Mitsui & Co.’s Materiality 2015-2018
Corporate Governance & Human Resources
Recognition of societal issues
Corporate governance is the foundation for our efforts to make a continuing contribution to society through our business activities and maintain our status as a company trusted by society. We regard the enhancement of corporate governance and internal controls as key priorities, in addition to the fostering of human resources who support these efforts and constitute the foundation for all of our company’s business activities.
- Malfunctioning of corporate governance and internal controls
- Stagnation in productivity due to cookie-cutter working styles
- Diversification and globalization of human resources
Main risks and opportunities
Impact due to lack of appropriate decision making from a broad perspective, corruption in business of high public significance in emerging countries and other markets, and suspension of business operations due to information security problems.
Contributions to labor productivity improvement via innovation in working styles, promotion of fair and equitable treatment and meaningful human resources training, enhancement of individual competitiveness through promotion of diversity management, and creation of new business opportunities focusing on the solution of societal issues through heightened employee sustainability awareness.
In order to maintain our status as a company trusted by society, we work to maintain effective governance, ensure fair business practices, and prevent corruption. We review working styles from the perspectives of productivity and efficiency, while creating an environment in which diverse individuals can reach their full potential. In this way, we will enhance our corporate competitiveness. Moreover, to strengthen the driving force of Mitsui & Co., we will further demonstrate our integrated strengths and our ability to connect at an even greater magnitude, and develop human resources capable of taking responsibility for global group management equipped with the capacity to create businesses that would make a meaningful contribution to the society.
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|Theme||Related policies and guidelines, and targets set||Identifying material topics||Boundary|
|Within the organization||Outside the organization|
|Corporate Governance & Internal Controls||Corporate Governance and Internal Control Principles|
|Reinforcement of Sustainability Governance||Specially Designated Business Management System|
|Compliance & Risk Management||
|Human Resources to Translate into Assets||Mitsui & Co. Global Business Management Guidelines|
|Human Resources Development||Training and Education|
|Appropriate Appointment and Allocation of Personnel||Training and Education|
|Promoting Diversity Management||
||Diversity and Equal Opportunity|
|Occupational Health, Safety and Work Environment Initiatives||
||Occupational Health and Safety|