Mitsui & Co. Steel Ltd.

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CORPORATE INFORMATION

Basic CSR Policy

  1. We will continually strive to improve our corporate value by engaging in conscientious activities giving full consideration to the social significance of Mitsui & Co. Steel Ltd.’s presence at any time.
  2. We will solidify our management base for practicing CSR and contribute to society through raising the awareness of each employee with regard to CSR and fully reinforcing internal control.
  3. We will fulfill our accountability with respect to CSR and continually work to improve our CSR activities.
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Main Components of CSR

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Environmental Responsibility

Guiding Principles

  1. Mitsui & Co. Steel Ltd. (hereinafter “Mitsui & Co. Steel”) has made it one of its key management imperatives to respond proactively to environmental challenges so as to be able to further contribute to the advancement and development of mankind and society at large.
  2. Mitsui & Co. Steel is committed to making every possible effort to achieve sustainable growth by ensuring an optimal balance between environmental and economic goals.

Action Guidelines

1. Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations

In promoting its business activities, Mitsui & Co. Steel is committed to complying with all applicable environmental laws and regulations, as well as other agreements made by it.

2. Efficient Use of Energy and Other Resources

Mitsui & Co. Steel is committed to striving to reduce environmental burdens by promoting the efficient use of energy and other resources, restraining waste generation, maximizing the reuse and recycling of waste materials, and promoting proper waste disposal at its workplaces and in performing business activities.

3. Environmental Considerations in Products, Services, and Existing and New Businesses

Mitsui & Co. Steel is committed to placing maximum focus on addressing environmental issues to the extent technically and economically feasible by accurately assessing the impacts its products, services, and businesses may have on the environment with the cooperation and support of its business partners.

Corporate Governance

Internal control

The Company will establish a thoroughgoing internal control system to maintain and enhance the integrity, transparency, and efficiency of our business activities.

Compliance (legal compliance)

The Company will establish CSR systems, including an internal reporting system, and raise awareness of employees.

Social Responsibility

Relationship with employees

The Company will review its human resource management scheme on an ongoing basis, maintain a diversified workforce, and create an employee-friendly workplace.

Relationship with customers

The Company will provide the three values of Reliability, Competitive edge, and Unwavering customer service.

Environmental Policy

Guiding Principles

  1. Mitsui & Co. Steel Ltd. (hereinafter “Mitsui & Co. Steel”) has made it one of its key management imperatives to respond proactively to environmental challenges so as to be able to further contribute to the advancement and development of mankind and society at large.
  2. Mitsui & Co. Steel is committed to making every possible effort to achieve sustainable growth by ensuring an optimal balance between environmental and economic goals.

In view of the above principles, and in accordance with the Action Guidelines shown below, Mitsui & Co. Steel will improve an adequate risk management system, including response to matters such as global warming, nature conservation with consideration given to biological diversity, and the prevention of pollution. At the same time, we will strive to ensure the dissemination of earth- friendly technologies and further reinforce our responsibility with respect to the environment on a global Group basis.

Action Guidelines

1. Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations

In promoting its business activities, Mitsui & Co. Steel is committed to complying with all applicable environmental laws and regulations, as well as other agreements made by it.

2. Efficient Use of Energy and Other Resources

Mitsui & Co. Steel is committed to striving to reduce environmental burdens by promoting the efficient use of energy and other resources, restraining waste generation, maximizing the reuse and recycling of waste materials, and promoting proper waste disposal at its workplaces and in performing business activities.

3. Environmental Considerations in Products, Services, and Existing and New Businesses

Mitsui & Co. Steel is committed to placing maximum focus on addressing environmental issues to the extent technically and economically feasible by accurately assessing the impacts its products, services, and businesses may have on the environment with the cooperation and support of its business partners.

Environmental Measures

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Energy Conservation Initiatives

We are taking proactive steps toward reducing electricity costs and advancing energy conservation efforts by ensuring that unnecessary illumination is shut off in office areas after work hours, dutifully turning off lights in unused spaces, and by switching all office illumination to LED lights.

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CoolBiz

Every year, we designate May through September as “CoolBiz” months to ensure a comfortable office environment and, at the same time, as a measure to combat global warming and reduce electricity costs by curbing energy consumption.

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Trash Sorting

We are contributing toward environmental conservation and the recycling of resources by thoroughly implementing trash sorting between burnables, non-burnables, and recyclable waste.

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Office Environment Innovation

We are working to reduce paper documents through such efforts as encouraging double-sided printing and reducing copy paper usage through the electronic conversion of reports and fax documents.

Social Contribution Activities

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“Eco-cap” Collection Campaign

We collect plastic bottle caps and donate them to non-profit organizations, the proceeds from which are used to support research for the treatment of intractable diseases, donate vaccines for Polio against a variety of diseases to developing countries, and promote the employment of seniors and individuals with disabilities for duties related to recycling. These efforts also contribute to the promotion of the recycling of plastics and the reduction of CO2, leading to environmental initiatives as well.
Note: As of June 24, 2021, a total of 236,931 caps have been donated.
Note: A single-person vaccine for Polio dose is equivalent to 860 caps

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Fundraising for Guide Dogs

We place donation boxes in each area throughout the entire company for the Japan Guide Dog Association to promote a better understanding of guide dogs and visual impairment, and to support the cultivation of guide dogs and the improvement of lifestyles for individuals with visual impairments.

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Used Postage Stamp Collection Campaign

We collect used postage stamps from mail we received and donate them to public interest incorporated associations. Proceeds from used postage stamps go to various international health care activities.

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Year-end Calendar Donations

We donate extra gift calendars and planners to social welfare corporations at the end of each year.

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Supporting Incorporated Associations and Non-profit Organizations

We join organizations that carry out social contribution activities as a corporate member and sponsor their activities.
(e.g., Support Committee for Riot Police, National Organization for Employment of Offenders)