Mitsui & Co. Plastics Ltd.

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Women’s Career Promotion Measures

Action Plan

We have formulated an action plan as follows in order to create a working environment in which women can continue to work and play an active role.

1.Plan period

Five years from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2025

2.Corporate issues

Issue 1: Few female employees pursue a career track.
Issue 2: Ratio of paid leave taken differs by department and job type.

3.Goals and efforts

Goal 1: Increase the percentage of female career-track employees to at least 10%.
<Effort details>
Effort 1: Use a career sheet to better understand employees’ intentions concerning their own career development and transfers.
Effort 2: Improve the brochure and the recruitment website to increase the number of female applicants for career-track jobs.
Effort 3: Provide support to meet the requirements of the Career Development Program.

Goal 2: Raise the ratio of annual paid leave days taken to at least 70%.
<Effort details>
Effort 1: Encourage employees to take leave over consecutive days.
Effort 2: Encourage leveling of tasks.
Effort 3: Support an office management system that enables employees to take their paid leave more easily.

Women’s Career Promotion Measures

1.Proportion of female employees out of total new employees

  Full-time employees Administrative staff Contract employees Total
Period Men Women Total Women
Ratio
Men Women Total Women
Ratio
Men Women Total Women
Ratio
Men Women Total Women
Ratio
Apr.1, 2015–
Mar.31, 2016
7 2 9 22% 0 5 5 100% 0 0 0 - 7 7 14 50%
Apr.1, 2016–
Mar.31, 2017
9 1 10 10% 0 7 7 100% 1 1 2 50% 10 9 19 47%
Apr.1, 2017–
Mar.31, 2018
6 2 8 25% 0 4 4 100% 1 1 2 50% 7 7 14 50%
Apr.1, 2018–
Mar.31, 2019
13 1 14 7% 0 9 9 100% 6 1 7 14% 19 11 30 37%
Apr.1, 2019–
Mar.31, 2020
11 5 16 31% 0 6 6 100% 2 3 5 60% 13 14 27 52%
Apr.1, 2020–
Mar.31, 2021
15 1 16 6% 0 7 7 100% 4 8 12 66% 19 16 35 46%
As of
Apr.1, 2021
6 3 9 33% 0 6 6 100% 0 0 0 - 6 9 15 60%

2.Proportion of women out of total number of employees

  Full-time employees Business staff Total
Period Men Women Total Women
Ratio
Men Women Total Women
Ratio
Men Women Total Women
Ratio
April 2015 247 23 270 8.5% 1 182 183 99.5% 248 205 453 45.3%
April 2016 251 21 272 7.7% 1 184 185 99.5% 252 205 457 44.9%
April 2017 249 23 272 8.5% 1 187 188 99.5% 250 210 460 45.7%
April 2018 253 24 277 8.7% 1 187 188 99.5% 254 211 465 45.4%
April 2019 249 25 274 9.1% 1 190 191 99.5% 250 215 465 46.2%
April 2020 247 24 271 8.9% 1 191 192 99.5% 248 215 463 46.4%
April 2021 251 29 280 10.4% 1 193 194 99.5% 252 222 474 46.8%

3.Ratio of paid leave days taken

Fiscal year Men Women Average
Year ended March 2015 56% 63% 59%
Year ended March 2016 57% 69% 62%
Year ended March 2017 63% 68% 65%
Year ended March 2018 66% 72% 69%
Year ended March 2019 67% 74% 70%
Year ended March 2020 67% 73% 69%
Year ended March 2021 61% 56% 59%