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Sustainability at Mitsui & Co. and the Management Framework

Mitsui & Co.’s Stakeholders

Mitsui & Co. places emphasis on interacting with and having dialogue with society. For this reason, we closely assess the effects of our diverse and global business activities on society and identify and acknowledge stakeholders of particular interest.

In particular, we are committed to the development of relationships based on mutual trust with a diverse range of stakeholders, including local communities, business associates & consumers, NPOs & NGOs, employees, shareholders & investors, and government bodies, through proactive information disclosures and continual communication with our stakeholders.

Through interactive communication with stakeholders, each of Mitsui's employees and officers is endeavoring to acquire a firm understanding of what society expects from and requires of Mitsui. Based on this understanding, we strive to respond to changes in market environments, and constantly evolve to create new value through our business activities by exercising our unique capabilities, and thereby contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.

Interactive Communication with Mitsui & Co.'s Stakeholders

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Stakeholders Overview Communication
Local Communities We contribute to the sustainable growth and development of societies and economies through our wide-ranging business activities and society-centric contribution activities in countries and regions throughout the world. We also aim to achieve harmonious coexistence with local communities through contributions in such areas as local industry development, creation of employment opportunities, infrastructure development, enhancement of the quality of life of local residents, and the improvement of educational environments.
Business Associates & Consumers We identify the needs and expectations of our business associates and consumers, supply safe and reliable products and services, disclose accurate corporate information, and take measures to address problems in supply chains.
NPOs & NGOs We pursue solutions for environmental and societal issues through networking and collaboration with various NPOs and NGOs. Through the Mitsui & Co. Environment Fund, we provide support for research and initiatives by NPOs and NGOs that are working to solve environmental problems.
Employees In order to support our diverse group of employees to work energetically and exert their capabilities, we strive to carry out diversity management by enhancing workplace environment, developing various internal rules, providing human resources development programs, and placing the right people in the right positions. We are committed to being an organization with integrity on a global group basis with each employee possessing a high level of awareness of compliance.
Shareholders & Investors We strive for continuous improvement of our corporate value and appropriate market recognition by realizing transparency and accountability in management with timely and accurate disclosure of information, and by engaging in interactive communication with shareholders and investors.
Government Bodies We are committed to complying with related laws and regulations formulated by government agencies and local governments of Japan and the countries and regions where we engage in business activities. Furthermore, through cooperation with governmental agencies and local governments, we propose and promote business projects that align with their policies and make efforts to contribute to the development of nations and industries in a way unique to Mitsui.
  • Participation in policy councils
  • Participation in consultation and advisory meetings with government agencies and offices
  • Support for human resource development through trainee-receiving programs for staff members of local governments
  • Secondment to the World Bank
  • Activities through business and industry groups