See total ranking


Mitsui is a trading company engaged in multiple sectors, namely mineral and metal resources, energy, machinery and infrastructure, chemicals, mobility, healthcare, retail, and nutrition and agriculture. Through its subsidiaries and associated companies, the food business unit is involved in the supply and production of raw materials such as soya beans, cotton, grains and coffee. Mitsui also engages in processing and manufacturing, including animal feed for salmon and shrimp farming, broilers, fruit and vegetables, tea, refined sugar and premixes. The company has a global presence, with offices, subsidiaries and manufacturing facilities across six continents.

Ranking position
Total score
Measurement area Score Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 3.3 /10 #150


#1 6.3 /30 #165


#1 2.5 /30 #173

Social inclusion

#1 11.7 /30 #40
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Segment Rank
Agricultural inputs #24
Agricultural products and commodities #47
Animal proteins #20
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #84
Food retailers #25

Segment ranking summary

Mitsui is one of only two companies in the Food and Agriculture Benchmark that operate in five of the six segments. The only segment the company does not operate in is food service. Overall the company performs best relative to peers in the animal proteins segment and worst relative to peers in the food retailers segment. Similarly in the environment and social inclusion measurement areas, the company performs best in the animal proteins segment and worst in the food retailers segment. In the nutrition measurement area, the company performs best relative to peers in the animal protein segment and worst relative to peers in the food and beverage manufacturers and processors segment. Looking across all segments the company performs averagely in the environment measurement area, below average in the nutrition measurement area and well in the social inclusion measurement area.

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities

Core social indicator

The core social indicators are part of the social inclusion measurement area. These indicators assess societal expectations of business conduct that companies should meet if they aspire to be part of a system transformation that leaves no one behind.

More about the company

Tokyo, Japan
Food and agriculture revenue USD
Group revenue USD
Onwnership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

See company profile