ESG Performance Data

The Mitsui Chemicals Group continues to field requests from its various stakeholders including research organizations for the disclosure of a wide range of performance data in connection with the Group’s CSR activities. the Group discloses five years’ worth of data focusing mainly on environmental, social, and governance concerns.

Looking ahead, the Mitsui Chemicals Group will upgrade and expand information in a bid to fulfill its disclosure and accountability.

Environment-Related

Unit

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 FY
Environmental protection investment 50 13 22 12 14 million yen
Environmental protection expenditure 204 186 223 238 222 million yen
Greenhouse Gas Emissions 467 453 449 428 469 ten thousand tons
Waste Generated 169654 166784 146816 144909 148496 tons
Off-site landfill 470 543 293 381 655 tons
Average landfill disposal rate for industrial waste (Mitsui Chemicals) 0.28 0.33 0.20 0.38 0.44
Average landfill disposal rate for industrial waste (Off-site domestic consolidated subsidiaries) 0.30 0.26 0.18 0.16 0.17
Average landfill disposal rate for industrial waste (Overseas consolidated subsidiaries) 0.59 0.62 0.30 0.38 0.39
Emissions of substances subject to the PRTR Act 1692 1414 1338 1214 1099 tons
Emissions of hazardous air pollutants 32 26 28 24 24 tons
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions 2572 2029 2095 2235 2018 tons
NOx emissions 2944 2851 2782 2924 2786 tons
SOx emissions 647 652 432 329 374 tons
Soot and dust emissions 134 119 138 130 123 tons
Total nitrogen emissions 987 1169 1143 948 867 tons
Total phosphorous emissions 31 30 32 35 39 tons
COD emissions 1068 1142 1042 1029 1032 tons
Water consumption 101 99 102 97 99 million m3
Wastewater 58 58 62 61 61 million m3
INPUT: Total fuel heat
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
78424 73900 72000 68940 71600 thousand GJ
INPUT: Raw Materials
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
7155 6729 5300 5422 5272 thousand tons
INPUT: Others
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
30 36 35 33 38 thousand tons
INPUT: Tap water
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 million m3
INPUT: Underground water
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
1.2 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.1 million m3
INPUT: Industrial water
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
99.2 97.6 99.8 95.7 97.1 million m3
INPUT: Sea water
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
355.8 354.1 351.9 368.7 374.2 million m3
OUTPUT: Products shipped
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
5277 5479 5365 5656 5526 thousand tons
OUTPUT: GHG
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
4462 4300 4242 4037 4120 thousand tons
OUTPUT: Fluorocarbons
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
6 5 4 5 5 tons
OUTPUT: NOx
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
2944 2850 2782 2924 2786 tons
OUTPUT: SOx
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
646 652 432 329 374 tons
OUTPUT: Hazardous air pollutans
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
34 26 28 24 24 tons
OUTPUT: VOC
(INPUT/OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
2655 2029 2095 2235 2018 tons
OUTPUT: Soot and dust
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
113 119 138 130 123 tons
OUTPUT: Total industrial waste
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
109 113 89.1 88.7 86.1 thousand tons
OUTPUT: External recycling
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
68 77 60 62.9 59.3 thousand tons
OUTPUT: External landfill
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
0.5 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.7 thousand tons
OUTPUT: COD
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
1068 1142 1042 1029 1032 tons
OUTPUT: Total nitrogen
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
987 1170 1143 948 867 tons
OUTPUT: Total phosphoroust
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
30 30 32 35 39 tons
OUTPUT: Effluent
(INPUT / OUTPUT Mitsui Chemicals)
429 432 428 446 453 million m3

Society-Related

Unit

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 FY
Total number of employees
(male and female)
7633 7266 7129 6931 6733 persons
  (Male) 6760 6418 6284 6104 5925 persons
  (Female) 873 848 845 827 808 persons
Number of women in manager positions 125 133 140 155 181 persons
Ratio of female employees 11.4 11.7 11.9 11.9 12.0
Ratio of women in line manager or higher positions 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.8 2.0
Ratio of women in manager positions 4.0 4.2 4.9 5.4 6.2
Ratio of union members 54.2 54.9 54.2 53.0 50.0
Employee turnover rate 5.18 6.41 3.45 4.30 5.13
Voluntary retirement turnover rate 0.41 0.43 0.48 0.63 0.51
Number of people with disabilities employed 155 155 165 163 168 persons
Rate of employment for people with disabilities 1.9 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.2
Annual paid leave take-up rate 72.6 72.7 70.5 70.8 76.4
Number of employees taking childcare leave 79 71 69 96 95 persons
  (Female) 21 23 19 29 33 persons
  (Male) 58 48 50 67 62 persons
Number of employees taking family care leave 0 1 1 1 0 persons
Health management positive diagnosis results Please see separate graph.
Breakdown of days off due to illness Please see separate graph.
Number of employees taking social activity leave program 213 194 201 175 194 persons
Frequency of DAFWCs Please see separate graph.
Frequency of Work-related Significant Occupational Injuries for the Mitsui Chemicals Group 0.22 0.49 0.24 0.18 0.30
  (Japan) 0.22 0.46 0.08 0.17 0.29
  (Overseas) 0.21 0.64 0.82 0.24 0.32
KY training sessions
(Domestic Subsidiaries & Affiliates)
6 sessions 209 attendees
at 8 sessions
157 attendees
at 8 sessions
206 attendees
at 12 sessions
347 attendees
at 15 sessions
 
KY training sessions
(Overseas Subsidiaries & Affiliates)
4 sessions 123 attendees
at 2 sessions
201 attendees
at 7 sessions
160 attendees
at 7 sessions
56 attendees
at 4 sessions
 

Governance-Related

Unit

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 FY
Number of directors 11 10 10 9 8 persons
Outside directors
(number of independent directors)
2 (2) 2 (2) 2 (2) 2 (2) 3 (3) persons
Women directors 1 1 1 1 1 persons
R&D expenses 332 320 336 325 315 billion yen
Ratio of R&D expenses to net sales 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.3
Risk Hotline statistics 7 12 11 11 7 cases
Japan: Exclusion recommendations from relevant authorities, such as Fair Trade Commission (No. of cases) 0 0 0 0 0 cases
Japan: Operations / sales halted due to misconduct (No. of cases) 0 0 0 0 0 cases
Japan: Filing of criminal charges in compliance-related accidents/incidents (No. of cases) 0 0 0 0 0 cases
Overseas: Detection following price cartel (No. of cases) 0 0 0 0 0 cases
Overseas: Detection following bribery (No. of cases) 0 0 0 0 0 cases
Overseas: Detection following other incidents (No. of cases) 0 0 0 0 0 cases