Mitsui & Co. Global Strategic Studies Institute

Guidelines for Contractor Selection

This policy outlines the guidelines for selecting contractors at Mitsui & Co. and the Mitsui & Co. Global Group. Mitsui & Co. Global Strategic Studies Institute requires compliance with the following requirements from its contractors. It should also be noted that in the contractor selection process, priority is given to determining the likelihood of the requirements listed below being met by a candidate contractor by obtaining and analyzing their relevant track records, including their past accident history, in advance, rather than by merely emphasizing the economic conditions that the candidate contractor may be able to meet, such as contract amounts and delivery dates.

1.Mitsui & Co. Global Strategic Studies Institute’s Commitment
Mitsui & Co. Strategic Research Institute shall always prioritize the health and safety of its employees and all those involved in its business activities.
2.Contractor Selection Policy
The following are the requirements that a contractor (hereinafter referred to as CONTRACTOR) is expected to comply with when selected to undertake business for or on behalf of Mitsui & Co. Strategic Research Institutes.
  • Safety First
    CONTRACTOR shall ensure the health and safety of its employees by aiming to achieve a zero accident rate in the workplace by creating a pleasant and safe working environment.

  • Regulatory Compliance
    CONTRACTOR shall comply with all relevant laws and regulations related to occupational health and safety.

  • Elimination of hazards and other harmful factors
    CONTRACTOR shall identify hazards and other harmful factors and seek to reduce risks to a minimum in a feasible manner to ensure a safe working environment.

  • Occupational Health and Safety Education
    Mitsui & Co. Strategic Research Institute and CONTRACTOR shall work closely together to improve the awareness and capabilities of each individual employee with regard to occupational health and safety, and to put them into practice.

  • Continuous Improvement
    CONTRACTOR shall make continuous efforts to maintain and improve occupational health and safety activities and systems.

  • Respect for Human Rights
    CONTRACTOR shall respect human rights and diverse cultures in the course of its business activities, refrain from any discrimination, avoid human rights violations, and work closely with Mitsui & Co. Strategic Research Institute to ensure that discrimination and human rights violations are not promoted.