Society

Employees

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of employees Global 13,423 17,277 17,743
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 6,733 6,516 6,541 6,670

Region

  Scope 2016 2017 2018
Ratio of region / % Global Japan 67.0 57.5 57.0
China 5.6 6.6 6.6
Asia 8.8 9.7 9.8
Europe 8.2 17.0 17.5
North, Central, and South America 10.3 9.2 9.1
Others 0.1 0.0 0.0

Gender

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 5,925 5,709 5,720 5,827
Female 808 (12.0%) 807 (12.4%) 821 (12.6%) 843 (12.6%)
Total 6,733 6,516 6,541 6,670

Age

  Scope 2016 2017 2018
Average age / age Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 42.3 41.9
Female 44.6 44.5
Total 42.5 42.2
Number of employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 10s
(Ages 18 or older)
86 116 136
20s 940 1,015 1,112
30s 1,082 1,128 1,204
40s 2,451 2,254 2,079
Over 50s 1,957 2,028 2,139
Total 6,516 6,541 6,670

Nationality

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of non-Japanese employees Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 56 55 57 54

Disabilities

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Ratio of employees with disabilities / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.4

Management Positions

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of management staff Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 2,739 2,748 2,777 2,801
Female 181 (6.2%) 197 (6.7%) 223 (7.4%) 234 (7.7%)
Total 2,920 2,945 3,000 3,035
Number of management staff (manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 1,421 1,558 1,561 1,543
Female 29 (2.0%) 35 (2.2%) 43 (2.7%) 46 (2.9%)
Total 1,450 1,593 1,604 1,589
Number of management staff (general manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 401 400 402
Female 4 (1.0%) 5 (1.2%) 6 (1.5%)
Total 405 405 408
Number of new management staff (manager-level or above) Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 102 92 100 84
Female 3 (2.9%) 7 (7.1%) 9 (8.3%) 5 (5.6%)
Total 105 99 109 89

Labor union members

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Ratio of labor union members / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 50 47 54 54

Employee-friendly Working Environment

Service and Turnover

  Scope 2016 2017 2018
Average length of service / years Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 19.7 19.2 18.8
Female 21.1 21.1 21.0
Total 19.9 19.5 19.1
Employee turnover rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 4.75 3.68
Female 2.42 3.29
Total 4.46 3.63
Voluntary turnover rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 0.91 0.91 0.86
Female 1.46 0.85 1.76
Total 0.98 0.90 0.97
Ratio of re-employment for retired employees / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 81.3 76.7 87.6

Overtime

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of employees whose overtime hours exceeded 80 hours / month Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Non-management staff 502 216 100 22
Management staff 326 120 67 36
Total 828 (12.3%) 336 (5.2%) 167 (2.6%) 58 (0.9%)
Average overtime hours / hours/month Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 21.4 21.4 21.1

Paid Leave

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Paid leave usage rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Non-management staff 86 81 79 83
Management staff 63 56 56 62
Total 76 70 69 74

Childcare

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of employees taking childcare leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 62 62 71 89
Female 33 16 17 13
Total 95 78 88 102
Childcare leave usage rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 32 39 40 56
Female 100 100 100 100
Total 42 45 45 59
Return rate of employees from childcare leave / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 97 99
Female 100 100
Total 98 99
Employee retention rate three years after childcare leave / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 91 94
Female 96 93
Total 92 94
Number of employees using short working hours for childcare Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 1 2 3 1
Female 86 88 91 85
Total 87 90 94 86
Number of employees using the work-from-home program for childcare Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 5 5 9 10
Female 13 19 22 31
Total 18 24 31 41

Family Care

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of employees taking paid family care leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 0 0 0 0
Number of employees using short working hours for family care Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 1 1 1 0
Number of employees using the work-from-home program for family care Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 2 1 5 7

Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018
Total number of employees hired Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 298 333
Female 35 (11%) 46 (12%)
Regular recruitment 202 267
Mid-career recruitment 131 112
Total 333 379

Number of Employees Hired through the Regular Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018
Regular administrative positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 12 10
Female 10 (46%) 9 (47%)
Total 22 19
Regular technical positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 49 73
Female 6 (11%) 14 (16%)
Total 55 87
General positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 121 153
Female 4 (3.2%) 8 (5.0%)
Total 125 161

Number of Employees Hired through the Mid-career Recruitment

  Scope 2017 2018
Regular administrative positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 35 41
Female 2 (5.4%) 8 (16%)
Total 37 49
Regular technical positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 52 35
Female 7 (12%) 3 (7.9%)
Total 59 38
General positions Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 Male 29 21
Female 6 (17%) 4 (16%)
Total 35 25

Human Resources Development

  Scope 2017 2018
Training hours per person / hours Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 15 34
Training cost per person / million yen 0.29 0.27

Evaluation

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Conducting rate of feedback meetings in the previous fiscal year / % Mitsui Chemicals Labor Union registered members 98 96 98 98
Degree of satisfaction over evaluation feedback / % 89 89 90 86

Safety and Prevention

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of major accidents Global 0 0 0 1
Number of abnormal conditions/accidents Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*5 10 4 4 7
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*6 0 0 0 4
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*6 0 0 2 0
Global 10 4 6 11
Significant occupational injury frequency Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*5 0.25 0.15 0.42 0.19
Domestic subsidiaries & affiliates*7 0.35 0.48 0.14 0.29
Construction subcontractors 0.39 0.27 0.13 0.51
Overseas subsidiaries & affiliates*7 0.32 0.21 0.00 0.51
Global 0.30 0.23 0.24 0.33

Occupational Health

  Scope 2017 2018
Average rate of lifestyle-related disease(male) / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 9.6 9.7
Frequency of absences from work due to health disorders Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 0.60 0.78
Frequency of absences from work due to mental health disorders Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 0.34 0.45
Ratio of smokers / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 25.7 24.2
Harmful substance risk assessment implementation rate / % Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. 100 100

Product Stewardship

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

Quality of Products and Services

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

Logistics

  Scope 2017 2018
Number of significant occupational injuries in logistics Global 2 2
Number of major accidents in logistics Global 0 0
Incidence of issues impacting customers / ppm Global 42 70
Number of legal and regulatory violations Global 0 0

Sustainable Procurement

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

Social Activities

  Scope 2015 2016 2017 2018
Social contribution expenditure / million yen Global 167 142 152 214
Number of employees taking community service leave Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.*4 194 162 118 123

Visualization of Contributions to the Society

  Scope 2016 2017 2018
Rose Value™ products sales ratio / % Global 14 14 13

*4Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. registered employees

*5Parent production sites and the Sodegaura Center

*6Affiliated companies eligible for Responsible Care support

*7Consolidated subsidiaries and affiliated companies eligible for Responsible Care support

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