Mitsui & Co. Ltd. has been selected by The Securities Analysts Association of Japan for the top award in the commerce industry category at the 2020 Awards for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure. This is the fifth time in total and the fourth year running that the company has received this award.
The award selection process is carried out by the Corporate Disclosure Study Group, established by The Securities Analysts Association of Japan, who evaluates the quality, volume and timing of a corporation's disclosure practices in accordance with the following criteria: (1) management's stance on investor relations, the function of a corporation's investor relations department, and a company's basic stance on investor relations; (2) disclosures by means of meetings, interviews and explanatory materials, (3) fairness of disclosure, (4) disclosure of information related to corporate governance and (5) voluntary disclosure of information based on the conditions of each industry. Mitsui was evaluated as first place in all criteria.
Mitsui will strive to further enhance the quality and fairness of corporate disclosure by deepening engagement with all stakeholders, including shareholders and investors, in order to realize our proper market value.