLL Women Volunteer Fund

The SCROLL Group contribute to the promotion of social welfare activities by supporting organizations centered around women who volunteer for the elderly and disabled in Shizuoka Prefecture.

Donations to the DAWN Foundation

The SCROLL Group is actively working on one of the materialities (important issues), “contribution to the local community.”In collaboration with the Co-op, we donate clothing, etc.
to the Osaka Gender Equality Foundation (DAWN Foundation) , whose purpose is to correct the social and economic gender gap and to provide professional and comprehensive support for women’s empowerment. Through this activity, we are cooperating with Osaka Prefecture’s “Support Project for Women with Difficulties and Challenges in the COVID-19 pandemic”.

Total to FY2021

Donation amount
617thousand yen

Activities through the Shareholder Benefit Program

Based on our corporate motto of “we shall earn the trust of the public by doing business in an honest,” the SCROLL Group is committed to working together with all stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, business partners, employees, and local communities, to resolve environmental and social issues through our business activities, and to contribute to a sustainable society. For those shareholders who support our efforts, we have expanded the scope of use of shareholder gift certificates to allow shareholders to select “Donation to Shizuoka Prefecture Green Bank” ” and “Women Volunteer Fund” as an option in the shareholder benefit program. This donation will be used to train personnel to protect and nurture public flower beds and forests in Shizuoka Prefecture, and to support and subsidize the activity expenses of volunteer groups engaged in activities to protect the living environment and forests and to support social welfare in Shizuoka Prefecture.

Total from the establishment of the program to FY2023

Number of
system usage 2,887

Donation amount
2,100thousand yen

Human Rights (Procurement)

Responsible procurement

Qingdao sewing factory

The SCROLL Group is actively working on one of the materialities (important issues), “contribution to the local community.” The SCROLL will maintain integrity in its business activities, respect human rights, and consider the environment in all aspects, in response to the materiality (important issue) of “providing safe and secure products by strengthening SCM.” Based on the idea that ensuring a better working environment and sustainable efforts throughout the production process of products are important, we have established the “Code of Conduct for Production Partners” and have made it to our production partners. We only produce at factories that have requested and pledged to comply. As an audit method, we carry out code of conduct audits by visiting our employees, or conduct audits based on code of conduct standards such as WRAP, the world’s largest labor and environment certification program, by third-party certification audits.