Mitsui Chemicals Selected by Securities Analysts to Receive 2021 Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure

First place in Chemicals/Fiber category


Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) has been selected by the Securities Analysts Association of Japan (SAAJ) to receive the Award for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure in the Chemicals/Fiber category for 2021. This is the fifth time Mitsui Chemicals has received this award, having been selected most recently prior in 2019.

This award is seen as a reflection of the proactive communication activities currently being undertaken by Mitsui Chemicals from the top management level right throughout the Mitsui Chemicals Group as a whole.*1 Spurred on by this, the Mitsui Chemicals Group will endeavor to take even further strides in disclosing impartial and highly transparent information in a timely and appropriate manner, aiming here to maintain and advance the relationship of mutual trust that the Group has with its shareholders, investors and various other stakeholders.

The SAAJ Awards for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure

Established in fiscal 1995 in aim of improving corporate disclosure practices, the SAAJ Awards for Excellence in Corporate Disclosure has now seen recipients selected across a variety of industry categories in each of the past 27 years. Winners are selected by the SAAJ’s Corporate Disclosure Study Group, which evaluates companies on the quality, quantity and timing of their disclosure in line with five criteria: (1) management’s approach to investor relations, the functions of the company’s investor relations department and the company’s basic stance toward investor relations; (2) disclosure through briefings, interviews, explanatory materials, etc.; (3) efforts toward fair disclosure; (4) the disclosure of information relating to corporate governance; and (5) voluntary disclosure in line with industry circumstances.