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June 8, 2020

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings’ Response to COVID-19【As of June 8】

   Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by COVID-19, their families, and those who lost their lives to this disease. We also extend our deepest gratitude to all of the healthcare workers and other people working to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Our No.1 priority in the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group is to ensure the health and safety of all of our stakeholders, including our employees, their families, and our customers. We will continue to make the necessary efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. We are also aware of our social responsibility as a company that supplies a wide range of materials, medical supplies, and other products. We are committed to playing our role in overcoming the current crisis caused by COVID-19 by supplying the products etc. that help to prevent the spread of this disease.
Hitoshi Ochi
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
Measures to Contain COVID-19
On May 25, the State of Emergency has been lifted, but workers based in the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Palace Building office are subject to the following measures from June 8.

1. Mode of work

- All officers and employees basically continue to attend work on a remote-working.
- Provided, however, that the attendance rate shall be kept as low as possible to less than 20% or up to 30%.

2. Travel

- Domestic business trip: The prohibition shall be cancelled. However, while the period (until June 18) government recommends not to go back and forth between cross-prefectural boundaries, the approval of business trip is needed in advance.
- Overseas business trips: Continue to be prohibited.

3. Meetings, conferences, social events, and dining with other people

- The number of people in meeting rooms shall be 50% of the capacity, and participants shall not sit face-to-face.
- Wear a mask during a meeting whenever possible.
- Meetings with outside parties, seminars (excluding web meetings), and dinner with business partners, customers, etc. shall be prohibited in principle, except for those deemed to be extremely necessary.
- In principle, in-house social gatherings participated by a number of employees and official dinner across multiple offices shall be prohibited.