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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 2018 2019 2020 2021
Male-female ratio / % Global Male 81.8
Female 18.2
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 87.4 87.0 86.9 86.7
Female 12.6 13.0 13.1 13.3

Age

  Scope 2018 2019 2020 2021
Average age / age Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 41.9 41.8 42.0 42.0
Female 44.5 44.0 44.0 44.0
Total 42.2 42.1 42.2 42.2
Composition ratio by age / % Global 10s (Ages 18 or older) 1.0
20s 17.7
30s 24.8
40s 25.2
Over 50s 31.3
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 10s (Ages 18 or older) 2.0 1.7 1.5 1.5
20s 16.7 17.7 17.9 19.1
30s 18.1 18.4 18.9 18.4
40s 31.2 28.5 26.4 24.1
Over 50s 32.1 33.8 35.3 36.9

Nationality

  Scope 2018 2019 2020 2021
Composition ratio by nationality / % Global Japan 66.3
Germany 5.6
USA 4.3
China 4.3
Thailand 4.2
Mexico 2.3
Other 13.0
Number of non-Japanese employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 54 54 53 56

Disabilities

  Scope 2018 2019 2020 2021
Ratio of employees with disabilities / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.5

Management Positions

  Scope 2018 2019 2020 2021
Male-female ratio in all Manager-level or above / % Global Male 89
Female 11
Male-female ratio in Manager of Manager-level / % Male 95
Female 5
Male-female ratio in management staff (manager-level or above) / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* Male 97 97 96 96
Female 3 3 4 4
Male-female ratio in management staff (general manager-level or above) / % Male 99 99 98 98
Female 1 1 2 2
Number of new management staff (manager-level or above) / % Male 94 97 86 90
Female 6 3 14 10

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

Percentage of positions filled internally (Management Position)

  Scope 2018 2019 2020 2021
Percentage of positions filled internally / %
(Number of positions filled by existing employees / Total Number of filled positions)
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 96.0 96.0 89.7

Human Resources Development

  Scope 2018 2019 2020 2021
Training hours per person / hours Global 22.3
Training cost per person / thousand yen 47.7
Training hours per person / hours Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* 34.0 27.0 22.7 26.1
Training cost per person / thousand yen 270.0 200.0 126.3 128.4

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

Compensation

  Scope 2018 2019 2020 2021
The gender pay gap / % (Percentage of women's pay to man's pay.) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.* All Full-time employees Mean gender pay gap 89.2
Median gender pay gap 93.2
Mean bonus gap 83.0
Median bonus gap 92.0
Non-Manegiment staff Mean gender pay gap 107.0
Median gender pay gap 114.6
Mean bonus gap 106.4
Median bonus gap 118.6
Management staff (under manager- level) Mean gender pay gap 97.3
Median gender pay gap 95.4
Mean bonus gap 94.0
Median bonus gap 95.5
Management staff (manager-level or above) Mean gender pay gap 96.0
Median gender pay gap 95.5
Mean bonus gap 95.9
Median bonus gap 94.4
Management staff (general manager-level or above) Mean gender pay gap 95.6
Median gender pay gap 95.5
Mean bonus gap 92.9
Median bonus gap 95.8

Safety and Prevention

  Scope 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of major accidents / cases Global 1 0 0 0
Number of abnormal conditions/accidents Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 7 12 21  
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 4 5 7  
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0 1 1  
Global 11 18 29  
Lost-Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) Global 0.31 0.48 0.24 0.34
Significant occupational injury frequency Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 0.19 0.00 0.10  
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates 0.29 0.83 0.40  
Construction subcontractors 0.51 0.25 0.39  
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates 0.51 0.62 0.21  
Global 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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