Co-Existence and Mutual Prosperity with Local Communities
Percentage of Payments to Local Suppliers and Local Employment
|Name of company or business site *1(payment area)||Local procurement(FY2020)||Percentage of locally-hired employees *2
(March 31, 2021)
|Payment to the area||Percentage *3|
|Niihama District (Ehime Prefecture)||¥12.9 billion||54% *4||84% *5|
|Coral Bay Nickel Corporation
|Taganito HPAL Nickel Corporation
|Hishikari Mine(Kagoshima Prefecture)||¥2.2 billion||53%||89%|
|Sumiko Energy Materials Co., Ltd.
|Shanghai Sumiko Electronic Paste Co.,Ltd.
|CNY 197 million||30%||91%|
- *1Totaled for the three core segments (Mineral Resources, Smelting & Refining, and Materials), business sites that are not only necessary for the business, but are also rela-tively large-scale (one domestic, one overseas site for each segment).
- *2Percentage of locally-hired employees: number of employees from the payment area ÷ total employees x 100.
- *3Percentage of payments: amount of payments to payment area ÷ amount of total procurement payments x 100.
- *4Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.’s Besshi-Niihama District Division, Toyo Smelter & Refinery, Niihama Nickel Refinery, Isoura Plant and Niihama Research Laboratories.
- *5Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.’s Besshi-Niihama District Division, Toyo Smelter & Refinery, Niihama Nickel Refinery, Isoura Plant, Niihama Research Laboratories and Battery Research Laboratories.
Investment in Infrastructure and Support Services
SDMP: Social Development and Management Program, conducted by a company for the welfare of residents living in the vicinity of its operating area
Presence in the Local Economy
Number of Locally-Hired Senior Managers (General Managers and above) and Locally-Hired Employees (March 31, 2021)
|Name of company (Country or region)||Senior managers||Percentage*1||Locally-hired employees*2|
|Sumitomo Metal Mining Philippine Holdings Corporation(Philippines)||1||1||3%||78|
|Taganito HPAL Nickel Corporation(Philippines)||1||1||0.3%||692|
|Coral Bay Nickel Corporation(Philippines)||4||1||0.8%||623|
|Sumitomo Metal Mining Peru S.A.(Peru)||0||0||0%||15|
|SMM KOREA Co., Ltd.(South Korea)||1||0||25%||4|
|Shanghai Sumiko Electronic Paste Co., Ltd. (China)||2||0||5%||42|
|Taiwan Sumiko Materials Co., Ltd.(Taiwan)||1||0||4%||25|
|Dongguan Sumiko Electronic Paste Co., Ltd.(China)||1||1||11%||18|
|Sumitomo Metal Mining Oceania Pty. Ltd.(Australia)||1||1||50%||4|
- *1Percentage: number of senior managers ÷ locally-hired employees x 100.
- *2Employees hired directly by overseas affiliated companies and excluding workers on loan and transferred workers.
Indirect Economic Impact
Closure Plans for Mines and Smelting Plants
|Business site||Details||Amount totals up to and including
|Hishikari Mine||Mine pollution control reserve||¥25.08 million||From 1984|
|Coral Bay Nickel Corporation||Closure and cleanup for the refinery and mineral processing plant||Total approx. 121 million pesos*1||9 years starting from 2012
(accumulating every year)
|Taganito HPAL Nickel Corporation||Expenses required for the closure plan||Total approx. 191 million pesos||12 years starting from 2016
(accumulating every year)
- *1Expenses according to the closure plan Coral Bay Nickel Corporation submitted to the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources.