Sustainability Report

Sustainability Report 2022

Sustainability Report 2022

Sustainability Report 2022

The Sustainability Report 2022 (PDF version) is a consolidated PDF version of the sustainability-related information on our website as of the end of November 2022. The website will be updated as needed after December 2022.

Sustainability Report 2022 (PDF 14.4MB)

Sustainability Report 2022 Highlights

Major Changes from Sustainability Report 2021

Sustainability Management

Formulation of Sustainability Policy

Formulation and revision of sustainability-related policies


Climate Change

Expanded disclosure based on TCFD recommendations
Addition of Power Generation Business List

Water Resources

Revision of policy and basic approach

Circular Economy

Reviewed segment targets in business


Participation in initiatives


Human Rights

Human Resource Development

Implemented a global group talent management system
Expansion of the Human Resources Britain Board system to a full year

Supply Chain Management

Publication of palm oil mill list
Creation of Sustainable Supply Chain Management Handbook


Corporate Governance

Revision of Executive Remuneration Plan

Public Recognition

Editorial Policy

We provide detailed ESG information on our website with the aim of delivering an explicit message to our stakeholders that Mitsui & Co. commits to creating new values through a wide range of business activities, and contributes to social and corporate sustainability

Scope of Coverage Mitsui and major consolidated subsidiaries and associated companies. The scope of coverage for numerical data is provided individually in appended notes.
Covered Period The Sustainability Report 2022 mainly covers our initiatives carried out in the period from April 2021 to March 2022 (the fiscal year ended March 2022, "FY Mar/2022"), as well as part of our policy and initiatives carried out in the period up to November 2022 (the fiscal year ending March 2023, "FY Mar/2023").
Independent Practitioner's Assurance The star ("star") indicates that the sustainability information concerned has been given limited assurance, for the purpose of increasing its reliability, by Deloitte Tohmatsu Sustainability Co., Ltd. in its independent practitioner's assurance report.

Independent Practitioner's Assurance Report (PDF 121KB)

Publication Date December 2022 (Previous publication date: August 2021; next publication scheduled for December 2023)
  • GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) Sustainability Reporting Standards
    Our Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with the Core option of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards.

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  • ISO26000 (Guidance on Social Responsibility)
Published by Sustainability Committee, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Corporate Profile About Us
Contact Corporate Sustainability Division, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
2-1, Otemachi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8631, Japan
: +81(3)3285-1111
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Sustainability Report The Sustainability Report is prepared to cover detailed non-financial ESG-related information of Mitsui. The report is aimed at our multi-stakeholders and is published annually.
Integrated Report Mitsui issues the Integrated Report in order for every stakeholder to gain an understanding of Mitsui's management strategies, business overview, and initiatives for sustainable value creation.
Annual Securities Report The Annual Securities Report is prepared pursuant to Article 24, Section 1 of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and is required to be submitted to the Kanto Finance Bureau. Please refer to this report for more detailed financial information. It is issued in late June of each year.
Corporate Governance Report In accordance with Japan's Corporate Governance Code, Mitsui publishes a Corporate Governance Report that provides details on Mitsui's basic corporate governance approach and structure. Mitsui is also required to submit this report to the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Please refer to the PDF link for more detailed information related to Mitsui's organizational design, operational status, and evaluation of Board of Director effectiveness.
A Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Statements:

This material contains statements (including figures) regarding Mitsui's corporate strategies, objectives, and views of future developments that are forwardlooking in nature and are not simply reiterations of historical facts. These statements are presented to inform stakeholders of the views of Mitsui's management but should not be relied on solely in making investment and other decisions. You should be aware that a number of known or unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to outcomes that differ materially from those presented in such forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors referred to above include, but are not limited to, those contained in Mitsui's latest Annual Securities Report and Quarterly Securities Report, and Mitsui undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.