Mitsui Chemicals Selected by Securities Analysts to Receive 2022 Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure

First place in Chemicals/Fiber category



Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) has been selected by the Securities Analysts Association of Japan (SAAJ) to receive the Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure in the Chemicals/Fiber category for 2022. This is the second year in a row that Mitsui Chemicals has received first place in this category.
This award is seen as a reflection of the proactive activities that Mitsui Chemicals is taking to communicate with investors, starting from the top management level and going right throughout the Mitsui Chemicals Group as a whole. It is also seen as reflecting the quality and quantity of the company’s information disclosure, as well as its proactive disclosure of ESG-related information.*1
Spurred on by this, the Mitsui Chemicals Group will endeavor to take even further strides in disclosing impartial and highly transparent information in a timely and appropriate manner, aiming here to maintain and advance the relationship of mutual trust that the Group has with its shareholders, investors and various other stakeholders.

2022 Awards for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure

The SAAJ Awards for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure

Established in fiscal 1995 in aim of improving corporate disclosure practices, the SAAJ Awards for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure has now seen recipients selected across a variety of industry categories in each of the past 28 years. Winners are selected by the SAAJ’s Corporate Disclosure Study Group, which evaluates companies on the quality, quantity and timing of their disclosure in line with five criteria: (1) management’s approach to investor relations, the functions of the company’s investor relations department and the company’s basic stance toward investor relations; (2) disclosure through briefings, interviews, explanatory materials, etc.; (3) efforts toward fair disclosure; (4) the disclosure of information relating to ESG considerations; and (5) voluntary disclosure in line with industry circumstances.