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Employees

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of employees Global 17,277 17,743 17,979 18,051
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 6,541 6,670 6,773 6,809

Region

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Ratio of region / % Global Japan 57.5 57.0 57 59
China 6.6 6.6 5 5
Asia 9.7 9.8 11 11
Europe 17.0 17.5 18 17
North, Central, and South America 9.2 9.1 9 8
Others 0.0 0.0 0 0

Gender

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 5,720 5,827 5,892 5,916
Female 821
(12.6%)
843
(12.6%)
881
(13.0%)
893
(13.1%)
Total 6,541 6,670 6,773 6,809

Age

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Average age / age Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 42.3 41.9 41.8 42.0
Female 44.6 44.5 44.0 44.0
Total 42.5 42.2 42.1 42.2
Number of employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 10s
(Ages 18 or older)
116 136 114 99
20s 1,015 1,112 1,201 1,220
30s 1,128 1,204 1,243 1,284
40s 2,254 2,079 1,928 1,800
Over 50s 2,028 2,139 2,287 2,406
Total 6,541 6,670 6,773 6,809

Nationality

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of non-Japanese employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 57 54 54 53

Disabilities

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Ratio of employees with disabilities / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4

Management Positions

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of management staff Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 2,777 2,801 2,815 2,817
Female 223
(7%)
234
(8%)
247
(8%)
249
(8%)
Total 3,000 3,035 3,062 3,066
Number of management staff (manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 1,561 1,543 1,530 1,535
Female 43
(3%)
46
(3%)
47
(3%)
58
(4%)
Total 1,604 1,589 1,577 1,593
Number of management staff (general manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 400 402 423 430
Female 5
(1%)
6
(2%)
6
(1%)
7
(2%)
Total 405 408 429 437
Number of new management staff (manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 100 84 91 89
Female 9
(8%)
5
(6%)
3
(3%)
14
(14%)
Total 109 89 94 103

Labor union members

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Ratio of labor union members / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 53.7 54.0 54.5 54.7

Employee-friendly Working Environment

Service and Turnover

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Average length of service / years Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 19.2 18.8 18.8 19.0
Female 21.1 21.0 20.4 20.4
Total 19.5 19.1 19.1 19.2
Employee turnover rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 4.75 3.68 3.10 3.07
Female 2.42 3.29 2.80 3.40
Total 4.46 3.63 3.06 3.12
Total number of employee turnover Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 218 186 185
Female 28 25 31
Total 246 211 216
Voluntary turnover rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 0.91 0.86 1.07 1.21
Female 0.85 1.76 1.23 1.54
Total 0.90 0.97 1.09 1.25
Number of voluntary turnover Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 51 64 73
Female 15 11 14
Total 66 75 87
Ratio of re-employment for retired employees / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 76.7 87.6 85.5 87.1

Overtime

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of employees whose overtime hours exceeded 80 hours / month Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Non-management staff 100 22 33 27
Management staff 67 36 21 22
Total 167
(2.6%)
58
(0.9%)
54
(0.8%)
49
(0.7%)
Average overtime hours / hours/month-1 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 21.4 21.1 20.9 20.2
Average overtime hours (statutory) / hours・month-1 Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*(excluding shift workers) 0.5 1.9 1.1 0.2

Paid Leave

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Paid leave usage rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Non-management staff 79 83 86 77
Management staff 56 62 70 60
Total 69 74 79 70
Average number of days used for paid leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Total 14.8 15.8 13.9

Childcare

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of employees taking childcare leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 71 89 85 102
Female 17 13 15 18
Total 88 102 100 120
Childcare leave usage rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 40 56 48 56
Female 100 100 100 100
Total 45 59 52 60
Average number of days used for childcare leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 8.0 13.2 10.3
Return rate of employees from childcare leave / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 97 99 100 100
Female 100 100 100 100
Total 98 99 100 100
Employee retention rate three years after childcare leave / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 91 94 83 99
Female 96 93 93 94
Total 92 94 86 98
Number of employees using short working hours for childcare Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 3 1 4 5
Female 91 85 88 85
Total 94 86 92 90

Family Care

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of employees taking paid family care leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 0 0 1 0
Number of employees using short working hours for family care Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 1 0 1 0

Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total number of employees hired Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 298 333 250 222
Female 35
(11%)
46
(12%)
61
(20%)
41
(16%)
Regular recruitment 202 267 245 195
Mid-career recruitment 131 112 66 68
Total 333 379 311 263

Number of Employees Hired through the Regular Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Career-track administrative positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 12 10 14 7
Female 10
(46%)
9
(47%)
15
(52%)
7
(50%)
Total 22 19 29 14
Career-track technical positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 49 73 64 58
Female 6
(11%)
14
(16%)
12
(16%)
10
(15%)
Total 55 87 76 68
General positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 121 153 124 105
Female 4
(3%)
8
(5%)
16
(11%)
8
(7%)
Total 125 161 140 113

Number of Employees Hired through the Mid-career Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Career-track administrative positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 35 41 22 18
Female 2
(5%)
8
(16%)
6
(21%)
2
(10%)
Total 37 49 28 20
Career-track technical positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 52 35 10 14
Female 7
(12%)
3
(8%)
1
(9%)
3
(15%)
Total 59 38 11 17
General positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 29 21 16 20
Female 6
(17%)
4
(16%)
11
(41%)
11
(36%)
Total 35 25 27 31

Human Resources Development

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Training hours per person / hours Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 15 34 27 58
Training cost per person / million yen 0.29 0.27 0.20 0.13

Evaluation

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Conducting rate of feedback meetings in the previous fiscal year / % Mitsui Chemicals Labor Union registered members 98 98 94 94
Degree of satisfaction over evaluation feedback / % 90 86 91 90

Safety and Prevention

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of major accidents / cases Global 0 1 0 0
Number of abnormal conditions/accidents Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 4 7 12 21
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0 4 5 7
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 2 0 1 1
Global 6 11 18 29
Significant occupational injury frequency Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0.42 0.19 0.00 0.10
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0.14 0.29 0.83 0.40
Construction subcontractors 0.13 0.51 0.25 0.39
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0.00 0.51 0.62 0.21
Global 0.24 0.33 0.31 0.22

Occupational Health

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Average rate of lifestyle-related disease (male) / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 9.6 9.7 10.2 10.6
Frequency of absences from work due to health disorders Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 0.60 0.78 0.87 0.78
Frequency of absences from work due to mental health disorders Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 0.34 0.45 0.56 0.61
Ratio of smokers / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 25.7 24.2 23.7 22.2
Harmful substance risk assessment implementation rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 100 100 100 100

Product Stewardship

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Product risk assessment implementation rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 36 100 100 100
Provision ratio of the latest safety information for all products / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 100 100 100 100
Number of legal and regulatory violations Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0 0 0 0

Quality of Products and Services

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of PL accidents Global 0 0 0 0
Number of major quality-related legal and regulatory violations Global 0 0 0 0

Logistics

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of significant occupational injuries in logistics Global 2 2 0 0
Number of major accidents in logistics Global 0 0 0 0
Number of quality issues/ppm Global 42 70 60 12
Number of legal and regulatory violations Global 0 0 0 0

Sustainable Procurement

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Sustainable procurement ratio / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 39 44 44 45

Social Activities

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Social contribution expenditure / million yen Global 152 214 246 123
Number of employees taking community service leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 118 123 88 41

Visualization of Contributions to the Society

  Scope 2017 2018 2019 2020
Rose Value™ products sales ratio / % Global 14 13 16 19

*Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. registered employees

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