Working with Local Communities

Public Recognition

Here at the Mitsui Chemicals Group, we are committed to a wide range of initiatives both in Japan and overseas, including improving safety standards, reducing environmental impact and contributing to community development at our facilities. As a result of such initiatives, we have received a number of awards and commendations in recognition of our achievements.

Iwakuni-Ohtake Works Receives Outstanding Performance Award (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Award) at In-House Fire Fighting Skills Contest

Iwakuni-Ohtake Works received an outstanding performance award (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Award) at the In-House Fire Fighting Skills Contest for petroleum complexes and other facilities sponsored by the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Fire and Disaster Management Agency. Starting in fiscal 2014, this contest aims to improve skills and morale in-house fire fighting brigades. The top five participants are awarded grand prizes following an examination of actual firefighting skills by a panel of four judges from the Fire and Disaster Management Agency. An awards ceremony was held by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications on December 7, 2015, at which Director Sasaki of the Fire and Disaster Management Agency presented award certificates.

Members of an award-winning in-house firefighting brigade

Ichihara Works Receives the Police Department’s Traffic Safety Certificate of Appreciation

Ichihara Works received the Police Department’s Traffic Safety Certificate of Appreciation on January 20, 2016 in recognition of traffic safety activities it regularly undertakes.

Police Department’s Traffic Safety Certificate of Appreciation

Shimonoseki Mitsui Chemicals Receives No Car Day Prize for Outstanding Business Office for 2014

Shimonoseki Mitsui Chemicals received the No Car Day Prize for Outstanding Business Office for 2014 sponsored by the Shimonoseki Global Warming Prevention Conference at its 2015 general meeting held on May 27, 2015. Shimonoseki City’s No Car Day is set for the third Friday of each month in an effort to encourage people to use alternative modes of transportation for their work commutes such as public transportation, bicycles, and walking. The goal of this campaign is not only to reduce CO2 but also to create opportunities to foster eco-friendly lifestyles, and spinoff benefits in the form of better health.

Outstanding Prize certificate

Mobara Branch Factory Receives Small Kindness Award

Mobara Branch Factory was presented with the Small Kindness Award by the Small Kindness Movement at its executive office on March 1, 2016 in recognition of the factory’s Lunchtime Beautification activities*, which have been held on the second Tuesday of every month since 1997. Looking ahead, we will steadily expand these small-scale activities to benefit the local community.

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Green Volunteer activities commenced in 1997 and have continued under the current name since 2012.


Employees engaged in Lunchtime Beutification activites


Small Kindness Award certificate