EcoVadis Awards Mitsui Chemicals Gold Rating in Sustainability for Third Consecutive Year

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2020.04.16

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) today announced that it has been awarded a Gold rating in sustainability for the third consecutive year by French company EcoVadis SAS*1. The Gold rating is given to companies that have scored in the top 5 percent of all evaluated companies.

These evaluations are made in a comprehensive manner based on the four themes of Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement. Mitsui Chemicals scored particularly well in the categories of Environment and Labor & Human Rights.

EcoVadis uses proprietary criteria based on international sustainability standards to provide a highly trusted collaborative platform for evaluating organizations and companies on sustainability. With EcoVadis carrying out more than 65,000 companies evaluations across 160 countries and 200 industries to date, roughly 300 global companies make use of this platform for supply chain management purposes.

To help realize a future cohesive society in harmony with the environment, as well as health and well-being in an aging society, the Mitsui Chemicals Group is looking to deepen its efforts to create societal value. This includes providing Blue Value™ products and services, which come in aim of contributing to the environment, and Rose Value™ products and services, which come in aim of improving quality of life (QOL) *2. Through these efforts and more, the Mitsui Chemicals Group is striving to advance a sustainable future both for itself and for society as a whole.

*1EcoVadis: https://ecovadis.com/

*2Blue Value™ and Rose Value™:
Our Blue Value™ and Rose Value™ help visualize the contributions our products and services make to the environment and society, enabling us to share those values with stakeholders so we can realize a future cohesive society in harmony with the environment, as well as health and well-being in an aging society.