GRI Standards Content Index

100 series (Universal)

GRI 102: General Disclosures 2016

1. Organizational profile

102-1 Name of the organization

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Corporate Overview

102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services

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Corporate Overview

Business & Products

102-3 Location of headquarters

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Corporate Overview

102-4 Location of operations

102-5 Ownership and legal form

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Corporate Overview

Security Reports

102-6 Markets served

102-7 Scale of the organization

102-8 Information on employees and other workers

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ESG Performance Data > Society

102-9 Supply chain

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Sustainable Procurement

102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain

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There were no applicable instances.

102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach

102-12 External initiatives

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Support Initiatives

102-13 Membership of associations

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Support Initiatives

2. Strategy

102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker

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Message from the CEO

102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities

3. Ethics and integrity

102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior

102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics

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Risk Prevention Measures

4. Governance

102-18 Governance structure

102-19 Delegating authority

102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental,and social topics

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Sustainability Management

102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental,and social topics

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102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees

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Corporate Governance

102-23 Chair of the highest governance body

102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body

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Corporate Governance Guidelines

102-25 Conflicts of interest

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Corporate Governance

102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values,and strategy

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Sustainability Management

102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body

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Sustainability Management

102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body’s performance

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102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts

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Sustainability Management

102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes

102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics

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Sustainability Management

102-32 Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting

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102-33 Communicating critical concerns

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Sustainability Management

102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns

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102-35 Remuneration policies

102-36 Process for determining remuneration

102-37 Stakeholders’ involvement in remuneration

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102-38 Annual total compensation ratio

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102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio

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5. Stakeholder engagement

102-40 List of stakeholder groups

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Stakeholders

102-41 Collective bargaining agreements

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102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders

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Stakeholders

102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement

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Stakeholders

102-44 Key topics and concerns raised

6. Reporting practice

102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements

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Security Reports

102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries

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Editorial Policy

102-47 List of material topics

102-48 Restatements of information

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There were no applicable instances.

102-49 Changes in reporting

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There were no applicable instances.

102-50 Reporting period

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Editorial Policy

102-51 Date of most recent report

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Editorial Policy

102-52 Reporting cycle

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Editorial Policy

102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report

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Contact Us

102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards

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102-55 GRI content index

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GRI Standards Content Index

102-56 External assurance

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Editorial Policy

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

103-2 The management approach and its components

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Please refer to "Management System" in each reporting page.

Sustainability in the Mitsui Chemicals Group

Risk and Compliance

Responsible Care

Engagement with Society

103-3 Evaluation of the management approach

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Sustainability Management

200 series (Economic topics)

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed

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Security Reports

201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change

201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans

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Security Reports

201-4 Financial assistance received from government

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Security Reports

GRI 202: Market Presence 2016

202-1 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage

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202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community

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GRI 203: Indirect Economic Impacts 2016

203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported

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Disaster Relief

203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts

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GRI 204: Procurement Practices 2016

204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers

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GRI 205: Anti-corruption 2016

205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption

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Remarks

Bribery Prevention

From a corruption prevention perspective, the primary screening of 17 countries was undertaken based on the information of Transparency International. It was determined that risks may exist for seven of the 17 countries. Plans are in place to collect information in the future.

205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures

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Remarks

Compliance Training

Bribery Prevention

  • Regarding M&A and selecting new business partners, the Company not only complies with business-related laws but also hires consultants and legal advisors to conduct investigations based on its status as a signatory to the UN Global Compact. We also examine M&A based on legal due diligence in accordance with each country’s legal regulations.
  • In light of the high risk of fraud (including various permits and licenses) related to operating manufacturing facilities in emerging countries, Mitsui Chemicals’ Internal Control Division in particular conducts audits covering all aspects of business operations.

205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

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There were no applicable instances.

ESG Performance Data > Governance

GRI 206: Anti-competitive Behavior 2016

206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust,and monopoly practices

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There were no instances where the Group was involved in legal action.

ESG Performance Data > Governance

300 series (Environmental topics)

GRI 301: Materials 2016

301-1 Materials used by weight or volume

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INPUT⇒OUTPUT

301-2 Recycled input materials used

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301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials

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GRI 302: Energy 2016

302-1 Energy consumption within the organization

302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization

302-3 Energy intensity

302-4 Reduction of energy consumption

302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services

GRI 303: Water 2016

303-1 Water withdrawal by source

303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water

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303-3 Water recycled and reused

GRI 304: Biodiversity 2016

304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas

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Biodiversity

304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity

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Biodiversity

304-3 Habitats protected or restored

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Biodiversity

304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations

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Biodiversity

GRI 305: Emissions 2016

305-1 Direct (Scope1) GHG emissions

305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions

305-3 Other indirect (Scope3) GHG emissions

305-4 GHG emissions intensity

305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions

305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)

305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions

GRI 306: Effluents and Waste 2016

306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination

306-2 Waste by type and disposal method

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Industrial Waste

INPUT⇒OUTPUT

ESG Performance Data > Environment

Of the 127,000 tons of waste generated by Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. hazardous waste makes up 1,343.8 tons.

306-3 Significant spills

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No incidence of significant spill.

306-4 Transport of hazardous waste

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Difficulties in obtaining information: This information is not currently being collected.

306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff

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Water

GRI 307: Environmental Compliance 2016

307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

GRI 308: Supplier Environmental Assessment 2016

308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

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308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

400 series (Social topics)

GRI 401: Employment 2016

401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover

401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees

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Employee-friendly Working Environment

401-3 Parental leave

GRI 402: Labor/Management Relations 2016

402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2016

403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees

403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities

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Safety and Prevention > Management System

Accidents and Occupational Injuries

Occupational Health

ESG Performance Data > Society

  • There have been no employee fatalities over the past three years.
  • There was one incident involving a contractor fatality during the past three years.

403-3 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation

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403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions

GRI 404: Training and Education 2016

404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee

404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs

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Human Resources Development

404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews

GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity 2016

405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees

405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men

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GRI 406: Non-discrimination 2016

406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken

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There were no applicable instances.

GRI 407: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining 2016

407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk

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GRI 408: Child Labor 2016

408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor

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GRI 409: Forced or Compulsory Labor 2016

409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor

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GRI 410: Security Practices 2016

410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures

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GRI 411: Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2016

411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples

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GRI 412: Human Rights Assessment 2016

412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments

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Remarks

Respect for Human Rights

17 countries included in the scope of first human rights risk screening.

412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures

412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening

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GRI 413: Local Communities 2016

413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs

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413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities

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GRI 414: Supplier Social Assessment 2016

414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria

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414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

GRI 415: Public Policy 2016

415-1 Political contributions

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ESG Performance Data > Governance

GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety 2016

416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories

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416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services

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Remarks

Product Stewardship

Quality of Products and Services

ESG Performance Data > Society

There were no instances of fines or penalties relating to any regulatory violation by Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

GRI 417: Marketing and Labeling 2016

417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling

417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling

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Product Stewardship

Quality of Products and Services

ESG Performance Data > Society

There were no instances of fines or penalties relating to any regulatory violation by Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning

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There were no applicable instances.

GRI 418: Customer Privacy 2016

418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data

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There were no applicable instances.

GRI 419: Socioeconomic Compliance 2016

419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area

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There were no applicable instances.

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