Certification as an “Excellent Enterprise of Health and Productivity Management 2017 (White 500)”
The company has been certified as an “Excellent Enterprise of Health and Productivity Management 2017 (White 500)” under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s (METI) Excellent Enterprise of Health and Productivity Management certification system.
The Excellent Enterprise of Health and Productivity Management certification system is a system under which METI, along with the Nippon Kenko Kaigi, honors companies that practice particularly excellent health and productivity management.
The company implements “mental and physical health creation” activities in accordance with the concept of what is called “health and productivity management,” which promises great results in terms of management too through consideration for the health of employees. Specifically, we have established an organizational system for the maintenance and enhancement of health. We are continuing to implement measures for mental health, lifestyle-related diseases and smoking, etc., verify the results of those measures, and make efforts towards improvement.
The company will take the opportunity of this certification to roll out further activities to raise the health awareness of employees positively, and will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society through effective management of our business by maintaining and enhancing employees’ levels of “mental and physical health.”
About Furukawa Electric Group
Furukawa Electric (TSE; 5801, ISIN; JP3827200001) Group started business in 1884, when its copper-smelting facility and wire manufacturing factory was established. Since then Furukawa Electric has become pioneers in the latest technologies by addressing diverse technological issues. Furukawa Electric has released products in a number of areas, including telecommunications, electronics, automobiles, and construction, with the three types of materials it works with at their core, namely, optics, plastics, and metals. Many of these products have attained the top global market share, and all of its products have contributed to society in numerous business areas. Furukawa Electric reported consolidated revenues of JPY 874.9 billion (approximately USD 8.0B) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016.