Apr 12, 2019 | Diversity
Selected as a FY2018 Semi-Nadeshiko Brand
Tokyo Century was selected as a FY2018 Semi-Nadeshiko Brand which was conducted by a joint initiative by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
The Nadeshiko Brand is an initiative aiming to introduce certain TSE-listed enterprises that are outstanding in terms of encouraging the empowerment of women in the workplace as attractive stocks to investors who put emphasis on improving corporate value in the mid- and long-term, thereby further enhancing the interests of investors in such outstanding enterprises and accelerating efforts to encourage women’s success in the workplace. On March 22, 2019, METI and the TSE assessed approximately 3,600 enterprises listed in all TSE sections and selected 42 enterprises from each industry as Nadeshiko Brands, and 22 semi-successful enterprises including Tokyo Century were selected as Semi-Nadeshiko Brands regardless of industries.
Tokyo Century was selected as a FY2016 Nadeshiko Brand.
For selecting Semi-Nadeshiko Brands, candidate enterprises will be selected according to the screening criteria from 1. to 3. below; and then be screened based on a point-addition method for candidate enterprises’ financial indices before determining successful enterprises.
1. Prepared an action plan under the Act on Promoting Active Participation by Women
2. Disclosed the share of women appointed to management posts among the total number of management posts in the database developed by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
3. Secured at least one female director, auditor, or executive officer
Tokyo Century is taking a variety of initiatives such as hiring, development and appointment of women workers as well as enhancing support for balancing work and private life while we promote diversity as part of our management policy. We make clear objectives and targets through defining numerical criteria in an effort to develop women’s active participation in the workplace and work-life balance. In addition, we actively disclose information on our website, including our Basic Diversity Policy, action plan based on the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace, Work Style Reform Action Plan, actual numerical results related to women’ s active participation and details of diversity initiatives.
Tokyo Century is committed to encourage in realizing more diversified and flexible work style and promote “staggered work hours”, “telework” for improving productivity matching the individual situation of each employee, cultivate a corporate culture that allows diverse human resources to fully demonstrate their skills and personalities, and we will build a an enterprise where all officers and employees can hone their expertise and experience growth as well as a sense of pride.