Mitsui Chemicals Receives Best IR Award From Japan Investor Relations Association



Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) has received the 2022 Best IR Award from the Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA). The IR Award program is designed to recognize companies which have been highly accredited in the investment community for their understanding and promotion of investor relations (IR) activities.
This is the second time that Mitsui Chemicals has received the award, having won it for the first time in 2014.

For this year, the 27th year of the award program, JIRA received applications from 344 of its member companies. Winners were selected via a process involving a survey completed by applicant companies, as well as a screening by a committee composed of analysts, investors, journalists and more. As a result, two companies were awarded the IR Grand Prix, six the Best IR Award, three the IR Special Award and two the Best IR Award for Encouragement.

The following excerpt from the JIRA website explains the reasons for Mitsui Chemicals’ selection.

  • Mitsui Chemicals’ CEO earnestly speaks at briefings and provides opportunities for dialogue with investors.
  • At the financial results briefing, the company made a convincing argument by specifically showing the factors that caused fluctuation in business performance, etc. based on an analysis of the external environment.
  • The materials contain information and data that investors want to know, and the IR Department keeps abreast of internal information and engages in dialogue.
  • Mitsui Chemicals is making efforts in ESG management and clearly shows its objectives and progress.
  • ESG briefings and business status briefings are also provided, and the company’s integrated financial and non-financial management system is attracting the attention of investors.

Going forward, Mitsui Chemicals will redouble its efforts to maintain and develop trusting relationships with shareholders, investors and all other diverse stakeholders of the Mitsui Chemicals Group by providing fair and highly transparent information disclosure in a timely and appropriate manner.