EcoVadis Awards Mitsui Chemicals Gold Rating in Sustainability

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2022.04.20

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) has been awarded a Gold rating in sustainability by French company EcoVadis SAS*1. The Gold Rating is given to companies that have scored in the top 5 percent of all evaluated companies.

EcoVadis uses proprietary criteria based on international sustainability standards to provide a highly trusted collaborative platform for evaluating organizations and companies on sustainability. These evaluations are made in a comprehensive manner based on the four themes of Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement. With EcoVadis carrying out more than 90,000 companies’ evaluations across 160 countries and 200 industries to date.

To help realize ideal future society, which are a circular society in harmony with the environment, an inclusive society creating diverse value as well as a comfortable society in which people can enjoy healthy lives and well-being, the Mitsui Chemicals Group is looking to deepen its efforts to create societal value. This includes providing Blue Value™ products and services, which come in aim of contributing to the environment, and Rose Value™ products and services, which come in aim of improving quality of life (QOL)*2. Through these efforts and more, the Mitsui Chemicals Group is striving to advance a sustainable future both for itself and for society as a whole.
Our group's initiatives for the sustainable development of society and Mitsui Chemicals Group are posted on our sustainability website*3 with the aim of promoting a better understanding of our stakeholders.

*1EcoVadis

*2Blue Value™ and Rose Value™
Our Blue Value™ and Rose Value™ help visualize the contributions our products and services make to the environment and society, enabling us to share those values with stakeholders so we can realize a future ideal society.

*3Mitsui Chemicals’ sustainability website