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Employees

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of employees Global 13,423 17,277 17,743 17,979
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 6,516 6,541 6,670 6,773

Region

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Ratio of region / % Global Japan 67.0 57.5 57.0 57
China 5.6 6.6 6.6 5
Asia 8.8 9.7 9.8 11
Europe 8.2 17.0 17.5 18
North, Central, and South America 10.3 9.2 9.1 9
Others 0.1 0.0 0.0 0

Gender

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 5,709 5,720 5,827 5,892
Female 807 (12.4%) 821 (12.6%) 843 (12.6%) 881 (13.0%)
Total 6,516 6,541 6,670 6,773

Age

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Average age / age Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 42.3 41.9 41.8
Female 44.6 44.5 44.0
Total 42.5 42.2 42.1
Number of employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 10s
(Ages 18 or older)
86 116 136 114
20s 940 1,015 1,112 1,201
30s 1,082 1,128 1,204 1,243
40s 2,451 2,254 2,079 1,928
Over 50s 1,957 2,028 2,139 2,287
Total 6,516 6,541 6,670 6,773

Nationality

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of non-Japanese employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 55 57 54 54

Disabilities

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Ratio of employees with disabilities / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3

Management Positions

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of management staff Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 2,748 2,777 2,801 2,815
Female 197 (6.7%) 223 (7.4%) 234 (7.7%) 247 (8.1%)
Total 2,945 3,000 3,035 3,062
Number of management staff (manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 1,558 1,561 1,543 1,530
Female 35 (2.2%) 43 (2.7%) 46 (2.9%) 47 (3.0%)
Total 1,593 1,604 1,589 1,577
Number of management staff (general manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 401 400 402 423
Female 4 (1.0%) 5 (1.2%) 6 (1.5%) 6 (1.4%)
Total 405 405 408 429
Number of new management staff (manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 92 100 84 91
Female 7 (7.1%) 9 (8.3%) 5 (5.6%) 3 (3.2%)
Total 99 109 89 94

Labor union members

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Ratio of labor union members / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 47.1 53.7 54.0 54.5

Employee-friendly Working Environment

Service and Turnover

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Average length of service / years Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 19.7 19.2 18.8 18.8
Female 21.1 21.1 21.1 20.4
Total 19.9 19.5 19.1 19.1
Employee turnover rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 4.75 3.68 3.10
Female 2.42 3.29 2.80
Total 4.46 3.63 3.06
Total number of employee turnover Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 218 186
Female 28 25
Total 246 211
Voluntary turnover rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 0.91 0.91 0.86 1.07
Female 1.46 0.85 1.76 1.23
Total 0.98 0.90 0.97 1.09
Number of voluntary turnover Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 51 64
Female 15 11
Total 66 75
Ratio of re-employment for retired employees / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 81.3 76.7 87.6 85.5

Overtime

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of employees whose overtime hours exceeded 80 hours / month Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Non-management staff 216 100 22 33
Management staff 120 67 36 21
Total 336 (5.2%) 167 (2.6%) 58 (0.9%) 54 (0.8%)
Average overtime hours / hours/month-1 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 21.4 21.4 21.1 20.9
Average overtime hours (statutory) / hours・month-1 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*(excluding shift workers) 0.5 1.9 1.1

Paid Leave

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Paid leave usage rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Non-management staff 81 79 83 86
Management staff 56 56 62 70
Total 70 69 74 79
Average number of days used for paid leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Total 14.8 15.8

Childcare

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of employees taking childcare leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 62 71 89 85
Female 16 17 13 15
Total 78 88 102 100
Childcare leave usage rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 39 40 56 48
Female 100 100 100 100
Total 45 45 59 52
Average number of days used for childcare leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 8.0 13.2
Return rate of employees from childcare leave / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 97 99 100
Female 100 100 100
Total 98 99 100
Employee retention rate three years after childcare leave / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 91 94 83
Female 96 93 93
Total 92 94 86
Number of employees using short working hours for childcare Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 2 3 1 4
Female 88 91 85 88
Total 90 94 86 92

Family Care

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of employees taking paid family care leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 0 0 0 1
Number of employees using short working hours for family care Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 1 1 0 1

Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Total number of employees hired Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 298 333 250
Female 35 (11%) 46 (12%) 61 (19.6%)
Regular recruitment 202 267 245
Mid-career recruitment 131 112 66
Total 333 379 311

Number of Employees Hired through the Regular Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Career-track administrative positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 12 10 14
Female 10 (46%) 9 (47%) 15 (52%)
Total 22 19 29
Career-track technical positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 49 73 64
Female 6 (11%) 14 (16%) 12 (16%)
Total 55 87 76
General positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 121 153 124
Female 4 (3.2%) 8 (5.0%) 16 (11.4%)
Total 125 161 140

Number of Employees Hired through the Mid-career Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Career-track administrative positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 35 41 22
Female 2 (5.4%) 8 (16%) 6 (21%)
Total 37 49 28
Career-track technical positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 52 35 10
Female 7 (12%) 3 (7.9%) 1 (9.1%)
Total 59 38 11
General positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 29 21 16
Female 6 (17%) 4 (16%) 11 (41%)
Total 35 25 27

Human Resources Development

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Training hours per person / hours Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 15 34 27
Training cost per person / million yen 0.29 0.27 0.20

Evaluation

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Conducting rate of feedback meetings in the previous fiscal year / % Mitsui Chemicals Labor Union registered members 96 98 98 94
Degree of satisfaction over evaluation feedback / % 89 90 86 91

Safety and Prevention

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Number of major accidents Global 0 0 1 0
Number of abnormal conditions/accidents Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 4 4 7 15
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0 0 4 2
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0 2 0 1
Global 4 6 11 17
Significant occupational injury frequency Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0.15 0.42 0.19 0.00
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0.48 0.14 0.29 0.83
Construction subcontractors 0.27 0.13 0.51 0.25
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0.21 0.00 0.51 0.62
Global 0.23 0.24 0.33 0.31

Occupational Health

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Average rate of lifestyle-related disease (male) / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 9.6 9.7 10.2
Frequency of absences from work due to health disorders Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 0.60 0.78 0.87
Frequency of absences from work due to mental health disorders Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 0.34 0.45 0.56
Ratio of smokers / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 25.7 24.2 23.7
Harmful substance risk assessment implementation rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 100 100 100

Product Stewardship

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Product risk assessment implementation rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 36 100 100
Provision ratio of the latest safety information for all products / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 100 100 100
Number of legal and regulatory violations Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0 0 0

Quality of Products and Services

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Number of PL accidents Global 0 0 0
Number of major quality-related legal and regulatory violations Global 0 0 0

Logistics

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Number of significant occupational injuries in logistics Global 2 2 0
Number of major accidents in logistics Global 0 0 0
Incidence of issues impacting customers / ppm Global 42 70 60
Number of legal and regulatory violations Global 0 0 0

Sustainable Procurement

  Scope 2017 2018 2019
Sustainable procurement ratio / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 39 44 44

Social Activities

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Social contribution expenditure / million yen Global 142 152 214 246
Number of employees taking community service leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 162 118 123 88

Visualization of Contributions to the Society

  Scope 2016 2017 2018 2019
Rose Value™ products sales ratio / % Global 14 14 13 16

*Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. registered employees

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